2000-12-21

Mink promoted to full-time public works director

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Calabasas recently added interim Public Works Director Charles Mink to its roster of permanent employees. Mink has served in the position on a contract basis since September of 1999, and now has been assigned the full-time position, which will officially begin on next Tues., Dec. 26. Mink, who goes by "Chuck," spent the last 15 months doing […]

Post office is a great holiday gift stop



When racking their brains for last-minute gift ideas, a growing number of people are discovering a virtual treasure trove of thoughtful, practical presents in a place you may not have thought of: the post office. The U. S. Postal Service offers a number of delightful products that can be used as stocking stuffers, tips for the newspaper carrier––even fun, active […]

Local cities offer a variety of ski trips for youth



The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are currently accepting registrations for ski and snowboard trips open to youth ages 11 to 17. Trips will depart at 6 a.m. from the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., with a 7 p.m. return. Participants must bring their own ski equipment. Trips are scheduled for Mondays (and school holidays) […]

Pet of the Week



THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE––"Shiba" in her Santa hat is expressing happy holiday wishes from the Agoura Animal Shelter. Shiba is a Shiba-Inu mix, has a pretty blonde coat, and as you can see, she is gorgeous.Shiba is about 5 years old and available for adoption now. Inquire about No. 823068 when you call the Agoura Animal Shelter at (818) […]

Bruce Brothers to perform at New Year’s bash



The Bruce Brothers Band will be performing New Year’s Eve in the ballroom at the North Ranch Community Center. The band will play a blend of blues, swing, rhythm and blues for dancers, as well as classic oldies. The dinner set will be softer jazz and blues numbers. Well-known from local engagements, the Bruce Brothers Band features Los Angeles session […]

Bev and Saul Ovdat



Bev and Saul Ovdat Bev and Saul Ovdat of Young Realtors have been the No. 1 sales team at Young Realtors since 1992, and a top-selling team in the Agoura and Oak Park areas since 1986. The team has annually achieved the top rank of the firm’s Diamond Sales category; also its top service award. Recognized as extremely hard working, […]

Pat Helton



Pat Helton Pat Helton of Coldwell Banker Town & Country has been congratulated by Guy Standing, district manager, as the top listing agent for the month of November. She is the company’s No. 1 agent in the Conejo Valley and Ventura County. Helton has achieved Coldwell Banker’s highest honor, membership in International President’s Elite, since 1987. Coldwell Banker Town & […]

Coyote attacks continue

Acorn Staff Writer

Coyotes are attacking local cats and dogs. Steve Rosenstein, a DVM at the Agoura/Westlake Animal Hospital, helped stitch up a dog from a coyote attack a few weeks ago. The veterinarian treated still another injured dog from a similar attack last week. This dog was left with four puncture wounds and a leg in a cast. The white Maltese was […]

Interface seeks positive girls



Interface Children Family Services is looking for motivated women willing to share their positive life experiences with girls ages 11-14 through Amigas Unidas, a school-based program assisting junior high school girls to make positive choices for their future. The program covers self-esteem, self-identification, relationships, health and career opportunities for women in today’s society. Interface Children Family Services is a Ventura […]

Living Nativity on display



A living Nativity, "And a New Star Shall Appear," will be presented from 7:30 to 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrown night, Thurs. and Fri., Dec. 21 and 22, on the front lawn of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 35 S. Wendy Drive in Newbury Park. The cast of 30 includes Brighton Hertford, age 14, as Mary and […]


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