Chamber installs Masry as new president

By John Loesing newstip@theacorn.com The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce promised to continue its unprecedented growth by reaching out to neighboring communities and thwarting outside "conglomerates" that want to take profits away from local merchants. "We will stand up and protect our businesses," newly installed Chamber President Louis Masry told the 230 people who attended last week’s board of […]

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Imagistic Internet firm comes to Westlake Village

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com Imagistic, an Internet software services firm specializing in Web application development, survived the boom and bust of the cyber market because its founders knew how to steer the business through financial storms. Now the thriving, small company is relocating to Westlake Village and closer to its clients. "We are moving to where the opportunities are," said […]

Agoura Hills

A purse, two digital cameras, a credit card, a wallet, a PDA and cash were stolen from a 2003 Ford Explorer parked in the 5000 block of Lewis Road between Jan. 28 and 29. The items were valued at $1,300. The driver side window was broken. Someone broke a car window in the 5000 block of Lewis Road between Jan. […]

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Devine out

Harrison, Devine out Calabasas is a great community and a wonderful place to live and raise our families. Our residents deserve an efficient and responsive city government. For progress to continue and to preserve what we have, we must all participate in electing those who will represent us on the day-to-day issues that we care about. That is why we […]

Robbers sample Candy Cottage

The Candy Cottage and Gift Store on Lindero Canyon Road was robbed Feb. 2 at gunpoint. No injuries were reported. According to authorities, two people drove to the store at about 3 p.m. One of them brandished a semi-automatic handgun and reportedly demanded money from the cashier. The store employee, who was alone in the store at the time because […]

American Legion honors chaplains from World War II

The Immortal Chaplains Foundation will join with American Legion Post #826 in observing the Post’s annual "Four Chaplains Brunch and Memorial Service" at noon Sun., Feb. 13 at the Legion Post’s Hall, 5320 Fallbrook Ave., Woodland Hills. The Post will present an hour-long documentary detailing the story of the "Immortal Four Chaplains" of World War II. These four Army chaplains […]

Wertheimer joins Westcord

Veteran corporate and real estate sales specialist Lloyd Wertheimer, a Westlake Village resident, has joined Westlake Village-based Westcord Commercial Real Estate as an office broker. He comes to Westcord from a commercial real estate company in Camarillo where he handled office and industrial properties in the Conejo Valley for two years. Earlier, Wertheimer spent 15 years in sales and marketing […]

Rabbi enjoys serving community

By Claire Vereczky Malis Special to The Acorn "My greatest challenge in life was preparing for the rabbinate and overcoming my fear of public speaking," said Rabbi Alan Greenbaum of Temple Adat Elohim, a Reform Jewish temple in Thousand Oaks with about 700 members. Greenbaum was an 18-year-old living in Venice Beach when he became "aware to follow rabbinate" after […]

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Maurer makes a good choice I am writing to express my enthusiastic support for Mary Sue Maurer for the Calabasas City Council. Mary Sue is a mom of three, a businesswoman, a neighborhood activist and a regional leader. Her professional and volunteer efforts in support of our community span the issues most important to Calabasas: the environment, transportation and education. […]