‘The driveway is my canvas’

Asthma camp available

The American Lung Association of Los Angeles County is sponsoring CHAMP (Children’s Health and Management Program) camp Aug. 20 through 25 at Camp Marston in Julian, Calif., for children ages 8-12 who suffer from asthma. The camp provides an opportunity for children to enjoy a sleep-over camping experience while learning how to manage and cope with their asthma. Campers participate […]

Church plans peaceful service

"Instruments of Peace" will be the subject of Rev. Irma Oestmann’s address at 10 a.m. on Sun., July 2 at Unity Center Church, which meets in the community room of Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview (off Erbes), Thousand Oaks. Children are invited to attend Children’s Church in the upper room and child care is also provided. Unity Center Church is […]

On the Trail

Sojourn in Solstice,
a Most Accommodating Canyon

Sojourn in Solstice, a Most Accommodating Canyon As you enter Solstice Canyon, a unit of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area located a short jog off the Pacific Coast Highway on Corral Canyon Road in Malibu, you’re quickly enveloped by greenery, fresh even in the summer heat. A small grove of coast redwoods has been planted near the entrance […]

Got lemons? make lemonade

New CEO joins local hospital

Ronald J. Galonsky, Jr. has been appointed chief operating officer of Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks. He ’ll be responsible for the daily operating functions of the hospital. Previously Galonsky served as chief operating officer of Reston Hospital Center in Reston, Va. He earned his master’s degree in health administration from the Medical College of Virginia and […]

Sermon asks ‘Are You Really Free?’

Pastor James Henkell’s sermon on Sun., July 2 asks the question, "Are You Really Free?" at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. Worship is at 8:30 and 10 a.m.; children’s church is also 10 a.m. For more information, please call (818) 889-1620.

Summer fire safety tips

Summer is a time of grilled hot dogs, family reunions, and Fourth of July festivities; but summer is also a time of increased injuries and fires. In the US, 6,000 grill fires occur each year. Fireworks injure more than 11,000 Americans, and fires resulting from the use of fireworks cause at least $20 million in property damage. To help ensure […]

Agoura High students charged in bomb conspiracy

Acorn Staff Writer

Two Agoura High School males arrested Fri., June 16 on campus have been charged with attempted second degree burglary and with intent to make an explosive device. The 15-year-old boys and a 14-year-old girl were stopped early in the morning by security guards near the school’s science building and later arrested by deputies from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. The […]

Gidget makes a comeback

Acorn Staff Writer

"It takes a long time to become young," said Pablo Picasso. "Gidget," the California girl who helped inspire the Malibu surfing craze of the ’60s, never got old. Kathy Kohner – she’s the real life Gidget – returned to Surfrider Beach last weekend to meet a whole new generation of surfers competing at the Margaritaville Longboard Open. The event marked […]

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