2007-10-11

Take your Acorn on Vacation



Don’t forget to share your vacation with other readers of The Acorn. It’s easy. Take a front page of any edition of The Acorn the next time you go on vacation. Have someone hold the front page so it’s visible in the photograph with the background depicting scenery of wherever you are. Whether you’re going to Dubuque, Disneyland or Dubai, […]

Upgraded Throughout, This Home Includes A Bonus Room That Could Be Used As A Fifth Bedroom



There’s almost 2,400 square feet in this former model Plan 2 of the Traditions Development. Upgraded throughout, the 4-bedroom home includes a bonus room that could be used as a fifth bedroom, plus a loft/landing area for a desk or computer. The home has blond hardwood floors, ceramic tiles in bathrooms and a laundry room upstairs with a sink. Some […]

Las Virgenes remains head of the class

District's API scores top Oak Park and Conejo Unified

When it comes to standardized testing, Conejo Valley public schools still rank among the best in the state, according to the latest report released by the California Department of Education. The Las Virgenes Unified School District achieved the highest Academic Performance Index (API) scores locally. The API is based on a scale from 200 to 1,000 and is calculated by […]

Westlake Rotary to host dinner



The Rotary Club of Westlake Village will host a fundraising dinner and auction at 6 p.m. Sat., Oct. 20 at the North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village. The evening will feature entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, fine wine, a gourmet dinner and live and silent auctions of art items and special events. Proceeds will benefit many charitable organizations in the Conejo […]

Calabasas Chamber news



The following members of the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce were recently recognized: •Roger Garrett, DDS, received the Academy of General Dentistry’s Mastership Award during a recent commencement celebration that recognizes excellence in dental education. •Susy Suescun, former director of sales and marketing at the Hilton Woodland Hills, has been appointed new director of sales at the Four Seasons Westlake Village. […]

Tri-Valley standings



Music Review

Jethro Tull packs the Kavli Theatre

One of the most unique bands in the annals of rock made a local stop in Thousand Oaks last Saturday night when legendary British band Jethro Tull presented an exuberant, well-received show to a packed house at the Civic Arts Plaza’s Kavli Theatre. Front man Ian Anderson has led the group since 1968 and has been responsible for all of […]

Pat Helton



Pat Helton represented the Conejo Valley at the Coldwell Banker International Elite Retreat at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, Aug. 16 to 18. Chris Gardner, author of “The Pursuit of Happyness,” was the keynote speaker. Helton had the opportunity to meet Gardner, and he gave her an autographed copy of his book. According to Helton, Gardner’s […]

Teacher’s shoplifting leads to bigger woes- she’s now charged with a felony



Suzanne Haffamier, an English teacher at Calabasas High School, is facing up to three years in jail for shoplifting $15 worth of groceries from an Albertsons supermarket, authorities said. Haffamier, 53, was arrested Oct. 1 at the grocery store on Lindero Canyon Road for allegedly stealing sushi, soda and a bottle of alcohol, said Detective Victor Paladino from Lost Hills […]

Westlake Yacht Club gears up for regatta

High school students to compete in October 14 event

The Westlake Yacht Club will host the Louise Kapus Memorial Regatta on Sun., Oct. 14. A skipper’s meeting will take place at 12:30 p.m., and the races will begin at 1 p.m., weather permitting. Spectators can observe the race from the Westlake shore. Junior sailors between the ages of 9 and 14 will participate in the regatta. Roberto Stevens won […]


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