2014-08-07 E-Edition

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All aboard for Acorn Vacation Photo Contest


Summer is in full swing and that means the annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation photo contest isn’t far off. Soon you can vote for this year’s winning picture by taking part in our special online poll. But first, remember the date Fri., Sept. 5. That’s the deadline to submit your vacation photo. Send us a picture from your recent […]

Eye on the Conejo

Voting for Irwin I will be voting in November for Jacqui Irwin in the race for 44th Assembly District, which includes Westlake Village. This endorsement is mine as a columnist and mine alone. The Acorn might not agree with me—or it may not endorse at all. I believe Irwin is the stronger and more qualified candidate. She is an experienced […]

Solid Wood Furniture Made Locally

Padavo is a local familyowned furniture store that will inspire and provide homeowners with the home of their dreams. Affordable prices and friendly service has made Padavo Thousand Oaks a leading furniture vendor for more than 14 years. Adding to its success is its foremost attribute—listening to the clients’ needs. Padavo’s excellent customer service has led to constant repeat business […]

Four Seasons opens wine tasting room

Sour grapes over Target

It is hard to believe the moaning and sudden concern about what Thousand Oaks and Ventura County might lose in tax dollars and business now that Westlake Village has opened the new Target shopping center, which just happens to be down the street from Costco. Where were T.O. officials when Costco wanted to build this sales and tax magnet in […]

It’s a dog day afternoon

In honor of National Dog Day, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden will host the fifth annual Trails ’n’ Tails for pet owners and their four-legged pals from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Aug. 23 at the garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Road. Visitors with a leashed dog will receive one free admission. Activities include: a photo contest, dog vendors with […]

Tips to Improving Limp Hair

Hairstylist Judaysia, creator of the Volumtechnics haircutting technique that builds body into fine, limp and thin hair, has developed a range of hair-care products to bolster and thicken thinning hair, an issue for many women. The products available in the past to treat hair loss seemed to be medicinal and not user-friendly. Here are some tips on handling this problem. […]

Orchestra tabs new manager

The board of directors of the New West Symphony have appointed Alexander Gurevich as the symphony’s general manager effective immediately. He joins the symphony staff led by executive director Natalia Staneva. Gurevich was previously an artist manager at Jonathan Wentworth Associates Ltd., a leading artist management company in New York. His main focus was working with orchestral soloists and developing […]

Says water waste continues

Last week I read the LVMWD’s final warning to residents: no watering between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., no runoff, and hosing driveways was prohibited, punishable by a $500 fine. Today at 12:05 p.m. Mon., Aug. 4 at the intersection of Kanan Road and Canwood Street in front of the Shell gas station, the city planters were being watered and […]

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