2007-07-19

Thief targets medicine cabinet



I would like to share something with Acorn readers that recently happened to me. The reason I am sharing this is to possibly help people connect the dots. Sometimes when people speak up, they get information that could help another person make sense of something they feel is wrong but can’t quite put their finger on. When enough people provide […]

Delightful Two-Story



The “Ovdat Team,” comprised of Bev, Saul and Tami, presents a remodeled two-story home in Agoura Hills with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on a cul-de-sac street in a family neighborhood. The home has a gated courtyard, private sitting area and floral gardens leading to a hardwood front door with leaded glass inlay. The backyard offers a large fountain, loveseat […]

Calabasas stoplight gets the go-ahead



By Joann Groff  joann@theacorn.com While the Calabasas city manager approved installing a traffic signal at Old Topanga Canyon Road and Mulholland Highway, community members came out to show both support and opposition. The project, awarded to TDS Engineering to install the light, will cost $162,000. After much testimony, the council voted unanimously to appropriate $185,000 for the signal. Robert Yalda, […]

The Elder statesman of mechanics

Mark Elder returns to Laguna Seca with the Ducati team

This Sunday, Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey will be home to the fastest motorcycle road racers in the world. They’re the ones the Mulholland Highway throttlejockeys try to emulate when they suit up weekends and hit the local pavement. Many local riders will be among the more than 100,000 fans at the annual running of the Red Bull U.S. Grand […]

Multifocal lenses great for baby boomers



As the baby boomer generation grows older, many are starting to experience weakening vision. But a fairly new lens paired with an established procedure is helping to restore clear vision. Dr. Rajesh Khanna has been implanting multifocal lenses since they were approved more than two years ago. “A lot of baby boomers, they aren’t able to see close anymore,” Khanna […]

Kids learn about horses at ‘Books in the Barn’



Belated fireworks



To the Agoura Hills City Council and all who were responsible for the fun at the park and fireworks display on Sun., July 8, thank you, thank you, thank you. I go to the park every year and enjoy the family atmosphere, the food, the activities and the fireworks display. I am never disappointed, and this year was no exception. […]

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Dilbeck Realtors GMAC agents learned the ins and outs of short sales. Hosted by Ambassador Capital Mortgage, the event featured guest panelists. Bonnie Strassmann, manager of Dilbeck’s Sherman Oaks office with more than 30 years in real estate, is an expert in short sales. Joining Strassman was Mona Rose, Dilbeck’s vice president and general counsel, and Joe Carroll, first vice […]

Oaks Christian football coach killed in airplane crash



By Daniel Wolowicz  camarillo@theacorn.com John Mitchell McKittrick, a 42-year-old Thousand Oaks resident, was killed at around 8 a.m. Sun., July 15 when his WWII-era plane, a P-51D Mustang, crashed at the Camarillo Airport. An autopsy is pending. McKittrick was senior vice president of capital markets for Countrywide Home Loans and for the past two years had been an assistant football […]

Oak Park boy heading to National Junior Olympics



Sean O’Bryan of Oak Park may have the Olympics in his future. In his first season running track Sean, 11, already has made it to the National Junior Olympics, a major stepping stone toward the big show. The USA Track and Field-sponsored event will be held July 24-29 at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif. Sean will compete in […]


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