Padilla finishes on top in 800 meters

Acorn Sports Writer

After finishing second in the 1600-meter race, Daniella Padilla, a Westlake High School senior, came back strong to win the 800 meters at the Marmonte League championships at Royal High School in Simi Valley last Friday. "I was a little more aggressive," said Padilla, who ran the 800 in 2:19.13. "I guess I was a little fired up from the […]

Lecture to explore power of prayer

Lecture to explore power of prayer Rev. Michael Pereira, chaplain at Thomas Aquinas College, will speak on "The Power of Prayer: Entering into the Interior Castle" from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., June 5 in St. Julie’s Parish Center, 2475 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. He’ll delve into the prayer life and forms of St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

Holiday to cause early deadlines

Mon., May 26 is Memorial Day. This will create early deadlines for The Acorn and the Thousand Oaks Acorn for the issue date of Thurs., May 29. Space for real estate ads must be reserved by noon, Thurs., May 22. The deadline for all editorial material is also at noon May 22. The display advertising deadline is noon, Fri., May […]

Councilman a believer in airbags, seatbelts

Councilman a believer in airbags, seatbelts Agoura Hills City Councilman Denis Weber is recovering from a 35-mph collision with a Chevy Surburban several weeks ago. Weber said he was traveling east on Townsgate Road in Westlake when a vehicle turned in front of him and slammed into his 2000 Ford Explorer. Both vehicles were totaled. Weber, 58, suffered contusions on […]

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Local attorney recognized for ‘Top 20’ defense verdict

Westlake Village law firm successfully defended Texaco

Doug Gravelle of Hinson & Gravelle LLP in Westlake Village was recently recognized for his role in successfully defending Texaco against a lawsuit in Santa Barbara County Superior Court last year. He was one of two trial attorneys defending Texaco in the case, Santa Maria Enterprises, Inc. v. Texaco, et al. The National Law Journal, the nation’s leading weekly legal […]

Westlake’s track team copes with tragic loss of Nicole Johnson

Teammate was killed in traffic collision

Westlake head track coach Joe Snyder said last week his team members would never forget Nicole Johnson, who died from a May 1 traffic collision. His words suggest that all of her teammates were better people for having known the Westlake senior. "Nicole was a real competitor," Snyder said. "She was just fantastic. She was a great kid. We were […]

Never leave kids in car during summer months

With the weather heating up across the country, there are many health issues that parents may want to learn more about. One important issue is the danger involved in leaving children unattended in a vehicle, especially in warm weather. According to General Motors and the National SAFE KIDS Campaign, at least 175 children have died from heatstroke between 1996 and […]

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