City of Westlake Village adds more patrols

Mayor Ed Corridori of Agoura Hills said at a recent Chamber of Commerce event that more patrols make safer streets. City of Westlake Village officials agree. Westlake Village will increase deputy patrols. The city spends 25 percent of its annual budget on public safety. New commitments will enable one additional squad car and motorcycle officers to provide more police presence […]

Young leader goes to Washington

Acorn Staff Writer

Katie Winningham, 17, is a junior at Oak Park High School, was chosen by her guidance counselor to attend with 349 other students around the country the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) in Washington, D.C. Not only did Winningham learn more about Congress, she met people from all over the country. Winningham moved to Oak Park from Studio City after […]

Asthma training provided

Asthma is the most common medical threat to America’s children, accounting for 10 million missed school days each year and the problem is getting worse, particularly for younger children. The American Lung Association of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties is providing free Nebulizer training to day care providers from 3-5 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 21 at Franklin Elementary School in […]

Oak Park student-athletes are feeling good about themselves

There’s a lot of winning going on at the Oak Park campus these days, as the Eagles’ girls soccer team, coached by Ted Eggleston was undefeated (9-0-1) while winning a league title. "It’s great to have all the teams winning," said girls’ basketball coach Lindsay Strothers , noting that the Eagles boys, coached by Rob Hall, are headed toward the […]

If you build it, it will come The Land Rover Freelander

Acorn Automotive Editor

If you build it, it will come The Land Rover Freelander It’s been the best selling SUV in Europe for the last three years but Land Rover had to reinvent the vehicle to make it work in this market. At last, the new U.S. model Freelander, debuted recently at the 2001 Detroit Auto Show. Land Rover has identified a new […]

Enjoy Views to Die For From This North Ranch Home

This beautifully appointed North Ranch home has it all, with views to die for that go on and on. The fabulous infinity pool gives the illusion of falling off the end of the mountain. This home has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The romantic master suite has a fireplace and French doors leading to the lushly landscaped yard. There is […]

Lynn Regal Receives Award

Lynn Regal was recently congratulated by Gary Paller, owner/broker of Coldwell Banker Paller & Company Realtors, upon receiving the top listing volume award for the month of December. Regal, an associate vice president with CB Paller, is a Previews Property specialist, a member of the International Diamond Society and works as a training director with new agents. Reach Lynn Regal […]

McClintock bill would reinstate car tax cut

McClintock bill would reinstate car tax cut A bipartisan measure jointly sponsored by state Sen. Joe Dunn (D-Garden Grove) and state Sen. Tom McClintock (R-Thousand Oaks) has passed the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee by a vote of 5-0. The measure, SenateBill 22, will give motorists an immediate cut in their car tax. In 1998 legislation was passed lowering the […]

Public affairs enrollment begins for Arts Council

California Arts Council and Coro Southern California, in partnership with the Ventura County Arts Council, invite members of the community to experience firsthand the breadth, complexity and pressures of public affairs while developing tools to become stronger arts community leaders. The CAC/Coro Arts Leadership Program-Ventura County is a three-month, 12-session program that meets weekly on Thursday and one Friday from […]

New directors named at Wellness Community

Alan Hopkins of Westlake Village has been elected president of the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura’s Board of Directors for 2001. The organization provides free support programs for cancer patients and their loved ones. It’s at 530 Hampshire Road in Westlake Village. Other officers include Kenneth Kossoff of Oak Park, vice president; Paul Baskin of Newbury Park, secretary; and Pamela Kelty of […]