Chamber honors local peace officers

Acorn Staff Writer

Look at your next traffic ticket on the bright side. Because of vigilant enforcement, Agoura Hills currently enjoys a 22 percent reduction in traffic related injuries, according to Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. Among the deputies honored last week at a special Agoura/Oak Park/ Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce luncheon was Dep. Gary Ensor, one of the station’s traffic enforcers. "Gary […]

Local architect group announces new hire

Heathcote & Associates, a Westlake Village-based architectural firm, has announced the addition of senior project designer, Mark A. Heathcote, to its design team. He’s an architectural graduate of Southern California Institute of Architecture and has worked with Heathcote & Associates previously as a designer/project manager for various commercial and post-production projects. Heathcote also has experience as a project designer with […]

‘The Comedy of Errors’ MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

‘The Comedy of Errors’ MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn OUCH—Allie Rhodes (Adrianna), left, and Matt Fondier (Dromio of Ephesus) rehearse a scene from William Shakespeare’s "The Comedy of Errors" at Oak Park High School. The play will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at OPHS. For more information call (818) 991-8848.

Westlake Village continues 20th celebration

The community is invited to join the city of Westlake Village in celebrating its 20th anniversary at a special gala featuring dinner and entertainment beginning 6:30 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 10 at North Ranch Country Club, 4761 Valley Spring Drive, Westlake Village. A reception and cocktails will open the evening followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $85. Vegetarian […]

Whitehead would help school district

Whitehead would help school district Residents of Las Virgenes Unified School District have an opportunity to consider a uniquely qualified candidate for the board of education at the upcoming election. Gordon Whitehead is a CPA who has audited school district financial statements and rendered opinions on them. He knows what to look for and has the experience to look a […]

Gas line breaks, closes down traffic MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Gas line breaks, closes down traffic MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn CAREFUL––Gas company employees work on closing a 2-inch natural gas supply line that was cracked by an auger while workers were digging a trench on Agoura Road near Kanan on Tuesday afternoon. L.A. and Ventura county fire departments responded to the gas leak that shut down a portion of Agoura Road […]

Sclerosing therapy brings relief

By Michael Zapf, D.P.M. My patient, Karen, has a nerve trapped in her foot between her third and fourth toes. As she walk,s this trapped nerve gets irritated by being pressured by neighboring bones. This irritation is felt as pain when she wears any closed shoes. The shoe pressure caused the nerve to swell, which is called a neuroma in […]

Lions defeat Santa Clara to stay unbeaten

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oaks Christian High School (OCHS) football team improved to 6-0-1 in its first season playing varsity football when the Lions easily defeated a depleted Santa Clara squad, 56-0, last Saturday afternoon in Oxnard. The Lions had three running backs gain more than 100 yards apiece for the second straight game, and with 367 yards on the ground in 27 […]

Local dealer wins prestigious award

Acorn Automotive Editor

Saturn of Thousand Oaks, in the Thousand Oaks Auto Mall has received the esteemed J.D. Power and Associates Certified Retailer award after successfully completing a rigorous certification process that measures commitment to provide an outstanding customer experience during the new-vehicle sales process. Receiving certification for the third year in a row, Saturn of Thousand Oaks and its associated dealership Saturn […]

Likes McSweeney in Westlake Village council race

Likes McSweeney in Westlake Village council race I support Susan McSweeney as a candidate for the Westlake Village council. I have known Susan for more than 10 years. She has made many wonderful contributions to our community in various capacities. As the owner of Kinder Club at White Oak Elementary School, she has provided childcare for many families who otherwise […]