The Acorn’s 2009 Marmonte League Preview

Agoura Chargers Last season’s results: (5th in Marmonte, 5-5 overall) A midseason three-game road trip crushed Agoura’s postseason aspirations, but the Chargers salvaged a .500 campaign by winning their final two games. Highlights included victories against Westlake and Royal. Notable returnees: Sam Bradley, sr., SS/TB; Max Hogan, sr., DE/OL; Eric Kagen, sr., WR; Stephan Yang, jr., WR Impact newcomer: Sean […]

Healthcare is a fundamental right

Affordable health care is a human right. If you want to believe that the U.S. has the best care in the world, please check your facts. According to the World Health Organization’s ranking of the world’s healthy systems, we are No. 37 and yes, France is No. 1 with Saudi Arabia No. 26. One difference with the U.S. private insurance […]


Rotary Club to celebrate 20 years of women’s membership

The Rotary Club of Westlake will celebrate 20 years of women in the organization on Wed., Sept. 16 with a luncheon and talk by Sylvia Whitlock, one of the earliest female members and the first female president of a Rotary club. The Rotary Club was established in 1905, but it wasn’t until 1989, after a legal battle, that women were […]

In tough financial times, business is golden

Looking to capture a larger share of the gold-selling market, gold buyer GoldFellow.com announced the opening of its first GoldFellow retail store in a Westlake Village shopping center. The GoldFellow store buys gold, silver, platinum and diamonds directly from consumers and pays them on the spot. The new store operates under the same guiding principles that have earned the company’s […]

Junior golfers play big

Young golfers brought their clubs and swung for the greens at Westlake Golf Course’s 22nd annual club championships. About 160 junior golfers ages 8-17 from Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Agoura, Oak Park, Simi Valley, Calabasas, Newbury Park and Camarillo participated in the event. For girls 8-11, Cameron Sage dominated her bracket with a round of 32. Jo Jo Sottile won […]

New chief nursing officer at Los Robles

Greg Angle, president and CEO of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, recently announced that Tracy Weintraub has joined the Thousand Oaks hospital as chief nursing officer. Weintraub served as vice president of nursing at Torrance Memorial Medical Center. Before that, she worked as associate chief nurse, medical-surgical nursing and medical care line for the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles […]


•The Reyes Adobe Interchange project will be completed in February 2011, not April 2010. •The Las Virgenes Unified School District did not purchase the Naviance software program last year. The Las Virgenes Educational Foundation purchased the program. •Westlake Meals on Wheels provides free transportation for the meals they deliver, but most of the homebound recipients pay for the food.

Haven Hills needs volunteers

Haven Hills in the San Fernando Valley is a nonprofit agency working to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing services to victims and survivors of abuse. The group is looking for volunteers to assist in the children’s programming; on site childcare while mothers attend counseling or meetings; crisis line phone work; preparing donations for distribution to clients; helping […]

Finerty joins Alvarez Firm

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