2003-01-09

World and North American debuts showcased at the L.A. Auto Show ––The first major auto show of the year



World and North American debuts showcased at the L.A. Auto Show ––The first major auto show of the year Automobile companies are developing more new models faster than ever before to appeal to consumers’ broadening interest. Their efforts are well represented at the first international automotive event of the year; the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show that continues through Sun., […]

Gratitude shown



The Wellness Community would like to thank all of the generous homeowners who opened their homes to thousands of people on Dec. 7 and 8 to benefit The Wellness Community. We would also like to thank the hundreds of volunteers who made this event possible. Their personal commitment of time and energy throughout the event had much to do with […]

Glut of office space now exists in Conejo/Las Virgenes



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The vacancy rate for Conejo Valley office buildings reached multi-year highs as 2002 came to an end, but with less new construction in the pipeline and a little luck with the economy, the area’s sagging commercial real estate market could improve next year, local experts say. Vacancies—the main barometer for real estate health—increased to […]

Homeland beckons, rabbi tells his people

Chabad of the Conejo

I’ve just returned from leading an eight day "Solidarity Mission" to Israel and I feel the urge and the need to shout out loud for all of my Jewish brothers and sisters to hear: "Please Visit Your Homeland." The people of Israel need your warmth, love, support and smiling face—now more than ever before in its history. I’ve been to […]

‘Medication and Older Adult’ is topic



The MetLife Mature Market Institute, in cooperation with the National Alliance for Caregiving, is making a series of "CareMatters" guides available free to the public. The series is designed to provide caregivers with information, practical suggestions and useful tools on a variety of care-related subjects. The first, "Medications and the Older Adult," contains information to help caregivers understand the benefits […]

Leading by example

MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

EYE ON THE BALL—Lori Sharma, right, gives batting instructions to Brittney Pickei, 10, during the Westlake Agoura Girls Softball (WAGS) tryouts on Saturday at Westlake High School. WAGS, with over 750 players, is one of the largest recreational fastpitch softball leagues in Southern California.

Jaguar shows the new XJ helped by racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart

Acorn Automotive Editor

Jaguar shows the new XJ helped by racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart Jaguar’s all-new 2004 XJ sedan made its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Due in showrooms by late spring, the new XJ is the most technically advanced Jaguar ever built. Lightweight aluminum monocoque construction provides the blueprint for future intelligent manufacturing of full-size luxury cars, […]

Seniors can take Tai

Chi classes

Beginning and intermediate Tai Chi classes will be offered from Jan. 27 to March 5 on Mondays and Wednesdays at Reyes Adobe Park, 30400 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills, for adults ages 50 and up who are registered members of the city’s Senior Recreation Program. The intermediate class is from 9 to 10 a.m. and the beginning class from 10 […]

Housing services for senior citizens a big business here



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Assisted living for the elderly has become big business in Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes. Sunrise Assisted Living recently announced an 85-suite senior home will be built this year in Westlake Village. Just over a year ago, Agoura Hills Senior Retreat opened a facility for elderly residents, including many with Alzheimer’s disease. According to medical reports, […]

‘Keep your eyes on the ball’



‘Keep your eyes on the ball’ MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn CONCENTRATION— Kelsey Haines, 8, keeps her eye on the ball while taking batting practice during the Westlake Agoura Girls Softball (WAGS) tryouts on Saturday at Westlake High School. WAGS is made up of six divisions; 6 and under (combination T-ball and coach pitch), 8 and under, 10 and under, 12 and […]