Forum planned

The Community Foundation for Oak Park will host an Election Forum to give residents an opportunity to see and hear the candidates for the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC), the Oak Park Unified School District Board, and those supporting and opposing "Measure O" (the Ventura County Tobacco Tax Initiative) on the Nov. 7 ballot. The forum will be at […]

Bike Rodeo rounds up the kids

Special to The Acorn

"I want to see you stand on your handlebars and do the YMCA," a young boy asks of a stunt bicycle rider. For the past 11 years on the first Saturday of October, a Bike Rodeo is offered to help kids become aware of bicycle safety and to offer examples of hobbies such as bike riding as a means to […]

Rotary Club to host street fair

The Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair, the most heavily attended one-day event in the Conejo Valley, will be staged from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 15. Some 275 arts and crafts vendors will offer their wares at the street fair held on Moorpark Road from Hillcrest Drive to Wilbur Road in Thousand Oaks. The dances of the […]

Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn LOVER BOY–This Australian shepherd-mix is sweet and affectionate and would like to have a new home and family to love him. He’s about 7 years old, a beautiful black on black and loves to play in the grass. Inquire about No. A793408 when you call the Agoura Animal Shelter at (818) 991-0071. The […]

A play perfect for kids coming to Pinki’s

Camarillo Community Theatre and Pinki’s Playhouse are presenting "Sena…Pretty, Pretty Princess and the Dreary Dragon" through Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. Saturdays. An ideal show to introduce young children to the fun of live theater, the play includes a pretty princess and handsome prince, a sneezing troll and many amusing characters. Children are encouraged to participate and be part of […]

An Elegant 4 Bedroom With A Large Lawn

There’s "nothing to do" with this crème de la crème impeccable home. Freshly painted inside and out, and with new soft carpeting, it’s a buyer’s dream to be able to move right in and enjoy. This elegant home with a floorplan of more than 3,200 sq.ft. has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a formal dining room, family room, indoor laundry and […]

Real Estate Advisor

Chulak & Shiffman
Attorneys at Law

Real Estate Advisor Chulak & Shiffman Attorneys at Law Q. We have had several homes foreclosed by lenders within our homeowners association over the last few years. Our board never seems to know when a homeowner is delinquent on his loan payments or if a foreclosure is in process. Is there an easy way for our board to stay informed […]

Marilyn Brightwell

Marilyn Brightwell, a consistent top producing sales professional with Young Realtors, was recently congratulated by Joan Young, president of Young Realtors, for being named one of the top sellers for the month of August. Brightwell, a seven-year veteran of the Southern California real estate marketplace and a member of the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors, specializes in fine residential real […]

MAC candidate targets traffic

Acorn Staff Writer

When the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) approved construction of six speed humps in a neighborhood of fast-moving cars, concerned resident Deena Parry was said to be the driving force. Parry, who led a petition drive to have the speed humps installed between Kanan Road and Woodcrest Place, said her fears Oak Park traffic are the main reason she’s […]

Cultural Festival fun, educational

Acorn Staff Writer

Imagine salsa dancing to a live band, with 12-foot-high puppets at your side. Such was one of the sights at last Saturday’s Calabasas Cultural Festival at Old Town. The festival in historical Leonis Adobe integrated arts, culture, music and dance, according to Thelma Starr, member of the Calabasas Arts Council, the organization that put on the event. Hundreds of people […]