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Her Majesty meets feisty femme pirate

By The Acorn Staff | April 18, 2019

GAME OF THRONES?—No, but visually stunning and almost as fun. Actors Anna Demaria as Elizabeth I (left) and Bridget De Maria as Grace O’Malley star in “The Pirate Queen,” a swashbuckling tale about a real-life pirate. The show went on stage last week at the T.O. Civic Arts Plaza. See our story on Page 30.

Pickleball players learn rules of the game

By The Acorn Staff | April 11, 2019

Sheriff’s Blotter

By The Acorn Staff | April 18, 2019

Agoura Hills A man and a woman stole $138 worth of medication from the CVS pharmacy on Kanan Road on April 10. The couple stole Alli Weight Loss Medication, Preparation H and Recticare. On April 9 a man stole $280 worth of merchandise from the CVS pharmacy on Kanan Road. An employee reported that a man was seen placing items […]

Honorees announced for CSC’s Evening of Hope

By The Acorn Staff | April 04, 2019

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara has announced its slate of honorees and two celebrity emcees for the Evening of Hope Gala on Sat., April 27 at the Four Seasons Westlake Village. In addition to the awards presentation, the evening will also have a cocktail reception with music by pianist Bryson de Ruyter, dinner, live and silent auctions, entertainment and […]

Author studies dementia among indigenous people

By The Acorn Staff | April 11, 2019

Jonathan Yahalom, a 2003 graduate of Oak Park High School, has published a book that studies issues of caregiving in a rural Mexican community —and sheds new light on how the people in the region cope with age and memory loss. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, the book is titled “Caring for the People of the Clouds: Aging and […]

Follow-home robbery proves costly in Westlake

By The Acorn Staff | April 18, 2019

Two thieves committed a strong-arm robbery at a home April 8 on Country Lane in Westlake Village. A couple had just returned to the home and were in their car in the garage when one of them saw a white sedan pull up in front of the house. According to a sheriff’s report, two men got out of the sedan, […]

City of Agoura Hills at crossroads with multiple projects pending

By The Acorn Staff | April 18, 2019

Commercial real estate construction goes in spurts, and when the economy improves the floodgates often open. In Agoura Hills, almost half-a-dozen new retail and residential building projects are in various stages of planning. Cornerstone, The Ave, West Village, AN Investments and Utopia Hills are the first constituents poised to give life to Agoura Village, a 98-acre stretch of prime real […]

2019 benefit walk takes the scenic route

By The Acorn Staff | April 04, 2019

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will present its inaugural Hope Walk health fair and family trek on Sat., June 15 around Westlake Lake. Activities will begin at 8 a.m. at CSC headquarters, 530 Hampshire Road in Thousand Oaks. Two walks are available in the push to raise funds and awareness for the fight against cancer: a 5.5- mile stroll […]

High School Highlights

By The Acorn Staff | April 18, 2019

Agoura Chargers Fri., April 19: Last day of spring break Mon., April 22: Late start Thurs., April 25: “Why go out of state?” College info fair/6:45 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., April 19: Last day of spring break Oak Park Eagles Tues., April 23: Classes resumes after spring break. School site council/3:30 p.m. Board of education/6 p.m. Thurs., April 25: Student […]

‘Bright, shining star’ dies in fiery Westlake crash

By The Acorn Staff | April 18, 2019

The woman who died April 11 when the SUV she was driving crashed into a tree and caught fire at the Lindero Canyon Road exit off the 101 Freeway in Westlake Village has been identified as 66-year-old Susan Chevalier of Westlake. Chevalier was driving a Ford Expedition north on the 101 in the far-right lane at an unknown speed around […]