2012-07-05

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Explaining water board’s actions



In a recent letter to the editor, Neil Ticktin, publisher of Westlake Revelations, alleged that the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District did not keep its promise, made in December 2011, to take a fresh look at staff’s recommendation to build a 5-million-gallon water storage tank at Westlake Reservoir to meet storage needs for the district’s West End, i.e. Agoura Hills […]

Pet of the Week



Food fest comes to Camarillo



Meadowlark Service League will host its 25th annual Wine and Food Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., July 29 on the lawns of the historic Camarillo Ranch House. Attendees can sample fine wines and gourmet food from a wide variety of participating wineries and restaurants. The event will also have live entertainment, opportunity drawing, silent auction and boutique shopping. […]

Garden club gives scholarships



The Westlake Village Garden Club ended its club year with the presentation of scholarships to three students. Justin Clause is completing his studies at Moorpark College and will attend UC Davis, majoring in environmental science. Clause will pursue a career in conservation biology or as a park ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. Diana Lopez is completing her studies at […]

MADD receives car dealer support



Honda of Thousand Oaks vice president/general manager Scott Stanley recently presented a check for $7,500 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The money was given on behalf of Jacquelyn Moss, mother of Taylor Marie Moss, a Newbury Park teen who was killed by a drunk driver. On Nov. 1, 2009, Taylor was returning home after celebrating Halloween with two friends. She […]

Five years of helping canines



Lifeline 4 Paws is celebrating its fifth anniversary. A nonprofit charitable organization, Lifeline 4 Paws is one of several humanitarian programs developed and operated by the Hogan Family Foundation Inc. Lifeline works with more than 100 animal rescue groups in California to provide veterinary assistance for abused, neglected, and abandoned dogs. One hundred percent of donations made to Lifeline goes […]

Calendar



THURS., JULY 5 Camarillo Community Band Summer Concert 7 p.m. at Community Center Park, Carmen Drive and Burnley Street, Camarillo. John Stava, conductor. Bring lawn seating, picnic. Free. Contact: Dan Rhymes. Phone: 805.484.8050. Email: camarillocommunityband@lafn.org. Web: www.camarillocommunityband.com. Business & Professional Women Of Conejo Valley 7 p.m. in glass banquet room at Cisco’s restaurant, 925 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Speakers […]

City leaders hope new high-end car dealerships will spark business

.Rolls-Royce, Bentley dealerships to open in December


With models starting at $180,000, the Bentley and Rolls- Royce dealerships opening later this year at the Thousand Oaks Auto Mall will offer products out of the price range of most Conejo Valley families. Still, residents of every income level stand to benefit if the arrival of the ultra-luxury automakers leads to further economic growth in the city, especially along […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’



The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; email your tale to newstip@theacorn.com, or fax us at (818) 706-8942.


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