For the record

For the record The name of Jim Latson, a local Scoutmaster, was misspelled in a recent photo caption.

Mayor reads to kids

Wal-Mart store to host free asthma screenings on Sunday

A free asthma screening for children and adults will be provided by a San Fernando Valley allergy physician from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., May 2 in front of the Porter Ranch Wal-Mart store, 19821 Rinaldi St., Chatsworth. The purpose is to promote early detection and treatment and provide free information about asthma, other breathing-related problems and allergies during […]

Students plant trees for Earth Day

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com In celebration of "Earth Day" on last Thurs., April 22, local elementary school children from two schools planted trees behind Whizin’s Shopping Center in Agoura Hills. Sumac and Topanga Creek elementary school students participated in the North Santa Monica Bay Watersheds (NSMBW) program as part of a community service project that stressed environmental awareness. The schools […]

Scandinavian Festival

Residents speak their minds on ‘Open Mike Night’

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Three residents recently addressed the Agoura Hills City Council on various issues during an inaugural "Open Mike Night." Jodi Regan suggested that the city create a citizens’ advisory committee similar to one in Westlake Village. If there were more consistent input from residents, better communication would result, she said. Regan added that such a committee could […]

Letter carriers conduct food drive

On Sat., May 8, the National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct a 12th annual food drive to "Stamp Out Hunger." Considered the largest single-day food drive in the country, the "Stamp Out Hunger" effort involves the nation’s 240,000 letter carriers, who will collect nonperishable food items to benefit food banks and pantries across America. Last year, with donations from […]

Lupus group meets on Tues., May 4

Lupus group meets on Tues., May 4 Dr. Asherill Leonardi, DC, will discuss the art of identifying and exploring capacities when the Conejo Valley Lupus Support Group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tues., May 4 in Room A of the Westlake Village Urgent Care Center, 4415 S. Lakeview Canyon Road in Westlake Village. The Conejo Valley Lupus Support […]

Quick Takes

For a change of pace, I’ll devote a full column to just Quick Takes. Jerry West, one of basketball’s all-time great players, is the best GM in NBA history. He did it with the Lakers. Now he’s done it with the upstart Memphis Grizzlies. He hired a premier veteran coach, Hubie Brown, the NBA Coach of the Year, to lead […]

Storytelling, puppet shows come to Ojai

The Ojai Storytelling Festival, known as "A Village of Tales," will run from Fri., April 30 through Sun., May 2 at multiple venues in downtown Ojai. In addition to a large cast of storytellers from around the country, the festival will also feature puppeteer Hobey Ford and the a cappella group the Euphorics. Festival cost is $75 for adult passes […]

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