Updated home has entertainer’s backyard with pool, spa

This updated, single-story pool home is approximately 2,490 square feet and is in Thousand Oaks west. Great landscaping is throughout. The entertainer’s backyard has a recently resurfaced pool, spa, barbecue center with seating, fire pit, covered brick patio, large garden area, fountain and 10 fruit trees. Hardwood flooring in found in the hall, dining room and updated kitchen with plenty […]


Five candidates, three seats


The Agoura Hills City Council election in November will feature a mix of candidates—two incumbents and three challengers—vying for three seats. One of the seats is open following an earlier announcement by Mayor Bill Koehler that he would not seek reelection. The incumbents hoping to serve four more years on the panel are Harry Schwarz, who was first elected to […]

Stargazing festival proves out of this world

ASTRAL AWE—Above, Gerry Seck of Simi Valley readies his telescope for the Night Sky Festival on Aug. 4 at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. At right, 10-year-old Taylor Massey of Newbury Park observes the night sky as Ann Dittmer of Northridge shares her telescope during the festival. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area hosted the event.

Top 5 home improvements that will appeal to buyers

The real estate market is heating up, and if you’re planning to sell your home in the future, you want it to sell quickly and for as high of a price as possible. By taking proactive action now, you can make a few strategic home improvements that can help you achieve both your goals. To boost your home sale and […]

Take your Acorn on vacation

Deal benefits Agoura wildlife bridge

New steps have been taken to make construction of the Liberty Canyon wildlife crossing in Agoura Hills possible. At its meeting on Aug. 8, the governing board of the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority agreed to a partnership with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to develop the crossing. “The partnership would be an agreement for the construction of the […]

Think about shaving as a shared activity

Other Side of 50

Shaving one’s face is a fundamental part of being a man. A generation ago, the act of shaving denoted manhood, pride of appearance, cleanliness, neatness and a person in control and well-groomed. In the U.S., Canada and Europe, about 85 percent of men shave their beards. Throughout recent history we have been a society where the appearance of the body […]


THURS., AUG. 16 Assistance League Of Ventura County 10 a.m. at chapter house, 913 E. Santa Clara St., Ventura. Open to men and women, no age requirement. League runs several philanthropic programs. Phone (daytime): 805.643.2458. Email: alvconline@hotmail.com. Channel Islands Gulls 11 a.m. at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, 2600 Harbor Blvd., Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. Social hour 11 a.m., luncheon at […]

2018-08-16 E-Edition

… Thank you for supporting your local Acorn! You need to be a digital subscriber to view the rest of this content. Please Login or Subscribe Now! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.