2007-06-07

Deli owners receive top Chamber award



The United Chambers of Commerce has selected Alex and David Lovi, owners of Agoura’s Famous Deli and the new Pickles Deli in Newbury Park as the organization’s small business owners of the year. The Lovis were nominated by the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. The Agoura Deli has been in operation for more than 10 years on Kanan Road […]

Litten named Teacher of the Year



For the first time, an Oak Park teacher has been chosen Ventura County Teacher of the Year. Oak Park High School biology teacher Winnie Litten, 40, was honored on Tue., June 5 by a team of Oak Park and county educators and administrators, including Charles Weis, county superintendent of schools. Although Litten could not be there- she was in Paso […]

Walk your pup to the Pooch Parade



The 10th annual Pooch Parade will meander into Ventura on Sun., July 22 at the San Buenaventura State Beach Park in Ventura. All dogs are invited and may bring their masters with them. The event, hosted by the Canine Adoption & Rescue League (CARL), will feature a fundraising dog walk and pet expo which will support dog rescue, rehabilitation, adoption […]

Christmas radio drama wins award



The Every Now and Then Theatre has won a 2007 International OMNI Intermedia Award in the category of Radio Entertainment for their 17th annual adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol- A Ghost Story” with celebrity host Cheryl Ladd. More than 30 countries participated in the competition. The troupe now tallies 13 awards- three national and 10 international- since entering […]

Ken and Barbie Heller



Frances Lewis, sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Regional office, recently congratulated Ken and Barbie Heller for listing and sales transactions of more than $13.5 million with 42 combined units listed and sold during March and April 2007. Consistently ranked among the top producers for the Westlake Village Regional office, Ken and Barbie Heller are members of the […]

New offices dig in on Agoura Road



A large project under construction across from the Agoura Hills city hall and library will become the new home for several high tech companies, communication groups and research and development firms, according to the developers. The Agoura Hills Planning Commission approved the 76,710squarefoot, twostory office building in 2002. Brian Poliquin of Poliquin Kellogg Design Group in Woodland Hills said the […]

Democrats schedule events



Local Democratic Party groups have planned events for June. +The Democratic Club of Conejo Valley will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wed., June 13 at the Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. At 7 p.m. Emily Gold, field director for state Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica), will give details of Senate Bill 840, the single payer health initiative. Also […]

Residential real estate continues downward trend



April sales of Conejo Valley single-family homes totaled 122. This compares to 106 sold in March and 126 a year ago, according to Allen Reznick, president of Conejo Valley Association of Realtors. Median sales price for singlefamily homes in April was $796,052; last year it was $837,500. The median price is the point where half of the units sold for […]

Summer sports camp staffed by professionals



Lindero Kids Summer Sports Camp will begin June 18 with camp hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at 5719 Lake Lindero Drive, Agoura Hills. This is the 15th year the camp has offered programs for children ages 4 to 14. Professional tennis and golf instructors will teach campers in the mornings. In the afternoons, children can participate […]

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 maybe you just want to tell us […]


Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.