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Nominations being accepted for Miss Reyes Adobe Days Pageant

The city of Agoura Hills is accepting entry forms for the Miss Reyes Adobe Days Pageant to be held on Fri., Oct. 12 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Road in Calabasas. The deadline is Fri., Oct. 5. The pageant judging will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the public is invited to attend. There is a $2 admission […]

Agoura/Westlake community band welcomes new musicians

The Agoura Hills Department of Community Services, the Las Virgenes Unified School District and the city of Westlake Village will sponsor the fall performance of the Community Concert and Jazz Band at 4 p.m. Sun., Nov. 18 at Yerba Buena Elementary School, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. Rehearsals begin at 7 p.m. Tues., Oct. 16 in the band room at […]

Upcoming events of Calabasas Chamber

•The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will host a Pumpkin Festival Kickoff Mixer today, Thurs., Sept. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Acura 101 West, 24650 Calabasas Road. The event will include raising “Punky” to the dealership rooftop. Participants can meet the new Acura 101 West management team, general manager Ken Zelada and general sales manager Julius Levitch. Admission is […]

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Globe Theater to feature two Shakespeare plays, benefit show

The Globe Theater in Topanga and Los Angeles Shakespeare Company present “The Fantasticks” and Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” at the new Globe Theater in Topanga, 1909 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. “The Fantasticks” is billed as the world’s longest running musical. This production is directed by Ge offrey Forward with comusical directors Susan Treworgy and Diann Alexander. Performance dates are 2 p.m. […]

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Countrywide to cut jobs

Fed's rate drop may help

By Joann Groff  joann@theacorn.com The nation’s largest mortgage lender will hand up to 12,000 of its employees pink slips in the next three months in an effort to stay afloat during the home-loan crisis. After cutting 900 jobs earlier this month and 500 in August, Countrywide Financial Corp. announced last week that up to 20 percent of its nationwide work […]

Agoura resident to walk in support of suicide prevention

Every 16 minutes in the United States someone dies by their own hand. The national statistic hit home three years ago for Agoura resident Michael Matthew when his brother, Dr. Brian Matthew, took his own life. Matthew and others who have lost a family member or friend to suicide hope to change the staggering suicide statistics by participating in the […]

Young golfers hone skills in Westlake

FORE!- Junior golfers, from five to 12 years old, can improve their skills in the Westlake Golf Course fall program. Instructor, pro Steve Walker, promises an emphasis on “fun, teamwork and proper golf etiquette.” For information call Walker at (818) 889-0770 ext. 245 or e-mail stevewalkergolf@gmail.com. Applications are also available at the golf course.