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Pet of the Week



SHE’S JUST BEAUTIFUL––This is "Rosa," a 2-year-old Australian shepherd. She’s snow white with a splash or two of saddle tan. Rosa was abandoned by her previous owner and is shy and untrusting when she first meets you. She needs love and hugs to return to her sweet self. Inquire about No. A824800 when you call or come by the Agoura […]

Auditions conducted for ‘Algernon’



‘SAY IT WITH FEELING’––Director Preston Sparks, left, gives some pointers to Rob Schneider, who’s reading for the role of Charlie. Victoria Sayeg reads for the role of Norma. The Young Artists Ensemble recently conducted auditions for ‘‘Flowers for Algernon’’ at the Arts Council Center in Thousand Oaks Performances are scheduled for Feb. 23 through March 11. For more information about […]

An Oversized, Completely Landscaped Backyard is But One of the Many Features of this Beautiful Oak Park Home



An Oversized, Completely Landscaped Backyard is But One of the Many Features of this Beautiful Oak Park Home This new home in Oak Park is the largest Chambord with 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, plus a large upstairs bonus room and tech center. One bedroom is downstairs. The residence has more than 4,000 sq.ft. of luxurious living space. The oversized rear […]

‘The Canyon’ hosts Chamber event



SALUTING A JOB WELL DONE––The Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce recognizes 14 outstanding educators at during a recent holiday mixer at the recently opened "The Canyon," (formerly Vance Moran’s Canyon Club Dinner Theatre.) Presenting the awards were chamber boardmember Don Dusablon, left, and Alex Soteras, president. Next to Soteras from the left is Larry Misel, principal of Agoura High School. […]

Donations sought



The Marines & Friends group of Simi Valley, led by founder Sgt. John Miranda, have begun their fundraising drive for the 12th annual MetroKids Christmas Extravaganza at Metropolitan State Hospital, Norwalk. "Because of tight security and protective custody measures, our kids aren’t able to venture outside of their environment. Therefore, we Marines & Friends bring the best of the outside […]

Children discover philanthropy



The Los Angeles Make-A-Wish Foundation wants to alert parents, teachers and PTA members of the opportunity to help children discover the importance of philanthropy and community service through the Foundation’s Kids For Wish Kids Program. This program is about kids, in their own way, helping other kids who are living with a life-threatening illness. Children of all ages create ideas […]

Holiday ship ‘sales’ in



The Ventura County Maritime Museum’s Model Guild will stage its annual Holiday Ship Model Expo and Sale through Dec. 31. A broad range of types and sizes of vessels will be represented, from small fishing dories to fully-armed and fitted-out historic war ships, all done to exacting scale to accurately represent the true dimensions of the original vessels. All models […]

Squirrel of the Month



‘EVERYONE LIKES MY HAT’––Jennifer Carlo, who takes care of legal advertising and doubles as a receptionist at The Acorn, looks quite fashionable with her fancy headwear. Actually, it’s a live squirrel and nobody but a trained professional like Jennifer should try a dangerous stunt like this one. (Not because the squirrel was any threat––he was actually quite tame––but that Jennifer […]

Bye bye Oldsmobile! GM pulls the plug on a 104-year-old icon

Acorn Automotive Editor

Bye bye Oldsmobile! GM pulls the plug on a 104-year-old icon In a stunning announcement, General Motors President Rick Wagoner announced that the Oldsmobile Division will be phased out, despite major investments over the past few years that resulted in critically acclaimed new Oldsmobile products. In the announcement he confirmed that the division was still unprofitable and its sales volume […]

This Private, Gated 3 Bedroom Westlake Village Home is a Real Find, and Must be Seen to be Completely Appreciated



This Private, Gated 3 Bedroom Westlake Village Home is a Real Find, and Must be Seen to be Completely Appreciated This private, gated, much sought after 3 bedroom and 2 bath Westlake single-story home is in a serene secluded setting. The unique backyard with redwoods and pines looks as if it came from Sunset magazine, and the half-acre flag lot […]