2007-03-29

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“Reign Over Me” Directed by: Mike Binder Starring: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler Rated: R (for adult language, sexual innuendo) Running time: 114 minutes Best suited for: fans of intense psychological drama Least suited for: Sandler fans expecting an adolescent farce Alan Johnson (Don Cheadle) is a quintessential NYC success story. Okay, he’s a dentist, but […]

Eruv was good foJewish communit



I have read the article in The Acorn about the eruv, and I am very displeased about what has happened. The eruv is a wire going around the communities of Oak Park and Agoura. This wire is to enclose the community so that you could carry or do other daily activities within the eruv. The eruv was a great idea, […]

At least vandals are clean



Rotary Club to hear speakers next month



The Rotary Club of Calabasas/Agoura Hills will host the following guest speakers during their April meetings. The club hosts luncheon meetings every Thursday at 12:10 p.m. at the Native Café, 23536 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. The public is welcome. For information about any meeting, call (818) 888-0138. Terilyn Finders will discuss “Autism and the Public Schools” on April 5. Finders is […]

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Meet and greet The United Chambers of Commerce and 24 Chamber and other business organizations are hosting their annual San Fernando Valleywide “megamixer” at 5:30 p.m. today (Thurs., March 29) at the Marriott Hotel, 21850 Oxnard Street in Woodland Hills. Admission and parking will be free. There will be raffle prizes, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a no-host bar. RSVP to […]

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Agoura A thief stole a wallet containing credit and bank cars from a purse left on a table in an office at the Renaissance Hotel on Agoura Road March 20. Burglars stole four air pistols and a camcorder from the bedroom of a home on Thousand Oaks Boulevard March 19. The loss was $800. Vandals caused $275 to a door […]

UCLA Extension offers creative writing courses



UCLA Extension Writers’ Program presents several creative courses for spring quarter, which begins March 31; enrollment is underway now. All classes meet on the UCLA campus. Below are some of the new classes. “Prepare to Send: From Editor to Agent” meets from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat., April 7 in Public Policy Building room 1264. The cost is $110. […]

Support injured motorcycle cop



Two weeks ago, Dep. Mike Ranes, one of our Lost Hills motor deputies, in pursuit of a speeding car, collided with a woman who pulled out in front of his motorcycle. Dep. Ranes sustained nearly a dozen broken bones, a bleeding spleen and fractured a bone in his face. I would like to ask the community to think about and […]

Learn about ‘California friendly’ gardening



The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District is inviting customers to register for four free classes on how to create waterwise “California friendly” gardens. Randall Orton, director of the district’s resource conservation and public outreach department, said the workshops will address different topics, all in keeping with the overall goal of reducing the amount of water used in landscaping and curbing […]

Job market appears mixed



Los Angeles area employment outlook for the second quarter of 2007 is one of the weakest in the nation, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, while the Ventura and Santa Barbara areas showed a better projection. From April to June, 13 percent of the Los Angeles area companies interviewed plan to hire more employees, while 25 percent expect to […]