2019-04-25

Middle schoolers open Medieval Market

Westlake Village residence is within walking distance of the lake

Lush backyard features fire pit, built-in barbecue island with counter space, plenty of room for entertaining

This Southshore Hills home has four bedrooms and 2.5 baths in 2,638 square feet of living space on a 20,000-square-foot lot. Homeowners can walk to the lake. The master bedroom suite is on the main level. Upstairs are three spacious bedrooms and a full bath. The house has dark wood floors, high vaulted ceilings and many windows. The formal living […]

The not so fantastic plastic

I would suggest that Richard Robinson, a letter writer last week, should do some research before spouting off on an issue. A simple Google search would have led him to the World Economic Forum report on the studies of plastic on the economy. They also have recommendations on how we can adjust our consumption to ward off the dire consequence […]

William Collier,

known to his friends and family as Bill, age 84, died of a heart attack on April 15, 2019. He was a loving husband to his late wife Beverly, a wonderful father to his children, an amazing grandfather, and a devoted son and brother. He loved this country; serving honorably in the U.S. Army. Bill was born on December 10, […]

Humane Society welcomes new vet

Director to oversee spay/neuter clinic

Christina Sisk, DVM, is the new director of veterinary services at the Humane Society of Ventura County. Hired in March, Sisk joins the HSVC team to oversee the low-cost spay and neuter clinic and the general well-being of the animals in the HSVC’s care, making sure every animal at the Ojai shelter is vaccinated and receiving treatment. Sisk will also […]

Dilbeck congratulates real estate duo for 2018 sales success

Closed 29 transactions, sold over $37 million

Mark Dilbeck, president of Dilbeck Estates, and Chuck Lech, Westlake Village branch manager, congratulated the team of Stacy Richardson and Jennifer Sommers on their tremendous success in 2018. The team achieved sales of over $37 million for the year. They closed 29 transactions in 2018, representing 19 sellers and 10 buyers. They worked with first-time homebuyers, empty nesters, relocation clients […]

It is a problem

I was somewhat dismayed and concerned about this letter to the paper. I couldn’t fathom a reason why Mr. Robinson would be so concerned about banning plastic straws. He was curious about the quote, “If human behaviors don’t change by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean by volume than fish.” Sources for this statement and other facts […]

Presto! Magic appears at Agoura library

Squirrel of the Month

HELO THERE—SaraPassmore,12,asixth-graderatLinderoCanyon Middle School in Agoura Hills, took this photo atYosemite National Park in July 2018. Sara was excited to test out her photography skills during the family’s vacation last year. If you spot a furry friend, also The Acorn mascot, send your high-resolution photo to newstip@theacorn.com.

Veteran real estate agent lauded for consistent high production

Steve Young was recently acknowledged for consistent high production. He has been a Realtor for 37 years. He is one of the all time top producing agents in the Conejo Valley, winning numerous awards, including induction into the Master’s Hall of Fame. He specializes in the areas of Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Calabasas and […]


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