Incumbents raise the most campaign cash in Agoura Hills council race

Acorn Staff Writer

In the race for the all important campaign dollar, the incumbents in next month’s Agoura Hills City Council election are beating the challengers to the punch, according to financial disclosure statements released by the city clerk’s office. The three incumbents in the Nov. 6 election raised a total of $8,693 through the Sept. 27 campaign finance-reporting period. The five challengers […]

Human Rights Day event set

Community leaders and the general public are invited to nominate individuals or organizations to be honored at the Human Rights Awards luncheon on Sun., Dec. 9 to celebrate United Nations Human Rights Day. Keynote speaker at the event will be Layli Miller, an attorney who has been involved in a number of nationally publicized human rights and women’s rights issues. […]

Boy Scouts tee off

Boy Scout Troop 775 located in Westlake Village will host their fourth annual golf tournament on Mon., Oct. 15 at Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road North, Thousand Oaks. Registration time is 11 a.m. Shotgun start is 12:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The cost is $135 per player or $500 per foursome. […]

Westminster Presbyterian builds addition MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Westminster Presbyterian builds addition MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn GETTING READY—Westminister Presbyterian Church in Westlake Village is preparing to remove its fellowship hall, as depicted in the photograph, to build a new two-story structure that will include a homeless center with clinic and showers and a teen room for young people. This is the first of three phases to provide more room […]

Vote for Whitehead

Vote for Whitehead It is my pleasure to know and support Las Virgenes Unified School District candidate Gordon Whitehead. Over the past several years, I have had the opportunity to get to know Gordon through our volunteer work at the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce and our community service with the Kiwanis Club of Calabasas. This candidate brings such strong business […]



TESTING—Olivia Russo, 6, does her best to keep the bike within the orange safety cones during the 12th annual Bike Rodeo at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills on Saturday. Kids ages 6 through 14 had their bikes inspected and completed a battery of tests to improve their riding skills.

Halloween events planned throughout the community

The city of Calabasas Community Services Department will host the ninth annual Halloween Carnival from 3 to 5 p.m., Wed., Oct. 31 at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas Hills. The free event is open to all ages and features a costume contest, 25-cent carnival games, prizes and more. Kids are invited to dress in costume. […]

Prager speaks

Radio talk show host, author, lecturer and moralist Dennis Prager will speak on "America and Israel: Freedom Under Attack" at 8 p.m., Tues., Oct. 16 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Prager will discuss the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks as well as the suicide bombings in Israel. Tickets are $12 pre-paid or $15 at […]

Services set for Methodists

Pastor Rob Calderhead continues his series of messages titled "Who is This Jesus?" with "Jesus’ Vision for You" at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., Oct. 14 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Associate pastor Stephen Hansted Meadors will speak on the same theme at the casual 8 a.m. service. Special […]