Westlake Baseball hosts Opening Day

Critters need friends

There are volunteer-run organizations in Malibu and Ventura County dedicated to lending a hand to wild critters in need, from a tiny orphaned baby bird to an owl struck by a car when it swooped down for its prey, from an injured bobcat to helpless infant possums, and other animals who’ve experienced some bad luck and literally have no one […]

Tai Chi class offered through senior recreation program

Tai Chi class offered through senior recreation program The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering beginning and intermediate Tai Chi classes for adults age 50 and up who are registered members of the city’s Senior Recreation Program. Tai Chi is an exercise program that may facilitate balance and posture and reduce stress. Its slow movements help […]

Lions in championship game

The Oaks Christian girls’ soccer team defeated Marymount, 2-1, on the road Tuesday in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division V semifinals and will face Oak Park in the finals Saturday at La Mirada High School. Jan Hethcock coaches the Lions soccer team and is also the athletic director overseeing a program that now has three teams heading […]

Who will win Academy Awards?

Acorn Staff Writer

Who will win Academy Awards? By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer It’s almost that time again when the red carpet is rolled out and one motion picture is chosen as the best of the year. Will you agree with the Academy’s award choices or do you concur with any of the nominations at all? This year’s Oscars will sparkle at […]

Incumbents win Hidden Hills Council race

Incumbents win Hidden Hills Council race All three incumbents won handily in Tuesday’s Hidden Hills City Council election. Stuart Siegel, the 57-year-old mayor pro tem, led the field of four candidates with 229 votes or 32 percent of the total. Monty Fisher, the 64-year-old current mayor, earned 209 votes or 29 percent. Ron Berg won another four-year term with 177 […]

Kids learn about Ellis Island at White Oak

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Third-graders at White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village on last Friday reenacted the sights and sounds of immigrants arriving in America at Ellis Island. In an hour long exercise intended to be both fun and educational for students, they portrayed the way it was about a century ago. If parents wanted to see […]


Draw It Manga-Style Rueben Gerard presents fun workshop on Manga-style cartooning for youth ages 10-18 from 4:30-5:15 p.m. at Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. (818) 225-7616 Come Clog A While Conejo Valley Cloggers teach all levels, all ages at 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview Drive, Thousand Oaks. $3-$5. (805) 527-6185 College Night at AHS Las […]

Eagles advance to finals

The Oak Park girls’ soccer team was 20-1-2 after it traveled to Ojai Tuesday and beat Nordhoff, 1-0, in a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division V semifinals matchup. Oak Park now faces Oaks Christian in the championship game. The Eagles’ defense has continued to play well in the postseason, as it did in the regular season, said head […]

Best Picture of the Year

Best Picture of the Year Gangs of New York The Pianist Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Chicago The Hours Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis- Gangs of New York Jack Nicholson- About Schmitt Adrien Brody- The Pianist Nicolas Cage- Adaptation Michael Caine- The Quiet American Best Actress Salma Hayek- Frida Julianne Moore- Far From Heaven Renee Zellweger- Chicago Diane Lane- […]