2007-02-15

Suicide bombing survivor to speak at Jewish a cademy



Tzippy Cohen will give a lecture, “We the Living- A Survivor of a Suicide Bombing Speaks” at 8 p.m. Mon., Feb. 26 at the Conejo Jewish Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Cohen and two of her friends were having a late dinner at Café Hillel in Jerusalem on Sept. 9, 2003. A suicide bomber blew himself up in the […]

Easy choice on March 6



The March 6 election will be the easiest election I have ever voted in. Barry Groveman has dramatically changed City Hall and has restored civility to our city government. That’s what he said he would do. He has my family’s vote for another term because he earned it. Darcy and Jeff Silver Calabasas

Lu Duffy



Lu Duffy has been appointed the new manager for the Westlake Village branch of Rodeo Realty, according to Syd Leibovitch, owner/ president. “To be a part of an organization that believes its agents’ interests should be at the top of the list makes this position as manager a great accomplishment for me,” said Duffy. Prior to managing the Westlake Village […]

Styrofoam banned in Calabasas

Approval eliminates damaging food packaging

Approval eliminates damaging food packaging By Joann Groff  joann@theacorn.com Following the lead of cities such as Santa Monica and Malibu, Calabasas officials have voted to ban polystyrene food packaging in the city. The ordinance passed the City Council unanimously and will be officially adopted next week. Effective one year from adoption Feb. 21, the ordinance says food service businesses must […]

Community tour of stream restoration project



Mountains Restoration Trust will conduct a community tour from 11 a.m. to noon Sat., Feb. 24 to update the public on a major stream restoration project at Headwaters Corner at Calabasas, a 12-acre ecological interpretive center and community resource at the urban/rural interface in the Santa Monica Mountains. The tour will meet at Headwaters Corner’s Masson House, 23075 Mulholland Hwy., […]

WWII pilot to speak at library



The Friends of the Woodland Hills Library will present retired Lt. Col. Betty Jane Williams at 10:30 a.m. Sat., Feb. 24 in the community room of the library, 22200 Ventura Blvd. Williams will discuss her experiences as a pilot during WWII, as well as the book “Yankee Doodle Gals” by Amy Nathan. She will also share memorabilia from the war […]

Ergonomic relief



Oak Park resident Karen Wright of ErgoConcepts announced she has begun offering professional ergonomic services to area offices and businesses. Call ErgoConcepts and Wright at (818) 4518008, or contact her through e-mail at karenwright@ergoconceptsllc.com.

Volleyball league gearing up



The United States Youth Volleyball League is accepting online registrations for the spring 2007 season. The eightweek league begins in April. Games are played at Wildflower Playfields in Thousand Oaks, Deerhill Park in Oak Park and Walnut Elementary School in Newbury Park. The league is coed, for ages 8 to 14. Players are grouped into three age divisions. The focus […]

Author/actor to speak at Jewish Community Center



Larry Miller will be the special guest in the Meet the Author series at 7 p.m. Wed., Feb. 28 at the Jewish Community Center, The JCC at Milken, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. Miller is the author of “Spoiled Rotten America: Ou t r a g e s o f Everyday Life.” As an actor he has appeared in television […]

He’s one of the ‘good guys’



Toby Keeler is one of the “good guys” who helped save Ahmanson Ranch. Toby has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the values of a livable community, which is surprisingly absent from many candidates and politicians who seem great. It is just that when power and persuasion enter the picture, they sell out. Toby Keeler will take on the challenges of […]


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