2006-10-12

Against offices



The founder and original principals involved in this city’s formation had a unique vision, a concept of a complete community culture, designed with integrity of its parts and allowance for conforming adaptation over time. Many parts were to be built at the same time, as they were. The Town Center’s design team has done a masterful job in both the […]

Rose Acosta



The award for Top Producer from Prudential California Realty’s Camarillo office for July, 2006 was won by Rose Acosta. At the annual company awards banquet this year, Acosta won the elite Chairman’s Circle Gold Award, which places her in the top percent of Prudential agents nationwide. She also received a “Most Improved” award, which indicates that her business increased in […]

Styrofoam leaves bad taste in Calabasas



Calabasas residents spoke out both for and against a cityproposed ban on polystyrene at last week’s City Council meeting. Some feel the ban is necessary. Another calls it a “feelgood move.” A decision on the matter was delayed until more information is compiled. Polystyrene is better known as Styrofoam, a trademarked name for the packaging material used mainly for take-out […]

At the ‘fore’-front of medical research



WHOLE LOTTA HEART-The fourth annual Galpin Motors Classic Golf Tournament, which benefits the Heart Foundation, took place at Sherwood Country Club on Tues., Oct. 3. On hand to enjoy the festivities were, from left, Kishore Shah, foundation chairman Mark Litman, Bert and Jane Boeckmann of Galpin Motors, Dr. PK Shah and Irving Feintech. Proceeds help support Shah’s research at Cedars-Sinai […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Agoura Chargers (5-0) vs. Moorpark Musketeers (4-1) Friday, 7 p.m. FSN Prime Ticket

Doug Shumway didn’t have an outstanding summer throwing the football. When Agoura opened its regular-season schedule with a 14-7 victory last month against Ventura, Shumway wasn’t even the team’s starting quarterback. That was senior Jordan Arias’ job. Following the Ventura game, however, Arias was replaced in favor of Shumway. According to Agoura head coach Charlie Wegher, Arias is currently ineligible […]

Nordstrom gala will help children’s charities



A gala held to celebrate the opening of Nordstrom’s Topanga store raised more than $170,000 for two local charities benefiting children. Shane’s Inspiration and Childhelp’s Buena Ventura chapter will split the proceeds collected from the Oct. 3 gala, which featured preview shopping, live entertainment and a fashion show. The Tuesday evening event, attended by more than 1,600 people including members […]

Imagine life without Lowe’s



Although the Lowe’s promoters want to label it as a “town center,” we know the truth; it is a Lowe’s project, nothing more, nothing less. We are blessed to live in such a beautiful, safe community and we must make very wise choices in our development plans to take care and preserve the gift of our village. I am a […]

Awesome Property



Awesome property on nearly 1/2-acre. 3-bedrooms, 2-bath with stunning master retreat featuring soaring ceilings, French doors, large walk-in, superb master bath. Living room with brick fireplace, spacious secondary bedrooms, recessed lighting and open kitchen with breakfast area. Huge yard, private pool, large lawns, fruit trees, garden areas, great patio settings off master and kitchen, utility sheds, and room for horses. […]

Name needed for new ‘virtual school’



The virtual school for kindergarten through 12th grade students being formed in the Las Virgenes Unified School District may not have walls, classrooms or the trimmings of a typical school building, but it still needs a name. The community-students included-is invited to submit name suggestions for the school. School board members approved the formation of the virtual school in June, […]

New hope, laser for far-sighted eyes



The Laser Eye Center is among the first refractive surgery center to make the new state-of-the-art LADAR6000 Excimer Laser available in Southern California for vision correction procedures. The laser was recently approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for Lasik and PRK refractive surgery, and for the wavefrontguided treatment of farsightedness with or without astigmatism. With the new laser […]


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