2006-01-26

Prostitution ring includes local woman



After a six-month-long investigation, the Ventura County Sheriff ’s Department announced last week the arrests of Agoura Hills resident Bonnie Weiss, 49, and Thousand Oaks resident Craig Fawcett, 74, for pimping, pandering and conspiracy to solicit prostitution. The two were arrested without incident, said Dana Trottier, a spokesperson for the sheriff’s department. Weiss and Fawcett used their homes and a […]

Girls make a big hit



Career boost



Michael Thompson has started a new business in Agoura Hills called Have Career Will Travel. Thompson has over 20 years of professional experience as a career development consultant, providing a variety of services to assist individuals with their job search and career planning needs. Have Career Will Travel assists individuals with personal and professional self-assessment, résumé preparation, interview skill development […]

Winding down a windy walk



Chinese brush artists exhibit and teach

Show celebrates Chinese New Year

The Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy Association of Thousand Oaks will present an exhibition of members’ paintings through Feb. 28 at Graphaids, 30135A Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The show is in celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dog. Hours to view the exhibit are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

This Darling Home Offers Views Of The Surrounding Hills



This darling singlestory 3-bedroom and 2.5bathroom home highlighted with a huge loft has nearly 2,150 square feet. The private courtyard entry is complete with a fountain. The front opens to the living room with a corner fireplace, hardwood flooring and Plantation shutters. The gourmet kitchen features all newer appliances, ceramic tile counters and floors. An indoor laundry room with direct […]

Pup returns



When The Acorn recently reported that a Chihuahua puppy worth $1,000 was stolen from Healthy Pets in Agoura Hills, a conscientious citizen saw the story and helped store owner Darren Perlmutter find the dog one week after it was taken. Perlmutter received calls from many concerned readers, but he was surprised when one anonymous caller told him of the dog’s […]

Learn art of fencing in Calabasas



The city of Calabasas Community Services Department is offering beginning fencing lessons. Classes are on Tuesdays, Jan. 31 to March 21, at De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. For ages 6 to 14, classes are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and for those 15 and older, from 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. For more information or to register, call […]

AHS auction aims to raise over $30K



A signed guitar by Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi fame is one of the many items available for bidding at Agoura High School’s annual auction on Tues., Feb. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the First Neighborhood Community Center in Westlake Village. The auction is the largest fundraising event produced by the Associated Student Body (ASB). This year’s event […]

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Agoura Hills Someone broke the front window of the Alliance gas station in the 5200 block of Palo Comado Road on Jan. 12. The culprits stole seven cartons of cigarettes and $180 in cash. Damages to the window were estimated at $245. Thieves stole tools from a trailer parked on Lewis Road on Jan. 6. The value of the tools […]


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