Hilltop mansion decision will not be appealed

Acorn Staff Writer

Richard and Pamela Aronoff, who were scheduled to appeal the Calabasas Planning Comm-ission’s rejection of their request to build a controversial hilltop mansion, withdrew their request from the city council agenda the day before its Wed. Sept. 20 meeting. Their original proposal was to build a 15,481 square-foot home with an 8,105 square-foot, 18-space garage/storage facility on a 26.12 acre […]

Interface offers alternative to litigation

The breakup of a family is very distressing. In addition to dealing with emotional pain, financial costs can be devastating. If you’ve made the painful decision to seek divorce as the only solution, but dread the prolonged legal entanglement and expense, there is an alternative. Family Mediation Service, provided on a sliding scale fee, will help solve problems, find a […]

Bike ride will help pet adoptions

On Sat., Oct. 21, Cool Fitness of Thousand Oaks will sponsor a bike ride and luncheon with all proceeds being donated to support LIFE (Living Is For Everyone). Animal Rescue, a nonprofit volunteer organization based in Agoura Hills. Since its inception in 1993, LIFE has been dedicated to rescuing homeless and abandoned animals and placing them in loving homes with […]

This Week in Football

Acorn Sports Writer
Westlake (2-1)

Acorn Sports Writer Westlake (2-1) at Thousand Oaks (0-3) Thursday 7 p.m. It’s a bad break for Thousand Oaks to open the Marmonte league campaign against Westlake. After a tough pre-season, the Lancers could have used a couple of more weeks to get ready for this one. Thousand Oaks took a step back last week in a 39-20 loss against […]

Hostory to be reenacted at Stagecoach Inn Museum

"An Evening on the Conejo—1900," an annual benefit for the Stagecoach Inn Museum, is being planned for two weekends, Oct. 6 and 7 and Oct. 13 and 14. A living history presentation with 67 performers will depict the Conejo Valley as it was in 1900 when the population was 180, and an authentic period meal will be served at 6:30 […]

Top Listing Agent

Edna Murphy has again been congratulated by Guy Standing, regional manager of Coldwell Banker Town & Country, for being the top listing agent in the Newbury Park office. Murphy’s loyalty to her customers and from her customers is outstanding, as is her loyalty to her company. She has made only one office change in 27 years. Edna Murphy, who has […]

New Jewish school wants to move forward despite residents’ concerns

Acorn Staff Writer

A proposed Jewish day school near Old Agoura plans to release its environmental impact report next month despite fears of opponents that nothing can solve traffic, fire hazards and other problems the school may bring. The 13-acre Heschel School West would be built at the northeast corner of Chesebro Road and Palo Comado Canyon Road, a busy intersection that serves […]

Classic Corvette show benefits DARE LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Classic Corvette show benefits DARE LISA ADAMS/The Acorn COOL CORVETTE – Darren the Lion stops by to say hello to Tom Crockatt, owner of this 1965 Corvette at the eigth annual Corvette Classic Car Show. Crockatt still has the original price sticker of $6,124.30 on the car. We’d sure like to buy one for that price. Courtesy Chevrolet in Thousand […]

Seminars to address problem employees

SkillPath Seminars of Mission, Kan., will present the seminar "Dealing Effectively with Unacceptable Employee Behavior" this fall in Santa Barbara, Van Nuys and Ventura. The seminar will teach managers and supervisors how to increase productivity, cooperation and results, without causing resentment or hurting relationships. "When performance problems are ignored, they don’t go away. They turn into bigger problems — for […]


SENIOR SWING – Robert Etoll of Culver City shows his form in the Senior Tennis Championships last week at Westlake Tennis and Swim Club. Men and women players, ages 35 to 65, competed in the 18th annual event. Santa Barbara’s Don LeSage beat Etoll to become men’s 45 singles champ.

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