2007-12-13

Agoura Hills turns 25

Party at The Canyon

Agoura Hills celebrated its 25th anniversary as a Los Angeles County city with a gala dinner-dance and rock show at The Canyon club last Saturday evening. Approximately 300 guests attended the silver anniversary affair, highlighted by a performance from four-time Grammy winner Pat Benatar and her husband and longtime band mate, Neil Giraldo. The evening included a video tribute to […]

Winning artwork from coloring contest featured on city calendar

Local students enter 120 drawings

The Calabasas Environmental Commission has named 13 winners in its annual recycling coloring contest. The winning entries will be distributed citywide in calendars this week. The environmental commission received 120 entries from children in kindergarten through eighth grade for this year’s contest. The commissioners reviewed the artwork at their Nov. 6 meeting, evaluated the entries based on creativity and theme, […]

Sumac inspires a love of reading



The Sumac Elementary School Parent Faculty Association joined forces with Scholastic Inc. on the evening of Dec. 5 to combat illiteracy and instill the love of reading in young people. The PFA hosted a Family Night during a weeklong book fair to encourage parents to bring their children and select books to fire up their imaginations. Students were also given […]

Make-A-Wish Foundation wraps up miles campaign



The MakeAWish Foundation of the TriCounties completed its “Giving Miles, Making Smiles” campaign that ran from Oct. 3 to Dec. 7. Seven different campaigns were run by groups throughout the area, including schools, workplaces, churches and groups of friends. Dustin Griffes helped the Newbury Park High School Christian Club educate the public about the foundation’s need for miles. Michelle Kramer […]

Agoura City Councistarted it . . .



Thank you for your editorial concerning the city of Agoura Hills and the business community. I do have one comment about what I believe to be a factual inaccuracy. I served on the Chamber board of directors several years ago when Alex Soteras was president. During that time, the city regularly sent a council member (Ed Corridori) to the Chamber […]

Rebecca Baumgartner



Re/Max Olson & Associates congratulates Rebecca Baumgartner for her sales production in October with sales totaling over $3.2 million. Rebecca Baumgartner is “The Real Estate Goddess,” with 20 years of real estate and mortgage experience serving the Simi, Moorpark, and Ventura areas, and the San Fernando, Conejo Valley and Santa Clarita valleys. She can be reached at (805) 5010407.

Former City Council members recognized as part of city’s rich history



In honor of Agoura Hills’ silver anniversary, former City Council members joined the current panel at the Nov. 28 meeting to celebrate the hard work and dedication of those people who have helped shape the city over 25 years. Julia Brownley (D-Woodland Hills), who represents the 41st District in the state Assembly, was among the participants. Brownley presented an Assembly […]

Conejo Singles meets weekly



Conejo Singles meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Westlake Village United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The singles group is not affiliated with any church. For more information, call Jean at (805) 526-2551.

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 email address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Dec. 14: Spring play auditions/A-1/3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 15: Ellington Jazz concert/G building/7 p.m. Sun., Dec. 16: Boys’ water polo banquet/G building/4:30 p.m. Tues., […]

Temple hosts senior social on Dec. 18



The Greatest Generation is a social group for nonmembers and members age 60 and up that meets from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Temple Social Hall of Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The group provides refreshments, entertainment and the opportunity to socialize with new and old friends. The public is invited to hear […]


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