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 […]


THURS., SEPT. 18 Mothers & More Mothers and More of the Conejo Valley meets 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Center, 288 Greenmeadow Drive, Thousand Oaks. They provide support for moms who work and moms at home along with a book club, play dates, and resources for women in the Conejo Valley. (805) 498-9385 Sara Skillen A Pumpkin Topic Oak Park Gardeners […]

Chabad to host High Holiday services at Hyatt

Chabad of the Conejo will have its High Holiday services at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., West-lake Village, where the grand ballroom will be turned into a huge sanctuary for the holidays and other hotel boardrooms will be used for the junior congregation and teen sessions. Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated from Friday evening, Sept. 26 […]

UCLA to look at popular art style

UCLA Extension will present a free symposium, "Entertainment Goes ‘Pop’: The Future of Manga and Anime Entertainment," from 2 through 5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 27 in Room 147 Dodd Hall on the UCLA campus in Westwood. The event will feature a wide spectrum of guest speakers prominent in the worldwide business and cultural phenomenon of manga and anime. The free […]

AT&T to take proposal before Calabasas planning board

AT&T Wireless plans to build an unmanned communication facility just southwest of the Calabasas High School track. The proposal went before the Calabasas Planning Commission last week and will return in the near future. City staff and AT&T must first address issues related to safety and aesthetics, according to Calabasas Community Development Director Steve Craig. The AT&T enclosure is a […]

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