North Area Plan approved by supervisors

Acorn Staff Writer

North Area Plan approved by supervisors Answering the call to keep local development in check, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors gave approval Tuesday to a scaled-down version of the Santa Monica Mountains North Area Plan, the county’s first major land use plan in 20 years. Supervisors voted 5-0 to allow 3,700 new homes in the North Area Plan […]

Safety tips

Lost Hills Station of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department offers the following suggestions for a safe Halloween: Halloween blood and gore are harmless stuff for the most part. But sometimes dressing up as a super hero, a scary monster or an alien from outer space — coupled with the excitement of Halloween — brings out aggressive behavior. Even fake knives, […]

Kids should be vaccinated against pneumococcus

The National Child Care Association is urging parents across the country to have their children vaccinated against pneumococcus, the leading bacterial cause of serious bloodstream infections called bacteremia and potentially fatal meningitis in young children. Children enrolled in daycare centers are at increased risk for pneumococcal disease because of close contact with other youngsters. About 60 percent of all U.S. […]

Job Fair will be Wednesday

Conejo Valley Adult Education will host its second Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 1 on the Thousand Oaks campus at 1025 Old Farm Road. Leading local employers such as Technicolor, Countrywide Home Loans, Target, Conejo Valley Unified School District, Sears, Volt, CDI, Hyatt Hotels and Executive Search Consultants will be on hand to interview […]

Oak Park gearing up for CIF meets

At the Mt. SAC Invitational meet, the biggest high school cross country meet in the nation in terms of participation, Oak Park ran two of its top 10 boys and two of its top eight girls last Friday. Coach Kevin Smith said that the Eagles’ focus was more on the Ventura County championships, which take place tomorrow at Lake Casitas, […]

‘Anything Goes’ comes to Kavli Theatre

Cabrillo Music Theatre will bring Cole Porter’s lively, tuneful 1934 hit "Anything Goes" to the stage of the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza for a Nov. 3 through 12 run. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays with 2 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sundays. Play goers are sure to be humming such enduring classics as […]

Water rate increase totally unjustified

In a recent newspaper article, directors Rufener and Knopp assert the early necessity to rehabilitate Las Virgenes Water District’s infrastructure of pipes and pumps. These gentlemen suggest these costs will require the district to increase water rates to customers. Evidently these directors have not considered methods used by many corporations to finance large expansion or rehabilitation projects. Very often long […]

An Incredible 5 Bedroom Morrison Highlands Veiw Estate Located On A Private Cul-de-sac

An Incredible 5 Bedroom Morrison Highlands Veiw Estate Located On A Private Cul-de-sac This Morrison Highlands home with 5 bedrooms and 5 baths has new carpeting and fresh paint. The dramatic entry of this incredible view estate on a private cul-de-sac and greenbelt has a hardwood floor and an awesome chandelier. Look out from beautifully framed doors and windows in […]

Linda Stanley

Linda Stanley Linda Stanley was commended by Bob Majorino, broker and owner of Prudential California Realty, and Darrell Bradbrook, branch manager, for her recent sales statistics. During a key period, she brought in sales and listings totaling $2.1 million. A member of Prudential Real Estate’s Presidents Committee, Stanley places in the top 3 percent out of more than 40,000 agents […]

Two pumpkins exchange vows JIM RULE/The Acorn

Two pumpkins exchange vows JIM RULE/The Acorn ‘DO YOU TAKE THIS, THIS–WHATEVER–AS YOUR AWFUL WEDDED HUSBAND?’– During the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival, City Councilman Dennis Washburn (portraying the preacher) marries a pair of pumpkins, "Punky," left, and "Cali Bass." The ninth annual Pumpkin Festival was last weekend. It was produced by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the city […]

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