Serving tasty Thai food with a twist for 14 years and counting


The Coconut Crab Restaurant offers guests a truly unique culinary experience—two totally different menus at one location. Longtime patrons of the 14-year-old restaurant, which used to be called Exotic Thai Bistro until two years ago, already know they can get all of their favorite Thai dishes, cooked to perfection under the watchful eye of Chef James Nguy. “It’s all about […]

Borderline bouncing back

Agent’s river cruise helps two local charities

Dapple Destinations, a Simi Valley travel agent, recently partnered with AmaWaterways in Calabasas and hosted a river cruise to raise money for the Boys & Girls Clubs as well as the Soroptomist Club of Simi Valley. Thirty local residents traveled together on the Danube River from Budapest, Hungary, to Vilshofen, Germany, raising nearly $8,000 to split between the two clubs. […]


Sientra in giving mood to clinic

Sientra Inc. awarded a $5,000 grant to the Breast Cancer Prevention Program for low-income women at the Conejo Free Clinic in Thousand Oaks. The clinic’s program provides free screening and diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds and breast biopsies for uninsured and under-insured women. Sientra Inc. is a medical aesthetics company and a plastic surgeon partner in breast reconstruction. The Full Circle […]

Coldwell Banker recognizes agents for outstanding production

JoAnne MacDonald, manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westlake Village, recently congratulated Sally Brown and Donna Benevento for their outstanding production in 2019. Brown and Benevento are both relocation specialists, which allows them to work with corporate employees moving into the community and manage corporate inventory on behalf of relocation companies. They work with buyers and sellers throughout Thousand […]

Home sweet home can become a reality with PMI

In the housing market, those who choose to pursue the dream of owning a home face several important decisions, such as how much to put toward a down payment. Twenty percent down is typically recommended by most lenders. While 20% is not a requirement, paying less can have a big impact on the amount paid monthly. Homebuyers should know that […]


Take a stroll down memory lane for the Acorn’s top sports moments of 2019

In 1978, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson crooned “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys.” Nineteen years later, Paula Cole wondered “Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?” In 2002, mclusky answered with the song of the century, “Alan Is A Cowboy Killer.” As we reflect on 2019, we know that Alan killed the Dallas Cowboys but not […]