Water company honored for customer service

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) was featured on the cover of February’s edition of Opflow, an American Water Works Association publication that highlights model programs for water utilities throughout the nation. The five-page feature focuses on LVMWD’s commitment to customer communication. According to information provided by Arlene Post, LVMWD director of resource conservation and public outreach, the water district […]

Westlake High School to host Future Warrior Night

Westlake High School will be hosting its annual Future Warrior Night at 6:15 p.m. Tues., March 23 at the high school gymnasium. All future Westlake High students and their parents are invited to attend. Information regarding Westlake academics, sports, music programs and other activities will be discussed, and teachers and administrators will be available for introductions. The high school choral […]

Don’t take too many pain killers

Pain relievers, when used correctly, are safe and effective. Millions of people use these medicines every day. Not using them according to the label directions can have serious consequences. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants consumers to benefit from these medicines and not be hurt by them. You should know the active ingredients and directions of all your […]

Mackins doing well in college track

Kenneth Mackins, a 2003 graduate of Westlake High School where he starred in football and track, is now a freshman on the Portland State track team. He recently did well at the Big Sky Indoor Track Championship. Mackins set a new Portland State season best in the 55-meters with his time of 6.54. He finished in sixth place in the […]

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Councilman says cities can partner with businesses for mutual benefit

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Calabasas City Councilman Barry Groveman was the keynote speaker at last week’s Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce breakfast mixer at Lindero Country Club in Agoura Hills. Groveman’s topic, "The Ten Commandments of a Well Run City and a Thriving Business Community," was well received at the meeting, which was attended by both business owners and […]

Students jog to raise funds

More than 700 students and teachers from Westlake Hills Elementary School ran and walked one-eighth of a mile in last week’s 19th annual school Jog-a-Thon. School officials said the event raised $50,000 in pledges for school programs. The money will also be used to purchase classroom materials and other items such as physical education equipment. In addition, the event brought […]

Massage benefits bodies of fitness buffs

Massage Safety Week is coming

Tied up in knots after exercising? People committed to personal fitness are now getting into the game with massage. From weekend warriors to weight lifters, walkers, team players, gymgoers and casual athletes, massage is the choice that goes the extra mile. Massage offers benefits such as: •improved circulation •reduced muscle tendency for soreness and stiffness •boosts in energy levels and […]

Oak Park hopes to regain 2002 softball form

By Wayne Harrison wharrison@theacorn.com The Oak Park softball team is 2-2 after four games, as it hopes to dramatically improve upon last year’s 6-14 overall record (4-6 in league), and resemble something closer to the 2002 Eagles, which advanced all the way the championship game in its division. Oak Park has beaten Santa Paula, 7-0, and L.A. Baptist, 9-1, before […]

Unique helicopter retired

At 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., March 19, a former Marine One Sikorsky VH-3A helicopter will be retired in a ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The former Marine One will be housed in the library’s new Air Force One Pavilion, set to open in 2005. Upon its arrival, the VH-3A (as it […]

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