2006-07-20

The Barker Team



Todd C. Olson and Keith Myers of Re/Max Olson & Associates of Westlake Village congratulated Jill Barker, director of relocation and corporate services, and Shannon Gammie, senior manager of relocation and corporate services for Re/Max Olson Westlake and The Barker Team, for more than $5.2 million in sales for June. Both Barker and Gammie are certified relocation professional and proud […]

Stylish Trends and Ideas to Spruce up Your Kitchen and Bath



Adding some style to a kitchen or bath can be as effortless as swapping the cabinet knobs or as complex as gutting the whole room and starting from scratch. Millions of Americans are starting renovation projects, and while there is no shortage of ways to dress up a bathroom or kitchen, sometimes even the best interior designers could use a […]

Adopt a turtle with a Malibu pedigree



American Tortoise Rescue, a nonprofit turtle and tortoise rescue based in Malibu, has a large number of water turtles available for adoption.Called red-eared sliders because of the red stripe next to their eyes, these are the most common turtles given up for adoption. “People get tiny green turtles in a plastic carrying case with an artificial palm tree at street […]

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Teradyne gives local scholarship Bryan Farris of Westlake Village has received a $5,000 Alex d’Arbeloff Scholarship, an award established to honor the co-founder of Teradyne Inc. Farris is an engineering major at UC Berkeley. Teradyne established the scholarship program in 2001 to recognize d’Arbeloff’s lifelong commitment to technology and education. Thirty scholarships are awarded each year to children, stepchildren or […]

Let’s hear your ‘tails’



The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. Not to exceed 300 words, your story can be about an interesting occurrence, or an inspirational moment involving your pet. Maybe there was a close call with danger, and perhaps your pet became a hero. Or may be you just want to tell […]

Reader says not all parents are ‘tacky’



You printed a letter from Deedra Hart regarding an alleged bar mitzvah invitation revealing a lack of knowing the meaning of a gift. Of what value or significance is this letter to our community? There are many tacky gift requests for weddings, showers and other occasions, and yet I have seen no mention of them in the paper-and there should […]

This Re-Done Cul-DeSac Home Has A Granite Custom Kitchen



This 5-bedroom (one down), 3-bath house is on a cul-de-sac near Russell Park and Westlake Hills Elementary School. The re-done house has a granite custom kitchen with two islands, two sinks, many built-ins and added dining area. Other features are two fireplaces, 3-car garage, dual paned windows, smooth ceilings and redone landscaping/ hardscaping. For more information on this property listed […]

Nestled In The Heart Of Westlake Village



This one-story upper unit condo in the heart of Westlake Village is in a great location within the charming Village Green Complex. It has 2-bedrooms, 1-bath, detached garage plus and assigned carport, new interior paint and new carpet. It’s close to shops and within the boundaries of the prestigious Conejo Valley Unified School District. For more information on this property […]

Boat grounded at Zuma



HOW’D THAT GET THERE?-A Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguard boat hits the skids on Zuma Beach in front of lifeguard station No. 9. The boat, used in the rescue of a swimmer earlier in the afternoon, washed up onto the shore after being swept along by strong waves last Saturday. No injuries were reported.

Seminars part of real estate company’s niche



Mastermind Realty is a real estate consulting firm serving both experienced and non-experienced investors. The firm was founded by broker consultant Lindsay Wellman, and realtor-associate consultant Armando Jimenez, each with more than 20 years of real estate experience. Mastermind Realty fills a niche in the industry, providing consulting with a purposeful style. The real estate agent consultants coach clients on […]


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