Stop stereotyping the motorcyclists

Stop stereotyping the motorcyclists This letter is in response to the article in The Acorn titled "Spokes Blokes/Road Worriers." It was not accurate or fair because of a tendency to stereotype everyone the author attacked. As far as "Spokes Blokes" goes, many of them are some of the most discourteous users of the roads I have ever encountered. Instead of […]

Pet of the Week


THURS., AUG. 24 Double-Click It Thousand Oaks Personal Computer Club: Meets 6 p.m. at Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. (805) 495-8325 Volunteers Sought Conejo Youth Employment Service Volunteers needed for counseling youth, workshops, data entry, registering high school students with CYES. (805) 496-6868 FRI., AUG. 25 Settin’ Seniors Places The Oaks Shopping Center, 222 W. Hillcrest […]

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 […]

Jon Becker

Jon Becker has been congratulated by Bob Majorino, broker and owner of Prudential California Realty, and Nancy Eke, sales manager, for properties listed and sold in excess of $2.1 million. Becker’s typical production spans area properties from townhomes to high-end estates in the Conejo Valley and East Ventura County. He is a member of the company’s Leading Edge Society, ranking […]

A Great Little Condo

A wonderful 2 bedroom, 2 bath Shadow Ridge condo has a view of open space and the community park. There is a large living room with fireplace, a dining area and balconies off the living room and bedrooms. This condo is in a great neighborhood with many recreational amenities such as tennis courts, pools and spas, racquetball courts, saunas and […]

Backs Up to Golf Course

Backing to the North Ranch Country Club golf course is this recently built Mediterranean home. Priced attractively at $2,500,000, the 6 bedroom estate has liberal use of marble, French doors, entertainment centers, balconies and intricate ceiling details. The deep backyard features a putting green, lawn, pool, barbecue center and huge patios. There are views of the hills and golf course […]

A Million Dollar View

Your search for a million-dollar view in a median-priced property is over. This has all the "I wants" you can imagine! The 3 bedrooms and 2 baths are only the basics for this unique and impeccable home. Upon entering the front door, the highly polished wood floors in the huge great room expose the all-new dual-paned windows to the expansive […]

A Very Private 4 Bedroom Pool Home

This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath very private Southshore Hills pool home on about a half acre in Westlake Village has been listed for sale by Carol Ostwald of Young Realtors for $579,900. The 2-story residence is highlighted by a family room, a living room with fireplace, a remodeled kitchen and a formal dining room. Other amenities include a covered patio […]

This Lynn Ranch Home Screams With Great Homeowner appeal

The appeal of this single-story Lynn Ranch home is in the backyard and the spacious, flowing floorplan with 4 very large bedrooms and 2 baths. The master suite has its own wing with private sitting room and French doors leading to the rear yard. Two other bedrooms have French doors to the rear yard, and the fourth bedroom has a […]