Lung Association shares information

The tragic events of Sept. 11 have changed the way we think about our health and safety here in America. Each new report about the anthrax virus has heightened fears about bioterrorism and caused some to stock up on antibiotics. At the American Lung Association of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we understand these fears. Our organization has been working […]

Wedding bells ring for those with local roots

Dr. and Mrs. Peter Kelly of Westlake Village have announced the marriage of their daughter Lisa to Michael Seales, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Baldwin Seales of San Diego. The wedding and reception were conducted at the Wilshire Ebell Club, Los Angeles. The bride grew up in Westlake Village and attended Westlake and White Oak Elementary Schools, Lindero Canyon […]


Pet of the Week

TOO CUTE—"Hi, my name is Apache. I’m an 8-year-old neutered tan shepherd/Akita mix. I’m gentle, used to kids, a wonderful watchdog and I prefer to live outside." This pet is ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Please ask for identification No. A0939020. For further details, please call (818) 991-0071. The shelter reminds residents that […]

Thanks for not passing ‘U’

On behalf of the Westlake Village Inn, we wish to thank the voters in the city of Westlake Village for your overwhelming support in defeating Measure U. The defeat of this measure allows the Westlake Village Inn to remain competitive with surrounding cities with respect to fair occupancy taxes without any reduction in city services. We are pleased that the […]

Calabasas resident built a reputation as a terrorism expert

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas resident built a reputation as a terrorism expert Nobody could have predicted an airplane crash into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, but Kenneth Solomon, a Calabasas resident and renowned anti-terrorism expert, always knew there was a possibility. Solomon, a 53-year-old former senior scientist at the Rand Corporation think tank in Santa Monica, prepared hundreds of studies dating […]

Republican women honor Ventura County VIPs

CELEBRATING THE TRUE BADGES OF COURAGE—From left to right: Greg Totten, Ventura County assistant district attorney; Ventura County Sheriff Bob Brooks; Rosemary Licata, Thousand Oaks Republican Women, Federated president; Michele Luse, (representing state Sen. Tom McClintock); and Ventura County Fire Chief Bob Roper gather for a luncheon at the Westlake Inn. Club members and Luse were there to honor Totten, […]

New therapy offers improvement for stroke survivors

Though in his mid-40s, Arthur Cruz sometimes wished he were dead. A stroke had left him with such intense muscle spasms and pain in his legs and back that he could barely walk without assistance. "I couldn’t do (anything)," said Cruz. "I would do nothing at home We’d go to the store and I would do nothing. There’d be parties […]

Pass the turkey, but not to pets

While it can be fun to let pets partake in holiday festivities, their owners must resist the temptation to share their turkey dinner. As families gather around the table this Thanksgiving, they should follow a few tips to help keep their furry friends happy and healthy: Do not pass table scraps to your dog. Remember that human food is not […]

Speed humps revisited

In the Nov. 1 issue a reply to my comments of Oct. 18 was published. First I will have to admit that indeed I do not live on Adamor, but on Farmfield. However, for all the residents in this area, the only choice to get in or out of this area is via Adamor. Therefore, all affected residents should have […]

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