Westlake Village accepting nominations for citizen, youth recognition programs

The city of Westlake Village is accepting nominations for the 2000 annual citizen and youth recognition programs. The citizen recognition program identifies and recognizes outstanding individuals who’ve enhanced and improved the quality of life in the city. The youth recognition program identifies and recognizes outstanding youth, both individually and those serving oganizations. It includes elementary to high school ages. Nominees […]

Agoura Chamber mixer is set

The Agoura Chamber of Commerce will host a mixer 5:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 26 at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills, in the school’s G Building/theatre. The cost will be $3 for non-members, $2 for Chamber members. For more information, please call (818) 889-3150 or visit the Chamber at 5935 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills.

Chargers love to run

Laura Jakosky is the veteran of the Agoura cross-country teams this year, as she stars for the Chargers for her fourth varsity season. "Team-wise, our varsity girls are greatly improved," Jakosky said, assessing this year’s team compared with last year. "We’re a pretty young team, and we’re improving each meet," Jakosky added. Helaina Bernstein, a senior, Shannon Duley, a junior, […]

Thousand Oaks is home to GM’s western region

Acorn Automotive Editor

Thousand Oaks is home to GM’s western region Despite all the changes going on in the auto industry General Motors is still the worlds largest automaker and there is a definite local link. Over the past few years GM has undertaken a major reorganization in the way it manages itself. One major change was the creation of five national regions […]

This One’s Located In A Nice Neighborhoold

This One’s Located In A Nice Neighborhoold This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has more than 2,300 sq.ft. and a 3-car garage, and it was only built in 1999. The master retreat is generous. The master bath has 2 closets (one mirrored and the other a walk-in), also a separate shower and jacuzzi. The chef’s kitchen has upgraded maple cabinets […]

It’s Located Right On The Water

It’s Located Right On The Water Situated on a large lot on a desirable corner-point location in Westlake Village is this 4 bedroom, 3 bath Shores waterfront view/pool estate that has been listed for sale by Joan Young of Young Realtors for $1,150,000. The residence is highlighted by a living room, a family room, an atrium and a dine. Other […]

Water board chairman seeks reelection

Acorn Staff Writer

Gordon Knopp, a candidate seeking his second term on the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board of Directors, has turned into a voice of reason on the sometimes-bickering five-member panel. Knopp, the 72-year-old board chairman, said he looks to protect the customers first whenever controversy besets the board. With a master’s degree in electrical engineering and 30 years of experience […]

Women schedule craft boutique

The Agoura Valley Woman’s Club has scheduled its annual Craft Boutique and Swap Meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 12. The event will take place in the parking lot at the Twin Oaks Mall on Kanan Road in Agoura Hills. For more information, please call Alta Broodryk at (818) 878-9801.

Oak Park’s runners are ready for postseason meets

Oak Park cross-country runner Ben Saxey defeated his teammate and friend, Mark Nevers, an All-State runner, at Oak Canyon Park last Thursday during the Tri Valley League’s second league meet. Oak Park improved to 7-1 and tied for first place with Fillmore after it won the meet, while Carpinteria was a distant third at 4-4. Saxey’s 16:40 was one-second ahead […]

Mercedes-Benz offers Internet in the car

Acorn Automotive Editor

If you are like me the Internet has become such a part of your life that it is becoming difficult to know how we lived without it. There are now over 7 million unique sites on the World Wide Web and the number is growing daily. You just can’t get away from it. Wireless web access even gives you your […]