2009-02-05

Creative use of color can personalize the boudoir



If the old saying is true that a man’s home is his castle, then the bedroom is a personal sanctuary and should be decorated to reflect individual taste. For some, bedrooms provide escapes from daily life, places to shut the door and decompress. Others want uplifting, light or peaceful spaces. Still others wish for invigorating places where they wake and […]

Mayor Maurer has track record



I am supporting Mary Sue Maurer for reelection to the Calabasas City Council. Ms. Maurer has a good voting record on community, environmental and development issues. She has been responsive to citizen questions and concerns. Ms. Maurer is the only City Council candidate who is not a lawyer, and therefore brings a more practical and common sense approach to civic […]

Terry Holland



Prudential California Realty’s Westlake Village/ North Ranch office congratulated Terry Holland as their Top Listing agent in August, September, October and November. He was also Top Producer for September and October. He can be reached at (805) 551-5119.

When players run amok

Violence, suspensions mar girls' youth basketball team

By Stephanie Bertholdo  bertholdo@theacorn.com An Agoura youth basketball team for eighth- through 12th-grade girls was disbanded in December following the suspension of one girl for playing too rough. Other teams threatened to forfeit their games out of fear of being injured. Agoura High School athlete and local basketball player Jennifer Hobbs reportedly was suspended from the league following a flagrant […]

Common illness often misdiagnosed



The numbers reflect the size of the problem—one in five Americans, or 60 million people, have a pituitary disease, and most don’t realize it, said Robert Knutzen of Thousand Oaks. Among the symptoms are headaches, mood swings, memory loss, eating disorders, weight gain, excessive hair growth, weakness in limbs and sexual dysfunction. Knutzen has been working to educate doctors and […]

Monarch gymnasts go for the gold



Athletes from Monarchs Gymnastics in Agoura Hills and Newbury Park brought home many medals at the recent 10th annual Lady Luck Invitational in Las Vegas. More than 1,200 boys and girls competed. Alyssa Gale, 16, of Simi Valley won three gold medals, including one for all-around, in the Level 10 division. Carinne Gale, 13, also of Simi Valley, earned silver […]

Lupin kids fight homelessness



On Jan. 19, Martin Luther King J. Day, parents and kids from Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas joined forces and took part in an urban outreach program of the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission called Survival Outreach Services (SOS). The program provides hot meals, blankets and a mobile shower to the “chronically homeless” population of the San Fernando Valley, […]

Wanted: Killer of Calabasas canine



On Sat., Jan. 17 my dog was attacked by another dog at the Calabasas Bark Park on Las Virgines Road. Dash died three days later of internal injuries. As soon as my dog was attacked I began screaming and trying to push the attack dog off of my dog. A professional dog trainer who witnessed the attack reported that the […]

Mary Fealkoff



Mary Fealkoff, who won the award for Top Selling agent in August, can be reached at (818) 597-4527.


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