2008-11-13

The election that would never end

Ballots still being counted in key races

More than a week after the election, some races in Ventura County still haven’t been called due to the hundreds of thousands of still-to-be-counted ballots. As of Wednesday, there were 410,000 (160,000 absentee and 250,000 provisional) uncounted ballots in Los Angeles County and nearly 70,000 (54,939 absentee and 14,345 provisional) ballots in Ventura County, according to the Secretary of State’s […]

Mystic Day to raise funds



The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation/UCLA Conejo Valley Guild will present its Mystic Day fundraiser at 10 a.m. Sat., Nov. 15 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The event will include a luncheon, entertainment, boutiques, prizes, mystic readers, baskets and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the UCLA Cancer Center to provide seed grants to researchers […]

High School Hi-Lights



All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to e-mail updated information to newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Nov. 14: Fall play/G building/7 p.m. Tues., Nov. 18: Charger Club meeting/A-1 Fall music concert/7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 19: PFC meeting/ Community Room next to Agoura Hills Public Library/9 […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Vandals caused $6,500 in damages when they backed a truck into the front gate at a home in the 30160 block of Mulholland Highway Oct. 30. Calabasas A thief stole a $200 portable navigation system, a $200 pair of prescription sunglasses and $10 in cash from a vehicle parked in the 23400 block of Park Sorrento Oct. 31. […]

Not a very happy ending



It was a bittersweet election night. Our country seemed to mature and evolve before our very misty eyes. Did America just overwhelmingly elect a black man to the most powerful position in the world? A man who speaks of turning the page of divisiveness and intolerance, calling for an end to partisanship and political gridlock? He says his hope is […]

Remodeled Chateau Park Townhome In Agoura Hills



This Chateau Park townhome in Agoura Hills is totally remodeled with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. This home has a light and open floor plan and is approximately 2,409 square foot per tax assessor. It is highly upgraded with a custom wrought iron staircase, stone-like tile floors throughout the first floor and wood laminate flooring throughout the second floor. It […]

How do you know when the holidays are here?



WHEN THE CHRISTMAS TREE GOES UP—A 60foot white fir tree is hoisted into place last week at The Promenade shopping center in Thousand Oaks. More than 6,000 lights and ornaments will be added. An official lighting will take place at 7 p.m. Fri., Nov. 21.

Boutique at Westlake’s Calvary Church



The Friday MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will host a Jingle Bell Shop holiday boutique from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Nov. 22 at Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. Fifty vendors will sell baby items, children’s and women’s clothing, jewelry, accessories, home décor, beauty items, candles, sports memorabilia, holiday items and gifts for teachers. Free children’s activities […]

Girls strike down the competition



TAKE THE TITLE—The CVU Strikers G93 Soccer Team are all smiles after winning the Coast Soccer League Silver North Division. The team is made up of girls from Moorpark, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Oak Park. Back row, from left: Jessi, Christine, Ashley, Noam, Lindsey, Rochelle, Nicki. Middle row: Kasey, Jordon, Nikko, Courtney, Nicole, Bree, Kat, Amanda, Laura. Front row: […]

Congregation Or Ami a friend to foster children



When abused and neglected children are pulled from their homes to go into emergency foster placement, they leave with the shirts on their back and little by which to remember family and friends. Most are terrified and confused. Through a unique relationship with the Department of Children and Family Services, Congregation Or Ami maintains a deep commitment to the community’s […]


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