How to keep kids busy this summer

Caregivers need to motivate, stimulate minds and bodies

Vielka McFarlane, a longtime educator who is the CEO and founder of Celebrity Educational Group in Los Angeles, offers suggestions to parents on ways to keep their children busy during the summer. “You have to motivate and stimulate their minds and bodies,” said McFarlane. “You have to provide them with choices and opportunities to expand on the classroom knowledge they […]


Sigi Ulbrich and Pam Moran

Sigi Ulbrich and Pam Moran of Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/Westlake Village office won the award for top listing agents for February 2007. Although Ulbrich and Moran represent the full spectrum of buyers and sellers, they are best known for their handling of the purchase and sale of fine homes. They are considered the pre-eminent specialists in luxury real estate. […]

Debutantes coming out

LEGACY–Christy Anderson of Westlake Village and her daughter Amy, 12, walk out onto the Lake Sherwood Country Club patio during the National Charity League tea last Sunday. National Charity League is a mother-daughter organization that supports local community agencies and nonprofit organizations. Read about the debutantes and their accomplishments in the Community section. 

Westlake resident wins symphony award

Provided leadership for five years

Rick Newberger of Westlake Village, New West Symphony’s retiring board president, will receive the organization’s first Virtuoso Award for his efforts on behalf of the symphony during his five-year term. The award will be give at the symphony’s “For the Kids Gala,” Sat., June 9 at the Regency Club in Los Angeles. During Newberger’s term as president, the New West […]

YMCA sponsors beach camps

The Triunfo YMCA is sponsoring two resident camps on the beach this summer. +Camp Fox, for youth entering grades 6 through 12, will take place on Catalina Island from July 8 through 14. Campers will take part in kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, archery, high and low rope challenges, swimming, hiking and nightly campfires. The cost is $510 for Ymembers and $545 […]

The Acorn’s summertime sports at the beach showdown

It's almost Memorial Day, time for Thomas Gase and Stephen Dorman to debate the best sand game

Since I’ve spent most of the last few years living in San Francisco, my favorite beach sport lately has probably been running. As in, “I just went into the water where the temperature is colder than a freezer, and now I’m running out of it as fast as I possibly can to try and get warm.” But as a kid […]

This is kids’ country

CHILD FRIENDLY- The community is definitely geared towards the younger crowd. In fact, kids around here have more to do than they- or their moms and dads- can keep up with. A typical weekend includes several events such as these. Below, Adriana Fajardo, 2, of Calabasas, laughs as opera vocalist Matt James sings just for her at the Pops Concert […]

This 5-Bedroom Westlake Village Home Has A Large Lot Size

This 5bedroom, 4bathroom Westlake Village home was built in 1996 and has a light and open floor plan. It has been upgraded with plantation shutters, carpeting and tile floors, custom lighting and ceiling fans. There is an elegant living room and a formal dining area with French doors. The gourmet kitchen has a slab granite center island, maple cabinets, family […]

Michael and Arleen Delgado

For February 2007, the award for top listing agents from Prudential California Realty’s Oxnard/Channel Islands office went to Michael and Arleen Delgado. In 2006, this team won 16 monthly awards as top listing agents, top selling agents and top producer. They were number one for the year in the Oxnard/ Channel Islands office. At the company’s yearly banquet in February, […]

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