Candidate loves Westlake, seeks office

Acorn Staff Writer

Westlake Village resident Ron Klamert is running for city council. A resident for three years, Klamert loves the area and expects to live here for quite a while with his wife, Sue, and two sons, Colin, 7, and Tiger, 5. Klamert was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved out to California years ago to work in the entertainment industry. In […]

Pops goes the orchestra

Pops goes the orchestra ALL TOGETHER–The Conejo Pops Orchestra, above, performed Sunday evening at Berniece Bennett Park in Westlake Village to celebrate the city’s 20th anniversary. Elmer Ramsey, left, is the orchestra’s founder and conductor. Above left is singer Dale Kristen, a longtime member of the "Phantom of the Opera" cast who performed with the Pops.

Pediatric urgent care center opens

Pediatric urgent care center opens Parents throughout the West Valley and surrounding communities now have a new after-hours health resource for their children, the West Hills Hospital and Medical Center (WHHMC) Pediatric Urgent Care Center. Located adjacent to the hospital’s emergency room, the Pediatric Urgent Care Center is open 6 to 11 p.m., Mon. through Fri. Appointments are not needed. […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

When I was a kid growing up in St. Louis, we had two major league teams, the Cardinals in the National League and the Browns in the American League. The Cardinals were serious baseball; the Browns were sad. When Bill Veeck, the greatest innovator and showman in sports history, bought the Browns in 1951. They were the proverbial doormats of […]

Anti-Semitism Symposium set

The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring will host a symposium, "Anti-Semitism, the Hollywood Left and the Blacklist" at 2 p.m. on Sun., Sept. 16, featuring historian Paul Buhle, biographer Robert Hethmon and screenwriters Norma Barzman and Bobby Lees. Growing anti-Semitism and European fascism form the background of the Hollywood Left and the Hollywood Anti-Nazi League, the first major progressive organization in the […]

Westlake Village Music Society to present ‘Musical Fiesta’

The Westlake Village Music Society will present a "Musical Fiesta," a concert of Spanish music, at 3 p.m., Sun., Sept. 23 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Featured performers will be Carol Lockhart, flute; Stephen Custer, cello; Christ Feeney, tenor; Christine DeKlotz, piano; and the Los Robles Children’s Choir Chamber Singers, directed by […]

Overcrowding at Calabasas High upsets her

As a parent of a student at Calabasas High School I am very concerned about the education my child won’t be getting from overcrowding classroom size, especially in the science department classrooms. I also would like to point out the health and (possible) safety violations from overcrowding of classrooms. The fire chief has been alerted and will be looking into […]

Trail designation moves closer to reality

A resolution designating an official California state trail stretching between the Oregon and Mexican borders was approved by both the California Assembly and Senate recently. State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley introduced Assembly Concurrent Resolution 20, a resolution designating the 1,200-mile long California Coastal Trail as an official state trail and directing the California Coastal Commission and the State Coastal Conservancy to […]

Musicians’ picnic a celebration of clean and sober living

The 16th annual Musicians’ Picnic will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun., Sept. 16 at Rancho San Antonio, 21000 Plummer St., Chatsworth. Open to the public, the event will feature well-known musical talent to celebrate life in recovery from drugs and alcohol. Past picnics have included surprise performances by Eric Clapton, David Crosby and Bonnie Raitt among others. Each […]

Guidance clinic can help you manage uncontrolled anger Temper tantrums, uncontrolled outbursts may come from stress

Guidance clinic can help you manage uncontrolled anger Temper tantrums, uncontrolled outbursts may come from stress Interface Children Family Services offers help for those who are experiencing unusual pressure at work or home. In many cases uncontrolled anger outbursts, shouting at family members, and explosive behavior begins with stress and burnout. Interface Family Guidance Clinics offer both group and individual […]