2012-10-18 E-Edition

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Yes on Prop. 37

Prop 37 is a straightforward written law that will finally give us the right to know what we are eating and feeding our families. Food manufacturers are constantly changing their labels all the time such as Kellogg’s who just changed all their packaging to add the Olympians on all their cereals. Others make changes to add a website address. Adding […]

On the Trail

The bumblers tackle Hell Hill

There is a Conejo Recreation and Park District trail that rises above Hillcrest Drive in the vicinity of the Westlake Hills neighborhood that could replace a cardiologist’s in-office stress test. How mundane to test one’s heart with electrodes taped to your chest while you trot on a souped-up treadmill, when you can sprint up this epic ascent with its dauntingly […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks

Stonehaus brings a little bit of Italy to Conejo Valley

Is it Westlake Village, California— or Tuscany, Italy? Visiting the new Stonehaus eatery and wine tasting room in Westlake, it’s hard to tell. The latest offering from Westlake Village businessman John Notter—and lying adjacent to Notter’s Mediterranean-themed Westlake Village Inn at Agoura and Lakeview Canyon roads— Stonehaus sits among the olive trees and maturing vines of the hotel’s 1.5-acre private […]

Agoura water polo still No. 1

The Agoura High boys’ water polo team has been a powerhouse since Dustin Litvak took over the program 10 years ago. After capturing the school’s first CIF-Southern Section Division 4 title in 2007 and enjoying consistent success, the Chargers needed a change of scenery. Litvak wanted his team moved up to a tougher division in 2010. His request to the […]

Says tax increase goes mostly towards salaries, not classrooms

What a disappointment to see the front page of The Acorn running a bleeding heart story about the teachers, the kids and the need to “save our schools” with higher taxes. I can only hope that taxpayers have wised up this election cycle and will not allow themselves to be duped again. Gov. Brown gave his staff a raise this […]

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Financial courses at UCSB Extension can transfer to the MBA program at CLU

Students taking financial planning courses through the UC Santa Barbara Extension can now earn an MBA through California Lutheran University. UCSB Extension has signed a transfer agreement with CLU that allows transfer of up to 15 credits. UCSB Extension students who satisfactorily complete the Professional Financial Planning Certificate Program with a grade of B or better in all coursework can […]


THURS., OCT. 18 Pleasant Valley Garden Club 9 a.m. at Camarillo Seventh-day Adventist Church, Fireside Room, 3975 E. Las Posas Road. Master Gardener Jim Kindig with UC Extension gives tips for growing orchids. Phone: 805.482.6933. Free Shred Day 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ventura County Credit Union, 18 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Safe shredding of personal documents. Web: […]