On the lookout for code violations

Have you noticed loud music in your Calabasas neighborhood or construction workers beginning a job too early in the morning? Have you seen other violations of the city’s municipal code? If you have, now’s your turn to blow the whistle. The city of Calabasas recently launched a hotline for area residents to call if they see municipal code violations. "A […]

West Hills hosts Wellness Fair

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center will host a free "Diabetes Wellness Fair" from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thurs., May 26 at 7300 Medical Center Drive, West Hills. This special event in the hospital cafeteria will feature numerous information booths as well as free health screenings. Following the fair, West Hills physicians will present a seminar from 7:30 p.m. […]

Moorpark Musketeers (17-11, 9-6, third place in Marmonte)

First-round opponent: Saugus (23-3, 14-1), away

Playoff picture: Like a UPS driver delivering packages on Christmas Eve, the Moorpark Musketeers come through when everything is on the line. Moorpark’s one-game playoff victory over Westlake last Thursday catapulted the Musketeers into the Division I playoffs and sent the Warriors home for the summer. And what is Moorpark’s reward for such an accomplishment? How about a first-round matchup […]

Abstract painting demo, dinner to reflect nature

Joe Cibere, an instructor at the California Art Institute and a partner in the advertising firm of Westlake Marketing Works, will be the guest artist on Tues., June 7 for the Westlake Village Art Guild (WVAG) at the Clarion Palm Hotel, 495 Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Cibere will demonstrate his abstract watercolor painting techniques which reflect his strong love […]

Seat belt campaign gets underway

The Los Angeles Council Sheriff’s Department’s Malibu/Lost Hills Station, in conjunction with the California Office of Traffic Safety, is participating in the "Click it or Ticket" National Mobilization Campaign which continues through June 5. The goal is to increase seat belt usage statewide and to get the world out for everyone to buckle up seat belts and make sure children […]

Tournament benefits cancer research

Well represented

The Acorn

The Acorn’s softball playoff preview Royal Highlanders (24-2, 13-1, first-place in Marmonte) First-round opponent: Bishop Amat (16-9, 4-4), home Playoff picture: Tournament tested. League champions. Dominant pitching. The ability to crush the ball at the plate. From the outside looking in, it appears as if the Royal Highlanders have all of the necessary ingredients to capture a Division I softball […]

Fiddle contest and folk festival a grand old time

By Sylvie Belmond and Teza Belmond belmond@theacorn.com The weekend heat wave didn’t discourage thousands of visitors from attending the 45th Annual Topanga Banjo/Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival at Paramount Ranch in rural Agoura last Sunday. Music enthusiasts both young and old strolled the grounds with their violins, banjos, guitars and other instruments—banding together in improvised groups to play a variety […]


Alice C. Stelle was incorrectly named as a former principal in the Las Virgenes Unified School District. Stelle actually was a board of education member for 25 years and a leader in the formation of the district in 1963. A wrong phone number was given for Agoura Hills Senior Retreat. The correct number is (818) 991-3544.

Arthritis relief

About 70 million Americans have arthritis and a new survey by the Rippe Lifestyle Institute shows many are living with arthritis pain needlessly because they don’t know which medications are safe. The survey found that inactivity can lead to weight gain, high blood pressure and diabetes. Patients need to know the result of untreated arthritis pain and talk to their […]

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