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A California Ranch Style Home



A California Ranch Style Home This California ranch style 1-story home with a gorgeous atrium entrance has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and a 2-car garage. It is light and bright with neutral carpet, windows galore and vaulted ceilings. The upgraded kitchen has plenty of drawers, light wood cabinets, white tile and a garden window. The family room and kitchen open […]

Calabasas adds a new crossing guard

Acorn Staff Writer

Students returned to Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas yesterday feeling a little safer about crossing Mulholland Highway. The city’s Traffic and Transportation Department began a five-month pilot program in which a crossing guard was put into place to escort children across the busy street where it intersects with Declaration Avenue. Residents of the Mulwood neighborhood prompted the action after expressing […]

Scout troop is diligent for the holidays



SCOUTS’ HONOR––Cub Scout Troop 3775 of Westlake Village took part in a bowl-a-thon over the holidays. The 35 boys and parents also participated in a very worthy cause; they collected gifts that were donated to the Many Mansions nonprofit organization. Many Mansions helps with housing for low income residents. Troop 3775 meets at Westminster Presbyterian.

CHS students donate their bookstore earnings



The Helping Hands Club from Calabasas High School volunteered their time this holiday season wrapping gifts for four days on a donation-only basis at the Barnes and Noble bookstore in the Calabasas Commons. Club members Sheila Sayani, Roya Shahi, Sanaz Adhami, Bita Neyestani, Simone Chen, Nelly Amini and Netta Grutman accumulated more than $160 in tips. Sayani expressed the club’s […]

Trust is subject of upcoming service



"Trusting My Partner" is the subject of Rev. Irma Oestmann’s message at the Unity Center Church services at 10 a.m., Sun., Jan. 7. Services are held in Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview, Thousand Oaks. Special music will be performed by the Cornelius Sisters and pianist Zach Spencer. Children’s church is at 10:15 a.m. and childcare is available. An orientation for […]

A Spacious Estate with Breathtaking Views of the Agoura Valley



A Spacious Estate with Breathtaking Views of the Agoura Valley This spacious Highlands estate with breathtaking views of the entire Agoura Valley features dramatic vaulted ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, a charming country kitchen with adjacent breakfast room, a gracious formal dining room, and massive family room with a fireplace and walk-in wet bar with leaded glass window overlooking the enormous […]

Susan Stone



Susan Stone Susan Stone of White House Properties was recently congratulated by Marty Williams, president, for her outstanding production. She closed three escrows totaling $1.3 million during a one-week period. Stone, who is fluent in Spanish, French and Portuguese, currently is studying Japanese and Hebrew. Specializing in the west San Fernando Valley and east Conejo Valley markets, Susan Stone of […]

Walking to school offers benefits



Children today don’t have the opportunities to be as physically active vs. previous generations. Many schools don’t have physical education classes every day and many elementary schools are removing recess from the daily schedule. At home, children have a wider variety of television programs and video games filling their leisure time. Less than 10 percent of trips to and from […]

A father remembered in Westlake



DEDICATION CEREMONY––This tree is planted in a First Neighborhood greenbelt in memory of Raymond E. Aufmuth, deceased father of Westlake Village resident Bonnie Quintanilla. Dedication ceremonies were conducted at the site by members of the immediate family and included left to right: Agnes Aufmuth, Bonnie Quintanilla, and Bryan and Dino Quintanilla. The tree, a 24-inch box silk, was planted in […]


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