2009-04-02

Club to host Casino Night at Padri



The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club and Tarzana Treatment Center will host an inaugural casino night fundraiser on Sat., May 2 at Padri Restaurant & Martini Bar in Agoura Hills. The evening begins with cocktails and tray-passed hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament and buffet dinner, dessert, dancing and silent auction. Event tickets […]

Crumbs Bake Shop opens at Commons



Crumbs Bake Shop, the originator of the gourmet cupcake, continued its national expansion by bringing a new store to The Commons shopping center in Calabasas. Crumbs celebrated its March 21 opening by giving away 1,000 free cupcakes. The first Crumbs Bake Shop opened in 2003 in New York City by co-founders Mia and Jason Bauer. There are currently six locations […]

Marmonte League spring outlook: Track and field

Another highly competitive season is in the works

It’s a good thing most track and field coaches carry a stopwatch because the race for a Marmonte League title in boys’ and girls’ track and field will be very close this spring. Thousand Oaks and Moorpark high schools both have solid boys’ and girls’ squads, while Simi Valley, Agoura and Newbury Park expect to be in the hunt on […]

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Christie Neal



Christie Neal took the honor for Top Selling Agent from Prudential California Realty’s Moorpark office in December 2008. Originally joining Prudential California Realty’s Fillmore office in 2006, Neal and her fellow Fillmore agents have now joined forces with the Moorpark office. She has found her niche by successfully representing clients primarily in the city of Ventura, but also assists buyers […]

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Youth Congress XXV goes green



Students participating in the annual Youth Congress presented by the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation are going green. The April 4 summit will focus on challenges the region faces in contributing to a more ecologically friendly world, said Karen Malatesta, executive director of the foundation. The free Saturday program, “Plan-It Green: How You Can Help,” will be at Westlake High School […]

Showdown: Who’s going to win the National League West?

Sportswriters Thomas Gase and Stephen Dorman debate which team will claim the pennant

It won’t make Acorn sports editor Stephen Dorman as angry as mentioning a certain Mark Langston-to-Tino Martinez pitch from the 1998 World Series that ended up in the upper deck at Yankee Stadium, but rest assured our San Diego Padres-loving sports guy will be fuming this September when the Los Angeles Dodgers win the National League West. But since Dorman […]

Play Review

'Pirates of Penzance' entertains all ages

After devoting the last few years to some of Gilbert and Sullivan’s lesserknown operettas, the Ventura County Gilbert & Sullivan Repertory Company (VCGSRC) has trotted out one of the duo’s biggest hits, “The Pirates of Penzance.” The opening night show at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts displayed one of the company’s most talented lineups, with stellar performances from every […]

Fern Rice



Fern Rice has recently been congratulated by Rodeo Realty owner Syd Leibovitch and Westlake Village office manager Lu Duffy as a Top Producing agent for December 2008. As a full-time real estate agent and part of the Zane Widdes Team, Rice is motivated to serve her clients with their goals and dreams in mind. She is known for her proactive […]


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