Republicans seek volunteers

Volunteers are needed by the Conejo Valley Republican headquarters, which has opened its offices at 3366 Thousand Oaks Blvd., at the southwest corner of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Duesenberg Drive. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Prospective volunteers are asked to leave their name and telephone number at (805) 370-8905 […]

Late fees waived

The city of Thousand Oaks is offering a cost savings to those without current licenses for dogs when they purchase and update licenses at Agoura Animal Shelter. Until the end of the year, a penalty waiver program will be available for Thousand Oaks residents who voluntarily purchase and update dog licenses through Dec. 30. Only license fees will be charged […]

Magician to appear

Theatregoers are in for an evening of surprises when Amos Levkovitch makes his first local appearance in "It’s Magic!" at 7:30 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 15 at the Fred Kavli Theatre of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Among his credits, Levkovitch, Stage Magician of the Year, has worked his wizardry at the Academy of Magical Arts and Hollywood’s Magic […]

Gayle Caughey & Sally Bellerue

The Gonseln team of Gayle Caughey and Sally Bellerue were recently commended by Bob Majorino, owner/broker of Prudential California Realty, and Darrell Bradbrook, branch manager, for a fantastic month of production. In a recent 30-day period, the pair posted listings and sales for properties totaling more than $10.7 million. Caughey and Bellerue have received numerous awards, including Prudential Real Estate’s […]

Sands Realtors Will Host Career Night

Sands Realtors Will Host Career Night Fred Sands Realtors has scheduled a Career Night for 7 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 17 at its Encino office, 16830 Ventura Blvd. The free event is designed to inform the public on how to get started in a real estate career. Topics at the seminar will include practical advice on gaining a real estate […]

Joe Sergus

Joe Sergus Joe Sergus of Fred Sands Realtors is once again being recognized for his consistent top producing efforts as a leading broker and associate for the No. 1 selling company in the area. Sergus has earned recognition in the company’s prestigious Executive’s Circle for the fifth consecutive year by providing quality service. He says his many local referrals and […]

Rufener says he makes sense for LVMWD

Acorn Staff Writer

For Westlake Village resident Ken Rufener, retirement doesn’t mean laziness. Far from it. The 80-year-old candidate for Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) plays golf weekly, takes a friend to the doctor on a regular basis, does his own yard work and is involved in a major fundraiser at his church. Hardly a day goes by that Rufener isn’t busy. […]

Wedding bells ring

Kim Hughes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hughes, was wed to Pat Brisson of Valleyfield, Canada, at Ocean Trails Golf Club, Rancho Palos Verdes, on Aug. 18. The bride is a 1988 graduate of Agoura High School. She’s a medical assistant to dermatologist Richard Strick, M.D., at UCLA. She plays ice hockey with the Black Hawks in the North […]


DATEBOOK THURS., OCT. 12 Candidates Forum THOUSAND OAKS ACORN and ADELPHIA CABLE TV: Forum to meet City Council candidates begins 7:30 p.m. at Clarion Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Free. (818) 706-0266 The Acorn Preschooler Punkins City of Calabasas Library, 26135 Mureau Road #100, Calabasas: Pumpkin Patch Storytimes for ages 2-3 begins each Thursday at […]

Building a ‘Sukkah’ LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn

Building a ‘Sukkah’ LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn A HUT FOR BLESSINGS– Sheldon Tilles, left, of Thousand Oaks Temple Etz Chaim Men’s Club; Marc Firestone, club president; and past president Colin Pullin construct the Sukkah for the holiday of Sukkot that begins tomorrow night. The Sukkah is a temporary dwelling to remind Jews of the Israelites’ pilgrimage through the desert. The […]