Candidates introduced in Westlake Village

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer The Westlake Joint Board of Homeowner Associations convened for a special meeting last Thursday evening to introduce residents to the three candidates seeking office in the upcoming election for Westlake Village City Council. The candidates introduced themselves and talked about their plans for maintaining and acquiring open space in Westlake Village and other issues. […]

Thousand Oaks businessmen to be honored at ‘40 Under Forty’ event

Three Thousand Oaks businessmen will be among those honored as the Pacific Coast Business Times hosts its third annual 40 Under Forty Awards dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 9 at the Topa Tower Club, 300 Esplanade Drive, 21st floor, Oxnard. The dinner is being held in conjunction with the publication of their third annual 40 Under Forty […]

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Kids’ programs offered for naturalists

Mountains Restoration Trust presents a youth naturalist program designed to provide children ages 8 through 12 with a unique environmental education experience. Most sessions will include a hike, discovery lab and a related craft. The programs will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on the second Saturday of each month at Headwater Corners, 3815 Old […]

Didn’t want to be involved

Didn’t want to be involved We have just returned from our vacation and were catching up on the local news in The Acorn, when I read the letter from Councilman Ed Corridori. When we discovered the picture to which he referred in our stack of mail, I was surprised to find that it was my picture, which was used in […]

Adobe board president retires after 40 years

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer After 40 years as president of the Leonis Adobe Association Board of Directors, Ray Phillips, who just turned 83, has retired. But he’ll remain a board member. In 1963, Phillips discovered that the Leonis Adobe site on Calabasas Road was to be torn down. According to Calabasas City Councilwoman Lesley Devine, Phillips convinced the […]

Pierce teaches how to start a home business

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a workshop to provide the basics in starting a home-based business. The course is designed to help individuals create a business environment that works for them. Topics will include: learning how to select the right business dealing with licenses, permits, zoning laws; and becoming aware of the legal requirements as well as how […]

Pet Corner

by Cleo & Brad Conrad Q My girlfriend’s dog recently passed away. She was very attached to him and is quite upset. I was thinking of getting her another dog. The one she had was a mixed breed, but I was wondering if you could recommend a breed which has a gentle temperament and would be a sort of "lap" […]

Masquerade Ball will benefit Gardens of the World

The Hogan Family Foundation will host its inaugural fundraiser in support of community programs at the Gardens of the World community park located in Thousand Oaks, which the Foundation created and dedicated to the residents of the Conejo Valley. At 7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 4, a Masquerade Ball will be at Chateau Plaisance, the home of Ed and Lynn Hogan […]

Candidate expresses gratitude

Candidate expresses gratitude I am writing to publicly thank the more than 100 people who have already lent their good names in public support of my candidacy for the open seat on the Agoura Hills City Council. I am especially appreciative for the early support that I’ve received from the leaders of this community. These are people who have been […]