2008-03-06

Oak Park comes through



What an amazing week in Oak Park. First, I was asked to speak at an Awareness Fair to seventh graders about diabetes, the fastest growing epidemic among teens and adults, at Medea Creek Middle School. Two days later, I was honored to attend the intergenerational Senior Prom at Oak Park High School where the school club Students For A Cure […]

Leta Abbott



Aviara Real Estate and The Reznick Group welcome the talent and professionalism of Leta Abbott. Abbott, a veteran realtor with a strong background in corporate relocation, found her niche in helping first time buyers secure their financial future through investing in their real estate purchases. Through the years she has honed her negotiating skills, bringing repeat and referral business. Alongside […]

Scouts learn about other countries



Relay For Life gears up for spring events

Agoura, Calabasas will host the cancer fundraisers

•Agoura Relay for Life Steering Committee will meet 6:30 p.m. Tues., March 18 at 28700 Conejo View Drive in Agoura Hills. The Relay is May 3. The meetings are open to anyone who would like to be part of the committee. No reservations are necessary. For more information, e-mail Laura at laura4relayagoura@yahoo.com. The Relay for Life will also hold a […]

Acorn Bits

Honor roll

•Coleman Donaldson III, a resident of Agoura Hills, recently was named to the dean’s list at Boston University for the fall semester. Boston University is the fourth largest independent university in the United States, with an enrollment of more than 29,000 students in its 17 schools and colleges. •Anna Simonds of Calabasas was named to the fall semester dean’s list […]

At The Library



Agoura Hills Library announces events for March. All activities are held at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. •Author Alice Rene will speak at 6:30 p.m. Tues., March 11. Rene’s presentation, “Becoming Alice,” will cover her family’s escape from Nazi-occupied Vienna, Austria. •The Book Cellar is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to […]

Editorial lets the ‘secret’ out



Apparently the Oak Park High School Senior Life Skills Retreat is no longer a well-kept secret. Yes, well overdue for the credit it deserves, that credit cannot come from a wellwritten tribute in a local newspaper. The reward for this fine program comes from the sight of parent and child united, friends connected, and drugs and alcohol put aside for […]

An Original Lynn Ranch Home



This original Lynn Ranch home has been remodeled. It has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths plus a bonus room. It includes new granite counters in the kitchen, glazed cabinets throughout, a new stainless steel gas range and hood, new fixtures, hardware, lighting, paint and carpet. The roof, solar water heater, furnace, air conditioner and plumbing lines were replaced one year […]

Local youth and business leaders discuss ethics



About 130 local high school students and business leaders departed from their classrooms and offices on Feb. 26 and met to discuss the meaning of ethics in today’s society. The annual Homer Dickerson Youth Ethics Conference at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley focused on the importance of using correct behavior in both business and daily life. Sponsored […]

Wellness Community appoints new officers



Business leaders Tom Crowell, David McFadden, Stephen L. Spector and Brian Layfield were appointed as 2008 officers of The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura’s board of directors. “We are extremely fortunate to have the support of these talented individuals and a dynamic group of officers to lead our board as we work to sustain our ongoing programs and realize our goals for […]


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