2010-09-30

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Corbett will write Travelers policies



Corbett & Assoc. Insurance Agency Inc. announced it will write the auto and home policies for Travelers Insurance Group. According to agency president Rick Corbett, “We already write for most of the industry leaders such as Mercury Insurance Group, Allied Insurance (Nationwide Group), and Civil Service Employees Insurance Company. We just felt the need to diversify the number of preferred […]

McGuire joins Lee & Associates



Jeff McGuire, a 16-year commercial real estate veteran, joined Lee & Associates-L.A. North/Ventura Inc., a member of the Lee & Associates Group of Companies, as a principal specializing in the sale of mid-sized multi-family properties with an emphasis on the West Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Ventura County markets. McGuire was formerly with Re/Max Commercial where he was a […]

Acorn announces new editor lineup



Thousand Oaks Acorn editor Steve Holt retired Sept. 24 following a more than 20-year career with the weekly newspaper chain. Kyle Jorrey, former Simi Valley Acorn editor, replaces Holt. Joann Groff, former Moorpark Acorn editor, becomes the new editor in Simi Valley. Reporter Scott Tittrington was named editor of the Moorpark Acorn. Holt became the editor in May 1998 of […]

Heat stokes fire in T.O.



Candidates talk



The Community Foundation for Oak Park will host a candidates forum at 7 p.m. Tues., Oct. 5 in the lecture hall, G-9, at Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. The public is invited. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Candidates running in the November election for Oak Park Unified School District and Triunfo Sanitation District boards […]

Developer gets break on road improvements



The developer of a new shopping center on the west side of Calabasas has been granted extra time to pay the bridge and road improvement fees he owes the city. One city councilmember has requested the same clemency for homeowners who are faced with costly repairs to their septic systems. The city approved the Summit of Calabasas retail center at […]

Calabasas annexation on hold

Stokes Canyon residents divided

Stokes Canyon landowners were still divided over the question of annexation last week, leaving Calabasas officials to pore over maps and determine where the support for the southern expansion lies. Compared to pending annexations for Mont Calabasas and Mountain View Estates, which involve developed subdivisions and permanent open space borders on the northwest side of town, the acquisition of territory […]

City seeks to put historic home on national register



Calabasas could soon have its own national landmark if an application to place a local homestead in the National Register of Historic Places is approved. A citywide historic resources survey compiled last year identified two properties as eligible for placement in the national registry: the William C. Masson residence near Mulholland Highway and Old Topanga Canyon Road and the Andy […]

Volunteers vital to Reyes Adobe Days success



If the annual three-day Reyes Adobe Days event in Agoura Hills this weekend comes off without a hitch, it’s because community members of all ages have performed as tireless volunteers for the past year. Amy Brink, director of community services, said that more than 350 volunteers begin their work on the next Reyes Adobe days as soon as the annual […]