Acting workshop scheduled for winter break

Marlon Hoffman Actors Institute will present two programs for young people during the winter school break. Classes will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 26 through Jan. 4 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center and at DeAnza Park in Calabasas. "Kids, Speak Out!" for ages 12 to 17, is a workshop in acting through the use of a […]

Allegations of campaign abuse surface in Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

Alleged campaign violations are under investigation again in Agoura Hills. City Councilman Dan Kuperberg has called for a formal probe into the Nov. 6 election, accusing two groups of violating the city’s campaign laws by exceeding spending limits and failing to give full disclosure. The Agoura Hills campaign ordinance requires the listing of name, address and occupation for any supporter […]

Home tour to benfit Wellness Community

Acorn Staff Writer

Entering the North Ranch home of Trisha and Ron Burr, you pass through a large glass and wooden portal trimmed with colorful holiday wreathes to enter a winter wonderland of decorated delights. Your eyes jump to the large living room filled where a giant Christmas tree and an extraordinarily detailed Santa, sled and reindeer are on display. The home is […]

Food safety important

Food safety important Enjoying food with family and friends is one of the highlights of the holiday season and frequently, everyone wants to join in to help, but too many cooks in the kitchen can result in an increased risk of foodborne illness. The American Dietetic Association and ConAgra Foods offer 10 tips to avoid common kitchen blunders when preparing […]

Kids paint U.S.A.

Kids paint U.S.A. MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn LIMIT LINE—Tyler Wolcott, 8, tries to keep within the lines while painting red the state of Texas on a giant map of the continental U.S. at White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village. Cub Scout Pack No. 3785 repainted the map in red, white and blue at the school’s campus.

Channelaire Chorus entertains

Acorn Staff Writer

While the "Ed Sullivan Show" may have been off the air for years, the "Edna 2 Sullivan Show" kept a three-day, sold-out audience entertained last weekend as the Channelaire Chorus presented a takeoff of the historical television icon with a old-fashioned variety show, featuring singing, dancing, fiddling and even juggling. The production, played to packed houses at the Thousand Oaks […]

City of Westlake Village in great shape, mayor says

Acorn Staff Writer

City of Westlake Village in great shape, mayor says Westlake Village Mayor Mark Rutherford gave his State of the City address last Friday at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza after taking a creative look back at the city’s history. Since its inception in 1981, Westlake Village has established quality-of-life standards that its residents love and expect, Rutherford said, and he assured […]

Help fight big tobacco

This holiday season, Californians can fight big tobacco, bad air and the asthma epidemic through the American Lung Association’s Christmas Seals campaign. In addition to Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa are now part of the holiday campaign, and all the e-greetings can be sent via e-mail. The theme for this year’s campaign is "Fight Big Tobacco, Bad Air and the Asthma […]

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