Water district tries new landscaping

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District has signed a five-month, $25,000 contract with Villa Esperanza Services to perform landscaping at four district locations. Villa Esperanza is a nonprofit organization that employs people with disabilities. The water district chose not to renew its contract with Mariposa Landscaping, its previous landscape services provider. District officials say they weren’t […]

Clinic provides health screening

Clinic provides health screening Conejo Free Clinic in partnership with Kaiser Permanente-Thousand Oaks will host a free women’s health screening event for underinsured and uninsured women from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., March 19 at Kaiser Permanente, 365 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Free services to the first 100 women include: breast self-exam and breast cancer education; breast examination by […]

IS West names new director

Scott Youngs was recently named director of operations for Agoura Hills-based ISWest, a technology company ranked among the 500 fastest growing tech firms in North America last year. The Camarillo resident previously was director of technology infrastructure services for Westlake Village-based J.D. Power and Associates. Youngs will be responsible for ISWest’s customer service, provisioning and operations. He also will be […]

HW lets experience show against OP

Eagles come up short, 67-52, in Div. III title game

Eagles come up short, 67-52, in Div. III title game By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Every basketball player knows how utterly demoralizing it can be to try and defend a shooter who’s found a rhythm. No matter how quickly you close out or how well you stay in their hip pocket, when the ball gets released from their hands—they just can’t […]

Soccer, basketball champs celebrate

Mission statement restricts use of city funds

Mission statement restricts use of city funds For the record and in response to one or more of the recent Letters to the Acorn, anyone who has followed all of the Calabasas Education Fund meetings since our inception knows that all of its members, myself included, have either repeatedly expressed or approved the ideal, desire and shared vision to try […]

Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant is destroyed in early morning fire

Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant at 925 S. Westlake Blvd. in Westlake Village caught fire early Wednesday morning. No one was injured in the blaze, but the restaurant suffered significant structural damage to its roof and will need to be torn down and rebuilt. It may take nearly a month before fire officials determine the cause of the fire, according to fire […]

‘We have lift-off’

Lee & Associates honors top brokers

Lee & Associates honors top brokers Top honors went to Brett Warner, veteran broker-principal, and associate, Randall Kobata, in recognition of their remarkable sales achievements in 2004 on behalf of Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura, Inc. Both agents received crystal trophy cups from Mike Tingus, the brokerage’s managing principal and president during the awards ceremony and celebration held Feb. 17 at […]

Catch the fever . . .

Catch the fever . . . 2005 baseball preview