Diamond in the rough

It’s been about a year now, and I’m getting used to the pop-eyed stares and gaping mouths. "Wow, your dog is a bit … hyper." Oh, well. You pick up a little four-legged stranger at the pound and "you takes your chances." My pup was found as a stray wandering in a downtown business center, an odd place for a […]

Has a Very Private Backyard With a Firepit

District will offer mothers a stroll in the park

Moms with children in strollers are invited to participate in "Strolling in the Park," an hour of fun walking at the Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 N. Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks. Sponsored by the Conejo Recreation and Park District, the walk around the half-mile path will take place 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 19 […]

Conejo mayors join fight against cancer

Thousand Oaks Mayor Dennis Gillette and Westlake Village Mayor Iraj Broomand will serve as honorary chairs for the Relay for Life, a 24-hour noncompetitive relay that benefits the American Cancer Society, scheduled for Sept. 16-17 in Thousand Oaks. The Relay for Life is an annual fundraising event that brings together teams of walkers who represent businesses, clubs, neighborhoods, churches, schools […]

AYSO victory

The girls’ under-14 American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) team from Agoura and Calabasas placed fourth at a recent national tournament in Albuquerque, N.M. The local team, which represented AYSO’s Region 71, joined a field of 192 teams from as far east as New York and as far west as Hawaii.

Select Wines plans grand opening

From noon to 8 p.m. this Sat., Aug. 12, Select Wines in Thousand Oaks will celebrate the grand opening of its unique "Wine Cave" complete with four chamber theme rooms that convey the feeling of being in an underground wine grotto. The event will feature hourly door prizes, activity and information booths, wine and beer by the glass, complimentary food […]

On the Trail

By Gloria Glasser

You Get a Lot For a Little With This Charming

3 Bedroom Ranch Style Home With a Large Pool and Spa That are Located in a Grassy Backyard

Marshall Tucker Band big hit at Chumash

Acorn Staff Writer

More than 2,000 area residents socialized, picnicked and rocked-out Sunday as the Marshall Tucker Band performed at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills. The free concert, part of the city’s Summer Concerts in the Park series, attracted everyone from families with small children and people who enjoy outdoor concerts to die-hard Marshall Tucker fans waiting to see their favorite ‘70s country-blues […]

Excercise program geared toward arthritis sufferers

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program is offering a P.A.C.E. (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) program. The free class will be offered from 10-11 a.m. Thursdays beginning Sept. 7 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Co-sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, this program is geared toward adults over 50 with different […]

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