Court upholds mountain protection ordinance

On March 8, the 2nd District Court of Appeal upheld the Los Angeles County’s Grading and Significant Ridgeline Ordinance, a measure championed by Board of Supervisors Chairman Zev Yaroslavsky. The ordinance protects the Santa Monica Mountains by preserving critical ridgelines and scenic vistas from overdevelopment and rigorously scrutinizing large grading projects. In a unanimous opinion written by Justice Richard M. […]

Way to go!

Kyle Brooks, an Agoura Hills resident and a 2005 graduate of Hillcrest Christian High School in Thousand Oaks, joined nearly 25,000 other participants in running this year’s Los Angeles Marathon. The March 4 race started near Universal Studios and ended downtown. Brooks, who is a sophomore dean’s list student at Azusa Pacific University, trained for the marathon with other APU […]

MS common among young adults

Every hour, someone is newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), the most common neurological disease leading to disability in young adults. Because MS is an unpredictable disease often hallmarked by its “silent” symptoms, such as severe fatigue or inability to feel one’s limbs, most people probably know someone with MS, whether or not they are aware of that fact. MS […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Mon., March 19: Odd day Tues., March 20: Charger club meeting/L4/7 p.m. Wed., March 21: Late start California High School Exit Exam Thurs., March 22: Spring pep rally […]

A lucky spin brings funds to White Oak

Issues in Iraq war are complex

I am writing in response to Lloyd Carter’s paranoid and simplistic view about the war in Iraq and Islam. (Letter to the editor, March 8). If I recall, the slaughter between Sunnis and Shiite and the increase in terrorism started after the U.S. invasion in Iraq. Voices in the Middle East are not silent about the carnage of innocent human […]

Pat Helton

Pat Helton, broker associate, represented the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Regional Office at the Coldwell Banker International Business Conference in Las Vegas. The event was held March 5 to March 8 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Helton was honored for achieving the International President’s Elite, representing the top 2 percent of agents internationally based […]

Arbor Day plantings abound

Malibou Lake Mountain Club celebrates 85th anniversary

Learn to cope with grief

Castle Hill Retirement Village will host the 14th annual national Bereavement Teleconference from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thurs., March 22 at 3575 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The conference explores how to live with grief before and after the death of a loved one. Attendees will learn approaches professional caregivers can use to help patients and families dealing with […]