2007-12-27

Pet of the Week



HOLIDAY PET- Heidi, a 2-year-old female shepherd mix, can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Heidi home, ask about identification No. A3717028. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so always call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:// animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.

Affordable housing can’t be ignored



I am completely embarrassed and appalled by the remarks made by Jim Lahana, the president of the Morrison Ranch HOA. Either Mr. Lahana was born into a very wealthy family, in which case he has no idea what it’s like to earn a living and hopefully some amount of respect for doing so, or he’s simply too full of himself […]

Girls’ team advances to Sweet 16



Datebook



MON., DEC. 31 Teens Celebrate Thousand Oaks Teen Center hosts annual New Year’s Eve Celebration, 8 p.m. to 12:15 a.m., 1375 E. Janss Road. DJ, laser show, live band, raffles, free pizza, open soda bar, midnight balloon drop, free party hats & noise makers. Photos available. For seventh- and eighth-grade students only. Limited to 500 teens. School ID required. Dress […]

Audobon Society plans nature programs



The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will host its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Mon., Jan. 7, 2008 at the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology at 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo. Aerospace engineer Phil Barnes will present a talk, “How flies the albatross: understanding dynamic soaring.” For more information, call (805) 987-2721 or visit www.ConejoValleyAudubon.org. The society will also sponsor the […]

HOA president missed the mark



Affordable housing- if developed properly- does not attract crime, degrade schools, or negatively impact housing values. Mr. Lahana’s negative comments voiced at the recent Agoura Hills City Council hearing concerning the Agoura Village residential plan are not surprising. For much of my life I had little contact or understanding of affordable housing and held similar views. My involvement with Many […]

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




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