Calabasas preserves more open space Sharon Makokian Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas preserves more open space Sharon Makokian Acorn Staff Writer The city of Calabasas and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC) recently purchased about 86 acres of land that they plan to preserve for open space, recreation and education. Located on the south side of Mulholland Highway, east of Old Topanga, the land includes the 81 acres across from Calabasas […]

Shakespeare songs to be sung in Simi

In full Elizabethan costume, singer/composer William Clark will take the stage in the community room of the Simi Valley Library at 2 p.m., Sun., Jan. 21, to perform songs that celebrate the sonnets of William Shakespeare. Some of Clark’s songs are set to blues music, some to jazz and others to western music, giving Shakespeare’s literary sonnets a contemporary twist. […]

Libraries schedule Internet learning program

Both the Thousand Oaks Library and the Newbury Park Branch of Thousand Oaks Library have scheduled a special Internet program for adults who are confused, unsure or just curious about the Internet and the World Wide Web. Designed for people new to the Internet, the classes will detail how to navigate the Web using the Netscape browser, review some of […]

Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn WAITING IS THE HARDEST PART––This lonesome gal is longing for a new warm and loving home. She’s a 3-year-old Doberman pinscher-mix, black with a tan trim. She’s also sweet and a bit shy the first meeting. Inquire about No. A831074 when you call or come by the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura […]

Volkswagen shows a Jetta wagon

Acorn Automotive Editor

Volkswagen of America, Inc. took the wraps off its first-ever Jetta Wagon at the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, along with a bevy of other new and updated models that include a New Beetle Sport model, a new Passat sedan and wagon, and a limited Wolfsburg edition Jetta. With only 5,000 being produced, the New Beetle Sport is a limited, […]

Johanna Peters

Johanna Peters Johanna Peters, a consistent top-producing sales associate and two-time Diamond Sales Award winner with Young Realtors, was congratulated by Joan Young, president, for being appointed director of the California Association of Realtors for the Conejo Valley. Peters, awarded 1997 Realtor/Associate of the Year by the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors, is a long-time veteran of the California real […]

Council to interview commissioner candidates despite possible policy change

Acorn Staff Writer

The Calabasas City Council will interview 12 applicants for two seats on the planning commission at its Jan. 17 meeting. The seats became open when terms ended in October, but the current members—Scott Solomon and Mike Tingus—have continued to serve until the council makes new appointments. Solomon, who’s serving a short term as a replacement, has applied for a full-term […]

Westlake’s Cyber3 acquires Teck Design

Acorn Staff Writer

Cyber3, a Westlake Village-based computer and software reseller, recently acquired Teck Design, an authorized Apple reseller formerly located on Thousand Oaks Boulevard. Peter Lock, president of Cyber3 and an Apple Solutions Expert, has been in business for 12 years and in 1995 moved his corporate offices from Glendale to Westlake Village. Lock said his goal is further expansion of the […]

Computer class, other events planned for senior citizens

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering a beginning computer class and "Word" class for ages 50 and up. The beginning computer class is from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursdays from Jan. 18 through Feb. 22. Participants will learn about computer hardware, operating systems and windows, using software programs that are easy to understand. The […]

Cat and dog adoptions to be televised

Beautiful rescued cats and dogs needing loving homes can be viewed at 9 p.m. every Tuesday on Channel 8 TV. Pets are offered for adoption by LIFE Animal Rescue, a nonprofit organization, each Saturday at Petsmart, 5766 W. Lindero Canyon Road in Westlake Village (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and at Petco, 140 W. Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks (11 […]