Resident who pruned his oak tree faces mitigation

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Three heritage oak trees recently were illegally pruned in unincorporated Agoura near Paramount Ranch. The site is on Wagon Road, off of Kanan. The homeowner apparently pruned his trees without acquiring the necessary permits. The resident must either replace the oak trees or pay mitigation fees for an arborist to ensure their survival. A […]

Relay for Life introduces Calabasans to event ‘Relay Rally’ will take place at Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas

Relay for Life introduces Calabasans to event ‘Relay Rally’ will take place at Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas The American Cancer Society has announced that this summer’s Calabasas Relay for Life will kick off with a "Relay Rally" from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wed., April 2 at the Sagebrush Cantina, 23527 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Relay for Life is a 24-hour team […]

Lights go out with Westlake ahead

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake boys’ volleyball team jumped out to a commanding lead, two games to none and 10-5 in game three against Thousand Oaks, in a match that was played last Friday night at Westlake High School. However, play was suspended after a power outage with the Warriors ahead in game three and threatening to close out the match in three […]

Auditions set

The Conejo Players will host auditions for the poignant Neil Simon comedy "I Ought to be in Pictures" at 7 p.m. Sun., April 13 and at 7:30 p.m. Mon. and Tues., April 14 and 15 at their theater at 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. There are three principal roles Herb Tucker (late 40s), a once-successful Hollywood scriptwriter and absentee […]

Our tree ordinances are getting out of hand

Our tree ordinances are getting out of hand To say that local people like trees is the epitome of understatement. People love trees in Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes, almost to a fault. City councils zealously protect them. If you want to build something here, pick a site without trees—or pay the consequences. If you uproot an oak tree or two, it’s […]

Calabasas Council reorganizes

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas City Council reorganized last week, saying goodbye to councilwoman and former mayor Janice Lee, welcoming back incumbent City Councilman Dennis Washburn and introducing Barry Groveman as the newest member of the council. Calabasas on March 4 elected Groveman and reelected Washburn. While voters didn’t reelect Lee, many leaders thanked her for working […]

Senior Retreat gets new director of resident services

Gaye Villasenor, RN, has been hired as director of resident services at Agoura Hills Senior Retreat, 5217 Chesebro Road, Agoura Hills. Villasenor has more than 10 years’ nursing experience as well as six years’ experience in assisted living. Her primary responsibility will be "the health and wellness of our seniors," according to Brenda Hans, the facility’s administrator.

Knights of Columbus to host basketball tournament

The Knights of Columbus will host the inaugural "Hoop-D-Do," a 3-on-3 basketball tournament and family event beginning with 7:45 a.m. registration on Sat., April 12 in the parking lot of St. Jude’s Catholic Church, 32032 W. Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Play gets underway at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration fees for teams range from $80 to $140 ($10 higher on event […]

CLU Choir to sing in free Spring Concert on Tuesday

The 52-voice choir of California Lutheran University, directed by Dr. Wyant Morton, will present a free spring concert at 8 p.m. Tues., April 1 in Samuelson Chapel on the CLU campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The choir will perform repertoire from the European tradition and contemporary American music as well as world music and lighter fare including […]

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