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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