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Patrol seeks new officers

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is again recruiting officers. "We are looking for men and women who want to be a part of one of the premier law enforcement agencies in the world," said Capt. Craig Klein, commander of the West Valley CHP office. "This is a terrific career. Now is the perfect time to apply for the opportunity to […]

Animal artist to display work in Westlake Village

Westlake Village Library is currently showcasing the work of award-winning artist Liz Folb of Westlake Village in "Liz Folb—Horses on Paper and Other Recent Work," on exhibit through Fri., Sept. 3 at 31220 Oak Crest Drive. Folb recently relocated to the city. The show is sponsored by the Westlake Village Art Guild, and earlier this year Folb’s work was exhibited […]

Program recognizes role models coping positively with cystic fibrosis

Courage, determination and a positive attitude—these are the characteristics that a new program looks for in people who have cystic fibrosis (CF) and who have become role models for others. The Heroes of Hope Living with CF™ Awards Program is now accepting nominations of individuals with CF who inspire their community while managing their health. Cystic fibrosis is a grueling […]

Agoura Chargers baseball team makes the most of its summer months

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn At least as important for the Agoura Chargers as winning in the Valley Invitational Baseball League (VIBL) this summer is using the season to prepare for the Marmonte League season next spring. Head coach Scott Deck, his assistants and players are using their time effectively, playing in a more relaxed atmosphere than during […]

Jewish Academy offers free semester

Conejo Jewish Academy will offer a summer semester of classes and courses starting today. The academy, at 30345 Canwood St. in Agoura Hills, has waived all course fees for its summer semester and asks only for prior registration by calling (818) 991-0991. The following courses, which are free and open to the public, are offered: "‘You’ve Got Mail’–The World of […]

Unhappy with Lake Lindero

I don’t understand how anyone in their right mind could ever consider Lake Lindero as a (community) resource. Access areas—two or three in total, I think—just happen to have some green grass here and there. They serve as access areas to no swimmers, no fishing, no doubt polluted water (like pea soup), an 18-inch walkway around the perimeter that’s dangerous, […]

Indian Hills principal retires from LVUSD

Indian Hills High School Principal Marty Ableser is retiring from Las Virgenes Unified School District to devote his talents to teacher training at Pepperdine University. Ableser has been a principal for 20 years, and his background in counseling has been beneficial to helping students at Indian Hills, an alternative high school in Calabasas. He previously worked in El Segundo at […]

Exhibit to show new landscape architecture

UCLA Extension will present "a rare opportunity" to view the work of some of "the best and brightest" from its Landscape Architecture Program in the 26th annual Landscape Architecture Student Show running from July 31 through Aug. 20 at 1010 Westwood Blvd., Westwood. A reception is planned for 5 p.m. Sat., July 31. The show features final projects "from the […]

Wellness Community to offer beauty tips

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will present a "Look Good, Feel Better" workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 14 at their facility, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The workshop will teach cancer patients how to look their best throughout chemotherapy or radiation treatment. Participants will learn makeup, hair styling and grooming techniques to help cope with appearance changes […]

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