2007-12-27

The Year in Review

Progress made on many fronts, but some issues still divide

A smoking ban aimed at Calabasas apartment dwellers, the approval of a controversial private school near Agoura Hills, and a contentious election for Westlake Village City Council topped the list of stories making headlines in The Acorn this year. The top story of 2007: Drivers welcomed the opening of the new Kanan Road/101 Freeway interchange, a project that cost $25 […]

Soccer boys earn second place finish



EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol Dec. 26 Dec. 19 Dec. 12 Dec. 5 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 47.50 47.19 49.99 54.89 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 59.16 58.63 59.07 59.70 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 4.99 5.59 5.36 5.40 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.09 0.09 0.10 0.10 WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 23.53 24.54 22.99 22.92 CALABASAS COUNTRYWIDE FINANCIAL CORP. CFC 9.05 9.01 […]

Squirrel of the Month



Letter opener



The Letters to the Editor section gives readers a place to voice their opinions, thoughts and concerns. Letters should be no longer than 300 words and should include the sender’s name, phone number and address. Addresses and phone numbers are confidential and used for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters or letters with fictitious names will not be published. Please e-mail […]

2007: Ears to you



Local girl jumps into winner’s circle



Last Chance opens in Westlake



The Last Chance Outlet, a high-end women’s and children’s outlet for designer labels, has opened across from the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. The outlet contains Ilenes’ Boutique, A Definite Maybe, the Look-A-Like and Bon Bon USA. Shoppers may find trendy label clothing such as Juicy, Lucky, Ed hardy, Glima, Hudson, Ankh, 525, Ann Ferriday, Joe’s and more at […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Burglars stole a $140 iPod and a $25 purse from a vehicle parked in the 6000 block of Dovetail Drive Dec. 10. The culprits also caused $250 in damage when they shattered a window to gain entry. Calabasas Vandals caused $415 in damages when they poured soda on merchandise in a store in the 4700 block of Park […]

One resolution worth keeping



As we come to the end of another year, some of us are thinking about making New Year’s resolutions. But think back: How did those vows for 2007 turn out? Maybe a few people stopped smoking or drinking last Jan. 1; maybe several more gave up overeating and lost weight. The overwhelming majority of us had good intentions, but we […]


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