Accident takes out a tree

KANAN ROAD MISHAP–This white Mercury Cougar was turning into the Yum Yum Donuts around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday on Kanan Road in Agoura Hills when it was rear-ended by a pickup truck. The momentum forced the Cougar to smash into a tree. No major injuries were sustained in connection with the accident, according to authorities.

You can go fly a kite at Reagan Library in Simi Valley

High-flying family fun can be had in the mountaintop setting of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley from noon to 4 p.m. on Sun., July 9, when the Cal Oaks Kite Classic gets off the ground with free admission for all plus free kites for the first 1,000 kids. Event highlights include professional kite demonstrations, Chinese kite making […]

How to find the ‘purrr-fect’ feline

So, you’re thinking about adding a cat to your family? You may want to match your own quirks to one of these popular feline breeds before you sign those adoption papers: The American Shorthair: This feline, a medium to large cat, has an athletic and strong body with an easy-going personality. He’s easy to groom, adventurous and loving, can tolerate […]

If a councilmember changes his mind, so may the voters

About a week ago Chris Mann, a Westlake Village city councilman, was quoted in one of our local newspapers as having changed his position on Lot 79 as it pertains to being used for ballfields for the youth of our community. For those of you that don’t remember, Chris Mann received his initial support during his first campaign for office […]

New citizen celebrates her first Fourth of July

New citizen celebrates her first Fourth of July HURRAY FOR AMERICA – Westlake Village resident Margarita Perez recently became an American citizen. She’ll happily celebrate next Tuesday, no doubt, her first Independence Day as a citizen along with millions of other Americans. Enjoy the holiday, but drive defensively. And if you drink alcohol, choose a designated driver.

Wellness Community gets grants

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, which provides free programs of emotional support, education and friendship for cancer patients and family members, has received a $25,000 grant from the Fanny and Svante Knistrom Foundation, which will be used to continue and expand the nonprofit organization’s programs. Wellness Community now serves about 600 people monthly at its Westlake Village facility and satellite in […]

St. Paschal Baylon celebrates 40 years  

St. Paschal Baylon celebrates 40 years   Saint Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, the oldest and largest Catholic church in the Conejo Valley, celebrated its first 40 years with a huge multilingual Mass and barbecue that took place at the church last weekend. During the Mass, prayers were said in Spanish, French, German, Vietnamese and Portuguese to reflect the diversity of […]

Fireworks can terrify your pets

The Fourth of July is a wonderful holiday, but a serious risk for pets. The explosive sounds of our celebrations: fireworks, etc., make our pets extremely frightened. In response, they often bolt outdoors, afraid and confused, and become lost. The Fourth of July is one of the busiest days at our animal shelters because of all the lost pets. Some […]

Early deadlines start today

The Acorn newspapers will have early deadlines for the issue of Thurs., July 6 because of Independence Day next Tues., July 4. All deadlines move forward by 24 hours. Real estate ads for the July 6 edition must be reserved by noon today, Thurs., June 29. For display advertising, the deadline will be noon Fri., June 30. All other deadlines […]

Medical center hosts health fair