Vandals hit vehicles in Oak Park

Several car vandalisms took place on the night of March 28 in Oak Park, and Ventura County sheriffs suspect a connection. Unknown suspects smashed the windows of various vehicles. Deputies obtained physical evidence from each vehicle damaged as well as a good physical description of the suspects, who are said to be males in their early to late teens. The […]

Get in shape by ‘Cruisin’ the Conejo’

The Conejo Valley Cyclists (CVC) will present their annual "Cruisin’ the Conejo" fun and fitness bicycle ride on Sat., May 8. This year marks the 19th anniversary of this cycling event sponsored by the CVC. It’s their annual fundraiser for the club and charities they support. The ride features a choice of four road courses in and around the Conejo […]

Record-a-Thon benefits blind, dyslexic

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic-L.A.’s (RFB&D-LA) 12th annual Record-A-Thon contest will kick off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., April 17 with celebrities from TV to film, from Broadway to radio stations and from novels to news desks. RFB&D-LA’s Hollywood location at 5022 Hollywood Blvd. will host at least 30 stars on "Celebrity Saturday." RFB&D, a nonprofit organization, […]

Chargers beat Warriors in softball, gain in league race

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn Agoura High School’s softball team is one step closer to a California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section playoff berth. A move up in the standings came at the expense of the visiting Westlake Warriors who lost to the Chargers, 2-1, as junior pitcher Alyssa Nielson hurled a complete game, striking out four and scattering […]

Says government shouldn’t meddle with marriage

William Felsman links marriage to procreation (The Acorn, April 8). By his logic, a man who is sterile because of a teenage mumps infection or a woman who has had a hysterectomy to stop cancer should not be allowed to marry. Vasectomy, tubal ligation and other forms of birth control should be illegal. Actually, marriage is about two people signifying […]

Westlake Village begins new waste pickup program

Residents in the city of Westlake Village will have another day to get rid of household hazardous wastes. Beginning on Saturdays in May, there will be a free door-to-door household collection of items not currently accepted by trash haulers. Previously, residents have been able to drop off latex paint, used motor oil, oil filters, and anti-freeze and car batteries at […]

Calabasas to host

Red Cross Blood Mobile

The city of Calabasas will host the American Red Cross Blood Mobile from 1:15 to 3 p.m. Tues., April 20 at Calabasas City Hall, 26135 Mureau Road. Those interested in donating blood are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling Robin Hull at (818) 878-4225, ext. 306. One donation may save three lives. The whole blood that is collected at […]

Do you know if your vision is in jeopardy?

Do you know if your vision is in jeopardy? More than 17 million Americans are robbed of their vision by eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. Worse yet, as many as half of those affected may not know that they have a sight-threatening eye disease. While many classify these as "older folks’ diseases," a significant number of people […]


Disagrees with letter writer

I often read letters in The Acorn that I disagree with, but I had to respond to Mr. (William) Felsman’s hate-filled letter opposing gay marriage. I am a married mother of two and have no agenda in writing other than to rebut a very disturbing and poorly argued letter. Mr. Felsman claims that the government grants special privileges to the […]

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