2007-05-03

Triangle Ranch, city’s pet project



Whenever I read a letter like the one submitted by Mr. and Mrs. Lebowitz I can’t help but think they’re in some way connected to the developer. Why would anyone that lives in Agoura of the Conejo Valley support further development? The Agoura Village Plan is a disaster; so is the recently approved Triangle Ranch project. Both projects bring more […]

Tim Freund



Tim Freund has been practicing real estate in the Conejo Valley since 1991. He is a certified residential specialist, an accredited buyers representative and a senior real estate specialist. “My background is in new home sales, so I market from a builder’s perspective, having sold for S&S construction for more than a decade,” said Freund. “Preparing a home for sale […]

Celebrities have heart



HELPING HANDS- Above, actor Chad Everett, national spokesperson for Gift for Life International, visits with Rik Zelman, president of the Agoura/Oak Park Rotary Club, at the Music for Heart fundraiser at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills. Below, Delaney Small, 5, who was born with a congenital heart disease, presents a rose to Music for Heart host Chris Harrison of […]

Music helps improve your thinking



Music can have a powerful emotional impact on the psyche, but music can also help a person think. According to experts, adults and teens alike can actually improve certain thinking skills by listening to classical music or learning to play an instrument. “The experts have weighed in and classical music has been proven to be a boon to our minds, […]

Forum to focus on special needs



Obtaining services for children with special needs in public school is often difficult, time consuming and stressful. To bridge the gap between parents and school administrators, the law office of Newman, Aaronson & Vanaman will conduct an open forum for parents on how to obtain school services for special education students. The May 16 session will be conducted at the […]

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Agoura Someone stole a tire and metal lug nuts worth approximately $150 from a vehicle parked by a restaurant on Agoura Road April 13. Thieves stole a $150 wallet containing $120 in cash from a shopper at the Vons supermarket on Kanan Road April 9. Burglars stole a $750 computer monitor and a hard drive worth $75 from an unlocked […]

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Life with a pacemaker I’ve had a pacemaker for over two months. My family life seems to be back to normal. I’ve had to see my cardiologist a couple of times to see how I’m doing since the installation. I’m amazed at the pacemaker technology. Basically, the pacemaker is a supercomputer. It holds in its memory everything that my heart […]

Project planners need local input



I read the article on the Triangle Ranch hearing that appeared in the April 5 Acorn with interest and a bit of surprise, given the history of the project and its rocky path through the planning process. The plan proposed by Cornell Preservation Organization specifying 50 homes was news to me. This represents an admirable attempt to suggest a path […]

A Lovely Cul-De-Sac Home



This Sterling Oaks culdesac home has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths and was built in 1989. It has about 3,053 square feet and has upgraded travertine and wood flooring. The living room has a fireplace, vaulted ceiling and formal dining area. The center island kitchen includes a breakfast bar, pantry and family eating area. The large family room has a […]