Other animal shelters are nearby

Cats, dogs and rabbits are available for adoption at the Ventura County Animal Regulation Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive, Camarillo. The shelter can be reached by exiting the 101 Freeway at Las Posas. Pets can be viewed 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. There’s also an […]

Will change banks

Since Washington Mutual Bank wants to play with our health and move forward on the disastrous Ahmanson Ranch project, I will not allow them to play with my money. My homeowners’ association, of which I am a boardmember, has voted to close our account at Washington Mutual and withdraw over $118,000. My kids play in streams fed from water runoff […]

Women’s club to hear about female pioneers

Anne Schroeder, a fifth generation Californian who grew up in Conejo Valley and attended Timber School until 1959, will speak on the pioneer women of the Conejo during the Westlake Women’s Club luncheon meeting beginning 10 a.m. Tues., Jan. 14 at Westlake Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake. Schroeder’s latest book, "Branches on the Conejo," depicts a slower time when the […]

CPAs announce a merger

CPAs announce a merger Thousand Oaks-based accounting firms Steele & St. John, LLP and Susan E. Cohen, CPA, have merged their practices. The firm will continue to serve businesses, individuals and nonprofit groups throughout the Ventura County area, providing a full range of audit, accounting, consulting and tax services.

Agoura Hills

Agoura Hills A BMW convertible, a purse and keys totaling a loss of $20,063 were stolen. The purse (which contained a receipt for valet parking) had been left at a dining room table of a restaurant in the 28000 block of Agoura Road while the victim went to the bar. An imposter claimed the vehicle (and stole it) the evening […]

Wants to keep the portable basketball boards

Wants to keep the portable basketball boards On Dec. 5 an article in your paper reported about the supposed danger to teenagers playing basketball with portable hoops and backboards on Evanwood Avenue. Apparently some homeowners petitioned the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council to remove the portable hoops from the street. Who were these homeowners who petitioned the advisory council? How […]

Seminole Springs keeps its property

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors said no road widening is necessary at the site of a proposed luxury home development on Mulholland Highway in rural Agoura. Developer James Rasmussen of Calabasas plans to build eight luxury estates across the highway from Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park and part of the project includes […]

Osteoporosis may be on the rise

In the United States an estimated 8 million women aged 50 years and older suffer from osteoporosis and another 22 million are at risk for developing the disease, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). Yet, recent studies show that nearly 72 percent of the five million women aged 65 years and over with osteoporosis haven’t received a bone density […]

Christian ministry for disabled expands

Joni and Friends, a worldwide outreach program founded by Joni Eareckson Tada dedicated to advancing the Christian ministry and community leadership within the disability community, has acquired a 27,000 sq. ft. office building in Agoura Hills for a three-fold expansion within the city, according to DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services. The ministry has scheduled a January 2004 occupancy of its […]

Predictions for 2003

What do you think about the prospects for 2003? We have mixed feelings, but here are our fearless predictions for the New Year: •The economy will slowly begin to improve. •It will be a normal winter for rainfall; wet, but not excessively so. •Nobody will emerge as the leading Democratic presidential candidate until 2004. •Californians will get no breaks on […]