2007-05-24

Smell of politics



I smell politics in the city manager’s autocratic decision to install a traffic signal at Mulholland Highway and Old Topanga without public input. The city’s safety claims are totally unsupported by the sheriff’s actual accident reports for that intersection. So why install a $200,000 signal? Because parents from Viewpoint School, God bless them, are delayed at the intersection between two […]

Corner Lot Located In Wood ranch



This 4-bedroom, 3-bath, approximately 3,200squarefoot home is located in Woodranch on a corner lot. The home has lots of windows, volume ceilings and French doors. The living room includes a fireplace; the dining room has French doors leading to a private patio. The family room has a fireplace and art niches. There are tile floors and upgraded carpet throughout. The […]

MOMS Club to host rummage sale



The Oak Park MOMS Club, a local chapter of the international MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club, will host its annual garage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Sat., June 9 at 6809 Eaglehaven Lane in Oak Park. The sale will feature gently-used items including baby and children’s clothing, toys, books, furniture, men’s and women’s clothing, maternity clothing, books and […]

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THURS., MAY 24 Old Garden Roses Ventura County Rose Society meets 7 p.m., Cowan Conference Center, 550 Airport Way, Camarillo. Questions answered by consulting rosarians. Attendees may bring roses to display. 7:30 p.m. “Presentation of old garden roses.” PowerPoint presentation by Steve Jones, president of American Rose Society. Refreshments provided. Free, visitors are welcome. www.venturarose.org. Asian Focus Thousand Oaks Republican […]

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Thinking about medical school? It’s not easy to get into medical school, but making the right choices can help you reach your goal. It’s important to start out with a good foundation. That means taking physics and calculus in high school, both to have credibility as a prospective science major in the admissions process and to be prepared for the […]

Deputies targeting seat belt violators



The Malibu/Lost Hills Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will pursue the state’s annual “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign through June 3. The department will have officers on the roads looking for drivers and passengers who are not using their seat belts. California has the fourth highest seat belt use rate in the nation. Since […]

Oak Park’s really good guy



A great, well-deserved thank-you to Mr. Glen Wilcox of Oak Park. As we continue to see him at Oak Park Unified School District board meetings and many other meetings throughout our Oak Park community, he has earned the respect of those of us with children in the school district. Never cowardly, he always signs his name and encourages intelligent thought […]

Single Story Home On More Than 1/2 Acre Zoned For Horses



Here is a single story property with more than 0.5 acre replete with an oversized, gated, paved side space currently used as an RV pad. The property features a fully enclosed pipecorral, an outbuilding complete with electricity and airconditioning and is zoned for two horses and one pony. This property has more than enough space to build a resort size […]

Gymnastics helps autistic student



By Stephanie Bertholdo  bertholdo@theacorn.com Nikki Gutman, a svelte 10-year-old student at Round Meadow Elementary School in Hidden Hills, is a miracle child. Nikki is an accomplished gymnast who competes with a professional team on the state level. She is also adept on the uneven bars, vault, balance beam and floor exercises. But Nikki’s life might have been far different had […]

Chamber gathers in Old Town



NETWORKING- Colleagues enjoy the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce mixer in the Old Town Calabasas courtyard, hosted by Command Performance Catering Group and the Chamber. From left, executive chef Maya Chrestensen of Westlake Village, Command Performance CEO Kirk Memoli, the Chamber’s Carol Washburn, and Chamber Chairman of the Board Stephanie Warren.


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