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Local residents, experts question if cancer and environment are related

Acorn Staff Writer
Third in a series of three


Acorn Staff Writer Third in a series of three Sue Benvenuto from Newbury Park is a breast cancer survivor. She became curious after she was diagnosed with breast cancer nearly seven years ago when she learned that within a particular cul de sac in Westlake Village during a period of 18 months to two years, six women were diagnosed with […]

Westlake golf winners announced Winners of the recent Westlake Golf Course Partners annual 36-hole championship were: A-Flight: Ron Nielson and Alan Hopkins, 185; B-Flight: Al Weber and Karl Gensiki, 186;



Westlake golf winners announced Winners of the recent Westlake Golf Course Partners annual 36-hole championship were: A-Flight: Ron Nielson and Alan Hopkins, 185; B-Flight: Al Weber and Karl Gensiki, 186; C-Flight: Craig Oborny and Richard Reno, 186.

Literacy volunteers needed



St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Oak Park, in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Probation Department, is seeking volunteers to assist with the county’s "Operation Read" public literacy program, an after-school reading program for at-risk youth in the county’s Probation Department or in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services. The majority of youth in the […]

Unlicensed motorists a growing problem in California



California has the fourth highest percentage of improperly licensed drivers involved in fatal crashes, according to a new study titled "Unlicensed to Kill," released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Of California drivers involved in fatal crashes, 22 percent had an invalid license, meaning their license was suspended, revoked or expired, they had no known license or they had […]

Spokes Blokes



While bicycling in Point Mugu State Park recently I felt a yen to ditch the bike for a time and hike somewhere remote and quiet so I chained my bike at the Blue Canyon trailhead and took off. This was an ideal find for a leg stretcher since the narrow, chaparral-fringed, creek-crossing trail was closed to cyclists anyway. Upon returning […]

From This Beautiful Highlands Home You Can Enjoy Spectacular Views of All of Agoura



Chairman steps down, commission recognizes



Calabasas Planning Commission Chairman James Leewong resigned as chairman after his fellow commissioners asked him to step down at last Thursday’s meeting. Although no commissioners would comment on the reorganization, in his televised speech Leewong said that his fellow commissioners have been upset with his style of conducting meetings. "Almost every other Thursday, we come prepared with our skills …our […]

Program to address bereavement



The first of four weekly meetings dealing with life changes of the recently bereaved will be 9 a.m. Sat., Sept. 9 at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Mortuary, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The program centers on shared grief recovery and is geared to help participants understand that they’re not alone in the process of grieving a loss. Clinical psychologist […]

Miller becomes new baseball coach at AHS Cory Schwartz Acorn Sportswriter



Miller becomes new baseball coach at AHS Cory Schwartz Acorn Sportswriter This fall starts a new era in Agoura High School baseball with Zach Miller recently named as the new varsity head coach. Miller, one of seven candidates looked at for the position, was hired earlier this month. He will take over for longtime coach Bruce Beck, who resigned at […]


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