Westlake Realtors prove they have soul

Shoe donations on Saturday will assist area charity

Cathy and Michelle Gerrard, affiliate agents with the Westlake Village office of Coldwell Banker Realty, will host a Shop and Drop shoe donation event for Soles4Souls Sat., Jan. 25 at Westlake Shoes, 30831 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. For every pair of used shoes that attendees drop off at the event, participants will receive a ticket for an opportunity drawing […]


Westfield expansion coming

Retail behemoth planned for Topanga Cyn. Blvd.

Westfield Topanga and The Village shopping centers announced they will begin work this month on transformation of the 160,000-square-foot former Sears department store on Topanga Canyon Boulevard into a new upscale dining and entertainment district. Slated to be unveiled in late 2021, the new venue will feature a posh entertainment center with chef-driven food hall, sit-down restaurants, entertainment activities and […]


Real estate leader sees continued strong market in 2020

Homeowners and homebuyers across America—especially in Southern California—continue to enjoy a bullish real estate market. The Acorn checked in recently with local industry leader Syd Leibovitch, owner and president of Rodeo Realty, about the prospects for real estate in the coming year. Leibovitch began his career in real estate in 1984, the year he graduated with an economics degree from […]


Calabasas Chamber gives Spirit Award to senior activist

Each year, the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce bestows the Bill Van Gieson Spirit of Calabasas Award to reflect the pioneering spirit, initiative and outstanding contributions to the community in memory of Van Gieson, who is remembered for his creative leadership in developing Chamber activities. This year’s award goes to Lois Julien, who joined the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce in 1995 […]

AAUW talks voting rights

“Unfinished Business: Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in America” is the theme of the 2020 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Ventura County annual Interbranch Council Luncheon. The event is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 11 at Los Robles Greens Country Club in Thousand Oaks. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of passage of the 19th […]


Agent’s river cruise helps two local charities

Dapple Destinations, a Simi Valley travel agent, recently partnered with AmaWaterways in Calabasas and hosted a river cruise to raise money for the Boys & Girls Clubs as well as the Soroptomist Club of Simi Valley. Thirty local residents traveled together on the Danube River from Budapest, Hungary, to Vilshofen, Germany, raising nearly $8,000 to split between the two clubs. […]

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