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 […]

Oak Park library snafu leaves reader frustrated

Oak Park library snafu leaves reader frustrated I have been a resident of Oak Park for 14 years and I have really appreciated your coverage of our library situation. I am however appalled by what you have unearthed, in particular the lack of effective leadership of our public officials and perhaps a sign that being governed by Ventura County, Oak […]

New charges filed against school principal

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Jonathan Andreas, the former Oaks Christian Middle School principal accused of lewd conduct with a 13-year-old female student, faces new charges of child molestation in Los Angeles County, authorities said last week. Andreas was arraigned Aug. 6 in Ventura County on charges relating to the Oaks Christian girl. Afterwards, deputies arrested the 36-year-old former […]

Fundraiser benefits community programs

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SUMMER SAILING UNDER THE SUN—Craig Carcary, 11, of Calabasas participates in the recent Westlake Yacht Club charity sail-a-thon. Carcary raised almost $2,700 for his charities.

Retired teachers sought for mentor program

A special program seeks retired teachers to help mentor first-year teachers in Compton, Pasadena, Los Angeles and Lynwood. The mentors will offer their expertise, including classroom observation and feedback, to new teachers who are part of Teach for America, a national teaching recruitment program helping to place teachers in under-resourced areas. For more information, please call the UCLA Center on […]

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Westlake Village resident opposes new school to be built in Agoura Hills

A parent-faculty group in favor of the future Yerba Buena School was so eager to criticize those residents that live on Blackbird Avenue for not wanting the school built close to their homes. If you need and want the school so much, why aren’t the school buses going to be driving on Reyes Adobe next to your homes, bringing the […]

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CSUN invites the public to enjoy jazz, wine, art at garden party

Exotic plants will be on display

Exotic plants will be on display The public is invited to spend an evening in Cal State University Northridge’s Botanic Garden from 5 to 8 p.m. Sat., Aug. 24, sampling fine wines and coffees and enjoying jazz performances. The CSUN Botanic Garden is near the center of the campus at 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. The College of Science and Mathematics’ […]

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