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Artist will add color to Westlake Art Guild dinner event

Disney animator will speak on Dec. 3

The Westlake Village Art Guild will host a dinner and art demonstration by fine artist and animator George Scribner on Tues., Dec. 3 at Los Robles Greens, West Banquet Room, 299 S. Moorpark, Thousand Oaks. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. and buffet dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the demo. The event is open to the public. Scribner was born […]

Team epitomizes being all-American

WALKING THE TALK— Prime All American, an Agoura Hills-Westlake baseball program, takes time off practice to help repair the Culver City-Marina Little League fields after the grounds had recently been vandalized. Prime also got baseball equipment and raised money to donate to the league. In addition, Prime All American runs Prime Boosters, a nonprofit designed to bring professional baseball training […]

Woolsey fire victims strive for a new normal



Survivor stories from the Woolsey fire tear at the heart strings and tug at the soul. But they are nothing if not inspirational, and a cautionary tale of how families made it through those horrific weeks in early November last year, and what they are doing today. The destruction gave some families an opportunity to reexamine life and decide if […]

Cutting the ribbon at fire-damaged playground

Eagle View Park gets a post- Woolsey face-lift

Remembering Borderline

Event to feature storytelling, artwork

Thousand Oaks Remembers will host T.O. Remembers: Stories from November 2018, a live storytelling event Fri., Nov. 8 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The community will come together to remember and honor the lives of those lost at the Borderline Bar and Grill shooting and take time to reflect upon and listen to the experiences […]

Equestrians circle the wagons

Animal rescue played big role in Woolsey fire


The Conejo Valley is home to a vibrant equestrian community. Miles of open space and interlocking horse trails are features that help define the community’s values. When the Woolsey fire erupted with such intensity, many residents said they had no warning, escaping the flames with just their loved ones and the family pets. But, for horse owners, evacuation meant solving […]

Club Hub

The Acorn’s guide to club meetings

THURS., NOV. 7 Conejo Valley Woodworkers Assoc. 7 p.m. in cafeteria building, Redwood Middle School, 233 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Project demo, tool raffle. For all skill levels. Phone: 805.229.1559. Email: president@cvwa.org. Web: cvwa.org. Business/Professional Women Of Conejo Valley 7 p.m. at Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake. Lalaine Braime, CPA, speaks on “Tax tips for year 2019.” RSVP […]

Halloween party turns up the volume



Working in an office can reduce holiday celebrations to a few interoffice games, some pizza and a half-day of work. But when that office is in the business of rock ’n’ roll, things have to get a little wild. Calabasas-based Yamaha Guitar Group takes its celebrations to another level, especially when it comes to Halloween. The company builds a variety […]

BRIEFS

Trips for the birds The Conejo Valley Audubon will offer the following events in November. Attendees are requested to bring binoculars or if a loaner is needed, contact the trip leader in advance. For more information, visit conejovalleyaudubon.org. Sun., Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. Sapwi Trails Community Park. Meet in the parking lot at Westlake Blvd. across from Rainfield Ave. […]

Nature of Wildworks celebrates 25 years

Topanga-based nonprofit raises awareness about wild animals


Boxer, an African serval, strutted through the crowd hissing— though he did not appear to object to the hands of people reaching out to touch his beautiful coat. The unique big cat was one of several animals that came to the Pacific Palisades home of Neil and Sue Kelley on Oct. 20 to raise awareness and funds for the Nature […]


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