2009-02-05

Ruby is a true gem



ASPIRING ARTIST—Ruby Ritvo, a first-grader at Brookside Elementary School, displays her entry in the Reflections arcontest. Ruby won an Award of Merit for her work.

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A burglar caused $300 in damages trying to break into a home in the 28900 block of Thousand Oaks Boulevard Jan. 21. A thief stole a $2,000 laptop computer and a $30 purse from a car parked in the 30250 block of Agoura Road Jan. 21. The culprit also caused $200 in damages to the vehicle. A resident […]

Donors needed



We think it is so important that families talk about how they feel about organ transplants. We must increase the supply of donors. Sara Hyman Calabasas

This Home Is Close To Shopping, Parks And Schools



This is a one-story home in Moorpark, close to shopping, parks and schools. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, with 1,734 square feet hosts granite countertops, eat-in kitchen, formal dining area, spacious family room, 2 fireplaces and bonus sun room not included in square feet. Tired of stairs? Then this is the home for you. Built in 1987, this clean […]

Badminton courts come to community center



The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center will be installing six new badminton courts for public play in the spring. Lessons and competition will begin as soon as the courts are installed and the lines are painted, with a target time of mid-April. Three courts of badminton will be open every Tuesday from 6:30 to 10 p.m. and every Monday and Wednesday […]

Grant supporta environmental program for teachers, students



Mountains Restoration Trust received a $35,000 grant from the Boeing Company which will fund “Partners for Tomorrow’s Environmental Stewards,” a program that provides middle childhood students with handson learning experiences about the natural environment and its restoration and preservation. As part of the program, students will work with trained leaders to restore natural areas of Headwaters Corner at Calabasas that […]

Ancient Mayan calendar piques the curiosity



Does the Mayan calendar, which some say ends on Dec. 12, 2012, predict the end of the world, the transformation into a new age of enlightenment or simply the start of a new astronomical cycle? Farel Footman of Ojai, a student of the Mayan culture, talked about the scope of Mayan calendar interpretations at a presentation sponsored by the Healing […]

Area not bad off



The Acorn’s editorial on Jan. 22 about the need for government cuts in a recession is so out of sync with the real world. This is a remarkably affluent community. Simply peruse the fantastic array of new and late model high end-priced vehicles in local shopping centers and on city streets. Local youth don’t wear handme-downs but stylish duds, and […]

Located In A Popular Neighborhood



Located in a popular Agoura Hills neighborhood, this open, flowing floorplan offers 2,800 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, pool, spa and view. Living space abounds with a high vaulted ceiling living room and large formal dining room. The oversized kitchen has extensive granite counters and cabinets, garden window, vegetable sink/wetbar, large breakfast nook and all amenities. It opens […]


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