2007-03-01

Hungry Dogs back up the bark



WHO LET THE DOGS OUT?- The Hungry Dogs AYSO U-10 boys’ soccer team went undefeated and finished in first place at the Riverside Locomotion Tournament on President’s Day weekend. The Dogs’ division consisted of 15 teams from all over Southern California, and they went on to beat the top-seeded team from Moreno Valley 3-0 in the title game. Pictured in […]

He’s a soul man



BLUES BROTHER- John Mayall, known as the father of British Blues, opens for British rocker Dave Mason at The Canyon in Agoura Hills last week. Mayall was one of the first musicians to bring the blues to the U.K. with his band The Bluesbreakers.

Candidate respects historical vision



For those of you who don’t yet have a favorite candidate for March 6 election for Calabasas City Council, do this: Go to the Albertsons parking lot on Agoura Road and Las Virgenes and look toward the freeway. You’ll see a large canister very high up on the ridgeline. This is a sure sign of something ugly to come. Think […]

Equestrian Estate On More Than One Acre



The buyer may pick the flooring for this new custom equestrian estate. The gourmet kitchen opens to a large family room with fireplace and bar. There are formal living and dining rooms, a master wing with travertine bath and walk-in closets, and nice sized second bedrooms. The lot comprises more than one acre and has mountain views, room for horses, […]

FOR THE RECORD



+A letter by Shari Goodman in the Feb. 1 Acorn incorrectly states that Hussam Ayloush- executive director of the Southern California Council on American-Islamic relations (CAIR)- co-hosted a 1998 event attended by Egyptian “militant” Islamic leader Wagdi Ghunaym at which anti-Semitic remarks were made. Neither CAIR nor Ayloush co-hosted the event and Ayloush was not in attendance. +Upcoming open house […]

Girl Scouts run mock city council meeting in Calabasas



At a special City Council meeting last Thursday in Calabasas the dais was full, but not with the faces constituents are used to seeing. In a special mock meeting, fourth-graders from Junior Girl Scout Troop No. 449 at Bay Laurel Elementary School took turns acting as City Council members, watching in the television control room and speaking from the audience. […]

Teens receive Congressional awards



U.S. Rep. Elton Gallegly (RThousand Oaks) presented Congressional Award medals to Ventura County teenagers during a ceremony at Gallegly’s district office Feb. 21. Local students honored are Mona Derentz, 18, Thousand Oaks, gold medal; Ryan Krebs, 16, Moorpark, bronze and silver medals; and Lauren Seckar, 16, Simi Valley, bronze medal. Congressional Awards are given to teenagers and young adults based […]

Polo team finishes third in Florida



NICE SHOWING- The Ventura Premier Water Polo Club traveled to Coral Springs, Fla., to participate in the fifth annual South Florida International Tournament. Twentyfour teams from across the world competed in the threeday event. Ventura Premier lost to the Israeli 19-and-under national team 6-3 in the quarterfinals, but rebounded to defeat Santa Barbara 12-7 to claim third place. Pictured in […]

Celtic musicians perform Bodie House concert



Concerts at the Bodie House will present an early St. Patrick’s Day celebration 8 p.m. Sat., March 10 with Willson & McKee, Celtic musicians who specialize in original as well as traditional Irish and Scottish acoustic music. Willson & McKee perform with with hammer dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, guitars, Irish bouzouki, bodhran and Celtic harp. The cost is a $15 donation, […]

Consider city’s General Plan



When the tenets of our General Plan are being ignored, when a campaigning City Council member takes thousands of dollars from developers, when the City Council member claiming to be the one to solve our traffic problems goes out of his way to support a proposed 750-student private school on the side of a landfill that doesn’t even have a […]


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