Repairs in progress at lake in Westlake

Acorn Staff Writer

A pile of debris in Westlake Lake, dubbed affectionately as "Bird Island," is being scooped out and hauled away as part of a major effort to clean up the lake and make it safer during winter storms. The rubbish flowed from the Lake Sherwood area by way of Potrero Creek over time and eventually reached about 10 feet high, according […]

Serving in Uniform

Army Pvt. Nolan P. McOney has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He’s the son of Barbara J. Singleterry of Oak Park. Air National Guard Airman Christopher P. Mansfeld has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Mansfeld, a 1995 graduate of Westlake High School, is the son of Paula […]

Lecture topic: Are you getting all your benefits?

Lecture topic: Are you getting all your benefits? Betty Berry, senior advocate, will present a lecture, "Are You Getting All Your Benefits?" from 6:45 to 9 p.m., Wed., Jan. 17 at Fitzgerald Center, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. The program will help seniors understand healthcare coverage and long-term care insurance. Topics will include: Medicare coverage, available alternative plans, how HMOs […]

Oak Park students learn the gift of giving

During the holidays, Oak Hills Elementary School fourth grade teachers Beth Ross, Stephanie Love, Chris Lockrey and Hilary Chalce taught their kids that the most important kind of sharing is giving to those in need. Ross used the Agoura Optimist Club to find someone who needed love. When the name of Emily Buelow, a 7-year-old victim of leukemia and student […]

Temple Aliyah to present lecture series

Temple Aliyah of Woodland Hills presents a lecture series this month, free of charge and open to the community. All lectures are at 8 p.m. Thursdays in the temple’s Kurland Family Chapel. Arthur Coppel will conduct the series: Jan. 11: History of American Jewry, 1854-present Jan. 18: Zionism and the present problem in Israel Jan. 25: Jewish/Arab relations from 632 […]

Letters Wolf resigns An open letter to the Board of Directors and members of the Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce:

Letters Wolf resigns An open letter to the Board of Directors and members of the Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce: During the past eight years it has been my pleasure and honor to work with bright and honorable people who have had the business community’s best interests at heart. These people acted honorably and honestly. They believed in their cause […]

Located at North Ranch Country Club

Located at North Ranch Country Club In the gated community of North Ranch Country Club estates in Westlake Village is this 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath custom view/pool estate that has been listed for sale by Joan Young of Young Realtors for $2,795,000. The 2-story residence is highlighted by a family room with fireplace, a den/office, a master suite with fireplace, […]

Rain finally falls on parched Southland CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Rain finally falls on parched Southland CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn AT LONG LAST––Monday’s commuters meet the added challenge of wet pavement as they pass through the Agoura Hills/Calabasas corridor. The view is from Chesebro Road, looking east. Rain gauges in the L.A. Basin hadn’t measured precipitation for 71 days. More is expected today.

100th birthday celebrated in Agoura Hills

CENTENARIAN––Angelina Rubino turns 100 years old tomorrow. Rubino, who was born in Palermo, Italy on Jan. 12, 1901, will celebrate the occasion with a birthday party this Sunday at La Pasta Restaurant in Agoura Hills. Rubino’s son is long-time Agoura Hills talent agent Frank Campano.


Column by James Iwanoff, D.C. Common questions concerning calcium and bone loss Many patients ask about calcium more than any other mineral or supplement. Their concerns center around the prevention of bone loss. Here is some of the latest information relative to this important mineral: Q: What are the recommendations for calcium? A. Adults between 20-50 should get at least […]