Cities get money for hazardous-response planning

Feedback from local citizens is sought for a plan to mitigate an emergency. The Las Virgenes-Malibu Council of Governments (LVMCG) received a $117,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Agency (FEMA) to prepare a multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for member cities (Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Malibu and Westlake Village). The LVMCG is seeking input from local residents before Nov. 15. […]

Shoes, Clues and Views

It’s hard to pass up a really good sale on shoes, even if nothing’s available in your size. At summer’s end the local Sav-On offered these groovy heavy-duty rubber garden clogs for $3 a pair, originally $12.95. All they had were size 7s. I wear size 6. But the clogs were red, a beautiful shade of red, in fact, and […]

Westlake Magazine celebrates 12 years

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Westlake Magazine celebrated its 12-year anniversary in style last Friday at the Hyatt Westlake. "We’re Strutting Our Stuff" was the theme of the formal gala. It began with a red carpet cocktail party and was followed by dinner and entertainment in the grand ballroom. One hundred percent of the money raised from raffle ticket sales will […]

Lose a loved one and worried about the holidays? Here’s help

Lose a loved one and worried about the holidays? Here’s help Assisted Home Hospice will offer a special grief education and support group session to help anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one plan for and cope with the upcoming holidays. This group is free of charge and open to the community. The sessions will be offered […]

Weekend schedule

Calabasas at
Simi Valley

Calabasas at Simi Valley Friday, 7 p.m. Moorpark at Thousand Oaks Friday, 7:30 p.m. Royal at Westlake Friday, 7:30 p.m. Bishop Diego at Oaks Christian Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Exhibit to explore the role of religious women

For many women, nuns and religious sisters have provided a role model of women in powerful positions. Today, religious Catholic women occupy high levels of achievement in many professional fields from the board room to executive offices. "The magnitude of the contributions of religious women to our Church and to American society is overwhelming," said Msgr. William A. Kerr, executive […]

City of Calabasas praised for helping schools

City of Calabasas praised for helping schools I recently attended a meeting of the Calabasas Education Fund and, as a resident of Calabasas, wanted to express my gratitude toward the city for its commitment to quality education for the children of our community. The Education Fund is the brainchild of Mayor Michael Harrison, who fostered its establishment in 2003 as […]

Hospital executive protests zoning overlay change in city of Westlake Village

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com To meet state requirements for special needs housing, the Westlake Village City Council moved a zoning designation known as an overlay from one location to another. The action was contested by a local hospital executive. The special needs housing overlay would accommodate low-income affordable housing for senior citizens and homeless or physically disabled citizens. The overlay […]

Mountain lion special guest at Sunday program

The Nature of Wildworks organization and Cliff the Mountain Lion will be featured guests at 1 p.m. Sun., Nov. 7 at Wild Birds Unlimited, 22110 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Attendees will discover many fascinating facts about mountain lions as they get a close-up look at Cliff, who is said to purr just like a house cat—only louder. Additional wildlife on […]

Jazz band gets in the mood