2008-04-10

Warned about Agoura



A recent letter to The Acorn asked, “What has become of Agoura?” The answer is there are too many people with conflicting visions of what Agoura “should be” and not enough who appreciate the precious nature of what we have, or should I say, had. Newcomers buy homes in Old Agoura because they are attracted to the rural atmosphere and […]

Dave McLaughlin



Dave McLaughlin and The McLaughlin Group, were recently congratulated by branch manager Frances Lewis for posting over $15.3 million in listing and sales production during a recent 60-day period. Lifelong Conejo Valley residents and full-time real estate agents, The McLaughlin Group, rank among the top sales associates nationwide. The group pride themselves on their values and ethics, never forgetting it […]

Soccer team is all smiles



Wellness Community to host wine tasting



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will hold a spring wine tasting from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., April 11 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The event will feature a spring wine collection courtesy of Wades Wines. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Tickets are $25 and proceeds benefit The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura’s support programs for cancer patients and their families. […]

School district to conduct survey

Some board members believe timing is off

The Las Virgenes Unified School District wants 9,000 parents to complete a school survey. Superintendent Donald Zimring said the survey is part of a district effort to identify areas of strength and areas that could be improved upon. Three different surveys have been created, targeting parents of elementary, middle and high school students. Survey questions on specific programs are included, […]

Students step up to fitness



Upset by city rudeness in Calabasas



Several local residents had taken time from their evening at home to attend a recent Calabasas City Council meeting to speak at a public hearing on a city’s proposal to extend sewers into the Old Topanga rural community. Our group of residents included Gary and Cynthia Maxwell, a board member from the Cold Creek Community Council; Hal Helsley, longtime teacher, […]

Finishing Construction



This Ventu Park home is finishing construction and is move-in ready. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counters and custom cabinetry. There is handlaid stone flooring throughout the living areas. There is a full bedroom and bath on the main floor and a privateentrance granny flat on a private floor of the house. For more information on this property, […]

American Indian tribes gather for Chumash Day in Malibu



The 10th annual Chumash Day will be held 11 a.m. Sat., April 19 and Sun., April 20 at Malibu Bluffs Park at the corner of Las Virgenes Road and Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. The event is an intertribal gathering and powwow sponsored by the city of Malibu. The theme for this year’s event is “Honoring the Island People and […]

Free women’s health screening offered



The Conejo Free Clinic, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente Thousand Oaks, will sponsor a free women’s health screening for underinsured and uninsured women from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., April 19 at Kaiser Permanente, 365 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Services offered include breast exams, mammograms, pap smears and screenings for blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol and HIV/ AIDS. Health education […]


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