2001-02-22

Apartments, condos may replace office space

Acorn Staff Writer

Development plans in the city of Agoura Hills are changing again due to several factors. It now appears a 40-acre site on Canwood Street where Denny’s Restaurant is located will have apartments and condominiums and fewer office buildings, according to officials. Representatives of Los Angeles-based J.H. Snyder, the holder of development rights to the location, met recently with the city […]

Security to be beefed up at new city hall



While the city hall/library project in Westlake Village is still under construction, city officials are considering security systems. Westlake Village currently contracts with Aid Alert Security of Westlake Village for the security system needs at the existing city hall. City officials have consulted with the firm on several security-related issues and the company was asked to propose and to design […]

Girl Scouts appreciate the elderly



SCOUTS HONOR GRANDPARENTS––Junior Girl Scout Troop 211 from Westlake Village recently "adopted" two grandparents from the Hillcrest Inn. The girls will visit Nadine Adams, at left, and Rose Bliman on a monthly basis. The Scouts kneeling from left are Shayna Marks, Carolin Kunze and Katie Rogers. Standing are Jaclyn Borowski, Kristin Harvey, Brittany Orr, Monica Simonds, Allison Ramiller, Amanda Ferro […]

Monitor your heart health by using brand new innovations



The American Heart Association’s new "One of a Kind" personalized health management program is a free, state-of-the-art, Web-based program that acts like your own personal "techno-trainer" by informing, motivating and supporting you every step of the way as you work to change unhealthy behaviors that put you at risk for heart attack and stroke. Such behaviors include obesity and overweight, […]

District will host teaching Job Faire



Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) will host a Job Faire from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat., March 10 in anticipation of various teaching vacancies for the 2001-02 school year. The Job Faire is for applicants in their last semester of student teaching who will hold a teaching credential by August and for anyone who already has a […]

Bike Club plans events



The North Ranch Mountain Bikers and the Single Track Mountain Bike Club for singles meet weekly for rides in the east Ventura County area. Experienced mountain bike ride leaders guide participants at an easy recreational pace for all levels of riders. There’s no charge for rides which begin at 9 and 10 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, […]

A concept for the hippie in all of us — VW’s new Microbus

Acorn Automotive Editor

There are times that I miss not growing up in California. As much as the "Swinging 60s" was fun in London, there must have been something special about the 60s in Southern California. I watched a lot of it on television but it was only when I arrived here, just over 20 years ago, that I was able to visit […]

This Spacious Home Has a Built-In Entertainment Center



In a beautiful gated estate neighborhood surrounded by natural open space, this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath single-story home features a dramatic foyer, and the vaulted ceiling gives magnificent dimensions to the formal living and dining rooms. The spacious family room has a built-in entertainment center. There is a family-size kitchen to really move around in and a bright breakfast area […]


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