2008-12-18

Here’s a helping hand



A program that provides holiday cheer to foster children is back at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks following a three-year absence. The Giving Tree holiday drive, held at The Oaks for nearly two decades, relocated to the Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks three years ago after The Oaks lost retailer KB Toys. Now that the mall has completed its […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol Dec. 17 Dec. 10 Dec. 3 Nov. 26 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 58.42 58.05 57.47 54.93 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 52.43 51.02 53.68 53.44 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.44 0.43 0.39 0.37 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 8.33 7.77 6.97 6.56 CALABASAS DIODES, INC DIOD 6.82 4.39 4.11 […]

Epiphany’s Christmas Eve



The Church of the Epiphany will hold three services on Christmas Eve, Wed., Dec. 24, at 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. •A family-oriented Holy Eucharist service will be at 4 p.m. •Choral Eucharist with the Choristers youth choir, 7 p.m. •Choral Eucharist led by the adult Parish Choir with stringsincluding a choral prelude, will be at 10 p.m. For information, […]

‘Tis the season at Rancho Adobe



A special holiday program and concert is scheduled for Sat., Dec. 20 at the historic Reyes Adobe site in Agoura Hills, announced Meredith Petit, recreation supervisor for Agoura Hills Department of Community Services. Agoura High School Jazz Combo and a singing quartet will give a concert under the stars by the historic rancho and barn, which will be decorated for […]

Harbor Island Condo



This approximately 4,018-square-foot penthouse condominium on Harbor Island has balconies with views overlooking the sea. views overlooking the sea. It has three bedrooms, three and one half baths and a private elevator. There are two master suites, each with a fireplace. The living room has a fireplace as well. There are skylights throughout. The kitchen has double ovens, a gas […]

Paper delivered a day early



The Acorn and the Thousand Oaks Acorn will be delivered on Christmas Eve next week. This will create early deadlines for both papers. Press releases and letters to the editor for Dec. 24 editions are due by noon today, Thurs., Dec. 18, which is also the deadline for reserving real estate ads. Display ads must be reserved by noon, Fri., […]

Oak Park students get lesson in tolerance



Acceptance was the theme of a series of activities at Oak Park High School last week. Through classroom presentations, assemblies and evening parent programs, the school encouraged discussion about such topics as the Darfur genocide, gay and lesbian equality, and the internment of Japanese people in the United States during World War II. Among the activities were films, disability simulations, […]

New chorale director presents holiday show

Concert Review

Last weekend marked a turning point in the life of the Los Robles Master Chorale. With the retirement of its artistic director and conductor, James Stemen, after 30 years, the mantle was passed to Lesley Leighton, herself a seasoned performer with the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Leighton wasted no time in getting her new charges up to speed, as the […]

The Canyon laughs it up on Tuesday nights



Jon Lovitz and other stand-up comedians are the laughing stock of The Canyon. Lovitz kicked off his new Tuesday night gig, “Jon Lovitz Presents Comedy at The Canyon,” on Dec. 2 at the Agoura Hills club. Also performing at the comedy premiere were Frazier Smith and Dana Eagle. “I love comedy, and there’s no place around here that does comedy,” […]

Sigi Ulbrich and Pam Moran



Sigi Ulbrich and Pam Moran were awarded Top Producer in July 2008 for Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/ Westlake Village office. Ulbrich and Moran are expert residential specialists. Even though they are known for their success with luxury and estate properties, they also represent clients’ condos, homes, homesites, and leases. Their clients range from first-time buyers to celebrities. This highly […]