What’s up with that? CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

What’s up with that? CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn NEW TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD–The bare hillside that demands attention as you exit the 101 Freeway and drive north on Las Virgenes Road will soon become home for about 120 families. The area is in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The developer, Shea Homes, will call the new neighborhood, Monte Calabasas. If […]

Acorn goes on a honeymoon CLAIRE MALIS/The Acorn

Acorn goes on a honeymoon CLAIRE MALIS/The Acorn VIPS–John K. Farkas, special assistant for external affairs to Gov. Gray Davis, and his bride Abby Becerril Farkas, take time out from their honeymoon to open wedding gifts and read copies of The Acorn. California state Assemblyman Gilbert Cedillo performed the marriage. Farkas was a guest at last week’s Democratic National Convention […]

Convention touches on alternative healing

Convention touches on alternative healing The latest breakthrough information regarding the prevention and control of cancer through nutrition, tests and non-toxic alternative therapies will be discussed at the 28th annual Cancer Convention on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2, 3 and 4, at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City. Sponsored by the Cancer Control Society, a nonprofit educational organization, the […]

Christian Science sermon set

The subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at Christian Science Church is "Christ Jesus" with keynote text from I John 4:9. The service begins at 10 a.m. on Sun., Aug. 27 at 305 Conejo School Road in Thousand Oaks. Sunday school for young people is at 10 a.m. For more information, please call (805) 495-8202.

Squirrels of the Month

‘COME BACK LITTLE RITA, YOU LITTLE HEARTBREAKER, YOU’ – Beautiful Little Rita, left, appeared in the Westlake Village yard of Carol Conte about a year ago. She was very polite and friendly. She even followed Carol around as she worked in the yard. But one day Rita disappeared. Soon Roy appeared, as if looking for Little Rita. He likes to […]

A Wonderful View Estate Backed Up To a Golf Course

Overlooking the 4th fairway of the North Ranch golf course on nearly a half flat acre in the prestigious North Ranch area of Westlake Village is this 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath private view/pool estate that has been listed for sale by Joan Young of Young Realtors for $2,175,000. The 2-story residence spanning about 5,500 sq.ft. is highlighted by a family […]

The Acorn launches its own Web site How does one see the forest through the trees? Where do you find the acorn among the nuts?

The Acorn launches its own Web site How does one see the forest through the trees? Where do you find the acorn among the nuts? Let’s face it, the Internet is awash with Web sites: yours, theirs, everyone’s. Making inroads into cyberspace isn’t easy anymore. Your Web site must be cool, informative, different. The Acorn’s new Web site (theacorn.com) is […]

Soroptimists make donation

Soroptimist International of Conejo Valley was among four Soroptimist clubs recently donating funds to the domestic violence division of Interface Children Family Services. Each club raised funds in separate events including a six-week marathon fundraiser for Conejo Valley Days. Proceeds will be used to support emergency and shelter services for battered women and their children. Soroptimist International is a worldwide […]

CHS welcomes a new principal

Acorn Staff Writer

Students return to Calabasas High School (CHS) next week under their fourth principal in the last five years. Former assistant principal Jay Guidetti was named the school’s new principal by the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education, replacing Susan Allen who resigned after just one year on the job. Guidetti, a resident of Oak Park, came to the […]

Church offers spiritual weight-loss program

Acorn Staff Writer

Attendance is up at the Conejo Valley Congregational Church (CVCC) in Thousand Oaks, but the size of their congregation has shrunk according to Oak Park resident Mary McLoud, a member of CVCC who’s attended two 12-week Weigh Down sessions and has lost 54 pounds so far. Nearly 30 have successfully completed the Weigh Down Workshop offered by the church as […]

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