Separation of church, state an issue at

Village City
Council meeting

Separation of church, state an issue at Westlake Village City Council meeting By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com The issue of separation of church and state surfaced during last week’s Westlake Village City Council meeting as one council member voiced suspicion that faith-based organizations—in need of funds—are being ignored by the city. The Community Service Fund Advisory Committee (CSFAC), which consists of […]

Annual Garden Tour coming Sunday

Council reaches compromise on speed humps in Agoura Hills

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The Agoura Hills City Council struck a compromise with residents at last week’s meeting, voting to install speed humps at the lower half of Eagleton Street. Some residents wanted speed humps on the entire roadway. Eagleton has a hill with a 10 percent grade. The decision to place three speed humps on Eagleton (from Kanan Road […]

SpringFest to bounce into town

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The city of Agoura Hills will kick off its fifth annual SpringFest "Celebrating the Arts" from noon to 5 p.m. this Sun., April 25 at Chumash Park. A "Push ’N’ Pull" Parade," in which participants are encouraged to bring wagons, strollers, bikes, children and pets decorated and dressed in colorful spring designs, will start at 11:45 […]

Dedication ceremony opens Oak Park Community Center

Dedication ceremony opens Oak Park Community Center By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Hundreds of Oak Park residents attended last weekend’s long-awaited Oak Park Community Center and Gardens Dedication and Open House. The event was sponsored by Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District (RSRPD). Visitors toured the community center and gardens throughout the day while kids had their faces painted and visited […]

Several months of roadwork scheduled for Woodland Hills

Metro Orange Line overnight construction will be taking place in Woodland Hills for the next three to five months. The work on Victory Boulevard at Variel Avenue will take place between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Occasional night work may take place between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. Local […]

Innovative talent show coming this summer to Westlake Village

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com If you think life interfered with your musical dreams, the city of Westlake Village could merge your fantasy with reality. Westlake Village, the home of some amazing musicians, is seeking soloists, instrumentalists, bands and singer-songwriters to audition for "Westlake’s Own," a musical talent show to be hosted by the city as part of its new TGIF […]

College Fair set for Ventura

The Ventura/Tri-County National College Fair will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Mon., April 26 and from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tues., April 27 at Seaside Park in Ventura. This free event (including parking) will let students and parents meet admissions representatives from various national and international, public and private, two-year and four-year colleges and universities. At the fair’s […]

Paperbacks needed for Marines

Richard Robinson is collecting paperback books in good condition and planning to deliver them to Camp Pendleton for shipment next month to Marines deployed in Iraq. Paperbacks only will be accepted (they’re compact and lightweight). Please drop your donations in containers at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road. To have your business or organization serve as a […]

Yacht Club celebrates opening day