2008-09-18

Freeway signage stumps drivers



Lack of adequate signage and a mandate from Caltrans have been blamed for traffic jams on Kanan Road at the 101 Freeway on- and offramps, said a city official. Problems with the interchange flow have prompted drivers to lodge complaints with city officials and The Acorn. The $25million Kanan Interchange project, which was supposed to ease the traffic flow with […]

Doctor opens Agoura Hills practice

Focus is on wellness care

Dr. Philip Rosen has been in practice since August 1995 in Tarzana and is now available in Agoura Hills. His practice is a wellness program based on the principle that the primary cause of all disease is related to fixations and interruptions of normal tone— nerves too tense or too slack. His goal is to provide a unique health care […]

Other local football matchups



Camarillo (0-1) at Agoura (0-1) Outlook: With both teams dropping their season openers last weekend—Ventura came back to beat Agoura 27-21 and Newbury Park upended Camarillo 14-7— this matchup takes on some added significance. Moving the ball on Camarillo might not be an easy task for the Chargers, who put up 271 yards of total offense against Ventura. In Week […]

Celebrate Family Day September 22



Sitting down to dinner with the family every night may seem impossible for busy parents who juggle work, kids, soccer games, homework and other afterschool activities. Yet dining together more often might be enough to keep the kids from experimenting with drugs and alcohol, according to the national Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University. To kick […]

Non-district students should pay more



The outside of district students bring in over $3.5 million to OPUSD. It only covers 12 percent of the budget and yet they comprise over 20 percent of the student body. I’m no math major, but that doesn’t add up. Either make them pay a percentage of the budget that covers all their cost or stop the outside of the […]

Firefighters receive thanks for swift action



A JOB WELL DONE— Rhonda Soroudi, second from left, brings homemade cheesecake to firefighters at Station 125 in Calabasas as a thank-you for saving her home on Davids Road from burning during the Aug. 26 wildfire in Agoura Hills and Calabasas.

Datebook



  THURS., SEPT. 18 Floral Design Conejo Valley Botanic Garden presents floral design classes in the Sogetsu style, garden center, 350 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. $15 for class, $10 for flowers. Contact: Camille Time: 9:30 AM Phone: 805.498.7421 Date: 9/18/2008 Newcomers Meet Camarillo Newcomers Club meets at Sterling Hills Golf Club, 901 Sterling Hills Drive, Camarillo. Social time, business […]

Last week’s top performers



Malcolm Jones, RB/LB, Oaks Christian: Jones, a junior, scored three touchdowns in the second quarter, including two on defense, during Oaks Christian’s 43-14 beat down of Muir on the road. Oak Park defense: So what if the Eagles allowed 306 yards of total offense to Grace Brethren. The Oak Park defense created four turnovers and made a gamesaving stop on […]

YMCA program unites dads and kids



PATCHWORK—Agoura Hills residents Kevin Kindelt and his son Charlie, 4, collect new patches for Charlie’s vest from Papoose Federation Chief Tony Siff of Oak Park during the Triunfo YMCA Y Guide Information Day and barbecue on Saturday.

Vote for Measure R



Thank you to Oak Park residents for overwhelmingly passing Measure C this past June. Your approval of this measure by 83 percent should not be overlooked, as this is highly indicative of the priority given to public education in Oak Park. The quest to offer a quality education to our children remains a constant even as the community matures and […]


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