2000-11-23

The new Volvo S60 “We kept the toy and threw away the box”

Acorn Automotive Editor

The new Volvo S60 "We kept the toy and threw away the box" It was almost three years ago when Volvo’s chief designer, Peter Horbury, an exuberant Englishman, exclaimed to the world’s motoring press that, at last, "Volvo has kept the toy and thrown away the box." He was referring to the introduction of the revolutionary C70 coupe. Until then […]

Be the ‘King of the Hill’ in this 4 Bedroom Home



This 4 bedroom and 2.5 bath home with nearly 2,500 sq.ft. is a retreat unto itself. The top-of-the-hill location offers privacy and unmatched, unbelievable views of the Conejo Valley. Low maintenance landscaping and a sparkling pool are featured on the lot of more than 16,400 sq.ft. The home has many upgrades and has been remodeled throughout. The bright, open kitchen […]

Water board election winners tell employees to expect no major changes

Acorn Staff Writer

The two newly elected members of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board of Directors told LVMWD employees that a changing of the guard might bring about new policies in the water district, but won’t affect jobs or salaries. Charles Caspary and Glen Longarini introduced themselves to 60 of the district’s 125 employees during a get-acquainted meeting at district headquarters […]

Your Best Bet for Home Entertainment LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Your Best Bet for Home Entertainment LISA ADAMS/The Acorn RIBBON CUTTING––Lyn Perry, center, with his wife Cynthia (co-owners of Wilshire Home Entertainment) and Mike McMaster, operations manager, are joined by members of the Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce during a formal ribbon cutting ceremony. The new store is located at 1412 N. Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks in […]

At Interface, volunteers do make a difference



Interface Children Family Services offers a challenging opportunity for individuals interested in helping others. Volunteers are needed to assist in providing mentoring for children, information and referral, outreach crisis counseling and intervention to runaway and troubled youth and their families and for battered women and their children. Volunteers are also needed to work with abused children, as office assistants and […]

Agoura Chargers upset San Luis Obispo

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura football team took its show on the road last Friday night, traveling to San Luis Obispo and defeating the Northern League champion Tigers, 44-34, in a CIF Southern Section Division IV first-round playoff game. It was an offensive show as usual for the Chargers, who racked up 561 yards and 44 points against a San Luis Obispo defense […]

Volvo revolutionizes in-car communication

Acorn Automotive Editor

Imagine driving down the freeway and your car tells you that you are low on fuel and that at the next exit is a gas station that accepts your specific credit card and shows you directions to get there. Imagine a car that realizes that you have a specific service problem, diagnoses it and even makes an appointment with your […]

A Beautiful Four Bedroom Lang Ranch Home



A Beautiful Four Bedroom Lang Ranch Home This beautiful Lang Ranch home with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and a 3-car garage has an extremely functional floorplan. There are tile floors in the entry, kitchen, family room and downstairs bath. The living room has vaulted ceilings and white wood blinds on most of the windows. The spacious kitchen has a garden […]

Office building construction will continue in the city of Agoura Hills along Agoura Road, Canwood Street



Office building construction will continue in the city of Agoura Hills along Agoura Road, Canwood Street Centerpointe is part of planned commercial subdivision at Ladyface Circle that was approved in 1987, but never got off the ground. "I’d like to get this project started," said developer Ed Ball of Westlake Village. "I’ve been working on it so long it’s tiring." […]

Calabasas resident named regional president



The Ryland Group (NYSE:RYL) recently announced that Mark L. Beisswanger of Calabasas has been promoted to president of the company’s West Region homebuilding operations, succeeding Frank J. Scardina. Beisswanger has more than 14 years’ experience in the homebuilding industry. He joined Ryland in September 1999 as vice president of the West Region, responsible for the company’s homebuilding operations in the […]


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