2009-01-29

Calabasas Chamber hosts Monte Carlo Night, honors resident for service

Gala event is tomorrow evening

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will host a Monte Carlo Night and new officers installation gala tomorrow evening, an annual event that will also honor Arlene Bernholtz as the winner of this year’s Bill Van Gieson Award. Bernholtz is a former marketing director for the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce who directed the Chamber’s membership development for 13 years. She retired […]

Markiewicz teams with Liebman



Don Liebman, owner of Liebman Insurance Solutions, announced that Norm Markiewicz, a longtime Conejo Valley resident with more that 35 years of insurance and financial industry experience, has agreed to join his firm. Liebman Insurance Solutions offers a variety of term life, whole life, long term care and annuity products. “The agency has a reputation for integrity, excellent pricing, and […]

Pet of the Week



HUGGABLE—Mindy is a 12-year-old female brown and black tabby cat who was surrendered by her owner. Mindy can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Mindy home, ask for ID No. 3910891. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit animalcare.lacounty.gov/.

Thunder team can’t lose



UNDEFEATED—The Agoura Thunder baseball team won first place in the 2009 MidValley Martin Luther King Baseball Tournament 10 and under division. Back row, from left: coach Mike Juels, coach Ron Sack, manager Eric Kerner, coach John Deluca. Middle row: Nick Juels, Alex Jelinek, Max Kratochvil, Mitchell Sack, Jack Blaznek, Adam Kerner, Matthew Elbaum. Front row: Seth Stone, Jamie Robertson, Matthew […]

Septic tanks deemed a problem



The city of Calabasas declares septic tank systems to be unhealthy, antique, passé. No matter the cost, the septic tanks must go. Septic tank water seeps into the ground. This is unhealthy and will no longer be tolerated. Twenty years ago I bought a house in Calabasas with (an existing) septic tank system, one tank located under the driveway, and […]

Local author to discuss moral values, politics in current ‘age of corruption’



Agoura Hills author Mary Ficalora spent many years of research while producing her candid report on the social, economic and political upheaval in America. She discusses her findings in a new book, “Choosing Honor: An American Woman’s Search for God, Family and Country in an Age of Corruption,” which will be the topic of a Feb. 2 presentation at the […]

Teams, tires get a kick



Tire Man Agoura, Jim’s Tire Man, The Tire Man and Uniroyal Tire have raised donations of more than $2,200 in both funds and equipment for American Youth Soccer Organization Region 121, Simi Valley Youth Soccer and AYSO Region 9. This is a result of the Uniroyal Soccer Program, a grass-roots initiative that supports youth soccer throughout the U.S. The program […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’



The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your story to newstip@theacorn.com, or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

VIP basketball league welcomes special kids



LEVEL PLAYING COURT—Agoura Youth Basketball Association Very Important Players league member Allison Stanley, 15, right, passes the ball to a teammate during a Sunday afternoon game at Medea Creek Middle School. The VIP league was formed in December for local disabled children.

Good show by the major



I attended Calabasas Mayor Mary Sue Maurer’s recent State of the City address and I was so impressed by her and what she had to say. She described all the recent accomplishments of the city under her leadership, highlighted by the opening of the environmentally and architecturally acclaimed Civic Center— completed on schedule and on budget. I am fully supporting […]


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