2002-11-21

Westlake coaches proud of team for winning league title three of last four seasons



Westlake coaches proud of team for winning league title three of last four seasons After losses vs. Notre Dame and Hart during weeks two and three of the non-league regular season, Westlake football took a deep breath and realized there was still a whole Marmonte League season left to play. "We got beat by some good football teams," said Westlake […]

Heschel West will be a good neighbor



Heschel West will be a good neighbor Thank you for your coverage of the release of the Heschel West Dayschool environmental impact report. We fully agree that the community’s best interests will be served by keeping to the facts and working towards "an equitable conclusion," but our experience with certain vocal members of the Old Agoura Homeowners’ Association is that […]

Westlake holiday boutique raises funds for charity

Special to The Acorn

The sky is clear, the temperature is in the 70s and there are gingerbread men tethered to green and red balloons. It’s November, so this must be Southern California. It certainly was, and the Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club was hosting their annual Holiday Boutique inside Calvary Community Church of Westlake on a pleasantly warm weekend. The boutique was open […]

Helpful hints for a hassle-free turkey



For a holiday meal friends and family will be glad to gobble, consider these tips from the experts at NextDayGourmet.com: Q. What size turkey should I buy? A. For a whole turkey, chefs recommend allowing one pound of turkey per person. If you like leftovers, allow up to 1.5 to 2 pounds per person. Q. Do I have to baste […]

One Stop for Doors, Windows, Mirrors, More



Make Nu-Star Glass & Mirror your first stop when remodeling, repairing or replacing mirrors, shower doors, windows and patio doors. Owner Jim Tokatlian has been involved in the glass industry for more than a quarter-century and his business is noted for quality and service. Located at 350 E. Easy St., Ste. 12 in Simi Valley, Nu-Star provides service to Agoura, […]

Verizon helps out



The United Way of Ventura County has received a $45,000 corporate donation from the Verizon Foundation. This gift will go toward the 2002/2003 United Way annual fundraising campaign to support nonprofit member organizations that help the quality of life. Verizon participates in United Way of America’s National Corporate Leadership (NCL) program. Combined, NCL companies operate in more than 12,300 locations […]

Pet of the Week



Heschel West

Dayschool will
be a welcome
addition to Agoura


Dayschool will be a welcome addition to Agoura I have just read the article of Nov. 14 regarding the Heschel West Dayschool, and I welcome the development of the campus in Agoura. While my two sons attend schools in the highly distinguished Las Virgenes School District, I understand the desire to have one’s children educated in a religious environment. Is […]

Holiday season just around the corner



The annual community tree lighting ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. Fri., Nov. 22 at The Promenade shopping center, at the corner of Westlake and Thousand Oaks blvds., Westlake Village. The tree is a 65-ft. white fir from Mt. Shasta that’s been adorned with thousands of lights and ornaments for the holiday season. A special crane was used to settle […]

Area women make good ‘Assistance’



The Assistance League of the San Fernando Valley, a chapter of National Assistance League, recently presented its "Fall Reflections" benefit luncheon at the Hilton Hotel in Woodland Hills. The event is the major fundraiser of the 2002-03 year. Among the participants were Marion Holt of Thousand Oaks, who served as one of the boutique chairmen and along with her sister […]