Don’t let your Garden of Eden cause an injury

While our backyards and gardens are usually peaceful havens from the world’s hustle and bustle, their upkeep can lead to injury when proper safety precautions are not followed. Each year about 400,000 people are treated in hospital emergency departments for injuries related to the use of lawn and garden tools. "Although most injuries are minor, like cuts and scratches, some […]


Agoura Graffiti damages to two walls (one concrete, the other masonry) totaled $4,000 after vandalism in the 3900 block of Kanan Road on Aug. 8 or 9. Agoura Hills A liquor bottle was hurled at an SUV that was parked in an alley of the 5600 block of Kanan Road at 7:40 p.m. Aug. 7. The damage was $450. The […]

Theatricum play examines human struggle ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ continues through

Sun., Oct. 19
Acorn Staff Writer

Theatricum play examines human struggle ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ continues through Sun., Oct. 19 By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum presented Saturday night its fourth and final offering in its 30th anniversary repertory season, "The Skin of Our Teeth" by Thornton Wilder, in the 299-seat amphitheater. Written by Wilder who also wrote "Our Town," […]


CHS graduate killed in truck collision

CHS graduate killed in truck collision Kyle P. Rudow, 20, a Calabasas High School graduate of 2001 was killed in an vehicle accident last Thursday in mid-afternoon, around 3:20 p.m. Rudow was riding in the passenger seat of his family’s 1996 Dodge Ram pickup truck as his brother Michael, 18, drove on Old Topanga Canyon Road, north of the community […]

Dog show coming to Conejo

The Conejo Kennel Club will host its annual back-to-back AKC (American Kennel Club) All-Breed Dog Shows from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 6 and 7 at Newbury Park High School, 456 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. More than 800 dogs of many breeds will be presented to national judges for the ultimate prize of Best In […]

Photo essay: Concerts in the Park conclude after another good year

Doctor will discuss latest treatment for lupus

Conejo Valley Lupus Support Group hosts discussion

Dr. Richard N. Shaw of Encino will share his insight regarding the latest treatments for lupus with the Conejo Valley Lupus Support Group during its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. 2 at 4415 S. Lakeview Canyon Road, Room A, Westlake Village. Shaw has 25 years of experience in the treatment of lupus, arthritis and related diseases. He’s a […]

Volunteers reach out to the elderly

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer An estimated 5 million people live in nursing homes or board-and-care facilities, but 60 percent of them seldom if ever have a visitor or an outside advocate. Friends to the Elderly (FTE), a program at Jewish Family Services, is providing a solution to the growing problem of loneliness among seniors living in such facilities. […]

CSUN will host twilight garden party including jazz, wine, beer

The public is invited to a twilight garden party from 5 to 9 p.m. Sat., Aug. 23 in Cal State University Northridge’s (CSUN) Botanic Garden near the center of the campus at 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Guests may sample fine wines, gourmet beers and coffees and listen to a smooth jazz performance. There will be additional refreshments, art displays and […]