2008-08-14

Agoura Hills club targeted for teen alcohol and drugs

Sting by sheriff's department results in 21 citations

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers EVIDENCE—Deputy Frank Brower, left, inspects a medicine bottle filled with marijuana that he confiscated during the search of a teenager’s car last Sunday near the Chapter 8 nightclub. Twenty-one teenagers and young adults were arrested last weekend at Chapter 8 Steak House and Lounge in Agoura Hills as part of an increased effort by the Lost Hills […]

Reagan Library seeks volunteers



The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum is seeking individuals who enjoy history and want to impart historical information to visitors of all ages at the Reagan Library. Volunteers are needed to give tours and interact with visitors from all over the United States and the world. The library houses more than 55 million pages of gubernatorial, presidential and personal […]

Reach Out to Your Local School District

Las Virgenes Unified

District Office Switchboard: (818) 8804000 Administration Donald Zimring, superintendent: 878-5225 Mary Schillinger, assistant superintendent of education: (818) 878-5218 Dan Stepenosky, assistant superintendent of personnel: (818) 878-5212 Karen Kimmel, chief business official: (818) 878-5203 Rose Dunn, director of elementary education: (818) 878-5219 Jim Nielsen, director of secondary education: (818) 878-5220 Susan Curtis, director of pupil services: (818) 8785216 Robbie Amodio, director […]

Shaman is guest speaker



The Center for Spiritual Living will host Maria Bobadilla, also known as Machi Maria, an indigenous shaman, on Sun., Aug. 24 at the center, 800 Hampshire Road, Ste. V, Westlake Village. Bobadilla will speak at the 10 a.m. morning service and also conduct a workshop on “Energy Medicine, the Shamanic Way” from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. the same day. Bobadilla […]

‘Goodbye Charlie’ auditions open



Conejo Players Theatre will hold auditions for “Goodbye Charlie,” a farce by George Axelrod, at 7 p.m. Sun., Aug. 24 and 7:30 p.m. Mon. and Tues., Aug. 25 and 26 at the theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The play is about a playboy and cad named Charlie who is reincarnated as a beautiful woman and the transition between […]

With student count dwindling, school bond not needed



Most of us moved to Oak Park for its world-class neighborhood schools. We never imagined a time like now, when more than 740 students—20 percent of the district’s total enrollment—are recruited from outside Oak Park to maintain enrollment and revenues from the state. Now, rather than scaling down the facilities to fit the needs of the local student population, the […]

Westlake’s Olympic torch-bearer enjoys renaissance lifestyle



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Photo courtesy China News Agency HONORED TO BE OF SERVICE—Daniel Krause receives a warm greeting as he carries the Olympic torch through China. Artist Daniel Krause departed China before the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but not before carrying the Olympic torch in Guang Dong, one of the country’s provinces. Krause, a sculptor from Westlake […]

Running, walking group is taking registrations



Registration for the Ventura Roadrunners will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Aug. 23 at San Buenaventura State Beach Park, 901 San Pedro St., Ventura. Training will begin at 7:30 a.m. Sat., Sept. 6 and continue every Saturday. Sign-up for training will not be available online. Bring cash or check for payment. The club has programs for beginners, […]

Mock SAT scheduled at high school

Students receive results on site

A mock SAT test will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Sept. 6 in the Media Center a t Calabasas High School, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Cost is $20. Scores will be available upon completion of the test. An explanation of SAT changes and scores will be presented at 1 p.m. Parents are encouraged to attend. […]

Hindu temple honors revered leader



Acclaimed Indo-American leader Rajan Zed was honored by the Malibu Hindu Temple in Calabasas on Aug. 9 for his service to the Hindu and Indo-American community and his contributions to interfaith dialogue. Temple president Nadadur Varadan presented Zed with a shawl and a fruit basket and applauded his various achievements. Chief Priest Narasimha Bhattar recited special blessing prayers in front […]


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