CLEANING UP AFTER THE RAIN–The bridge on Triunfo Canyon Road between the lake in Westlake Village, east of Westlake Boulevard, needs tender loving maintenance after hefty rainfall earlier this month. Other sites, too, showed rain and flood damage.

Rug Store Offers Hard to Find Merchandise, Services

Gold Rugs Gallery, a store specializing in imported rugs, has opened in Thousand Oaks. Many famous, or rare, colorful and intricate hand-woven designs are available. You don’t need to visit the Orient to acquire the very best. Store owner Bijan Micaeli and Houtan Hormozian, the store manager, will happily show you the best and biggest local selection of rugs and […]

Elks Lodge ruler elected, to be installed

John D’Ambrogio has been elected Exalted Ruler of the Thousand Oaks Elks Lodge No. 2477 for the year 2001-2002. He’ll be installed on March 28 during ceremonies at the Elks Lodge, 158 Conejo School Road in Thousand Oaks. For additional information, please call the Lodge at (805) 496-2477.

St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Community celebrates first anniversary

St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Community will celebrate the first anniversary of the dedication of the church with an Open House from noon to 3 p.m. on Sun., March 18. The event is open to parishioners as well as all members of the community at large. The Open House will offer a variety of refreshments to reflect the Polish heritage of […]

Calabasas election ‘hit pieces’ serve as a warning

Calabasas election ‘hit pieces’ serve as a warning The glitzy Calabasas Taxpayers Alliance campaign mailers for Frishman and Brower, especially the one which read "Calabasas has some dirty little secrets," were an inflammatory and illicit attack on incumbent candidates Devine and Bozajian, and makes it crystal clear that certain area special interests believe they can win elections using mass circulations […]

Community gears up for Conejo Valley Days

It’s just about that time of year when residents of Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes notice folks decked out in Western garb having barbecues and parties, bake sales and golf tournaments all as part of one of the largest community fundraising events in the nation gets underway. Conejo Valley Days (CVD) kicks off with its official picnic beginning at 11 a.m. and […]

Make Your Life Easier by Getting Organized

With an eye for design and the keys to being organized, Lee Forese, professional organizer and owner of The Westside Organizer, can help anyone transform his or her home, office or business into an organized, efficient and harmonious place. Forese’s business background combined with a lifelong passion for interior design sets her apart. To her clients’ delight, she has the […]


THURS., MAR. 15 Those Lucky Irish! Calabasas Chamber of Commerce Mixer theme "Come celebrate luck of the Irish" at 5:30 p.m. at Warner Center Marriott, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills. Free. (818) 222-5680 It’s In The Money West Valley Christian Women’s Club: Home economist Nancy Sherman featured at 11:30 a.m. at Calabasas Golf and Country Club, 4515 Park Entrade, Calabasas. […]

Enjoying Purim at Temple Beth Haverim LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Enjoying Purim at Temple Beth Haverim LISA ADAMS/The Acorn A DAY OF FAMILY FUN––Temple Beth Haverim’s Cantor Kenny Ellis holds the microphone for the temple’s children’s choir while they sing for family, friends and guests during a Purim carnival at Willow Elementary School last Sunday. Purim is a celebration of freedom from oppression and a time to share gifts with […]

Enjoyed running for the city council

I wish to extend my congratulations publicly to James Bozajian, Lesley Devine and Michael Harrison on their success in winning seats on the Calabasas City Council as I have already done privately. To my supporters, I wish I could thank each one of you personally, but since I can’t, I do so this way. So many people distributed flyers, made […]