City of Westlake Village to get Farmers’ Market again

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Just in time for the holidays, a Farmers’ Market will be returning to the city of Westlake Village every Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. beginning Dec. 4. It will be located in the courtyard at Westlake Village City Hall. This marks a second attempt to bring a market to the city. Seven years ago, […]

Libraries offer help with ballot information

Confusing state, local ballot propositions explained in guides

California’s libraries are prepared to help voters until Election Day. Citizens preparing for the Nov. 2 general election can visit their library and pick up a free Easy Voter Guide in English or Spanish. The nonpartisan 16-page pamphlet will feature statements and photographs from all of the U.S. presidential and Senate candidates. In addition to easy voting tips, the guide […]

Process uses rubber from tires in city’s resurfacing project

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com When it comes to creating a city that’s environmentally and fiscally responsible, action speaks louder than words, especially in Westlake Village. In October 2002, Westlake Village began utilizing asphalt-rubber aggregate membranes (ARAM) to maintain its streets, beginning on Lindero Canyon Road. ARAM is an alternative to more expensive methods of street reconstruction. It utilizes recycled vehicle […]

Get more bang for your bucks

Naomi Finkel, owner of Say It With Words in Westlake Village, a marketing, advertising and public relations agency, will teach a business class for entrepreneurs, "How to Get More Bang for Your Marketing Buck," from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 16 at Ventura College. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to identify their target groups, develop a […]

Jewish women’s group to present membership tea at Stagecoach Inn in Newbury Park

The Emek Ha Ilanot Group of Hadassah will host a membership orientation tea at 7:15 p.m. Wed., Oct. 13 at Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. The group will learn about the history of the Conejo Valley with a guided tour and learn about Hadassah and the local Conejo Valley group. Refreshments will be served and […]

Theatre on the Hill opens its season

Hillcrest Center for the Arts has announced the opening of its fall season at Theatre on the Hill, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. For show times, ticket pricing and reservations, call the box office at (805) 381-1246. The 2004 schedule is as follows. Now through Oct. 17: "The Lion in Winter" portrays "one of the most devious and intriguing […]

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Bid to supply recycled water $2 million higher than expected

Bid to supply recycled water $2 million higher than expected By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) recently grap-pled with an unexpected high bid to build a pipeline to Decker Canyon that would allow a golf course to be irrigated with recycled water. According to Glen Peterson, LVMWD secretary and Metropolitan Water District representative, the bid to […]

Documentary to be shown at library

Filmmaker Tracy Droz Tragos will present her documentary "Be Good, Smile Pretty" at 7 p.m. Mon., Oct. 11 at the Conejo Valley Democratic Club meeting at the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The film was recently awarded "best documentary" at the Emmy Awards. "Be Good, Smile Pretty" traces the life of Tragos’ father, who was killed […]

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