2008-10-30

Signing off



What is happening to the level of civility in our town? Yesterday I put an Obama/ Biden sign on my lawn and this morning it had been stolen. The sign, which cost me $10, was my expression of support for the candidate of my choice. I haven’t seen any local McCain/ Palin signs absent from the yards of my neighbors […]

Sherri Sweeney



Sherri Sweeney was awarded Top Producer in June 2008 for Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks Regional office. She was also Top Producer in January 2008 for the Thousand Oaks office and the Top Listing Agent in May. Over the years, Sweeney has garnered numerous awards. One of her strong suits is her knowledge of the overall processes involved in her […]

Brownley seeks reelection to state Assembly



Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Woodland Hills) will be challenged in the 41st District in the Nov. 4 election by Republican Mark Bernsley, an attorney and business consultant in Woodland Hills. Locally, the 41st includes Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Oak Park and Calabasas. Brownley, who was elected in 2006 and filled the seat left by Fran Pavley from Agoura Hills, has served […]

AAA goes on Alaskan road trip



The Automobile Club of Southern California offices will host a free multimedia show, “On Stage Alaska,” at 3 and 7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 5 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. The show features video footage of the Alaskan wilderness, including Glacier Bay, the misty fjords and the Inside Passage. The event also has a comprehensive program from […]

Oaks Christian netters topple Oak Park

Lions' win sets up potential league title showdown with La Reina

The list of teams with a shot at a TriValley League championship in girls’ volleyball just got a little shorter. Although Oaks Christian went a full five games to get a win against Oak Park High on Oct. 2, the Lions had no trouble disposing of Oak Park on the road Tuesday night. Oaks Christian won the match in three […]

Annual auction supports local boys and girls



HELPING HANDS—Honorees Mary Carpenter, left, and husband Richard Carpenter, second from right, are joined by gala chairman Linda Catlin and master of ceremonies Jim Cathcart during the Conejo and Las Virgenes Boys & Girls Clubs “Stand Up for Kids” dinner and auction at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village last Saturday.

Prop. 8 bigotry



I really feel for all you bigots who support Prop 8. You’re really between a rock and a hard place. If you support this proposition on political grounds, you lose because our country was founded on the concept that “all men are created equal.” If you support it on Christianmoral-religious grounds, you lose also because God’s law as transmitted through […]

Patti Zuleger



Patti Zuleger took the honor for Top Selling Agent from Prudential California Realty’s Camarillo office for June 2008. Zuleger’s approach to real estate is to make the client number one and provide the highest caliber of service available. She listens to her clients’ needs, pays attention to detail and guides them through the process of buying or selling. A twentyyear […]

The California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest 2008

This year, there were 276 newspapers across California participating with over 4,000 entries in weekly and daily categories. Photographers from The Acorn received several top awards.

UP AND AWAY—An unidentified surfer kicks off the lip of a high wave at Point Dume in Malibu. A pair of large storms that originated north of the Hawaiian Islands produced powerful waves along the West Coast on Dec. 5, 2007. In Ventura County, wave faces reached 15 feet on the biggest sets. We’d also like to congratulate our sister […]

Oral exam



Dr. Steven Greenman, a UCLA graduate with more than 27 years experience, has completed training at the USC School of Dentistry to qualify for a state of California permit to provide intravenous conscious sedation services. The 75hour course consisted of concentrated study in the basics of IVconscious sedation for dentistry. Dr. Greenman practices in Westlake Village.


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