Kuehl bill that would give more time for tenants to find housing passes the Assembly

Kuehl bill that would give more time for tenants to find housing passes the Assembly The state Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development recently passed Senate Bill 1403, authored by state Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica), to require landlords to provide tenants with 60 days eviction notice when the tenancy is ended at no fault of the tenant. SB-1403 […]

Guided nature walks offered to youth

The Children’s Nature Institute conducts leisurely, safe and educational walks for babies and children through age 8 at a wide variety of parks within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, including Malibu Creek State Park, Rocky Oaks, Malibu Lagoon and Topanga State Park. Walks are led by trained volunteers and are specially designed to suit the very young. Averaging […]

Bicycles for a cause

FUNDRAISER HELPS MS––Mark Blum of Agoura Hills, left, presents Paul Thompson with a refurbished bicycle as part of a registration raffle held recently for the Oct. 12 National Multiple Sclerosis Society fundraising ride. Lisa Northrup, right, is the organization’s community development coordinator. Blum, who’s an MS patient, repairs and donates bicycles regularly to charitable organizations. The October fundraising bike ride […]

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Story of the Week

He holds the modern National League record for most years (17) and consecutive years (16) hitting .300 or better. He was the league MVP three times during his career. On March 14, I wrote that Ted Williams is arguably the greatest hitter in baseball history. The subject of this week’s article is arguably a close second. His name is Stan […]

Park Service offers local summer programs

Acorn Staff Writer

My young neighbor, Lauren, age 9, drops by my backyard often to visit with me and my dog, to take walks with us or to swim at the community pool together. She’s always welcome but I’ve forbidden her to ever utter these two dreaded words in my presence: "I’m bored." Well, I’ve found a real boredom-buster this summer, contained within […]

Westlake man gets promotion in fire department

Westlake man gets promotion in fire department Mike Dyer, the Los Angeles County assistant fire chief in charge of Division 7 locally, has been promoted to the position of deputy fire chief for the county’s Special Operations Bureau. Dyer, a 42-year-old Westlake Village resident, took the new position on July 1. Replacing Dyer at Division 7–which includes the Battalion 5 […]

Music center to host free ballet-themed events

The Music Center of Los Angeles County will host a special free Family Day for children and families from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sat., July 13 as part of the Center’s presentation of American Ballet Theatre’s production of "Le Corsaire (The Pirate)," before the 2 p.m. matinee performance of the ballet that day in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, […]

Entries needed for mountains photo contest

Share the wonders of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) by entering the "Spirit of the Mountains" photo contest sponsored by the National Park Service. Open to amateur photographers only, photographs must be taken within the boundary of the SMMNRA parkland. Digital or film prints, color or black and white photographs are accepted. The four categories include flora […]

Oaks Christian’s McClure headed to Cal Berkeley Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer

Oaks Christian’s McClure headed to Cal Berkeley Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer Kyle McClure, a 6-foot-6, 238-pound offensive tackle/defensive end for the Oaks Christian High School football team, has committed to the University of California to play football, according to Lions’ head coach Bill Redell. McClure’s decision comes as something of vindication for Redell and his staff. "The local schools […]

Buttercup hosts a ‘little’ graduation

Buttercup hosts a ‘little’ graduation

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