2009-05-14

Disaster training slated



The American Red Cross of Ventura County will provide free training for new volunteers for its Disaster Services Team on Sat. and Sun., May 16 and 17 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The program includes an overview of the American Red Cross, how the Disaster Services Team is organized and how the Red Cross […]

Honor roll



•Agoura Hills resident Kyle Brooks graduated from Azusa Pacific University May 9 with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy. There were 1,300 graduates at the spring commencement ceremony. •Calabasas resident Michael Segal earned a 3.5 grade average and was named to the dean’s list at American University. Segal is a sophomore at the Washington, D.C. university.

“Star Trek”



Directed by: J.J. Abrams Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Eric Bana, Karl UrbanZoe Saldana, Leonard Nimoy Rated: PG-13 (sci-fi violenceslight sexual innuendo) Running time: 127 minutes Best suited for: The “Star Trek” faithful (and those who want to join the ranks) Least suited for: The “Star Trek” clueless This ain’t your father’s “Star Trek,” boys and girls. This one’s a […]

Zan and Larry Bernhardt



When Larry Bernhardt met Zandria in 1988, he learned quickly how important the show “Up With People” had been in her life. She had traveled as a teenager all over the world as the pianist for the original cast from 1966-69. Last week Zan and Larry returned from the yearly “Up With People” reunion in Tucson, Ariz. This time, they […]

Simply Music, a new method for learning



Every Good Boy Does Fine. The mnemonic trick that helps piano players learn how to read notes may be as old as the keyboard itself, but there are other ways to master musical melodies. A method known as Simply Music allows students to play the piano without learning to read music first. The teaching method was developed in Australia in […]

Datebook



THURS., MAY 14 Excursion To Hollywood Museum Sponsored by Calabasas Historical Society. Meet for car pools 9 a.m. at McDonald’s near Avenue San Luis and Mulholland Drive, Calabasas, or go to museum 10 a.m., 1660 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Unguided tour $12. No-host lunch at Mel’s Diner. RSVP requested. Phone: 818.347.9356 Contact: George French Web: www .calabasashistoricalsociety.org Time: 10:00 a.m. […]

Top of Warriors’ order provides plenty of pop



Westlake High head baseball coach Zach Miller takes a common-sense approach to filling out his lineup card. Miller puts his most productive hitters at the top of the order, and he encourages them to do what they do best—get on, get over and get in. “I have my best four guys starting it off,” Miller said. “Hitting-wise, stats-wise, physically with […]

Worried about their past



I read the Sophia Fischer article in the May 7 Acorn, and anyone who thinks this cancer phenomenon in Oak Park is new really needs to research a little further. This has been going on for years. My husband is just one of dozens of children who had childhood cancers who grew up in Oak Park. He is one of […]

Chad Mitchell



Chad Mitchell won the award for top listing and top selling agent from Prudential California Realty’s Moorpark office for January 2009. Mitchell has been living in Moorpark since 1980 and took his license in 1998. He enjoys making Moorpark his home and looks forward to raising his triplet daughters here with his wife, Christine. Mitchell provides clients with information about […]