2008-04-24

Water district taps scientific mind of Jimmie Cho

Stanford, Brown grad to lead department

By Stephanie Bertholdo  bertholdo@theacorn.com JOE BINOYA/Acorn Newspapers   ON THE JOB- Jimmie Cho, the new director of resource conservation and public outreach at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, settles in at his new desk. After a two-year search, the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District said it has found the right person to be its new director of resource conservation […]

New West Symphony names new manager



Natalia Staneva has been selected as the general manager of the New West Symphony. She succeeds Peter Somogyi, who took a position at Opera Pacific. Staneva will be responsible for managing orchestra operations, facilities, union and vendor relationships, contracting and cash-flow planning. Staneva comes from the American Youth Symphony in Santa Monica where she was associate managing director. “Natalia brings […]

Meet the boys



The United States Men’s Olympic Water Polo team will appear in person tonight, Thurs., April 24 from 8 to 10 p.m. at Willy’s Smokehouse Bar & Grill at 28434 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. The athletes will sign autographs and the public may have their pictures taken with the team. The team has been training in the pool at Oaks Christian […]

Lindero Canyon students are winners



Animal rescue hosts fundraiser



LIFE (Living Is For Everyone) Animal Rescue will host a casino night from 7 to 11 p.m. Fri., May 2 at Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks. The evening will include craps, roulette, blackjack, Texas Hold’em poker, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, a silent auction and door prizes. Tickets are $60. All proceeds will benefit LIFE Animal Rescue. […]

Photoglo will play at Bodie House



Concerts at the Bodie House in Agoura Hills presents singer/ songwriter Jim Photoglo in concert at 8 p.m. Sat., April 26. Photoglo’s solo career took off with the hit singles “We Were Meant To Be Lovers” in 1980 and “Fool in Love With You” in 1981. He has opened for the Beach Boys on a national tour, sang back-up for […]

Prove to mom that you care



Mother’s Day is May 11 and The Acorn wants your mom to receive the recognition she deserves. In 100 words or less, please write and tell us why your mother is special. Whether it’s a poignant memory that you have, a small story you’d like to tell or just a few kind words for Mom, your thoughts are important. Even […]

Conservation tops federation agenda

State's water shortage discussed

By Stephanie Bertholdo  bertholdo@theacorn.com Lester Snow Lester Snow, director of California Department of Water Resources, drove home the urgent need for water conservation while speaking at the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation installation dinner on April 18. Snow, who was the keynote speaker at the event, pointed out the severity of the water shortage in California and the repercussions of a […]

Boy Scouts will serve Mother’s Day breakfast

All-you-can-eat meal is 45-year local tradition

Boy Scout Troop 127 of Agoura Hills will serve the 45th annual Mother’s Day Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sun., May 11 at Malibou Lake Lodge, 29033 Lake Vista Drive, Agoura. The menu includes all-you-can-eat ham, eggs, pancakes, orange juice, coffee, tea and milk. Door prizes donated by local merchants will be given out throughout the morning and […]

Store hosts climb competition



Boulderdash Indoor Rock Climbing will host a regional climbing competition starting at 10 a.m. Sat., May 10 at 880 Hampshire Road, Ste. A, Thousand Oaks. Non-climbers are invited to come and watch. For more information about the competition and online registration, go to www.usaclimbing.org.


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