Westlake Village Cultural, Recreation Committee hits the ground running

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Westlake Village officials have formed a Cultural Recreation Advisory Board to improve existing recreation programs in the city and provide residents with a broad cultural experience through the arts. After interviewing 33 applicants, the Westlake City Council chose seven to serve on the board, including one teenager, Brittany Mulvihill of Westlake Village, a sophomore […]

High profile legal cases in the news to be discussed

Laurie L. Levenson, a professor of law and William M. Rains Fellow at Loyola Law School, will discuss such high profile cases in the news as the Kobe Bryant, Scott Peterson and Martha Stewart cases as well as field questions at the 7 p.m. meeting of the Haverim B’nai B’rith Unit on Mon., Sept. 15 at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 […]

Will Geer Theatricum to offer drama workshop for youth

The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum Youth Drama Workshop for students in grades 4 through 8 will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 20 through Nov. 22 on the grounds of the facility at 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. In an ensemble effort, the students will write a short play developed through improvisation, group discussion and various […]

Christian Science Church to hear about ‘Substance’

Christian Science Church to hear about ‘Substance’ "Substance" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Sept. 14 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Psalms 52:1. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at […]

Learn to appreciate symphony music

New West Symphony musicologist Charles McDermott will present "Symphony 101—Off the 101, An Introduction to the Symphonic Experience," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 16, 23 and 30 in the community room at the Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. Admission is free. For more information, call Kerrie Sadler at New West Symphony at (805) […]

Dog obedience class planned

The city of Calabasas Community Services Department is offering a "Wild & Crazy Dog Obedience" class from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 20 through Nov. 8 at Gates Canyon Park, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. The class will teach dog owners how to solve their dogs’ pesky problems and train him/her to listen. Basic obedience commands will be taught […]

Academy of Dance hosts auditions

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Las Virgenes
BeatOak Park looks
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Las Virgenes Sports Beat Oak Park looks to compete for league title The Oak Park football team, under 14th-year co-head coach Dick Billingsley and second-year co-head coach Brian Crum, is looking forward to its regular season opener tomorrow night at home vs. Verdugo Hills after having dominated a scrimmage vs. Crescenta Valley, a bigger school, last Saturday. "We outscored them […]

Westlake Lutheran services to offer ‘Religion 101’ course

Sunday worship services are at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. at Westlake Lutheran Church, 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Childcare is provided all morning. The church will present the "Alpha" course, described as a "Religion 101 class for all who seek to know more about God and Jesus," beginning with the Introduction/Celebration supper at 5:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 14. Those interested […]

Councilman introduces plan to save open space

The open space throughout Agoura Hills was one of the first things that made my wife and I want to move here 12 years ago. I believe that the natural parkland here is not only aesthetically pleasing, but leads to higher property values and is a selling point for businesses, too. As I began to get involved in community affairs, […]