2007-05-17

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The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services offers the following programs. For more information, visit the Agoura Hills Recreation Center at 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills, or call (818) 597-7361. +The Teen Volunteer Program application is now available for youths ages 11 to 17 as a way to receive onthejob experience. Participants may volunteer in a variety […]

Dance school to perform in New York

Students selected to appear at Radio City Music Hall

Students from A Step in Time School of Dance in Calabasas will travel to New York City this summer to perform at Radio City Music Hall and study at American Ballet Theatre in New York for a ballet intensive. They were selected from auditions held at various dance schools throughout the country. A Step In Time has been serving the […]

Critter Tale

Family rescues injured fawn

On Mother’s Day, a Malibu family was excited to see a deer and her fawn in their garden, until they discovered the baby deer was injured. Milan Vosvick, Ziva Santop and their daughter Gaia SantopVosvick covered the fawn with a blanket and called animal control officers. Vosvick, who suspected the animal had been hit by a car, held and calmed […]

Student film fest returns



The third annual Student Film Festival of Calabasas High School will be 7 p.m. Fri., June 1 in the school theater, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. All 12 award-winning films will be screened. Student admission is $5, and general admission is $7.

Questions about Blue’s demise



California’s Food and Agricultural Code requires that any dog suspected by Animal Control of being vicious is entitled to a hearing to determine its fate. The Acorn’s article about Blue, the pit bull that was killed by the Los Angeles County Animal Control, does not state if this statute was followed or if Blue had a documented history that would […]

Mountain View In Westlake Village



A well-maintained and private one-story home sits on a large lot with a mountain view in the Foxridge tract of Westlake Village. The living room with white brick fireplace has a pitched ceiling, and the many windows make the room light and bright. The kitchen has been remodeled with plenty of cabinet space and a tiled backsplash. There is a […]

Honk before crossing



KEEP IT MOVING, GUYS- This family of geese seems to be heeding the traffic sign during a stroll down Stafford Road in Lake Sherwood following a refreshing dip in the lake.

Crossing guard of the year



Elizabeth “Liz” Peterson has been named Crossing Guard of the Year by the city of Calabasas and was honored at an assembly yesterday at Bay Laurel Elementary School. Peterson, who has worked at the intersection of Paseo Primario and Calle Largo for eight years, said her favorite aspect of the job is that the children “keep me young and lively.” […]

New DVD probes underage drinking



Straight Up Ventura County, a nonprofit organization focused on community change and reducing underage and binge drinking, has released a documentary, “Access and Excess,” a 17-minute DVD that looks at underage and binge drinking in Ventura County. The documentary examines factors in the community- attitudes and norms, access and availability, media messages, and policies- that contribute to the behavior. Suggestions […]

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Going where you’re wanted If it’s Tuesday, it must be Boulder. I always enjoy visiting colleges, and last week’s trip to Colorado was packed with five schools in two days, not a schedule I usually recommend to my clients. But I didn’t want to miss any of the college admission conference in Denver that was the reason for this trip. […]