Housing market still hot

Report: 2005
is the year
prices will slow

Report: 2005 is the year prices will slow By John Loesing newstip@theacorn.com While home prices have approached incredibly high levels in many areas of Ventura County and the adjacent communities of Westlake Village, Agoura Hillsand Calabasas, the residential real estate market shows little sign of tapering off this year due to the area’s continued strong economy, an industry report released […]

How to survive the job market

Part two of three

Part two of three Here I am, whirling in a tornado of resumes. Let’s examine the resume’s critical role. The purpose of a resume is not to get you a job, it’s to not lose you a job. To not not get you a job, if you will. Actually, the resume’s concept is "less is more." It’s not what you […]

Wins bookmarking award

Toughin’ it out

Last Saturday’s Marmonte League wrestling meet at Simi Valley featured no shortage of fireworks on the mat. Here are some of the more bone-crackling moments, as captured by Acorn photographer Randy Thomson.

‘Can I have your . . .’

‘Can I have your . . .’

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com This week in 1975, the "butter scandal" was front page news once again in The Acorn. The week prior, the owner of a local market had gone public with the issue of price regulations placed on dairy products by the state. Under California law, grocers were required to sell dairy products above a certain price, but […]

Salute to the winner

Students ponder career opportunities

Learn to cook Chinese cuisine

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class for those interested in learning authentic Chinese cooking. The class will teach the traditional meals and the American style of Chinese cooking in simple and easy steps. Instructor Candy Van has been teaching Chinese cooking for more than five years. "Chinese Cooking" will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays, […]

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To say that Los Angeles area basketball isn’t having a banner year would be a gross understatement. The once-beloved Lakers are a mess, Kobe or no Kobe. The Clippers are getting better, but can’t win the close ones. And the region’s Div. I universities (UCLA, USC, LMU and Pepperdine) have about as many wins in the last month as Rudy […]