Neftin Volkswagen celebrates Grand Reopening

Acorn Automotive Editor

If it wasn’t for a part-time job selling cars in San Diego, Howie Neftin might be handing out popcorn at a family cinema complex instead of running one of the most successful local independent auto dealerships. Neftin Westlake has been a neighborhood family business since the dealership opened April 10, 1977 on T.O. Boulevard (opposite what is now 24-Hour Fitness) […]


Get free compost on Saturdays

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District’s (LVMWD) Rancho Las Virgenes Composting Facility offers residents a rich soil amendment made with bio-solids for their gardens and landscaping needs. Community Compost is offered free of charge and may be picked up between 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at 3700 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas, about 1.5 miles south of the 101 Freeway. […]

A July 4 wedding

Accounting graduates need much more than an aptitude for numbers

Accounting graduates entering today’s job market should be prepared to highlight their technical expertise as well as their gift for numbers. Chief financial officers (CFOs) recently surveyed said that in addition to accounting skills, they look for professionals who have information technology proficiency (34 percent). Business acumen is also a desirable quality, receiving 23 percent of the response. The survey […]

Tournament winners

Touareg, VW’s first SUV

Acorn Automotive Editor

Volkswagen, the German auto manufacturer known for passenger cars, has started delivery of its first ever SUV, the all-new Touareg. This highly anticipated SUV marks a milestone for the German auto manufacturer in the U.S. market and promises to set a new segment standard with its unique combination of true off-road ability and German engineered luxury. Based on the same […]


Plan, cops say, before taking a summer vacation

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Before going on vacation this summer, make sure to take crime prevention steps, warn law enforcement officers. Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station deputies also advise you to avoid looking like a "tourist" when on vacation—and only pack what you really need. "Make your family vacation a memorable one–for all the right reasons," said Lost Hills […]

Impressing their wives

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