SpringFest blooms during Agoura Hills’ 20th anniversary celebration

Special to The Acorn

The clouds made way for some clear-skied festivities in Agoura Hills last Sunday as the city celebrated not only its third annual SpringFest festival, but a 20th anniversary birthday party. Agoura Hills became a city in 1982. For the special occasion, Chumash Park was the site of a multitude of interactive activities presented by area businesses and service organizations A […]

Rangers sponsor annual horse clinic

Lupin Hill to host a carnival this Sunday

A day full of family fun is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sun., May 4 at the Lupin Hill Elementary School Carnival on the school grounds at 26210 Adamor Road, Calabasas. Among the activities: Super Slide, Water Wars, Lazer Tag, Dunk Tank, Water Tag Maze, plus many game booths; and Mad Science and music, dance and karate […]

Lancer boys prevail over Warriors in volleyball

Special to The Acorn

It was a battle that both teams were anticipating. The Westlake Warriors were eager to get a second chance at archrival Marmonte League-foe Thousand Oaks, but things didn’t go as planned for the Warriors. The T.O. Lancers prevailed in three games over Westlake, winning 15-8, 15-8 and 15-13. Thousand Oaks head coach Jim Park wasn’t entirely thrilled with the way […]

Kind of blue at upcoming concert

The National Park Service and the Southern California Blues Society will present a free blues concert featuring Bernie Pearl, founder of the Long Beach Blues Festival. The show will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sun., May 12 at Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Highway (at Troutdale Drive), Agoura. He’ll perform under the park’s handsome oaks on an outdoor […]

Washington Mutual plays hard and fast with the facts

Washington Mutual has used a lot of buzz words to mislead the public. But facts don’t lie. The land was originally zoned Open Space. Despite Ventura County staff and planning commission denial, they urged project "fast tracking," which limited public scrutiny, upzoning their entitlements 2000 percent. This is not playing by the rules. Not even close. Washington Mutual claimed in […]

Garden serenity enjoyed by Westlake Village residents

Camp available for cancer patients

With summer right around the corner, Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times near Idyllwild in Riverside County invites children with cancer and their siblings, along with volunteers and medical professionals to participate in weeklong camping adventures. This summer, six weeklong camping sessions will be offered for children with cancer. The first session of the cost-free and medically supervised camp begins […]

Datebook THURS., MAY 2

Datebook THURS., MAY 2 Brave ‘n’ Brilliant Author Marta Monahan discusses how people can learn to live a courageous life of brilliance and enjoy success and dignity from 7-9 p.m. in Rm A at Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. $10. (818) 223-9057 Become a Clogger Conejo Valley Cloggers teach all levels, all ages at 6:45 p.m. […]

Westlake softball winning

Special to The Acorn

In the midst of the race to secure a California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division softball playoff berth, the Westlake Warriors are shooting for a strong showing this week in the 15th annual Thousand Oaks High School Tournament and while playing two games to complete their Marmonte League season. The Warriors finish the Marmonte League season today at Agoura High […]

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