Farm fun in store for campers at Pierce

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a new all-day summer camp experience for children ages 5 to 14. The camp is offered every two weeks and provides fun and excitement for kids all day long. Campers will learn about the environment and enjoy special activities on the Pierce College farm. In addition, campers will sing songs, perform skits, ply […]

ABF service times

Beginning this Sun., June 17, the Community Church Service (CCS) and the Contemporary Service at Agoura Bible Fellowship (ABF) will meet on the ABF campus, 5564 Foothill Drive, Agoura. Service times will be 9:30 a.m. (contemporary style of worship with a full Praise Band) and 11 a.m. (classic service that is more traditional in style and has hymns). Sunday School […]

Can’t duck the fun in Westlake Village

Acorn Staff Writer

One winning rubber ducky and 11,999 of its closest friends competed Sunday in the third Annual Great Conejo Duck Race held at Westlake Landing. Spectators adopted rubber ducks in the hopes that their duck would be first to float across the finish line. At one point two ducks broke away from the pack and raced "bill- to-bill" for first place […]

‘Concerts in the Park’ series gets underway soon

The first in a series of summer "Concerts in the Park" sponsored by The Acorn and the city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will feature the band Instant Replay at 6 p.m. on Sun., June 17 in Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. Instant Replay is a fun, interactive band playing the sounds of the 60s […]

T.O. Kiwanis Club revving up for annual car show

The sixth annual Kiwanis Car Show will be presented from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sun., June 24 in Westlake Hyatt Park, near the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Free to the public, the event will feature sports cars, Corvettes, street rods, muscle cars, Mustangs, specialty cars, custom trucks, antiques, motorcycles and more. Pre-registration […]

How to be safe and secure in your home

When it comes to being safe and secure in your own home, prevention is often the best medicine. Protecting the health and well being of you and your family can begin with removing hazards or reducing their threat. Here are a few quick tips on how to keep your family––and your home––safer and healthier. If children are going to be […]

Mae Boyer Park to be the setting for Oaks Day Camp

Mae Boyer Park to be the setting for Oaks Day Camp Fun Oaks Day Camp sponsored by Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is currently accepting enrollments for Summer Day Camp. The program meets Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended care available from 7 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. at Mae Boyar Park in Oak […]

Family concert presented for dads

Calvary Community Church will present a free concert for dads, moms and kids at 7 p.m. on Sun., June 17 in honor of Father’s Day. The entertainer will be Mr. Bill, a full-time music missionary who will perform his upbeat brand of favorite songs in a new, creative way. A father of five, he incorporates his rock and roll music […]

North Ranch Fire Station opens

Built in the same Spanish motif as the elegant homes that surround it, Ventura County’s new 6,000-square-foot Fire Station 37 opened for business last week. Ventura County Supervisor Frank Schillo said a deal was struck with developers to build the $1.4 million station almost 20 years ago, but that financial restrictions placed on fire department budgets kept the construction on […]

Man’s ‘castle’ is his home

As a child living in the foothills of Glendora, Michael Rubel liked to collect odds and ends from a nearby junkyard to build castles and forts with his friends. After several years of adult globetrotting, he returned to Glendora and revived his childhood passion. Over the next 20-plus years – using cement, bottles, discarded pipes, old telephone poles, shovels, railroad […]

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