2008-07-24

Reporter faces the facts in weight-loss challenge



Taking part in a local program called Weight Loss Challenge 101, Acorn reporters Stephanie Bertholdo and Sophia Fischer are waging a head-to-head battle of the bulge to see who can drop the most pounds The loser has to buy dinner, which figures to be cheap since there will be nothing on either person’s plate except lettuce and a piece of […]

Lindero sports camp in its 15th year



Lindero Kids Summer Sports Camp is celebrating its 15th year of providing camp experience to children ages 4 to 14. With camp safety as Lindero’s main motivation, campers will be accounted for by trained counselors. There is a low campertocounselor ratio. Campers work with professional tennis and golf instructors in a country club setting. Lindero Summer Sports Camp offers the […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A thief stole sunglasses from a vehicle parked in the 29400 block of Cresthaven Court July 15. Someone was arrested for driving without a license and on suspicion of being in possession of stolen property at the 101 Freeway and Reyes Adobe Road onramp, July 15. The suspect also had tools that are commonly used to steal property […]

Former Doobie Brother is still smokin’



KEEPING THE BEAT- Drummer Chet McCracken, formerly of the Doobie Brothers, performs with his group during the Concerts in the Park at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills last Sunday. The final show of 2008 season will be Face to Face: A Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John at 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 3 at the same location. Admission is […]

Judi Irwin



Judi Irwin of Dilbeck Realtors in Westlake Village was awarded the highest level of service achievement in the real estate industry, Quality Service Certified Platinum. The award is in recognition of earning 100 percent client service satisfaction in 2006, as measured by Leading Research Corporation. Quality Service Certified status is the only awarded in the real estate industry based on […]

Docent makes some noise at roundup



ONE CRAFTY LADY- Docent Paula Russo demonstrates a noisemaker from the craft table at the Leonis Adobe Museum’s Li’l Ranchers Roundup children’s summer program. Offered from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday until Aug. 19, the program includes games, crafts, roping, tortilla making and a chance to feed the museum’s farm animals.

Coach Cronin’s team ends season with championship title, life lessons



Lisa Cronin, the only female coach in her twin sons’ baseball league, has a lot to smile about. Not only did her team win the Westlake Baseball Association’s World Series for the 7- and 8-year-old Pinto division, but the 12 players learned about compassion and camaraderie and that winning isn’t everything. Cronin played softball from the time she was 8 […]

Give your Hulk a hug



“Don’t make me angry . . . you wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.” – Bruce Banner, “The Incredible Hulk” In its latest version, “The Incredible Hulk” has once again become an instant smash (no pun intended) and has caused quite a stir among movie audiences. According to the story line, when mild-mannered scientist Dr. Bruce Banner, played by Edward […]

“The Dark Knight”

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman Rated: PG-13 (for violence and intensity) Running time: 152 minutes Best suited for: Batman fanatics Least suited for: those clueless to the lore, those venturing into Batmania for the first time, if only in homage to the late Heath Ledger It’s been a long, rocky […]

Jean Poole



RE/MAX Olson & Associates would like to congratulate Jean Poole for her sales production in the month of June totaling more than $3.2 million. Poole has 30 years of real estate experience and is better prepared than ever to serve her client’s and customer’s needs. She built her business around her knowledge of marketing strategies, negotiating skills and personal service. […]


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