2007-09-27

Pet of the Week



PRINCESS CHARMING- Princess, 11, a gray female domestic shorthair cat, needs a home. Princess can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Princess home, ask for ID No. A1588120. Occasionally pets have already been adopted so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http://animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.

Shocked by fluoride controversy



I was shocked and dismayed that members of the OPUSD Wellness Council, which was formed to support the health of our children, publicly opposed the fluoridation of our water supply. It is important to note that this matter has never come before the council and these individuals were speaking as individuals. Fluoridation is one of the public health wonders of […]

The House Is On A Tree-lined Street



This singlestory, 4bedroom, 2-bath home has a three-car garage. The house is on a tree-lined street in East Hill on top of Sunset Hills Golf Course. The newly remodeled kitchen and bathrooms have granite counters and stainless steel appliances. There are vaulted ceilings in the formal dining and living rooms; the living room includes a fireplace. The energy-efficient home has […]

Fall plant sale coming



The Theodore Payne Foundation will host a Fall Festival Fri., Oct. 12 through Sun., Oct. 14 at 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. Discounts will be offered on plants and seeds. Special vendors and free workshops will also be featured. Registration is not required for the workshops. A free ethnobotany crafts workshop will be offered from noon to 1 p.m. Sat., […]

Scouting for new Cubs



Cub Scout Pack 3785 of Westlake Village is forming a new Tiger and Wolf Den for the fall for first- through fourth-grade boys living in Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, Thousand Oaks or Oak Park. New Scouts are being accepted for Bear and Webelos I dens. Interested families are invited to attend the October Pack meeting from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. […]

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. 28: CSU applications workshop/A-1/7:50 a.m. PSAT sales/AAC Talent show/G building/7 p.m. Sat., Sept. 29: Mock SAT/A-1/ 8:45 a.m. Mon., Oct. 1: No school/district […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Someone stole a book bag containing an $80 textbook from a vehicle parked on Rainbow Crest Drive on Sept. 22. The thief caused $2,500 in damages to the vehicle’s soft top cover by ripping it to gain entry. Thieves stole a $1,500 billboard from a vacant lot on Kanan Road on Sept. 17. Calabasas Someone took $600 in cash […]

Speaking of water



Las Virgenes Municipal Water District appreciates the growing awareness Acorn readers have concerning “urban runoff,” that is, the wasted water that flows down our streets during periods of dry weather. Urban runoff enters the storm drain system, carrying with it everything it encounters along the way: grass clippings, fertilizers, automotive brake dust and fluids, animal droppings and more. As one […]

Nona Green



Successfully marketing and selling vacant land requires a broker to have a background in new home development. Years of experience on a local level is usually required to be able to match the right buyer with a particular parcel. Nona Green of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has represented the seller and/or buyer in the majority of sales of vacant land […]