As homeowners and homebuyers in Southern California, including those in the local markets, continue to cope with struggling residential sales, Acorn managing editor John Loesing continues his multipart questionand-answer series with local real estate leaders about the future of the market and possible signs that the worst might be behind us. This week’s discussion involves Bob Majorino, CEO and owner […]
The Thousand Oaks Farmers’ Market will hold a grand opening celebration to celebrate the move back to its original location at The Oaks mall from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thurs., June 25 in the east end parking lot at Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Wilbur Road. Activities include musical entertainment, community activities and free carrot cake. The Thousand Oaks Police Department […]
Next month, Grace Brethren senior wide receiver Travis Sproat is scheduled to enter boot camp at Camp Pendleton as a member of the United States Marine Corps. The diminutive playmaker, listed at 5-foot-8 and 175 pounds, has already requested a rapid deploy and expects to be stationed overseas later this year. Before setting out to serve his country—a dream he’s […]
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Under a plan recently approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, visitors to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and residents in the Corral Canyon area above Malibu will receive an extra measure of fire protection on days when the wind howls and red flag conditions are in effect. In the early morning hours of Nov. 24, […]
The board of trustees of the Community Foundation for Oak Park has appointed Alon Glickstein as a new trustee, according to foundation president Eva Larson. The board took the action at its meeting in May. Glickstein is vice president of quality and operations at Stealth Aerospace and a sixyear resident of Oak Park. He was a candidate for the Municipal […]
For the first time in school history, Westlake High qualified for the CIF State Boys Golf Championship at Poppy Hills Golf Course. The state tournament was held Wednesday morning at the famous Pebble Beach links. Three high school teams from both Southern California and Northern California competed in the one-day finale. Westlake head coach Dave Costley drove seven Warrior players, […]
September 1963. Sixth grade. Miss McClintock’s class at Huntington Junior High. I had braces and bad hair and eyebrows that looked like Leonid Brezhnev’s. The first assignment? Write an essay about what you did for summer vacation. Not again. The old summer vacation trick. Twisting my gnarly eyebrows, I checked out my competition. I knew Anne Harnagel went to Washington, […]