2005-09-01

Volunteers sought



Up to 40 volunteers are needed to assist with set-up and/or work specific hours during the city of Agoura Hills’ Reyes Adobe Days on Oct. 14 through 16. The festival will include a parade, cook-off contest, horse/gymkhana contests, races for runners and walkers, and activities at the Reyes Adobe historical site. For more information or to volunteer, please call the […]

Lecture to explore pioneer women



“Pioneer Women of the Santa Monica Mountains” will be the subject of a free lecture presented by Patty Colman at 2 p.m. Sat., Sept. 10 at the National Park Service Vistor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Colman is a contract historian with the National Park Service and an instructor in American history, American Indian history and women’s history […]

2005 Marmonte League Preview

The eight-team league has earned the right to field four playoff teams

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Top chefs to create for culinary charity Chefs from Ventura County’s fine restaurants will cook for Flavors of Greater Conejo Valley, a fundraiser for the American Liver Foundation, at 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 11 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, Westlake Village. Individual tickets are $150 and table sponsorships begin at $1,250. The chefs will design a menu exclusively for the […]

Jim Donahoe and Mary Kay



Six-time Diamond Sales Award winners Mary Kay and Jim Donahoe of Sotheby’s International Realty (formerly Young Realtors) were heartily congratulated by Joan Young, vice-president, for being named among the top listers and top sellers for the first half of 2005 at the firm’s Westlake Village office. The Donahoes’ are recognized as a leading real estate force in their community and […]

Speed dating works for busy bodies



Speaker to discuss First Ladies



Jacqueline Berger, local author/lecturer, will discuss “Our Nation’s First Ladies” at the luncheon meeting of the Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated at 11:30 a.m. Fri., Sept. 16 at the Plug Nickel, 717 Lakefield Road, Westlake Village. The public is welcome and reservations are $20 per person. Berger will provide detailed information about the wives of various presidents. Daryl Reynolds of […]

The Acorn’s 2005 Marmonte League Preview



Westlake Warriors Last season’s results: (Tied for 3rd in Marmonte, 5-5 overall). Failed to qualify for playoffs. A roller coaster season in 2004 saw the Warriors miss out on the postseason for the first time since 1992 despite defeating Marmonte League champion Royal and Div. IV semifinalist Agoura along the way. Beset by injuries to key members of the team—namely […]

Housing project going from bad to worse



The article on Standard Pacific in the Aug. 25 Acorn leaves little doubt that the city is encouraging Standard Pacific to consider a multi-family housing project for the land just south of the Shea nightmare on Las Virgenes Road. The 40 single-family homes were awful; 96 apartment units would be even worse. Mayor Groveman says he is in favor of […]

This Home Is In Pristine Condition



This pride of ownership townhome in Capri II offers three bedrooms, three baths plus a 2-car garage. This delightful home is in pristine condition. Light and bright, it has cream carpet and ceramic tile flooring. The charming eat-in kitchen has all the amenities including a spacious pantry and utility closet. Other highlights include a formal dining room, a living room […]


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