Dog saved after freeway accident

Acorn Staff Writer

Some people see the holidays as a time to purchase or adopt a new pet; Corey McCroskey of Carpinteria is just happy that the one he has is alive and well. Earlier this month McCroskey and his little dog Lolly were involved in a traffic accident on the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills. McCroskey fell asleep at the wheel and […]

Make a Fashion Statement

Visit Abundance: Plus-Size Fashions in Sherman Oaks for a different and exciting shopping experience. Mode magazine hails it as one of the country’s top 15 boutiques in "Where to Shop." The staff of Abundance believes every woman deserves to look fabulous. They assist clients in creating a whole new wardrobe, or in selecting items to enhance an existing one. The […]

Actions to be taken to prevent colds


The flu and cold season is upon us, but it’s never too late to protect yourself from these ailments. It’s during the holiday season when we especially find ourselves in more situations that involve people. These include holiday parties, shopping malls, the airport, and school functions, to name a few. Then, of course, you come in contact with people who […]

Sermon topic announced for United Methodist

Pastor Rob Calderhead of the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will give a Christmastide message at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., Dec. 31. Soprano Karenjo Crump will sing at 9 and 10:30 a.m. There will be a Watch Night Communion Service in the sanctuary at 6:30 p.m. United Methodist Church of Westlake Village is […]

This Gated, 5-Bedroom Bell Canyon Home Offers Privacy, Views, Amenities and Upgrades

This Gated, 5-Bedroom Bell Canyon Home Offers Privacy, Views, Amenities and Upgrades High enough to touch the sky, what a find is this residence offering the ultimate in privacy, views, amenities and upgrades. This man-gated Bell Canyon home features 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, granite counters, marble and wood flooring, 3 fireplaces and a view from almost every room. The community […]

Cops closing in on alcohol bandits

Large amounts of alcohol have been disappearing from shelves of grocery and liquor stores in the last few months. From Thousand Oaks and Agoura Hills to Simi Valley and possibly further, similar incidents of alcohol theft––with a description of the same vehicle––have been reported. The robberies have generally taken place during daytime when bottles of alcohol such as tequila and […]

You’ll Think You’re in Europe

‘WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHOP IN PARIS?’––Now in Oak Park Place, close to home, is Candrian, which will make you think you’re in an European boutique. Exceptionally decorated, this elegant shop is owned by Elise, who has mixed in the latest in fashion, European and domestic designer wear, and accessories for children and women at reasonable prices. Upon request, Elise […]

Stay healthy, prevent heart disease

Sometimes all it takes is a change of heart and lifestyle––to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, according to the American Heart Association. The organization suggests starting with these simple steps: •Schedule time for physical activity. Walking briskly three or four times a week for just 30 minutes can help condition your heart, control your blood pressure and […]

Martin Luther King to be honored

The Calvary Baptist Church and the NAACP will join Kol Tikvah Temple of Woodland Hills in a "Shabbat of Celebration" to honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., at 7 p.m., Fri., Jan. 12. Senior Pastor Earl Middleston and the Rev. Zedar Broadous, president of the NAACP, will join Rabbi Steven B. Jacobs and Cantor Caren Glasser along with […]

This Beauty Offers Panoramic Views

This Beauty Offers Panoramic Views With panoramic views across a valley of green mountains, this wonderfully located home is in a gated community offering community pool, spa, kids pool, tennis courts, security patrol and mini park. There are 5 bedrooms (fifth is a media room), 3 baths and a 3-car garage. Wood floors are featured in the entry, kitchen and […]