2009-07-23

Comedians go to work for charity



Five comedians and the Thousand Oaks Kiwanis Club want you to forget about the troubles of the world for an evening. Thousand Oaks comedian Louis Ashamallah will be among the five hoping to tickle funny bones for the benefit of local charities on Sun., Aug. 9 at The Canyon club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. First California Bank is a […]

Workshop will tackle pain management



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is offering a pain management workshop for people with cancer and their families from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., July 30 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. To RSVP, call (805) 3794777. For more information, go to www.TwcVv.org.

Pets need dental care, too



There’s news that may bring a smile to both pet owners and their loyal companions. Services and products are making it easier to address a pet’s need for oral care. According to American Veterinary Medical Association, periodontal disease is the most common health issue in pets. It’s also estimated that almost 80 percent of U.S. pets suffer from periodontal disease […]

Last week’s cell tower editorial failed to connect with readers



It’s terribly disappointing that The Acorn would publish such a poorly researched editorial last week about the dangers of cellphone tower radiation. You are certainly hurting your journalistic credibility when you write things like “there are no studies” proving harm from such towers. With a simple Google search, you could find hundreds of studies, actually, conducted by independent agencies—not hired […]

Philanthropic women’s club to host new member social



The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will host the annual new member cocktail social for prospective members at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 11 at the home of Ashley Burge in Westlake Village. At the casual event, interested women may meet active members and learn more about the club and membership. A new member tea will take place on Sept. 3. […]

Westlake’s John Notter named institute chair



John Notter of Westlake Village was recently appointed chairman of the board of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Switzerland. Notter, who owns the Westlake Village Inn, Bogies and Mediterraneo in Westlake Village, has served on the foundation’s board since 2006. Notter help start the organization almost 40 years ago when he worked for Daniel K. Ludwig as CFO […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A burlgar stole a $300 video game console from a home in the 6000 block of Lake Lindero Drive July 9. A thief stole a $1,000 computer from an office in the 29500 block of Canwood Street July 6. Another computer theft occurred the same day in a different office of the same building. Vandals caused $550 in […]

One businessman’s success story



On behalf of our 1,500 member Chamber of Commerce, I want to congratulate one of our members, Paul Berkovitz, in gaining approval of his dog care business, Camp Bow Wow, to open at another Chamber member’s building located at 29348 Roadside Drive in Agoura Hills near the 101 freeway. Paul came to me at the Chamber many months ago with […]


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