Conservancy a step closer to purchasing Soka campus

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy is one step closer to offering to buy and preserve Soka University in Calabasas—if the college becomes a willing seller. The Conservancy decided on Monday at its monthly meeting that it would allocate $9.5 million of Proposition 50 funds and $12.5 million of Proposition 40 funds toward the purchase of the […]

Rental properties to be inventoried as Calabasas considers rent control

Rental properties to be inventoried as Calabasas considers rent control The city of Calabasas is currently gathering information about rental properties within city limits. Landlords must reveal the number of properties they rent, disclose the amount of rent and provide other information. After some Calabasas residents complained about what they called unjustified increases in rent, the Calabasas City Council in […]

Concert to benefit Interface’s family programs

Event is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 16

Concert to benefit Interface’s family programs Event is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 16 Interface’s domestic violence programs will be the beneficiary when Hollie Henderson performs as singer and composer Ashton Zyer at 7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 16, in the Countrywide Performing Arts Center at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. The multifaceted show, […]

2,000th bike donated by local organization

LVUSD sponsors community forums

As part of its outreach effort to the community, Las Virgenes Unified School District will sponsor monthly Superintendent’s Forums open to the public. The sessions will be unstructured will allow community members to raise issues and ask questions of district senior management. Donald Zimring, interim superintended will host the evenings, and will rotate between the east and west sides of […]


No incident reports from Los Angeles County had been processed at Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station from the previous week. Westlake/T.O. An attempted vehicle theft caused $250 damages. The incident occurred between 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and 8:30 a.m. Sept. 20 in the 2600 block of Townsgate Road.

‘The Music Man’ comes to Canoga Park

One of musical theatre’s popular presentations, "The Music Man," will be playing Oct. 9 to 24 at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. Meredith Wilson’s heartwarming musical classic centers around a con man who intends to scam townspeople by pretending to teach their children to play in a band until he unexpectedly falls in love with the […]

Admiring an American classic

Westlake Village Library offers free online homework help

By Sylvie Belmond Acorn Staff Writer Students in grades four through 12 throughout Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes can get individualized online homework help at the Westlake Village Library. "This program is only offered at a handful of county libraries," said Nancy Schram, community library manager. The Westlake Village Library received a grant from the California state library system to pay for […]

Leaders salute American spirit

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