2008-06-05

Church has benefit concert



Westlake Community Christian Church will host a benefit concert for Breath of Life Maternity Ministries at 6 p.m. Sun., June 8 at the church, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Jeannine (Greenlee) Floores, the founder and executive director of Breath of Life, will sing. For more information, call Pastor Mike McDonald at (805) 660-8883.

Give us your drawing of dad



Sun., June 15 is Father’s Day and The Acorn is inviting you to take out pen, pencil or crayon and draw a picture of dear old dad. Using the template in the ad on page 16A, draw a picture of what your father looks like and send it to The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St. Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. […]

Pollution mandates, fewer state funds make for tight Agoura Hills budget



Agoura Hills city officials made several important belttightening moves at their May 28 budget workshop. Although reserves have fallen, the city nevertheless presented a balanced, $11.8-million budget with little reduction in community services. In his report to the City Council, City Manager Greg Ramirez said the 2008-09 Agoura Hills budget demonstrates the “narrowing trend we are seeing between annual general […]

Meeting aims to empower women



Mothers and More will host an “Empowering women/self defense” meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tues., June 10 at the Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 E. Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. Guest speaker Jodie King will discuss risk reduction, risk avoidance, risk recognition and empowerment. She will also give hints to teach children. King is a retired police officer and founder of […]

Program will examine adult ADD



Attentiondeficit disorder is often considered a problem that affects only children, but according to experts, kids who have ADD carry their symptoms into adulthood, at which point the condition presents a new set of challenges. The Conejo Valley Mental Health Professionals Association will examine adult ADD and its effect on five dimensions of life at its monthly “Meet and Greet” […]

Promising developments



ports about this year’s extreme competition for admission to selective colleges, it’s nice to get some good news. Many schools are now admitting significant numbers of waitlisted students. The elimination of early admission programs at Harvard and Princeton, along with an expansion of financial aid that made a number of elite schools more affordable, made it difficult for admissions officers […]

Adults celebrate life passage



Kitchen Features Black Slab Granite And An Island Work-Station



This home has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths (one plus one downstairs) plus an office and a loft. The double door hardwood entry opens to the 2-story formal living and dining rooms! The open kitchen has black slab granite counters and island work-station, stainless steel sinks, double oven, gas range, recessed lighting, breakfast area and builtin desk that overlook […]

Despite recession, city remains in giving mood



Several local nonprofit agencies, school clubs and other groups received more than $26,000 in grants from the city of Agoura Hills during last week’s budget workshop. The Agoura High School Music Boosters will receive $2,000, although the group requested a funding hike to $4,000. The school’s senior class booster club received $1,000. Since the Agoura High’s theater booster club failed […]

Wedding bells




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