2008-05-08

Agoura Relay touches home

Record turnout marks annual charity event

As events unfolded last weekend at the fifth annual Relay for Life fundraiser in Agoura Hills, it seems everybody had a story to tell about how cancer has touched their lives. Since “cancer never sleeps,” neither did the participants. The motto for the 24hour, walkaround-the-clock fundraiser was “Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back.” More than 1,600 area residents took part and […]

School names Volunteers of the Year



In tune with the public



A sign of the times

Eighth-grader from Lake Sherwood makes verbal commitment to play basketball at Kentucky

WENDY PIERRO/Acorn Newspapers MAKING IT LOOK EASY- Lake Sherwood resident Michael Avery, 15, who attends Ascension Lutheran School in Thousand Oaks, expects to play for the University of Kentucky beginning in 2012. Last week Michael Avery decided what college he’s going to attend. Now all he has to do is choose a high school. Avery, a 15-year-old eighthgrader who attends […]

Church serves Mother’s Day breakfast



Westlake Lutheran Church will host a Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sun., May 11 at the church, 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Women eat for free. Men pay $3 and children ages 3 to 10 are $2. Families pay no more than $7 total. Worship services are 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, with childcare […]

Language barrier



We are paying $46.7 billion every year for the translation of foreign languages for nonEnglish speaking people. This is because of Bill Clinton’s Executive Order 13166 requiring government agencies to do the above or lose federal funding. That money should be used for our children’s schooling. What kind of future are we leaving them? Bill Clinton in public and Hillary […]

A Remodel In Three Springs



This remodel in the neighborhood of Three Springs has surfaces made of granite, wood, tumbled Travertine. The kitchen features custom cherry cabinets, GE Monogram appliances, including a built-in refrigerator, cooling drawers, Advantium oven, warming drawer and pull-out shelves. The floor plan includes 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a library and a bonus room. There are closet organizers and plantations shutters throughout. […]

Axed walnut tree cultivates controversy

Residents say developer deliberately chopped it down

Was it a case of sour grapes that prompted Pasadena developers Aitan and Schlomy Hillel to cut down a 50-year-old black walnut tree in Old Agoura? Some area residents think so. The Hillels have been wrangling with officials about their right to develop their land in the equestrian area for more than four years. A prominent occupant of the site […]

New Wells Fargo branch opens with community fundraiser

Grand opening celebration is Saturday

Celebrating its grand opening, the Oak Park branch of Wells Fargo is throwing a party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and inviting the community to join in and support not only the bank, but a fundraiser as well. Entertainment will be provided by the L.A. Avengers and TD the mascot; complimentary food and beverages will be available, and […]

Doc on call



Remember when the local doctor made house calls? Dr. James Hurvitz of Calabasas will come to your home to treat injuries and illnessess and is available 24 hours a day. Hurvitz, a member of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians, has been doctoring “the old fashioned way” for the past 35 years. “The House Call Doctor” can be reached […]


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