Beating the heat


JUST A FEW MORE LAPS—Bradley Gage of Calabasas swims laps at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center on Saturday.

Solon Soteras appointed to board

Agoura Hills resident
will help oversee
Los Angeles County investments

Agoura Hills resident will help oversee Los Angeles County investments Solon Soteras of Agoura Hills, a pension funds consultant with Comerica Securities, has been appointed to the Los Angeles County Board of Investments. L.A. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich recently announced that the Board of Supervisors had unanimously approved Soteras’ appointment. Soteras, who earned a bachelor’s degree from the University […]

Cardiovascular guidelines important for kids

Helping children visualize a "healthy plate," be physically active and remain smoke-free are key parts of establishing life-long heart health, the American Heart Association says in its new comprehensive guidelines on cardiovascular health in children. The guidelines were published in a recent edition of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. "People know that heart disease is the No. 1 […]

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Ozzie Smith will be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 28. I’ll be doing a feature story about him one of these days, so I don’t want to steal from that here. For now, I’ll state that Ozzie is the greatest shortstop I ever saw, and the No. 1 that he wore on his uniform was a […]

Attorney turned artist in Malibu Art Festival

Eileen "Ai-lin" Chang of Westlake Village will be among the artists whose work will be on exhibit at the Malibu Art Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., July 27 and 28 at the Malibu Civic Center, 23555 Civic Center Way, between Cross Creek and Webb Way, south of Pepperdine University. A former attorney, Chang turned to […]

Westlake Village takes closer look at public safety

Special to The Acorn

Five residents of Westlake Village expressed concerns over vandalism, increased traffic and unsafe roads during the city council’s public safety meeting last week. Weekend law enforcement and a proposed false alarm ordinance were also discussed at the Wed., July 17 meeting. It was attended by four members of the Westlake Village City Council and three members of the sheriff’s department, […]

Rose-Edmunds wedding

Dale Rose and Heather Edmunds will wed on Sept. 15 in Walnut Creek, Calif. Rose is the son of David and Karen Rose of Agoura Hills and Elayne Rosenzweig of El Cajon. Edmunds is the daughter of Steve Edmunds and Cornelia St. John of Berkeley and Janie Lucas of San Francisco. Edmunds is a 1997 graduate of San Francisco State […]

Agoura Hills wants cleaner neighborhoods

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Upset over the weeds and scrub that your neighbor tries to pass off as landscaping? Does that big recreational vehicle in the driveway look out place? For the residents of Agoura Hills who are tired of neighborhood eyesores, help might soon be on the way. City officials say they want to put the teeth […]

Pet of the Week

Learn the art of custom soap-making
Soaps are great for gifts, bathroom décor, or for people with sensitive skin

Learn the art of custom soap-making Soaps are great for gifts, bathroom décor, or for people with sensitive skin Ready for some creative suds? The adventuresome can learn how to craft their own soap in a choice of classes next week. Each course will teach participants how to create many kinds of soaps, while learning how to layer colors, use […]

Steinbeck Center exhibits Agricultural Americana

"A Package Deal: The Art of Agriculture," a traveling exhibition from the National Steinbeck Center, will be presented from July 29 through Sept. 20 at Heritage Square Museum. The museum is at 3800 Homer St., in the Highland Park area of Los Angeles. Hours are noon to 4:30 p.m., Fridays through Sundays. The exhibit celebrates the art of fruit and […]