United Online, Inc. launches new service

United Online, Inc. launches new service Westlake Village-based United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNTD), a provider of value-priced Internet access services, announced recently that the company now supports Linux-based LindowsOS for its NetZero and Juno brands of dial-up Internet service. The availability of a LindowsOS-compatible Internet access service marks United Online’s entrance into the value-orientated consumer segment of the Linux-based OS […]


“Something’s Gotta Give”

"Something’s Gotta Give" Directed by: Nancy Meyers Starring: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet, Frances McDormand Rated: R (for language, adult situations, peekaboo nudity) Running Time: 132 minutes Best Suited For: Mature couples and romcom fans ready to laugh away the imperfections of middle age Least Suited For: Gen X’ers unready to perceive their parents (or grandparents) still […]

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Calabasas takes a major step forwardCalabasas City Councilman

Calabasas takes a major step forward Calabasas City Councilman Upon my taking office nine months ago and learning firsthand the inner workings of our city, it became apparent that although on the surface things appeared to function well, the management of our city was a mess. Years of factional infighting on the city council and poor oversight of the municipal […]

Interim report reveals depth of LVUSD’s financial difficulties

Interim report reveals depth of LVUSD’s financial difficulties By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer "Dances With Wolves It Isn’t" was the title of the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) first interim budget report, presented by Deputy Superintendent Donald Zimring at last week’s school board meeting. To add a little humor to an otherwise sobering presentation, Zimring’s report depicted an […]

Wildfire victims offered help

Cars 4 Causes has announced that, based upon donations received by members of the community in support of recent wildfires, financial resources will be available to individuals and families whose homes were either severely damaged or destroyed due to the Ventura County wildfires. Those seeking eligibility for cash assistance will be required to present verification that their home was damaged […]

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Clever young inventors sought for contest

Because all great scientists started out as students, a contest searching for young inventors is getting high grades. For the past 12 years, ExploraVision, one of the world’s largest K-12 student science and technology competitions, has been tapping into and channeling the natural curiosity and creativity of children. The program asks kids to work in teams to choose a current […]

Agoura Hills

Suspect(s) torched a padlock ($15 damage) and stole $9,000 worth of tools from a construction container in the 29100 block of Canwood Street where apartments were being built between Nov. 26 and Dec. 1. The window to a Jeep Cherokee had $300 damage and three purses and their contents were stolen. The $496 loss occurred outside a restaurant/bar in the […]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Fab Four

Tickets are currently on sale for the New Year’s Eve family show, "Ticket to Ride," A Tribute to the Beatles, at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. The live music, theatrical tribute takes the audience on a "Magical Mystery Tour" of classic Beatles hits with a 3D psychedelic detour through the 1960s. The tribute band "Ticket to Ride" […]

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