Youths to learn about television production

The city of Westlake Village and the Agoura Hills Department of Community Services are currently accepting registrations for a television production program open to youth ages 11 through 17 that will be offered twice per week beginning in October. Participants can learn production skills through assignments and hands-on training. Skills will include acting for the camera, shooting a camera, editing, […]

Don’t forget eye exams whenever a new school year begins

Parents want their children to succeed in school, and most will do whatever they can to help, like seeking out the necessary supplies, packing nutritious lunches, carefully checking homework. But have you thought about checking your child’s eyes? As the kids head back to school this year, consider taking yours to see an eyecare professional for a comprehensive eye exam. […]

Pet of the Week

Magic, puppetry to be performed at Pepperdine

Performances based on popular children

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia will present "Very Eric Carle," based on three popular children’s books by author Eric Carle, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sat., Oct. 4 at Pepperdine University’s Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Mermaid Theatre draws upon the magic of black light and puppetry to capture the charm of three Carle stories. Their emphasis […]

The best bunch of nuts we’ve ever had

The best bunch of nuts we’ve ever had For three reasons, these are exciting times at The Acorn Newspapers. First, we just started a new Acorn for Moorpark. It debuted last Friday and will be distributed weekly to 11,000 homes and businesses in Moorpark, a growing city that’s north of Thousand Oaks and west of Simi Valley. Steve Carlson, the […]

Candidate says he has what it takes to help Westlake Village

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer A candidate for Westlake Village City Council is ready, he said, for the job. On Tues., Nov. 4, Westlake Village voters will decide the fate of two open seats. One of the candidates is Michael Edelstein. In 1998, Edelstein and his wife, Julianne Newsome–Edelstein, moved to Westlake Village. "I’ve never lived in a place […]

New Website can help cure bad medical advice on the Internet

There is a tremendous amount of health and aging information available on the Internet. Unfortunately, not all of it is helpful, and much of it can be harmful. Too much of the Web’s medical advice isn’t based on good science or even common sense, and it’s often difficult to tell exactly what’s trustworthy and tested. For older adults, who face […]

Agoura Hills

Two necklaces valued at $16,500 were stolen from a Woodglen Drive home between Aug. 26 and Sept. 6. A cleaning company had access during the time of the theft (there was no evidence of forced entry). Jewelry valued at $4,000 was stolen from a Willow Tree Drive home between June 1 and Aug. 30. A cleaning crew had access and […]

Calabasas Cultural Festival kicks off

Last of traffic calming workshops set

Worried about speeding drivers in Calabasas or too many speed humps? The city of Calabasas hosts workshops to discuss traffic calming in different regions of the city and the public is invited to share concerns and opinions. Workshops focus on individual sections of the city and only two remain. The meetings help create an overall traffic plan that will emphasize […]