Acorn makes its Emmy debut

TAKE YOUR ACORN TO THE EMMYS- Representatives of Teranex Video Computer display the Emmy plaque awarded them for outstanding achievement in engineering development. From left, Oak Park resident Kaycee Wong; Steve Wong, Teranex national sales manager; Jed Deame, Teranex founder; and Chi Deame. Teranex is based in Florida with offices in Oak Park. The award was presented during the Primetime […]

Get your household ready for any emergency

Disaster preparedness guide advises having food, bottled water, supplies ready

September is National Preparedness Month, and the National Fire Protection Association has suggestions to help the public prepare for a disaster before one strikes. “Get Ready! Preparing Your Community for a Disaster” is a disaster preparedness guide developed by the association to make the task of preparing for the unknown more manageable. The kit was recently sent to 30,000 fire […]

Sumac school kicks off the new year

GRAND PRIZE- Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills celebrates its annual Kick-Off Day. From left, Principal Carol Martino and Parent Faculty Association President Debbie Pattiz conduct the raffle while a happy Gabrielle Lawrence collects her raffle prize, a new television set. The Sumac PFA sponsored the annual event, which raises funds for specialist salaries at the school.

Special Ed Advisory Committee to look at budget issues

The Special Education Advisory Committee will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Oak Park Library community room, 899 N. Kanan Road. The meeting is for parents with children with special education needs in the Oak Park Unified School District. Tony Knight, OPUSD superintendent, will present a program of “2007-08 budget perspective for special education.” Cathy Skiba, director of […]

Pet of the Week

FRIENDLY GAL- Sheela, 3, a female Labrador retriever mix, needs a home. Sheela can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Sheela home, ask for ID No. A3708863. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:/ /animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.

Sagebrush Cantina drops prices when it’s hot

Prices drop at Sagebrush Cantina when the temperatures rise. “People tell me they just don’t want to leave their offices and homes during these heat waves,” said owner Bob McCord. “I thought, ‘What could I do that would be fun when people see the weather forecast?’” When temperatures are above 100 degrees, McCord will take 20 percent off the food […]

Fall Into Your Home Spruce Up

After the pool toys and picnic baskets have been put away, it’s time to head inside. As you look around your home you may see that a busy schedule of summer pool parties and neighborhood barbecues have taken their toll on the aesthetics of your home. With the promise of cool weather, calm earth tones and the aroma of warm […]

Dogs can stay

Sophie, a gravely ill 13-year-old German shepherd, will be able to live out her days sleeping on a pillow inside her family’s Lake Sherwood estate. Two younger dogs, Marley and Duke, also have received the Lake Sherwood Valley Homeowners association’s permission to stay. Brad Wear and his family appeared before their homeowners association board Aug. 29 after receiving a notice […]

Drive-in tour gives close-up view

PARTY PARKING- Bell Canyon residents James and Terri Walker enjoy the Avantair Executive Air Hangar view from inside their 2004 Turbo Porsche Cabriolet during the Avantair Grand Opening celebration in Camarillo recently.

Things to do at The Lakes

Weekend fun

Project Playhouse Village at The Lakes shopping center in Thousand Oaks will present weekend events through Oct. 20. •”Curious George Day” with Lennar Homes will be Sat., Sept. 22. •Pardee Homes will present “American Girl Day” Sun., Sept. 30. •On Sat., Oct. 6 Shea Homes’ playhouse will be featured during “Firehouse Day.” •”Fitness Day” with LL Development Partners will take […]