2013-11-14 E-Edition

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Koehler pledges commitment

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the many loyal voters who supported my reelection to our City Council. It has been my distinct pleasure to have served you this past eight years, and I look forward to continuing this service over the next four years. Having talked to many of you over the past several months, I […]

Gateway Church offers childcare, freeThanksgiving meals for families

The community is welcome to attend a free Thanksgiving dinner from 2 to 4 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 28 at Gateway Church, 29646 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by calling (818) 889-4147. In addition, the church will host a Parents Night Out from 6 to 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 29 at the same location. […]

Girl holds her own on boys team

Mackenzie Warden, 11, is showing the guys on her flag football team that it’s a cinch for a girl to play what is traditionally deemed a boys’ sport. The 5-foot-2 athlete, who splits her time between blended families in Agoura Hills and Simi Valley, plays defense on the Warriors, an American Youth Flag Football League team, and has been known […]

Community welcome to tree lighting ceremony

Emmanuel Church will host its second annual traditional tree lighting ceremony to kick off the Christmas season from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 30 on the front lawn of the church at 588 Camino Manzanas, Thousand Oaks. The community is invited and the event is free. Members will be on hand to greet neighbors. The event will have carols, […]

Rivalry reaches the next level

Something was missing. The first half of the Marmonte League football championship game pitting cross-street rivals Westlake and Oaks Christian high schools was relatively uneventful. There was no glitz, no glamour, no playoff intensity. It didn’t feel like the biggest game of the year. The fireworks arrived in the second half of Westlake’s improbable 39-36 victory last weekend at home. […]

Unhappy with election outcome

Agoura Hills City Councilmember Denis Weber’s dishonest and self-serving post-election comments in The Acorn exhibit his political skill and demonstrate why a politician whose signature issue is “term limits” has been in office for 20 years. Weber says, “The victory is a message.” But the message is that a savvy politician can easily snooker the public in a city of […]

Local couple’s flower power brings joy to others

Many young entrepreneurs starting their own companies feel that maintaining a charitable spirit is a key ingredient to success. Such is the case with Laurenne Wallman Resnick, 27, a longtime Agoura Hills resident, and her husband, David Resnick, 30, who run an online flower shop called Bloom2Bloom. The Resnicks, who launched their company in March, believe that business and industry […]

Soccer team rises to the occasion

Presentation by disabled Israeli paratrooper

The Conejo Jewish Academy will host guest speaker Izzy Ezagui for a lecture on “Israel’s One Armed Warrior: A Soldier’s Tale of Struggle and Perseverance” at 8 p.m. Mon., Nov. 18 at the academy’s Skelton Family Lecture Hall, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. A large crowd is expected so prior reservations are encouraged. Born and raised in America, Izzy Ezagui […]