Historical anniversary celebrated MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Historical anniversary celebrated MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn PURIFICATION––Native American Little Bear Bailey, right, performs a sage ceremony on Calabasas City Councilman Dennis Washburn to ward off negative spirits. The ritual took place on Saturday at Juan Bautista de Anza Park in Calabasas marking the 226th anniversary of De Anza’s expedition that passed through this area. The De Anza Expedition trekked from […]

Brownies form a new group, say hello

NEW TROOP—The 13 girls of newly formed Brownie Troop No. 1032 from Westlake Hills Elementary recently conducted a formal ceremony for their Brownie investiture. The troop includes (alphabetically): Brenja Asidilla; Stephanie Barlev; Avery Cohen; Renny Eackelbary; Alexandra Franklin; Madison Friedman; Madison Gagnon; Emily Merrill; Alexandra Nutkiewiez; Emily Randall; Rachel Shapiro; Lexi Sloan and Melissa Weiner. The troop leader is Lynn […]

Nature lecture to address control of weeds in the wild

Former geologist and engineer Bill Neill will present a lecture on "Invasive Wildland Weed Control" from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Wed., March 13 at the Soka University campus, 26800 W. Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. He’ll give an overview of the impact of exotic species on wildland habitats and specific control measures for non-native tree species. "Invasive weeds are a major […]

Exhibit to focus on Jewish heritage, Ventura County history

Exhibit to focus on Jewish heritage, Ventura County history An opening reception for "Jewish Heritage and History in Ventura County," a new exhibition at the Ventura County Museum of History & Art, will be presented from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, Thurs., March 7, at the museum, 100 E. Main St., in downtown Ventura. The reception is presented in cooperation […]

Caution urged on city council prayers

Caution urged on city council prayers Agoura Hills begins its city council meetings with a prayer and Westlake Village might do the same. That’s fine with us, as long as nobody forgets that this is America. Ours is a diverse nation, populated with Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and other religions, including atheists. Since the First Amendment forbids the establishment […]

Measure H passes

Acorn Staff Writer

Measure H passes Measure H, the anti-big box referendum aimed at stopping Home Depot, won a narrow victory Tuesday in Agoura Hills. The ballot measure seeking to limit retail stores to 60,000 square feet passed by 120 votes in one of the largest election day turnouts in city history. Several absentee and provisional ballots remain to be counted, according to […]

Coldwell Banker acquires Town and Country

Acorn Staff Writer

The Coldwell Banker Residential corporate office of Los Angeles announced the acquisition of six Coldwell Banker Town and Country offices in Ventura County, including the Thousand Oaks brokerage firm. The leading residential real estate company in Los Angeles, Coldwell Banker also is taking over Town & Country offices in Camarillo, Mission Oaks, Oxnard, Ventura and Ventura Beach. With the move, […]

Agoura Hills class offered in T’ai Chi Ch’uan

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center is offering "T’ai Chi Ch’uan" classes with instructor Maku Cuizon. Courses are from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, April 2 through 25; or April 30 through May 24, at the center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. The slow meditative movements in T’ai Chi are "an exercise system that can facilitate balance, posture and reduce stress." […]

World Day of Prayer celebrated

Parents’ night out

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