A good time for exercise MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

A good time for exercise MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn CLIMBING––Sean Wilson, 6, a first grader at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills climbs on the rings in the school’s playground area. Children throughout Las Virgenes, Oak Park and Conejo Valley unified school districts returned to classrooms from summer break last week.

Calabasas writer imagines a trial of Hitler

Acorn Staff Writer

What if Adolf Hitler had survived the bunker and was forced to stand trial for his hideous war crimes in which 6 million Jews and others were tortured and killed? That’s the premise of a new book penned by Calabasas author David B. Charnay in "Operation Lucifer: The Chase, Capture and Trial of Adolf Hitler." The book is divided into […]

La Leche groups take a walk

La Leche League of Thousand Oaks and Agoura Hills will host a walk promoting breastfeeding at 10 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 8 at Oak Canyon Community Park in Oak Park. The family event will feature a potluck lunch, games and a silent auction. La Leche League is a nonprofit organization that provides support and encouragement to women who are planning […]

Westlake football team wins season opener decisively,

49-0 over St. Joseph’s By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer Last year the offseason didn’t last so long. The Westlake Warrior football team won a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship in 1999 and was riding the crest of that emotional wave even as the 2000 season arrived. Then Westlake proved it had the goods to make an honest attempt at […]

Jewish life celebrated this weekend

Jewish life celebrated this weekend "A Celebration of Jewish Life" is the theme of the Ventura County Jewish Festival to be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun., Sept. 9 on the Cal State Channel Islands campus, Camarillo. Produced by the Jewish Federation of Ventura County, the event will feature professional entertainment including Visions, Keshet Chaim Dancers, Ventura Klezmer Band and […]

Law enforcement officer’s spouse to seek seat on Westlake council

Acorn Staff Writer

Law enforcement officer’s spouse to seek seat on Westlake council On Tues., Nov. 6 voters in Westlake Village will elect three councilmembers. Five candidates will compete for three open seats on the council. The list includes two incumbents, Mayor Mark Rutherford and City Councilman Iraj Broomand. Incumbent Kris Carraway-Bowman won’t seek reelection. The challengers are Ron Klamert, Bob Slavin and […]

JVS offers job fair

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) will host their semi-annual Job Fair from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 13 in rooms A, B and C at Kaiser Permanente, 5601 DeSoto Ave., Bldg. 5, Woodland Hills. Presented free of charge, the fair is a venue for job seekers to find out about employment opportunities and for area businesses to meet prospective […]

Website connects kangaroos, koalas, neuromas

By Michael Zapf, DPM A Website shrinks the world. Every day my site brings comments of foot questions from around the world. Many times they are desperate stories of foot surgery gone awry. From my little perch in the Conejo, I hardly ever think of these problems, but these letters now constantly remind me how common they are. Robyn from […]

Game One gratifying for Warrior fans, boosters, too

The trip to Santa Maria is the longest regular season bus ride scheduled for the Westlake football team and its fans, and for the Warrior parents and boosters, the first game of the 2001 season was worth the anticipation and all the work—much of it as long and hard as that put in by the players. "We probably have the […]

‘Phantom’ star appearing in Westlake Village

Acorn Staff Writer

From television, to solo album, to the "Phantom of the Opera" stage, Dale Kristien is now taking her talents to a stage in Westlake Village at 5 p.m., Sun., Sept. 9 in Berniece Bennett Park on Village Center Road. As part of the city’s 20th anniversary celebration, Kristien will perform in a concert in the park. Best known for her […]