Chamber to host a mixer

The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will host a networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thurs., July 22 at "Blue" Restaurant and Bar (formerly Casa Rea), 5017 Lewis Road, Agoura Hills. The event will feature food and door prizes. For more information, call (818) 889-3150 or visit www.agourachamber.org.

Designers do creative work for celebs

By Michelle Knight knight@theacorn.com Although Deborah Flattery and Brynja McGrady formed an interior design partnership only nine months ago, they’ve already attained quasi-celebrity status. The local pair helped design the Christmas setting last year at the home of Phillip McGraw, TV’s "Dr. Phil," and his wife, Robin. The McGraws fell in love with Flattery and McGrady’s work and subsequently used […]

Find a job at Internet speed

Interested in becoming the next "Apprentice"? Or, better yet, the next head honcho? You may just be one click away. A recent survey from www.CareerBuilder.com shows that online career sites ranked as one of the three top resources used by job seekers. This makes sense considering that analysts estimate 20 percent of hires at Fortune 500 companies come from online […]

Agoura Hills

Agoura Hills A chain-link fence, a gate opener, two padlocks and a latch on a pull-up door had $120 damages and a flatbed truck, two electric welders and power tools were stolen after the burglary of a business in the 29400 block of Roadside Drive between 5 p.m. June 28 and 5 a.m. June 29. The vehicle and loot were […]

Synchronization not working for Kanan Road in Oak Park

Synchronization not working for Kanan Road in Oak Park Please, Oak Park Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC), "just say no" to the Kanan signal synchronization. For the vast majority of Oak Park residents, this system means longer waits at traffic signals. In fact, you can wait up to 1½ minutes for a signal change to turn onto or off of Kanan. […]

Oaks mall to be discussed next week

Representatives of The Oaks mall will discuss a proposed expansion, including a Nordstrom department store, during a meeting of the Westlake Joint Board of Homeowner Associations at the North Ranch Community Centre, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. Members of the Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks councils also will give a report. The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. […]


Knives Offers
Deals on
Swords, More

Knives Offers Deals on Cutlery, Swords, More Discount Knives is a unique specialty store offering knives, swords and antique weapons at 30 to 70 percent off retail prices. They feature such brands as Smith & Wesson, Victorianox, Swiss Army, Kershaw, Spyderco, Harley-Davidson, Cold Steel & Sog and others. Knives in gift boxes are always on display. Gill and Ron provide […]

Business development center gets new director

Business development center gets new director Wilma Worden, former president and CEO of Community Career Development, Inc., has been named the new director of the Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development Center Lead Center at Cal State University Northridge (CSUN). Worden will work directly with Fred Evans, dean of Northridge’s College of Business and Economics, in overseeing the lead center’s […]

Local residents journey through history

By Laurie Zimmer Special to The Acorn Not long after our plane carrying Rabbi Moshe Bryski and our 45-member tour group (whose ages ranged from 9 to 72 and of varying levels of Jewish observance) touched down in Israel, the rabbi asked us to think about a particular question throughout our trip. "If you had to pick one time period […]

Citizen input sought on

Calabasas theatre

Citizen input sought on One of the things that I particularly like about our community of Calabasas has been our emphasis on quality. We build great parks, have terrific teachers in our schools, and hold development in reasonable balance to our beautiful open space. Now, as our city embarks on building its own civic complex, it is very important for […]

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