2007-08-30

British grocery store giant Tesco opens stores locally

'Fresh & Easy'

‘Fresh & Easy’ Residents of east Ventura County will get a taste of British shopping in their own backyards when the UK’s largest retailer opens up four convenienceformat stores in the area. British grocery giant Tesco will open one store in Simi Valley, one in Moorpark and two in Thousand Oaks, using a format that’s been newly branded Fresh & […]

Travelers should follow these health tips



The key to healthy, fun traveling is to plan ahead. This is particularly true for those taking medications which, while meant to keep one well, can actually pose health risks due to travel and exposure to sun. Try these tips: •Always keep medications handy. Medications should always be kept in carry-on luggage to avoid the possibility of them getting lost […]

Oaks Christian, Oak Park expected to be class of Tri-Valley League

Eagles' defense features 11 seniors; Lions carry 46-game winning streak into season

Before any team wins a championship, there always seems to be another team that blocks its path. For the current Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts, that team was the New England Patriots. For the Brooklyn Dodgers, it was always the New York Yankees. For Oak Park High’s football team, their nemesis has been Oaks Christian. There are six teams in […]

Our pets need workouts, too



Thank you so much for an excellent article illustrating a way for the family to participate in activities that include their dog (“Herding dogs keep livestock in line,” Aug. 16 Acorn). So many people purchase a dog as the family pet, but then forget that the dog requires training and exercise to have acceptable behavior. Without training and exercise, owners […]

Tami Simon



RE/MAX Olson & Associates has congratulated Tami Simon for her sales production in the month of July totaling more than $5.6 million. Simon is a realtor serving the Conejo, San Fernando and Simi valleys. She can be reached at (818)687-5697.

Whizin’s former chief, area philanthropist Vance Moran dies

Agoura Hills pioneer loved by many

Vance Moran, a man who epitomized the spirit of Agoura Hills with his Southern charm, generosity to the community, nononsense business style, and lively sense of humor died Tuesday at his Covington, La. home of complications from stomach cancer. He was 83. Moran began managing Whizin’s Center in Agoura Hills in 1954 with its founder, the late Art Whizin. The […]

Stress reduction classes scheduled



An eight-week comprehensive MindfulnessBased Stress Reduction course will be offered free of charge to cancer patients and their family members from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 25 through Nov. 13 at the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The classes will be led by veteran yoga and stress reduction teachers Catherine Baum and Anne Gessert. For registration, […]

The Acorn’s 2007 Marmonte League Preview



Westlake Warriors Last season’s results: (1st in Marmonte, 12-1 overall) Westlake surprised a lot of people last year by beating Moorpark in the final regular-season game to win the league title. The Warriors did a fine job of capturing the close contests in 2006, going 3-0 in games decided by three points or less. Westlake lost 427 at home to […]

Malibu Arts Fest a big success



The last 36 years have seen the Malibu Arts Festival grow into the most sought after and best event in Malibu. The Malibu Chamber of Commerce always strives in promoting our community in the finest way possible. This year’s arts festival outshined them all. One of the reasons for our success was the incredible volunteers that stepped up to the […]

North Oaks Condo



This North Oaks condo has new windows, carpet, wood and tile throughout the 2-bedroom, 2-bath home. There are new fixtures in the dining room, kitchen and bathrooms. The condo was recently painted and includes a new microwave and dishwasher. An added bonus is the refrigerator, washer and dryer that are also included in the purchase price without warranty. North Oaks […]


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