2005-09-01

Fall luncheon planned



The Westlake Village Republican Women Federated (WVRWF) will host a fall luncheon at noon, Fri., Sept. 16 at Chateau Pleasance, the home of Ed and Lynn Hogan in Lake Sherwood. Social time will begin at 11:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Dr. Robert G. Kaufman, professor of public policy at Pepperdine University. Kaufman is an author of presidential biographies and […]

Speaker will discuss new lupus treatments



Dr. Boris Ratiner of Rheumatology Therapeutics Medical Center, Tarzana, will discuss “What is new in lupus treatments and research” at the next meeting of the Conejo Valley Lupus Support Group. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tues., Sept. 6 at the East Campus of Los Robles Hospital, 150 Via Merida, Westlake Village. Ratiner teaches at the Northridge Hospital Family […]

Chabad offers classes in preparation for Jewish holidays



The Conejo Jewish Academy will offer a series of classes in preparation for the upcoming Jewish holidays. This special preholiday semester will help participants gain a better understanding of the meaning and tradition of the holidays. Unless otherwise noted, classes require a $10 fee and will be at the Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. The classes include: “Days of […]

Silent majority speaks out



The recent Acorn editorial of Aug. 25, “The Silent Majority,” is journalistic myopia. Although a majority of the citizens of Westlake Village should and will oppose the Lowe’s development, we don’t oppose our city council members as individuals or as a collective body. It’s possible to hold in high esteem a group of representatives and, from time to time, disagree […]

Highly Upgraded In The Gated Colony Of Westlake Village



The gated Colony of Westlake Village features this highly upgraded 3-bedroom, 2.5bath beauty. At the end of a cul-de-sac, the townhome is surrounded by trees and has a spacious patio. Wood floors, smooth ceilings, re-done kitchen, plantation shutters and wood staircase highlight this immaculate home of over 1,700 square feet. The enormous master has a balcony, spa tub and views […]

Board member’s son found guilty of sexual molestation



Thousand Oaks resident Paul Whitehead, 25, was found guilty Aug. 26 of three felony counts of lewd act upon a child, kidnapping with intent to molest and sexual battery. Whitehead, the adopted son of Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education member Gordon Whitehead, faces 25 years to life in prison. He’s being held at Ventura County’s Santa Paula […]

Spa displays local artwork



Group sponsors carnival, blood drive



Cardiac Kids Have HEART, a Thousand Oaksbased national nonprofit organization dedicated to Helping Educate, Assist, Research and Treat (HEART) children with congenital heart disease, is sponsoring a fundraising carnival from 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 25 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. Admission is free and activities will include carnival games, crafts, raffle prizes, pony rides […]

World Festival of Sacred Music coming to Thousand Oaks



The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present Donna De Lory and “The Sounds and Visions of the Dreamtime” during the World Festival of Sacred Music at 2:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 18 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Countrywide Performing Arts Center, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The program stars Los Angelesbased […]

Wants a new parknot a Lowe’s



I am writing regarding Ms. De Santis’ letter in the Aug. 25 Acorn. I have been living at the Renaissance for a few years now and I do not recall hearing about a plan for a park at the proposed building site for Lowe’s. As a former board member of the Renaissance, I recall meeting with the mayor about a […]


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