Agoura’s Trelatsky going to baseball PAN AM Games

Special to The Acorn

J.T. Trelatsky begins his junior year at Agoura High School in September and by spring he’ll also be in this third season on the Charger varsity baseball team. First, Trelatsky will fly to Miami on Aug. 17 and then to Venezuela as one of 20 members of the USA Youth National Baseball Team to play in the Pan Am Games, […]

Women’s professional basketball is finding its niche with loyal fans

Acorn Sports Writer

The Los Angeles Sparks are the defending champions of the WNBA, the Women’s National Basketball Association, having won the title last year following a four-year reign by the Houston Comets at the league’s outset. Tuesday, the Sparks beat Phoenix 63-56 behind a game-high 23 points from star Lisa Leslie to win the Western Conference championship and secure home court advantage […]

Agoura youth team excels

A sparkling good time

Pet diet is important

Have you got a pudgy pooch? Is your kitty a little too fat a cat? If the answer is "yes," it’s important to help your furry friend lighten his load-and you may want to watch your weight while you’re at it. Doctors say more than 60 percent of American adults are overweight and 50 percent of the pet population is […]

Pet of the Week

Sheriff’s blotter


Agoura On Mulholland Highway east of Kanan, items valued at $4,085 were stolen from a construction site. Two power saws and a portable generator were taken from a storage container between Aug. 2 and 5. From Backbone Trail at Kanan Dume Road, an SUV window was smashed and a wallet was stolen. The $161 loss occurred the afternoon of July […]

Westlake Village teacher faces child pornography charges

A Thousand Oaks man who taught at White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village pleaded not guilty last week to child pornography charges, authorities said. Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 56-year-old James Robertson at his home on Aug. 5 after finding pornographic files on his computer and other printed materials. "We served the search warrant and based on what we […]

Ethnic dinner benefits annual Christmas event

Ethnic dinner benefits annual Christmas event Westminster Presbyterian Church will host the "After Census" dinner from 7 to 10 p.m. Sat., Aug. 17 at the church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. The event is a fundraiser for their annual special Christmas presentation, "The Bethlehem Experience," a re-creation of the town of Bethlehem at the time of Jesus’ birth featuring costumed […]

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