Real Estate Advisor

Attorney at Law

Real Estate Advisor Q. Our homeowners association has not obtained a reserve study for more than four years. We do obtain audits each year. Can an audit report be truly accurate if we don’t have a current reserve study when the audit is completed? A. No. Without a current reserve study, the balance sheet included in your audit report will […]

Rescue Mission needs turkeys

Rescue Mission needs turkeys Turkeys are needed for a Thanksgiving meal to be served to homeless men, women and children of Ventura County. The "Great Thanksgiving Banquet" is planned for noon Wed., Nov. 22 at the Ventura County Rescue Mission, 234 E. Sixth Street in Oxnard. That’s also the address where turkeys are needed. Groups, individuals and houses of worship […]

Get the Holiday Lighting that Passersby Will Adore

Get the Holiday Lighting that Passersby Will Adore Northstar Christmas Lighting is entering its seventh year in the Christmas lighting industry. To cover more area and serve a broader clientele, the company has franchised, and now Northstar offers their services in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Serving the commercial and residential community, Northstar’s tasks vary widely, including decorating a nearly […]

Alumni theatre series brings together alumni

The office of Alumni Relations at California Lutheran University (CLU) in Thousand Oaks is hosting an Alumni Theatre Series that will provide opportunities to attend several performances at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The series, created to bring together CLU alumni living in the Ventura County area, features evenings of dinner and entertainment. Upcoming shows in the Alumni Theatre […]

CHS presents ‘The Taming of the Shrew’

Calabasas High School performing arts students continue William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” a comical look at male chauvinism and women’s lib during the 16th century on Nov. 15, 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. A matinee performance will be at 2 p.m. on Sat. 17. The cast of 51 student actors, under the direction of Bell Barrett, takes […]

Election over but scars remain in Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

The Agoura Hills City Council met in the plush green chambers of the new city hall last night, the first meeting in the 17,000 square-foot government center since it opened in October. The place has changed but the faces are the same. Three incumbents returned to office following the Nov. 6 election: Denis Weber, Jeff Reinhardt and Mayor Ed Corridori. […]


New Education Center Opens in Thousand Oaks

New Education Center Opens in Thousand Oaks Sophie’s Education Center offers education supplies, workshops, special events, customized gifts and books, individualized tutoring and group homework sessions. Owner Sophie Brown was Parent-Faculty Club president for two years at White Oak Elementary School, and regional district manager and camp director for the Girl Scouts for more than five years. She’s also been […]

Agoura Hills bank displays student art

First Federal Bank in Agoura Hills has entered into a business/school partnership with Lindero Canyon Middle School. Four times a year, student artwork will be displayed in the bank lobby, and savings bonds and certificates will be presented to the participating students at Las Virgenes Unified School District board meetings. Marilyn Fine, art teacher, has arranged the initial exhibit and […]

Chamber orchestra to present Italian arias

Chamber orchestra to present Italian arias Under the direction of Anthony Kissane, the Calabasas Chamber Orchestra will present a concert of Italian arias at 7 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 18 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road. Soprano Joan Beal and tenor Matt James will sing arias from operas including "La Boheme," "Pagliacci," "Tosca," "Turandot," "Rigoletto" and […]