2013-12-19 E-Edition

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Longtime Latigo leaving Whizin Center

The Latigo Kid, a family-owned Mexican restaurant in Agoura Hills and one of the city’s oldest businesses, said it is moving from its original location in Whizin Market Square to the Agoura Meadow Shopping Center on Kanan Road. “Tucker Investment (the landlord) chose not to renew our lease after 27 years,” Latigo Kid owner Diane Gomez told The Acorn. Gomez […]

Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s agents organize Manna holiday food drive

With 1 in 6 people worldwide facing hunger issues daily, estate agents Kara Vitt and Kara Knell of Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty wanted to find a way to be of service to their community during the holiday season. As a result, the women conducted a successful food drive for Manna Conejo Valley Food Bank. Founded in 1971 by […]

Play offers sobering look at recovery

With December’s temptation of free-flowing liquor at holiday parties and New Year’s Eve toasts, this is a good time for the Phoenix Theater Group to present “Bill W. and Dr. Bob” at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts. The off-Broadway play, written by husband-and-wife team Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey, tells how two drunks (as they called themselves) found sobriety […]

Holiday message good year-round

The lights are up, the stockings are hung, the trees are decorated and the stores are abuzz with shoppers seeking that perfect gift. It’s almost Christmas. Dec. 25 can create a mix of emotions. The special day and the meaning behind it bring peace and joy to many, but there are those (and you might be one) who would agree […]

City offers tax program

As part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, Calabasas has joined other cities in the state to support the 2014 Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Services Initiative. Last year, the initiative was able to capture $3.7 million in federal tax credits by helping thousands of Californians file their tax returns. In addition to tax preparation services, the program […]

Swingin’ in the New Year

Residents can celebrate the New Year to the tunes of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at 8 p.m. Tues., Dec. 31 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, the band co-founded by Scotty Morris and drummer Kurt Sondegren, made its debut in their hometown of Ventura in 1993. BBVD was among […]

Tongue in cheek about Ahmanson

Eureka! After reading Jim Bass’ piece concerning the Ahmanson Ranch and his opining of the collective shortsightedness of those who wanted natural space, he appears to see no relationship to this planet’s ecological challenges and development in general, except the benign development as he defines it and is paid to promote. However, upon reflection, I agree with Jim. We need […]


Art show in T.O.

An art exhibit titled “The Gift of Art . . . A Keepsake of a Lifetime” is on display through Sun., Jan. 5 at the The Conejo Valley Art Museum, inside the Janss Marketplace, 197 N Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Regular hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. A percentage of sales will benefit the Conejo Valley Art […]