2008-04-24

Goal for the governor



Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A burglar stole items from a home in the 29000 block of West Saddlebrook Drive April 11. A thief stole $4,500 worth of jewelry from a home in the 29900 block of Rolling Ridge Drive April 9. Culprits also stole $5,000 worth of jewelry from a home in the 30000 block of the Rolling Ridge Drive. A vandal […]

Agoura High alumni to perform at The Canyon



The band Hyper Crush, comprised of three former Agoura High School students, will play The Canyon club for one night only before leaving for a long U.S. tour, followed by an Australian tour. Band members are Steve Love, known onstage as “Donny Fontaine,” Patrick Ridge as “Preston Moronie” and Angelina Araya as “Holly Valentine.” “The sound we’re creating is kinda […]

Resale Restrictions Lifted on The Groves Condominiums in Thousand Oaks



The City of Thousand Oaks has long supported efforts to provide low-to-moderate income housing within the Conejo Valley. The vehicle most commonly used to maintain the status of such homes is through income-related resale restrictions, which limit the maximum income of a buyer. A thorough review of the financing structure is also done to help ensure a buyer does not […]

MRT names co-directors



JUDI UTHUS/Special to The Acorn WELCOME–Debbie Bruschaber, left, and Jo Kitz have been named co-directors of the Mountains Restoration Trust. Local environmentalists Jo Kitz and Debbie Bruschaber have been named acting directors of the Mountains Restoration Trust. They replace former executive director Steve Harris, who resigned in March after spending 27 years with MRT. The programs, projects and goals for […]

Agoura Hills man turns 95



Accomplished violinist Paulo Alencar of Agoura Hills turned 95 years old on April 19, but hasn’t let his age slow him down. Born in 1913 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Alencar was a child prodigy violinist, playing throughout his lifelong career with such notables as Heifetz, Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra in New York. “He is in perfect health […]

Humanitarian award goes to Pardee’s McGee



Michael McGee, president and chief executive officer of Pardee Homes, will receive the HomeAid Humanitarian Award at the group’s fifth annual Hearts Building Homes gala on May 31 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. HomeAid’s Los Angeles/ Ventura Chapter will also honor seven other individuals, companies and organizations for outstanding contributions in addressing the plight of the […]

Thunder rolls in at No. 1



Professor to talk about evil



Dr. Samuel Thomas, professor at California Lutheran University, will explore the issues of sin, evil and Satan during a four-part series on “Evil in the Biblical Tradition” beginning Sun., May 4 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The series, part of the church’s adult Sunday School class, will be presented from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. each Sunday […]

Calabasas presents art fest



The city of Calabasas will hold its 11th annual Fine Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., May 3 and Sun., May 4 in the parking lot behind the Calabasas Library at 23975 Park Sorrento. Admission is free and on-site parking is $5. Hundreds of artists will be selling their work, including glass, acrylic, mixed media, metal and […]


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