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Retired doctor challenges WLV City Council

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

There are three Westlake Village City Council seats up for election this November, and with Mayor Mark Rutherford retiring from the panel, that means at least one new face will be joining the council. Incumbents Brad Halpern and Sue McSweeney are running for reelection, and joining them in the race are two challengers: Ted Corwin and Ray Pearl. Corwin, 74, […]

Seniors have their moment

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

Senior Concerns of Thousand Oaks celebrated its 33rd annual Ultimate Dining fundraiser Sept. 15 by honoring two of the Conejo Valley’s top philanthropists, George and Patricia Jones. The organization named the T.O. couple Philanthropists of the Year in front of the more than 400 guests who attended last Saturday’s gala affair at the Hyatt Regency Westlake. George Jones had a […]

Learn life lessons from celebs

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

There comes an age when you begin to hear with increased frequency of the medical challenges or deaths of celebrities you loved growing up. It’s a harsh reminder of our mortality. Because the stories of these deaths are so widely disseminated, they can also serve as cautionary tales about later life challenges and planning to ensure your own wishes are […]

New online model begins

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

There’s no denying the appeal of a print newspaper, or the grand look of a glossy magazine spread—and who doesn’t still enjoy cuddling up with a good, page-turning mystery novel? Print still has a place, and just as transportation didn’t come to an end when the horse and buggy died, neither will good journalism become extinct on the day that […]

Cartoon

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

Likes Lopez for city council

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

I have known Debbie Lopez for many years, having worked with her on the PFA/Cs at Yerba Buena, Lindero Middle School and Agoura High. At each school, Debbie immediately stepped up to serve, first as a board member, then as president. It was clear from the start that she is a natural leader. She encouraged volunteerism, increased participation and strived […]

Support for Brad Halpern

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

I am writing in support of Brad Halpern for Westlake Village City Council. Over the past 18 years that I have known Brad, I have been continually impressed with his commitment to serve our community. As a current city council member, I have seen Brad work to enhance the lives of the City of Westlake Village residents. He is a […]

Navajo rugs a colorful sight

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

The Santa Monica Mountains Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch will host the Hubbell Trading Post, a Navajo rug and jewelry show along with rug talks from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 22 and 23 at 26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The Hubbell Trading Post event is the oldest continuously operated trading post in the Navajo Nation. […]

Hilton Foundation purchases Dole Westlake headquarters

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, an Agoura Hills-based multibillion-dollar international charitable institution, is on the move. The foundation—which built a sprawling, environmentally sustainable headquarters on Agoura Road at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains in 2012—recently purchased the Dole Foods building in Westlake Village for $50 million and will make the 10-acre corporate campus its new permanent headquarters. Prior […]

Updated Calabasas home has resort-style backyard

By The Acorn Staff | September 20, 2018

This home has four bedrooms and three baths in 2,344 square feet. The updated corner home is on a cul-de-sac in the Mulwood neighborhood of Calabasas. The high-ceilinged kitchen features ample granite counters, pull-out drawer cabinets, hidden corner Lazy Susan trays and remote-controlled blinds. The large family room has hardwood floors, plentiful custom cabinetry and bookshelves, fireplace, wet bar and […]