YMCA slows down already delayed process for land swap deal with Canyon Oaks homeowners

Acorn Staff Writer

YMCA slows down already delayed process for land swap deal with Canyon Oaks homeowners There’s still no agreement between Triunfo YMCA and Westlake Canyon Oaks Homeowners’ Association (HOA). The two groups had been trying to work out a land swap deal for almost two years and a settlement allegedly was near when new concerns forced YMCA representatives to revise their […]

Ideas from the heart

What’s the best way to show a loved one you care this Valentine’s Day? According to a poll conducted by the American Heart Association (AHA), more than 50 percent of adults say "time together" is best—better than showing affection or buying expensive gifts. Four of 10 people polled said they preferred to celebrate Valentine’s Day with dinner at a restaurant, […]

2001 PYFL ‘Super Bowl’ champions – The J2 Screaming Blue Eagles

Signatures didn’t add up on campaign flyers

As the bombardment of voters over Measure H heats up, it has become increasingly difficult to separate the campaigns by the measure’s supporters and opponents from the legitimate pro and con arguments themselves. Unfortunately, as seems inevitable in politics, debate has devolved to mudslinging, and catch phrases and scare tactics have replaced informative discourse. Ultimately, the issues have been so […]

Westlake Village Council sets goals

Acorn Staff Writer

The Westlake Village City Council recently set goals for this year. Some objectives were mentioned several times. Councilmembers weren’t universal in agreement. And according to Mayor Pro Tem Chris Mann, more review is possible. "There seems to be more goals on the list this year than there have been presented in numerous years," said new City Councilman Robert Slavin, "and […]

Countrywide Credit Industries steps up to the counter Lender to offer banking services

Countrywide Credit Industries steps up to the counter Lender to offer banking services Calabasas-based Countrywide Credit Industries (NYSE: CCR), the nation’s largest home mortgage lender, announced its entrée into the banking industry last week with the opening of four financial centers in Southern California. Located in Thousand Oaks, Northridge, Woodland Hills and Glendale, the bank centers will offer a variety […]

Pet of the Week

Measure H isn’t a viable solution

I must respond to Daniel Crisafulli’s personal attack on my integrity and judgment in last week’s Letters column. He is correct in saying that I was initially interested in the goal of the group of local business owners who later formed Citizens for Responsible Growth (CRG). During early private meetings and at the public meeting held at Agoura High School, […]

Eck leaves for Oakland

Arthur Eck, who has served as superintendent of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreational Area (SMMNRA) since 1995, has been appointed the new deputy regional director for the Pacific West Region of the National Park Service. The Pacific West Region is one of seven geographic hubs for oversight of national park operations. Located in Oakland, it has management responsibility for […]


THURS., FEB. 14 Art Teacher Now Author Nancy Jo King of Malibu, former art teacher at Westlake Elementary School, will sign her new book, "Get Crafty," part of a new children’s (ages 8-14) craft series, and present craft demo, at 4 p.m. in Barnes and Noble bookstore at the Westlake Promenade. (310) 589-8303 Gem of a Rockhound Conejo Gem and […]

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