Christmas program coming to
Westlake Lutheran

Christmas program coming to Westlake Lutheran The children of Westlake Lutheran Church will present their Christmas program at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. worship services on Sun., Dec. 22 at the church, 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Childcare is provided all morning. For details, please call (805) 497-4888 or visit the Internet Website at www.westlakelutheran.com.

The school should go somewhere else

The school should go somewhere else The letter published in the Dec. 5 Acorn from Martin Spiegel must be rebutted. In his letter he claims the opponents of the school are using "inflammatory, inaccurate and misleading scare tactics." Nothing could be further from the truth. We would like Spiegel to document those allegations. Has Spiegel read the Environmental Impact Reports […]

Westlake council approves zoning overlay change for old hospital site

Westlake council approves zoning overlay change for old hospital site By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer The Westlake Village City Council approved a zoning modification for the site of the former Westlake hospital, adding a minimum 75-unit "special needs housing" overlay to the 6.5-acre site, despite a public outcry against it. The zoning ordinance, which passed 4-1, met with considerable […]

A harmonious time of the year

Ventura workforce report issued

The Ventura County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) recently published its first State of the Workforce report for the county. Compiled from existing data from a variety of government sources and private organizations, the report is a comprehensive analysis of the condition of the Ventura County workforce. The report features facts, data and interpretation based on local research, on issues that […]

Major League players come to camp

The Oaks Christian baseball team will host an All Star spring training camp for area youth featuring Mike Sciosia, manager of the world champion Anaheim Angels; Jack Wilson, shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates; Rich Rodriguez of the Texas Rangers; Brett Saberhagen and Mark Gubicza of the Kansas City Royals and many more pros who’ll offer instruction. Open to boys and […]

United Methodist services set

Senior Pastor Rob Calderhead will give the Christmas message at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. services on Sun., Dec. 22 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Associate pastor Stephen Hansted Meadors will give the message at the casual service that meets at 8 a.m. in Alton Hall. Special music will be presented at each service. The Chancel […]

Don’t touch our wildlife corridor

Don’t touch our wildlife corridor I recently read again a letter by Ron Troncatty supporting a "land swap" for the Heschel School site behind his home on Chesebro Road in Old Agoura with the former Carpeteria property off Liberty Canyon. I am resubmitting a letter I wrote to this publication one year ago. It appears Troncatty missed it and needs […]

Dangerous situation worse with signal, say Calabasas residents

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer A boy was recently struck by a vehicle in Calabasas near Old Topanga Road and Blue Bird Street. A recently installed traffic signal at the intersection may have contributed to the mishap, according to residents of outlying neighborhoods. The traffic light was installed on Nov. 12 as the city responded to a previous vehicle […]

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