Westlake Village resident prepares for bench duty

Wins race for Superior Court

Westlake Village resident David W. Stuart is tired of being judged. Now he wants to be the judge. Following a lengthy campaign, Stuart won Los Angeles County Superior Court judge in the Nov.. 7 election. Stuart defeated his opponent, Janis Barquist, by a margin of 18 percent, more than 200,000 votes. A Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who also […]

Make a date with The Acorn

The Acorn invites community members to submit brief blurbs for free inclusion in our weekly Datebook calendar. Datebook is devoted to announcements of local events that are offered free of charge to the public or require a minimal fee. Some exceptions are made. We welcome club meeting notices, garage/bake sales that benefit a worthy cause, service club activities, library events, […]

Sorkin named to Berklee dean’s list

Berklee College of Music announced that Andrew Sorkin of Westlake has earned placement on the dean’s list for the summer semester. This is Sorkin’s second time on the list. To be eligible, a fulltime stu dent must achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or above. A part-time student must achieve a gpa of 3.6 or above. The Berklee curriculum […]

Holiday boutique to support missions

BEJEWELED-Mihoko Blasingame, a Thousand Oaks resident and member of United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, checks out a necklace at the church’s holiday boutique on Saturday. Proceeds will benefit mission outreach programs.

Labys will be honored Dec. 3

Sandra and Jordan Laby are recipients of the Ventura Mayor’s Arts Awards and will be honored at a fundraiser for the Ventura Music Festival on Sun., Dec. 3 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 450 Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 5 p.m., and dinner at 6 p.m. The Labys serve on the boards of many arts […]

The Ovdat “Action” Team

The Ovdat “Action” Team, comprised of Bev, Saul and Tami, was highly commended by RE/MAX Estates for placing as a top team for the Agoura/Oak Park office for the month of October. Additionally they were the Top Team of the office for 2005. Bev, Saul and Tami have been consistent Top Producers throughout their years in real estate, and they […]

Voter turnout varies by community

Westlake Village boasted the highest voter turnout among all local communities in the Nov. 7 election, according to statistics compiled by The Acorn newspapers. The predominantly Republican city sent 45 percent of its registered voters to the polls. The turnout across the state and in Los Angeles County was 49 percent, but only 43 percent of the registered voters in […]

Santa is coming back to Agoura

Their motto is simple: “It will all come together.” The organizers of Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond speak from experience. The charity that organizes a food drive and then distributes the food to Conejo Valley families in need has been bringing their efforts–and those of the community–together for 27 years. And that has a lot to do with leader […]

Six members reelected to CLU Board

Six members of the California Lutheran University Board of Regents were reelected to serve threeyear terms on the university’s governing board. Local residents elected for additional terms were Kate McLean of Westlake Village, former president and CEO of Ventura County Com munity Foundation; and Jamey Power of Westlake Village, executive vice president and senior partner of J.D. Power and Associates. […]

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