January 12, 2006

Town hall meetings put Lowe

Town hall meetings put Lowe’s on defensive Officials faced a barrage of questions and comments from Westlake Village residents during two town hall meetings last week regarding the proposed Lowe’s retail development in Westlake Village. The first meeting at First Neighborhood Community Center and the second at Calvary Community Church gave planners and city staff a chance to talk about […]

Actors needed for Anza festiva

The Calabasas Anza Heritage Association will hold open auditions for child and adult actors and musicians for its 21st Annual “Anza en Calabazas” historical presentation and festivities— commemorating the 1776 Anza expeditions—on Sat., Jan. 14, from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Calabasas campus of Soka University of America, 26800 West Mulholland Hwy. Novice and veteran actors and entertainers […]

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With funding from the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the California State Library, the Los Angeles County Public Library has created local history websites for 15 of its libraries, including the Agoura Hills Library. The local history websites provide answers to frequentlyasked community history questions 24 hours a day. The websites provide information on the Native Americans who […]

Preschool fair coming to The Oaks

The MOMS Club of Newbury Park and The Oaks Shopping Center will sponsor the fourth annual “Preschool Fair at The Oaks” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Jan. 21 in the Cheesecake Factory parking lot at the shopping center in Thousand Oaks. Admission is free and parents of babies, toddlers and soon-tobe preschoolers are invited. Preschools and child-friendly vendors […]

Council member explains Lowe’s

As you know from the article in last week’s Acorn, I have chosen to abstain from voting on the Lowe’s project due to a possible conflict of interest. Although I cannot vote on this project, it is of such importance I feel that I have to take this opportunity to bring up some issues of consequence. To begin with, the […]

Farewell to a friend

Last week, the community lost a very special person with the passing of Lesley Devine. Her death marked the end of an era in Calabasas—but today is not a time to mourn, rather to celebrate. Under Devine’s leadership—she served on every city council from the incorporation in 1991 until 2005 and was mayor twice—Calabasas grew and prospered. The growth was […]

Simone Skorg

Roger Ewing, president of Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty, recently announced that Simone Skorge has joined his Calabasas office. A skilled real estate professional, Simone has been assisting clients in real estate for over 21 years and thoroughly understands each of their discerning needs. She is best known for her marketing strategies which she has custom created for each […]

Westlake raises the bar on new construction

A boy is a dog’s best friend

Elks to honor public servants

The annual Law Enforcement and Firefighters Appreciation Night is coming Wed., Jan. 25 to the Elks Lodge in Thousand Oaks at 158 Conejo School Road. The Elks will honor the following: Firefighter/paramedic Lane Conteras of L.A. County Fire Station No. 70 in Malibu; Capt. Richard Sauer of Ventura County Fire Station No. 32 in Newbury Park; Sr. Dep. Dean Cook […]