Former U.S. treasurer may run against Barbara Boxer

Acorn Staff Writer

Former U.S. treasurer may run against Barbara Boxer By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer Former U.S. treasurer Rosario Marin tested Republican support in the Conejo Valley last weekend as she begins her bid for the U.S. Senate to challenge for the seat currently held by Democrat Barbara Boxer. Marin was a guest of the Apple Pie Foundation, a Westlake Village […]

Become a hero, learn home fire safety

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, an average of about 100 firefighters die in the line of duty each year, and 100,000 are injured. Many lose their lives fighting residential fires. To help Americans save themselves and their firefighters, the USFA launched its "Tribute to Heroes" campaign to encourage people to practice fire safety in their homes. People can ensure […]

Industrial space, rental rates hold ‘steady’

"Steady" characterizes the industrial building space market throughout most of the Los Angeles Basin as vacancy rates and average asking lease rates remain relatively flat while most new construction should be readily absorbed, according to a new study by DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services, a leading regional real estate company. The study by L.A.-based DAUM, which has offices in Los […]

Warrior players are focused, ready, not over-confident

Acorn Sports Writer

Jimmy Miller, a senior tight end/defensive end, Michael Stuart, a senior wide receiver/defensive lineman, senior linebacker Greg Newman and senior quarterback Rudy Carpenter comprise a quartet that’s received preseason recognition for Westlake’s football team. In High School Football magazine, published by Sporting News, Miller is listed as the third-ranked tight end in the Western region of the United States and […]

Conejo Players present children’s musical

The musical
is cloaked with
Halloween amusement

The musical is cloaked with Halloween amusement Conejo Players will present a musical for children, "The Little Witch of Wichita," at 1 and 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 27 and 28 and Oct. 4 and 5 at their theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Cloaked in Halloween atmosphere and characters, the musical explores a young girl’s journey to […]

Eagle Scout says, ‘Thank you’

My Eagle Scout project, which involved installing a 330-foot irrigation system along the embankment just south of the tennis courts at Agoura High School, was completed on Aug. 8. The project took a total of four days and about 200 man-hours to complete. A week before the project began, the funding I was counting on did not materialize. I started […]

Connectors to close at 101, 405 on Sunday morning

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the westbound 101 Freeway connectors to the northbound and southbound 405 Freeway on Sun., Sept. 7 from 6 to 11:30 a.m. for guardrail repair, maintenance, sign repair, electrical and bridge work and striping. In addition, the westbound 101 Freeway at the Van Nuys Boulevard on-ramp as well as the northbound 101 Freeway […]

CPR class now for teens

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the city of Westlake Village are accepting registration for a fall session of "Adult/Infant/Youth CPR" geared to teens ages 13 and older. There will be two sessions available to choose from, each running from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 27 or Oct. 18 in the community room […]

AYSO needs business participation

AYSO Region 9 is inviting local Conejo Valley businesses to spend AYSO Opening Day with soccer-playing youth (ages 4 through 16) and their parents from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Sat., Sept. 6 at Conejo Creek South (site of Conejo Valley Days), Janss Road at the 23 Freeway, Thousand Oaks. The event will be an opportunity to promote one’s […]

These stars shine

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