Parking may be outlawed on Lindero

The city council in Westlake Village has a goal to prevent problems before they become too troublesome. The Public Safety Committee recently received feedback about a traffic problem in First Neighborhood near Baronsgate Road at Lindero Canyon Road. Visibility for motorists is apparently becoming obscured-and dangerous-when making a left turn off Baronsgate Road onto Lindero Canyon Road. Motorists have complained […]

Career Checkup Clinic coming soon

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), a nonprofit community organization that helps people build, enhance and change careers, is sponsoring a lunch-time Career Checkup Clinic from noon to 2 p.m., Wed., April 25 at JVS’ office, 22622 Vanowen St., Woodland Hills. Individuals can utilize their lunch hour break to have experts review their resumes, learn how to deal with recruiters and explore […]

Good students learn about bad ethics

Acorn Staff Writer

Why isn’t it right to take credit for someone else’s work, to abuse subordinates, misappropriate funds or falsify reports? Because you’ve got ethics, that’s why. Thinking about snitching pencils at work? Think twice. Sixty students who attended the recent Homer Dickerson Youth Leadership and Ethics Conference at Agoura High School listened to advice from local business and professional leaders about […]

Bay Laurel Elementary School to host carnival, silent auction later this month

Bay Laurel Elementary School will hold a carnival and silent auction on its campus from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun., April 22. The school is at 24740 Paseo Primario in Calabasas. The carnival will feature rides, game booths, a dunk tank and catered food. The auction will have many items and gift certificates open for bids including hotel stays […]

Easter services set for Methodist church

Easter services set for Methodist church "Resurrection Man" is Pastor Rob Calderhead’s Easter Sunday message for the 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. worship services on Sun., April 15 meeting in the sanctuary of United Methodist Church of Westlake Village. Special music will be provided by the Chancel Choir, Celebration Singers and Covenant Ringers with brass and timpani at each service. […]

Decoys to work on alcohol sales

The Thousand Oaks Police Department is proactively enforcing laws related to alcoholic beverage control. It’s advising Conejo Valley alcohol vendors that authorities are purposely sending out decoys (youth under the age of 21) who will try to purchase alcoholic beverages. Any store or establishment found selling alcoholic beverages to the decoys will be cited. The decoys will be 18 or […]

Wellness Community helps kids cope

When a parent or close relative has been diagnosed with cancer, tremendous stress is created for a child. The Wellness Community has developed a successful and innovative support program to meet this need; Kids Circle. This group is co-sponsored by American Cancer Society and is free to participants. Kids Circle consists of a four session program that runs from 10:30 […]

Kindergarten registration about meets Oak Park expectations

Acorn Staff Writer

Oak Park registered its kindergarten students last week. Most elementary schools do so in the spring, though usually not until late April or early May. "We try to get the bulk of our students registered early," said Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) Superintendent Marilyn Lippiatt. This is necessary, she said, because of staff planning. Other grades don’t have a […]

Strings on ice LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Strings on ice LISA ADAMS/The Acorn BEFORE THE GAMES BEGIN––Violinist Adam Moskowitz, 12, an eighth grader at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills, plays the National Anthem before the start of six roller hockey games played in a tournament at the Thousand Oaks Roller Dome on last Sunday.

Words of Hope

Words of Hope By Dr. Jon Wilson Today is a sacred event in the Christian community. It remembers the night when Jesus gathered the disciples in a second story room in Jerusalem for what became known as the "Last Supper." It was no accident that Jesus chose the Passover as the night of the Last Supper. The parallels are too […]