2009-01-22

Artwork to immortalize therapy dog



Although many people would agree that he’s worth his weight in gold, plans are underway to immortalize Archie—the largerthan-life therapy dog for abused children—with a bronze statue. Archie, a 165pound, 3foottall Newfoundland, is part of the animal-assisted therapy program at Casa Pacifica in Camarillo. He has been featured in newspapers and on local and national TV. Ed Hogan, who recently […]

Students stage an American Revolution



FOREFATHERS—Red Oak Elementary School fifth-graders dress the part for last week’s Walk Through the Revolution history program. Using costumes and choreography, the students recreated the lives of famous Americans in the War for Independence.

Pet of the Week



PLAY BALL, ANYONE?—Jackie, 2, a female border collie mix, is a stray. Jackie can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Jackie home, ask for ID No. A3390479. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http://animalcare.lacounty.gov.

Losing site



We are appalled that the mayor, City Council and community services director are recommending Forest Cove Park as the preferred site for a new 17,000square-foot recreation center with a parking lot for 125 cars. The feasibility study was skewed to support the building of a recreation center in a city park and failed to incorporate any public opinion. At the […]

SpaciousHome In Agoura Hills



Pride of ownership defines this spacious 5 bedroom, 3 bath home in Agoura Hills. The home’s curb appeal with its courtyard entrance and newer landscape is inviting. This open, flowing floorplan is enhanced by a 2-story marble entry with a curving staircase and chandelier. The kitchen remodel features cherry cabinets and built-in desk, granite style counters, including a breakfast bar, […]

Democratic Club to honor volunteers at annual banquet



The Democratic Club of Conejo Valley will host the second annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. Fri., Jan. 30 at Naylor’s Banquet Center, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Matt Simon, Obama Regional Field Director and Camp Obama Trainer, will be the keynote speaker. Special guests include HannahBeth Jackson, candidate for the 19th State Senate, and Ferial Masry, […]

Agoura offers practice ACT



A practice ACT test will be given from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 31 in room A1 at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Scores will be available upon completion of the test. An explanation of how to help students succeed on the ACT and other admissions tests will be offered to parents at 1 […]

Supporting the troops



READY TO SHIP—Brennan and Cooper Ratican of Thousand Oaks help pack care packages that will be mailed to soldiers serving overseas. Social activists from Temple Adat Elohim sent more than 120 packages to a unit stationed in Kuwait.

Not here, please



My family has resided on Adelina Court in Agoura Hills for over 20 years. The main reason that we bought our house and continue to live here is the beauty of a quiet cul-de-sac, where we can walk out our front door and admire beautiful grassy hills, wild life and families enjoying nature’s solitude at Forest Cove Park. Imagine my […]

Three Bedroom, Two Bath Home Has A Light And Open Floorplan



This home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. This home is approximately 1,770 square feet per tax assessor with a light and open floorplan, beveled glass front door, recently painted interior and exterior, upgraded neutral carpet, upgraded light fixtures and smooth ceilings. There is a beveled glass front door and the living room has a fireplace. This home has a remodeled […]


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