Saturday’s Lake Sherwood Kidney Walk to include actor Danny Glover

Acorn Staff Writer

Actor Danny Glover, well-known for his role as one of the action stars in the "Lethal Weapon" movies, will join hundreds of walkers for the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) Kidney Walk beginning at 7 a.m., this Sat., June 15 at Lake Sherwood in Westlake Village. The walk is one of 100 events scheduled throughout the country this year which seek […]

Course to teach facilitators

Ventura County District Attorney Michael D. Bradbury has announced that his office, in conjunction with the Ventura Police Department, the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Office and the Ventura County Probation Agency will sponsor the Parent Project’s 40-hour facilitator certification course. The parent project is a nationally recognized program that focuses on strengthening parenting skills through an activity-based curriculum. It’s […]

Teenagers rock

Refuge System provides habitat for wildlife

Nowhere is America’s love affair with wildlife more apparent than on the nearly 540 units of the National Wildlife Refuge System. In the 99 years since the first refuge was established the system has evolved into a 95-million acre network of lands and waters protecting many of America’s––and the world’s––unique natural areas as habitat for an amazing variety of wildlife. […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Babe Ruth, Ronald Reagan and I were each born on Feb. 6. It’s rather debatable as to which of us is the more famous, but there’s no doubt that Ruth was the best baseball player. The Babe’s childhood wasn’t a happy one. He would never forget it, and he made every effort to go out of his way throughout his […]

Summer arts festival celebrated at Moorpark College

Moorpark College will present its fifth annual Summer Arts Festival, a weekend performance series, from June 15 to August 10 in the college’s Performing Arts Center, on the campus at 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. The festival kicks off at 3 and 7:30 p.m. on Sat., June 15 with a musical review titled "Broadway Dreams" featuring songs and dances from popular […]

Father’s Day classic car show will be motoring into Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks-based Milestone Car Society (MCS) of California, Inc. will present its 14th annual Father’s Day Car Classic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sun., June 16 at Kingsmen Park on the California Lutheran University campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The Conejo Valley Rotary assists MCS in coordinating the event. This year’s show theme is "Special Orphan […]

Networking mixer planned

The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will host a networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. on Tues., June 25 at the Agoura Hills Senior Retreat, 5217 Chesebro Road (at the end of Canwood). The event will feature food and door prizes. For more information, please call the Chamber at (818) 889-3150 or visit the Website at www.agourachamber.org.

Smith graduates with honors

David Smith of T.O., a graduate of Westlake High School, has graduated from Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Ill., with a bachelor of arts in history and economics, with a minor in politics. He graduated magna cum laude and received honors in his major. Smith was elected into Phi Beta Kappa for superior academic achievement and was awarded membership into […]

Westlake memorial honors fallen cyclist