SAT., NOV. 13

SAT., NOV. 13 Holiday Open House Leonis Adobe Museum, 23537 Calabasas Road, Old Town Calabasas: from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. they’ll host a Holiday Open House featuring a festive Victorian holiday setting with traditional decorations, refreshments and many unique gifts at a 15 percent discount in museum store. (818) 222-6511

Westlake Lutheran Church hires new youth minister

Westlake Lutheran Church recently announced that it’s added Lindsay Coker, a new youth minister, to the pastoral staff. A graduate of California Lutheran University, Coker will assist the church in expanding its youth and family programs to better serve the needs of its congregation and community. "We are excited to have Lindsay join our ministry team and look forward to […]

New West Symphony Amgen concert to feature horn section

Robert Schumann’s rarely performed Konzertstück in F Major for Four Horns and Orchestra, Opus 86, will open the New West Symphony’s second Amgen Masterpiece Series concert at 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 13 in the Countrywide Performing Arts Center of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. The horn section will include James Thatcher, Jon […]

Flu vaccines available for young people with medical problems

Pediatric Affiliates, with offices in Agoura Hills and West Hills, has extra flu vaccines and is offering to immunize anyone—even young people who aren’t patients—from birth to age 21, if they meet the flu vaccine requirements. According to Dr. Beth Melin-Perel of Pediatric Affiliates, the Agoura Hills and West Hills medical offices ordered the standard amount of about 4,000 vaccinations […]

Bracelet sales help breast cancer awareness

Wellness Community received $16,000 during celebration

During a celebration on Fri., Oct. 29 at the Westlake Promenade, The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura received a check for $16,000 for the sale of Brighton Collectibles’ "Think Pink Too" breast cancer awareness bracelets. Store owner and president Jerry Kohl and his wife, Terri, presented the check to Robin Campbell, vice chair of the organization. "We are deeply grateful to Brighton’s […]

ASPCA offers pet safety tips for holidays

The holidays are a time to decorate and share good times with friends and family. However, the same treats and trimmings considered harmless for humans could be a serious health risk for their pets. The ASPCA is offering pet owners some helpful hints to help their pets happy, healthy and stress free: Your pets are not garbage disposals for holiday […]

Westlake businessman buys T.O. office complex


Westlake businessman buys T.O. office complex By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com Despite continued office vacancies in the eastern part of the Conejo Valley, commercial real estate owner Harry Selvin thinks office buildings in Thousand Oaks are still a good investment. Selvin recently purchased the 62,000-square-foot Village Oaks Center commercial complex in Thousand Oaks and is currently renovating the 25-year-old structure with […]

Artrist’s work reminds world of Holocaust’s impact

The New Jewish Community Center at Milken will host an exhibit of the artwork of Samuel Bak through Jan. 9. The center is at 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills, on the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus. Bak began painting at age 3, and when he was 9, his paintings were showcased in the Polish ghetto of Vilna where Bak was […]

Ray Charles tribute coming to Pierce College

Dwight Elrich’s "Blues, Gospel, Jazz—Joy!—A Tribute to Ray Charles" will be presented at 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 13 at Pierce College’s Theater on the Hill, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills by the Pierce College Philharmonic Choir and the Premiere Chorale. Arranged and conducted by Elrich, the program also features a roster of soloists with friends in the music industry. For […]