‘Pearls’ attend Charity League ball

National Charity League Inc., San Fernando Valley Chapter recently held its 43rd annual Charity Ball, “Pearls of Beauty,” at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Since 1966, the chapter traditionally honors its most recent graduates for their years of service to the chapter and to the community. This year, the achievements of 14 young women, the debutantes of 2008, were celebrated. An […]

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Journey to Bethlehem

OH HOLY NIGHT— Westminster Presbyterian Church will host the annual Bethlehem Experience from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Dec. 13 and 14 at the church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. Visitors drive through the event which features lifelike sets, live animals and more than 100 congregants creating the first century village. For more information, visit www.gotoBethlehem.com or call […]

Park residents express concern

I and many of my neighbors and fellow park-goers were appalled to learn that plans are underway to construct a new recreation center at the upper level of Forest Cove Park. This seems to have gone largely “under the radar” as most people didn’t even know about it. How can the city plan something like this without involving the community […]

Located On A Corner Lot On A Double Cul-de-sac

  This house is on a corner lot on a double cul de sac. The downstairs living areas have Oak Wood and Travertine floors. The remodeled kitchen has Slab Granite and Stained Oak Cabinets. The family room includes a Marble fireplace. There is a French sliding door to the backyard. The downstairs Bedroom/office has a built in office desk. There […]

Entries sought for art, poetry contest

The California Coastal Commission invites all students in kindergarten through grade 12 to enter the 2009 California Coastal Art and Poetry Contest. All entries must have a state coastal or marine theme. Winners will be selected in both art and poetry in each of four gradelevel categories: K3, 46, 7-9 and 10-12. Winners will receive a $100 gift certificate to […]


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Or Ami shares the tales of Hanukkah’s eight nights

Children will learn about the miracle of the temple oil lamps

Congregation Or Ami will offer parents a special Hanukkah program called “Eight Tales for Eight Nights: A Journey into Hanukkah Stories” from 10 to 11 a.m. Thurs., Dec. 11 at the synagogue, 26115 Mureau Road, Ste. B, Calabasas. Rabbi Wendy Spears will explore new Hanukah stories, help families find their own stories, and teach storytelling skills. The festival of Hanukah […]

Forest Cove under fire

Judging by signs posted in Forest Cove Park and leaflets distributed throughout our neighborhoods, my wife and I were not the only ones unaware that a study had been conducted and a choice of location made for a new recreation center for Agoura Hills. The article in The Acorn which brought this decision to our attention seemed to indicate that […]

Patty Cappuccino

  Patty Cappuccino was awarded Top Producer in July 2008 for Prudential California Realty’s Moorpark office. Cappuccino is one of the top real estate agents in the area. She has received numerous awards at the national level including the International President’s Circle Award two years in a row, "Top Listing Agent Company Wide" in 2002, 2004, and 2005, and the […]