Westlake Women’s Club hosts parade

Farmers’ Market celebrates in Westlake

Home can be hazardous to your feet

The practice of "kicking off your shoes" and running around barefoot or in sandals at home is actually a dangerous habit, according to the California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA). That’s because most people don’t simply relax barefoot or in sandals; they jump up and perform chores that can leave feet vulnerable to injuries or permanent damage such as stress fractures, […]

Crime Watch Agoura

Crime Watch Agoura A car window was shattered ($250 damage) and a purse valued at $30 was stolen along with $15 cash. The vehicle burglary occurred on a Mulholland Highway turnout (one mile north of the 35300 block) between 11:30 p.m. June 24 and 1 p.m. June 25. A male later returned the purse to its rightful owner, but the […]

All aboard the Agoura Hills beach bus

Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus back at home

After a six-year hiatus, the Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus (AHH) is heading home to its birthplace, Agoura Hills. The chorus has been rehearsing in churches, schools (and once in a nightclub) in Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park, but the 77-member Sweet Adeline Chorus always wanted to return to its roots in Agoura Hills, where the chorus was chartered in 1991. […]

Smokers have a better chance of quitting if they pick a specific day

Any day is a great time to quit smoking, but many people find that certain days are more inspirational than others. According to a recent Gallup survey, one in four smokers who have ever tried to quit report timing their quit attempt to a special event. Here are some of the more popular options: •The Great American Smokeout: First held […]

Ranger honored for DUI effort

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) recently recognized selected peace officers and prosecutors from throughout California for their outstanding work in combating driving under the influence (DUI). The special awards banquet was in Sacramento. Local state Park Ranger Tony Hoffman was one of the officers honored at the program. Hoffman was recognized for his long-term commitment to the prevention and apprehension […]

Westlake moves forward on park planning

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Westlake Village Parks Advisory Committee recently met for the last time to review recommendations from Steve Lang, a consultant from Purkiss Rose-RSI, (Recreation Systems, Inc.), a landscape, architecture, recreation and park-planning firm in Fullerton. Lang and his company are advising the city on adding more sports parks. Led by City Councilwoman Betty deSantis, the 27-member committee decided […]

Free concert coming Sunday

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and The Acorn Newspaper are pleased to announce the second concert of the 2000 Summer "Concerts in the Park" series. At 6 p.m. this Sun., July 9, the rising female vocal group, Five Wheel Drive, will take the stage. They’ve been described as "the Dixie Chicks meet Fleetwood Mac," with a […]