Citizens learn safety first

Pit bull is stolen from animal shelter

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com He may look like a Mac truck but "Tank," a stocky pit bull that was stolen from the Agoura Animal Shelter on Sun. April 17, is a loving dog. "He’s not a fighter, he’s a lover," said Robin Kahrs, a Westlake Village resident who volunteers at the shelter. Kahrs and shelter officials are worried because Tank […]

CLU art majors exhibit their work

CLU art majors exhibit their work The public may view the annual Senior Art Exhibition of California Lutheran University through Sat., May 14 in the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture in CLU’s Soiland Humanities Center on the campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Local students participating in the exhibit are Chrystal Martin and Shelly Moore, both […]

Student earns school honors

Hard work and good study habits have paid off for Jessica Bailey, daughter of Jeff Bailey of Agoura Hills. The senior at St. Margaret’s School in Tappahannock, Va. has earned a place on the school’s Merit Roll for the first and second trimesters of the 2004-2005 academic year. Students named to the Merit Roll have an average of 87 or […]

Fun at library open house

By Daniel Wolowicz danielw@theacorn.com The more you read, the more you know The more you know, the more you grow Into the kind of person you want to be Remember, reading is free at the library -Jim Walkow, "The Library Song" It was an evening of singing, drawing and fun for those who attended the Westlake Village Library’s third-annual open […]

Speeding drivers the biggest local traffic problem

Regarding the April 7 article "Something new: Spring break license/safety checkpoints" by staff writer Sylvie Belmond: first, I don’t see anything wrong with checkpoints for such issues as checking for valid driver’s licenses, insurance, drunk driving and crosswalk checks as long as they are done with respect and professionalism. It is important to remember that driving is a privilege and […]

Megan’s Law workshop stresses family involvement

More than 25 offenders live locally

More than 25 offenders live locally By Daniel Wolowicz danielw@theacorn.com When it comes to protecting children from sexual predators, parents are still the best line of defense. That was the message given by local law enforcement agents during a Megan’s Law and Child Safety workshop presented by the city of Westlake Village on Thurs., April 21. The event took place […]

Club to host China Grand Master

The Oak Park T’ai Chi Club will host Grand Master Li Deyin conducting a workshop on the fundamentals of Yang style T’ai Chi from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., May 5 at Oak Park Community Center, 1000 Kanan Road, Oak Park.  Li is chairman of the Chinese National T’ai Chi Association and travels worldwide to share his knowledge of this […]

Cleaning up the community

Student jog-a-thon helps raise funds