The Community Foundation for Oak Park (CFFOP) has awarded a grant of $150 to Girl Scout Troop 218 to assist the troop in carrying out its activities in the area. Members of the troop annually participate in the September Coastal Cleanup, the Conejo Valley Days Parade, holiday caroling, as well as the Brookside Elementary School Girl Scout Toy Drive. This […]
By Ralph Colao Children or adults will enjoy playing the Math MazeTM Puzzle. A unique path connects the two black boxes. The route is solved by using math (addition, subtraction, multiplication or division) by going up, down or sideways (but never diagonal). False paths lead to dead ends. The solution is on page 62.
Stop this big box construction. You’re going to ruin our small business setting and small town feeling. Don’t be greedy!
Scrutiny begins on Home Depot application Plans have been submitted to the city of Agoura Hills for the long awaited commercial redevelopment project along Agoura Road, including construction of a 115,330 square-foot Home Depot store, among other retailers. Selleck Development Group of Westlake Village submitted a $13,760 filing fee last month and a bundle of drawings, maps and description papers, […]
Basket brigade CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn PATIENCE WEARING THIN––A lineup of eager Easter egg hunters wait somewhat impatiently for the Easter Bunny to give the okay so that they can begin searching for eggs hidden in the green grass of Mae Boyer Park. From left to right, the 3-year-old and under kiddie cast includes Bryan Weitzman, Tyler Barnholtz, Danielle Mahler, Kylie […]
Elderlink is a free senior referral service that can assist and guide families in understanding options available to them when weighing the difficult decision of how best to help aging parents who can no longer live alone. Each situation and each senior has different needs. There are alternatives to nursing homes for those who do not require skilled care. For […]
Ann and Scott McEuen of Heber City, Utah have announced the engagement of their daughter Emily to Gregory Scott Winslow, the son of Linda and Thom Winslow of Thousand Oaks. A 1995 Thousand Oaks High School graduate, Greg was born in Agoura. The Winslows have lived in Agoura and Thousand Oaks for 30 years. Greg received his BS degree from […]
30-hour famine hits Westlake High School LISA ADAMS/The Acorn CHANGE YOUR WORLD––Westlake High School Associated Student Government (ASG) group leader and event organizer Chris Gleason, front center with sandals, joins with other WHS students in a fight against world hunger. The group collected donations and sacrificed 30 hours when participants stayed in the school’s gym without food to try and […]
Living adjacent to Mother Nature has its drawbacks Is there an epidemic regarding pestilence due to new construction? Or is it apathy for a countywide problem that residents refuse to acknowledge until outbreaks arise? Recently, I busied myself unnecessarily, trying to contact Ventura County for assistance in controlling public space (private or city-owned) regarding coyotes, gophers, roof rats and squirrel […]
Local garden club will host its annual tour soon The Westlake Village Garden Club will present five gardens during its 28th annual Garden and Patio Tour from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Sun., April 29. Gardens vary in scale from a standard lot size to extensive ravine-backed properties. A considerable variety in style and plant types are represented. Tickets, which include […]