2000-08-24

Challengers file in LVMWD race



A local citizens group concerned about what they say are high water rates in Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) will back one of the challengers in November’s election. Citizens for Lower Water Rates, a group that backed incumbent Vernon Padgett in his successful 1998 election bid, is supporting Glen Longarini in the LVMWD race. Longarini, 35, is a life-long […]

Westlake firm offers assisted living help



Homewatch Assisted Living has opened an office in Westlake Village to assist seniors and clients who are rehabilitating to receive non-medical home care. Services include: companion care, light housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation and taking clients out for social activities. Homewatch, whose corporate office is in Denver, has been offering these services nationwide for more than 20 years. Now local resident […]

SUMMER’S END–Westlake High School students return to campus Monday and Tuesday to register for fall semester classes. Keeping order to potential chaos at the “schedule problem-solving” table are volunteer moms Sheri Roeder, left, and Hillary Bar



SUMMER’S END–Westlake High School students return to campus Monday and Tuesday to register for fall semester classes. Keeping order to potential chaos at the "schedule problem-solving" table are volunteer moms Sheri Roeder, left, and Hillary Barnes. Waiting patiently are students (left to right): Shelly Postel, Lexi Glover, Lindsay Gifford, Savannah King, Melissa Margolis (kneeling), and Kelli Griffin. Classes begin next […]

Halt all development now or boot out the incumbents



Halt all development now or boot out the incumbents My, but the city councils of Calabasas and Agoura Hills and their developer buddies seem to be scratching each other’s backs quite vigorously. Every time I open up The Acorn, I’m reading about another unnecessary development that they’ve approved. So now Agoura Road will be widened and more trees torn out. […]

Cynthia Nexton



Cynthia Nexon, a sales associate with the Fred Sands Agoura Hills office, has been congratulated by Kathy Mehringer, vice president and regional manager, for her outstanding production during the first half of this year when she posted just under $3 million in listings and sales. Nexon, a past recipient of her office’s exemplary service award, specializes in the Malibu Canyon […]

Bob Jones, Liz Garfield and Prestone Petrosie



Liz Garfield, Bob Jones and their assistant, Preston Petrosie, recently were congratulated for their year-to-date production by Kathy Mehringer, vice president and regional manager of the Fred Sands Agoura office. They posted well over $30 million in production for the first half of the year. Garfield and her team constantly garner top producer awards, including both sales volume and number […]

Getting into a jam can be good



SWEET SUCCESS – Lois Cox holds up her ‘‘Blue Ribbon’’ lime mint jelly. She won her ribbons at this year’s Ventura County Fair. She also received second place awards for her apricot and pineapple guava jams, third place for her strawberry, and an honorable mention for her Feijoa preserves. The Westlake Village resident grows the majority of the fruit for […]

Reeds & Son opens Agoura Hills Showroom LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Reeds & Son opens Agoura Hills Showroom LISA ADAMS/The Acorn CUTTING THE RIBBON – From left to right: Alex Soteras, Agoura Hills Chamber of Commerce vice president; Agoura Hills City Councilman Denis Weber, Bernie Wickman, president and CEO of Reed’s & Son; his daughter Dru Wickman-Jeppe, Reed’s executive officer; Julian Jeppe, co-ordinator; Margeo Heimo, Reed’s vice president; and Tom Jacobellis, […]

Channel Island campus full in some majors



Channel Island campus full in some majors Cal State University Northridge at Channel Islands has stopped accepting undergraduate applications in business administration and liberal studies majors for the fall semester. Other undergraduate majors remain open and all graduate and credential programs remain open to fall semester applicants. However, potential applicants are urged to submit applications for admission as soon as […]

Preserve the rural character of Las Virgenes



Preserve the rural character of Las Virgenes I have lived in Agoura for seven years and drive on Agoura Road numerous times each week. I have never noticed traffic on the two lane road to be a problem. Nor have I ever had trouble accessing any stores or services, including Home Depot. Most people who live in, or move to […]


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