Los Robles operating room moves ahead

COMING SOON – Nurses Felicia Palmer, left, Susan May and Colleen Pawlowski look overblueprints for the new operating room that will open at Los Robles Regional Medical Center at the end of September. The new operating room will help alleviate possible over-crowding in ORs as the hospital works to keep pace with the ever expanding Conejo Valley population.

Von’s supports Hospice of the Conejo

COMBINED EFFORT–The Von’s supermarkets on Kanan Road in Agoura Hills and on Agoura Road in the Westlake Village portion of Thousand Oaks have named Hospice of the Conejo as their "charity of choice" for the "Von’s Cares" program. The stores will assist the group’s fundraising efforts with special events. Hospice executive director Ed Troope, left, offers thanks to Von’s-Agoura store […]

Celebrating a special day

CARING FOR KIDS – Tot-Tot-Tot, located at 28220 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills, offers regular day care for children up to three years old. Shown above (lef to right) are recent "graduates" Spencer Soosman, Tori Aranow, Hayley and Lindsey Greenblatt, Brett Nedelman, Jessie Glassberg and Reese Chodorow. Please call (818) 991-5437 for more information about Tot-Tot-Tot.

Agilent profits exceed third quarter estimates

Palo Alto-based Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A) turned in third quarter earnings that blew past analysts’ expectations as the company surged to meet demand in the final days of the quarter. The test and measurement equipment maker, which has offices in Westlake Village, reported a 15 percent increase in earnings to $155 million, compared with $135 million in the same period […]

Agoura Raddison Hotel now The Renaissance

Acorn Staff Writer

A joint venture formed by Prudential Real Estate Investors and the Davidson Hotel Company has purchased the 281-room Radisson Hotel in Agoura Hills. The hotel at 3100 Agoura Road will be called The Renaissance at Agoura Hills. Before becoming part of the Radisson chain, the hotel was a Ramada Inn. Terms of the sale were not announced. "It will have […]

Gaming community sounds good to ECHO

Electronic Clearing House, Inc. of Agoura Hills (ECHO) reached a $1 million agreement with innoVentry to sell software systems that provide cash advance services to the gaming community. "Since early in 1999, ECHO has managed the day-to-day transaction processing services of innoVentry’s cash advance product to casinos which included 24-hour customer support, transaction processing and funds distribution," said Joel M. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Something for everyone

FIND THAT SPECIAL SOMETHING–Judi Sirody, left, and Randi Spector of Raffia Unique Gifts and Home Decor in North Ranch Mall in Westlake Village are celebrating their second anniversary. They invite you to visit the store and see what everyone is talking about in home decorating. Reach them at (805) 494-8880.

Reiki Master helps beautify local women

Jyotika Jauhar of India is considered a Reiki master. Pronounced "ray-key," Reiki is a Japanese word meaning "universal life force." It’s a healing method that encompasses emotional, physical and spiritual levels. Jauhar alsois is a beauty therapist who holds post-graduate degrees in makeup and aesthetics from New York’s Wilfred Beauty Academy. She has 18 years of work experience in the […]