Council members hear about the aging of Conejo/Las Virgenes

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Issues of concern to senior citizens in Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes recently came before the Agoura Hills City Council. Les Hardie, a representative of the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation senior task force, presented its 39-page study to council members. The document was titled S.O.S. "Senior Opportunities and Strategies: Enriching the Conejo’s Maturing Population." The report […]

Local residents help local fire station

Appreciation began before Simi Valley and other firestorms

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer With television and newspaper images still fresh in our minds of firefighters risking their lives, now is a great time to say thank you to the local heroes. But even months before the recent Simi Valley and other firestorms occurred, members of the Westlake Trails Homeowners’ Association had plans to show appreciation for Fire […]

Senior Concerns to host family health fair at The Oaks

A family health fair providing free public access to key diagnostic tests and a broad range of information for adults and senior caregivers is slated for Center Court at The Oaks shopping center on Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks, Sat. and Sun., Nov. 8 and 9, during regular business hours at The Oaks. The fair will be presented by Senior […]

Temple presents boutique, book fair

The Temple Beth Haverim Sisterhood will present a Hanukkah boutique in conjunction with the Hebrew School Book Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., Nov. 16 at the Temple, 29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Nearly 30 boutique vendors will offer artwork, custom clothing for women and children, one-of-a-kind giftware ideas, handmade jewelry, scarves and handbags, Judaica and Israeli items, […]

Pardee Homes to help repair Deerhill Road

Oak Park residents concerned about the deteriorating condition of Deerhill Road near the Regency Hills and Chamboard residential developments were successful at getting the attention of Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks, who, in turn, went to the developer—Pardee Homes—for assistance. After Parks contacted Pardee Homes project manager Jim Bizelle and requested a voluntary contribution to repair the road, Pardee Homes […]

Local business says thanks to firefighters

Chiropractic Sports Institute wants to say thank you to all the firefighters who helped Southern California in its time of need. To show its appreciation, the Westlake Village business is donating all proceeds from its chiropractic therapy sessions this Sat., Nov. 8 from 7:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Exisiting patients are asked to donate a minimum of $35 for a […]

L.A. site of free Nov. 15 Wellness seminar

L.A. site of free Nov. 15 Wellness seminar The five Wellness Communities of Southern California, including the Valley/Ventura facility at 530 Hampshire Road in Westlake Village, have united to present a free seminar, "Journey to Wellness: Take Control of Cancer with Medicine, Mind and Body" on Sat., Nov. 15 at Los Angeles’ Union Station. The goal is to address, educate […]

Christian Science services announced

"Mortals and Immortals" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Nov. 16 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from II Corinthians 5:17. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Childcare […]

LVMWD nominated for water awards

LVMWD nominated for water awards Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) was recently nominated for the 2003 Annual Water Quality Awards by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Los Angeles Region. The water district was nominated for an award in the Water Quality Leadership category for its comprehensive, innovative approach to a variety of water issues. According to information […]

Symphony league installs new officers

New West Symphony executive director Kenneth Hopper installed the incoming officers of the New West Symphony League at an annual meeting and installation luncheon at North Ranch Country Club, Westlake Village. The new officers are Monica Koszela, serving a second term as president; Marilyn Sutton and Mona Thompson, co-vice presidents (VP) membership; Harlene Smith, serving a second term as ways […]