2007-09-13

Labor Day arrests made



Law enforcement officers arrested 93 people on suspicion of driving under the influence during the four-day “Avoid the 14” Labor Day weekend crackdown, 27 fewer arrests than were made over the Memorial Day holiday. No one was killed by DUI drivers during either holiday. “Avoid the 14,” the police crackdown on impaired driving named after the number of law enforcement […]

Planes, bikes and automobiles



MOTORCYCLE SANDWICH- Avantair Elite Service Quality Service Chief Mike Rowe leads his Harley Davidson motorcycle through a pair of Ferrari sports cars owned by Bell Canyon resident Steve Goldfield and Calabasas resident Justin Friedman during Avantair’s grand opening in their Camarillo Airport hangar last Saturday. The Forida-based charter jet company officially opened their state-of-the-art private jet center and officals reported […]

New county fire marshal reports for duty



Christina Jamison has been named the county’s new fire marshal. She took over the position on Sept. 9, replacing Diane Morgan, who is retiring. Jamison has been a fire prevention officer for the Ventura County Fire Department for more than 12 years. She is an active member of the Southern California Fire Prevention Officers and was recently appointed to the […]

High School Highlights



All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Sept. 14: Staff development day/No school Sat., Sept. 15: ACT test Wed., Sept. 19: Junior testing workshop/G building/7:50 a.m. PFC meeting/9 a.m. Freshman election […]

Westlake ready to challenge for Marmonte League title



After finishing with a record of 20-5 last year, the Westlake High girls’ volleyball team is back for another run at the Marmonte League title this season. Unlike league powerhouses Thousand Oaks High and Moorpark High, the Warriors, with few returnees, feature a largely inexperienced team. Top players Alex Johnson, who led the team last year with 322 kills, and […]

Mustang car show



The Mustang Owners Club of California will host its semiannual car show from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 16 at the parking lot of the Calabasas Commons. There will be three judging classes: factory stock, personalized and contours.For more information regarding registration, call the MOCC Hotline at (818) 785-1180.

A Tudor Two Story Home In Agoura Hills



The “Ovdat Team” comprised of Bev, Saul and Tami presents a Tudor two-story home in Agoura Hills with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths on a cul-de-sac street in a family neighborhood. The home has a bricklined driveway and brick entry, newly painted rollup garage door, shaded grassy area and gardens. The private, pool-sized backyard has a large brick-lined patio as well […]

Oak Park residents asked to complete community survey



A group of Oak Park residents want feedback from their neighbors about the community’s quality of life. The Oak Park Schools Community Group, an independent grass roots organization conducting the study, request that residents, with or without schoolage children participate in the Internet survey. The short questionnaire asks why people move to the community and what they believe are the […]

Relay for Life 2008 to sign up volunteers at event



The Agoura Relay for Life 2008 will host a Meet and Greet from 7 to 9 p.m. Mon., Sept. 17 in the Agoura City Hall community room, 30001 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Participants can learn about volunteer opportunities on the relay Steering Committee. Refreshments will be served. Opportunities are available to help with accounting, ceremonies, entertainment, food, logistics, luminaria, mission […]

Help kids read



Experts say one of the best ways to get young kids turning pages early is to read aloud to them regularly. Try these tips for engaging youngsters in reading: •Make reading a habit before bedtime, after lunch or after naptime. •Snuggle with a child and favorite blanket or toys while reading. •Look for books that are about things of interest. […]


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