Westlake building sold for $2.2 million

Westlake building sold for $2.2 million Westlake Office Plaza, a fully-occupied, 10,000 sq. ft., two-story office building located in Westlake Village at 2835 Townsgate Road, has been acquired by local investors for $2.2 million. The announcement was made by Westcord Commercial Real Estate Services of Westlake Village, which represented both the buyer, Anthony Andreoli, and the seller, Westlake Office Plaza. […]

Locker-room users worry about fungi, mold

The ideal conditions for the growth of fungi, mold and bacteria are temperatures between 65 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit, humidity and little ventilation. Or in other words, locker rooms. Add to that steamy environment hundreds of people sharing the same amenities and the potential for contamination increases exponentially. But don’t let that threat keep you from keeping fit. Instead, practice […]

Sports gear donations needed

Donating your winter sports gear to a worthy cause could make you part of a winning team. Through Dec. 31, consumers can bring their unwanted ski and snowboard equipment and clothing to winter sports retailers who accept it on behalf of charitable organizations. A special athlete may use it to ski or ride for the first time–or to win a […]

Children’s Christmas party planned

At least 450 needy children are expected to attend a Christmas party hosted by St. Paschal Baylon Church on Sat., Dec. 16. Underprivileged children of the church and the community are invited to the party scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. in the church hall at 155 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. The Men’s Club will provide a lunch […]

On the Trail

A Four-Legged Kind of Faith

It was always hard to shop for humans at the holidays––but never for Zoe the Dog. Though she probably went through several dozen Frisbees and tennis balls in her lifetime, she never tired of receiving a new one. At Christmas 1998, Zoe’s incredible high-energy life was winding down. Fourteen years of hiking, running, swimming, jumping, climbing and other adventures had […]

Kim Gill

Kim Gill Kim Gill has been commended by broker/owner Bob Majorino and sales manager Nancy Eke of Prudential California Realty’s Regional Center. During a recent 60-day period, Gill sold seven properties valued at more than $3.2 million. A recipient of Prudential’s prestigious President’s Circle Award, Gill specializes in residential and investment properties in Calabasas, Agoura, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury […]

For the record

Tim Fitchett, who was 9 years old in 1988, was the youngest member to ever serve on the Agoura Hills Disaster Response Team (DRT). That was the year that DRT formed. An article in the Nov. 23 Acorn was incorrect and we regret crediting someone else.

Bank officials warn that ATM dangers lurk during holiday shopping season

While holiday shoppers are busily searching store after store for the perfect gifts for loved ones, Bank of America offers the following tips to guard against fraud and crime during this busy season. If credit cards, an ATM card or personal checks are lost or stolen, report the loss as soon as possible to your financial institution or card issuer. […]

For families and friends of alcoholics, holidays aren’t happy

For News USA

Holidays can bring out the best and the worst in people. The holiday season means family gatherings, special dinners, gifts and lots of celebrating. But along with the fun and festivities, many family members and friends of alcoholics also experience drunken scenes, unhappy memories, hopelessness, despair and loneliness. When we arrive at our first Al-Anon meeting, the words of the […]


THURS., DEC. 14 Chamber Breakfast Calabasas Chamber of Commerce Chamber breakfast begins 7:15 a.m. at Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. (818) 222-5680 Winter Choir Concert Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. Moorpark Road, T.O.: Award-winning high school choir performs 7:30 p.m. in school’s Performing Arts Center. $6. (805) 496-5462 A Dickens Of A Carol Santa Susana […]

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