In Agoura Hills council race, Thomas says third time’s a charm

Letters Having unsuccessfully run for the Agoura Hills City Council in 2001 and 2003, George Christopher Thomas hopes that his third bid for a city seat will be the charm. The city council election is Nov. 8. Three seats are open and only one incumbent—Denis Weber—is vying for another term. Agoura Hills Mayor Ed Corridori and Councilmember Jeff Reinhardt are […]

Wedding bells for Oak Park woman

Stacey Nicole Stearn, daughter of Diane Stearn of Oak Park, was married July 2 to Nathan C. Hastings, son of Arthur Hastings of San Mateo, in a ceremony at Firestone Vineyard in Los Olivos. The bride, 28, teaches eighth-grade language arts and reading in Northern California. She grew up in Agoura Hills and attended local schools, graduating from Agoura High […]

Dole to sponsor women’s health forum

Dole Nutrition Institute and the Women’s Health Group of the Thousand Oaks branch of the American Association of University Women will sponsor a Women’s Health Forum from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Oct. 8, on the Cal State Channel Islands campus in Camarillo. With the theme of “Preventive Medicine: Living Longer and Healthier,” the event will feature experts in […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Moorpark Musketeers (2-2) aAgoura Chargers (3-1) Friday, 7 p.m.

With an army of green and gold clad Musketeers scheduled to arrive on campus Friday evening, Agoura has little time to lick its wounds following last weekend’s 30-23 loss to Newbury Park. Playing at Pacifica High in Oxnard because of the brushfires, the Chargers spotted Newbury Park a 30-9 lead until late in the game when Agoura pushed across two […]

Church to host gay, lesbian support group

The Westlake Village Church of Religious Science will host a new group, SpirituallyOUT Rainbow Ministry, an outreach and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals, their families and friends. A meeting to determine community interest for the group will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 20 at the church, 880 Hampshire Road, Suite V, Westlake […]

Firefighters deserve gratitude

Ventura County sends out a big thank you to all the fire departments throughout the state of California that came to our aid. The coordinated response of dozens of fire departments representing 3,000 firefighters set a national example of how to do it right. California is just one of a handful of states in the nation that has mutual aid […]

Beautiful Curb Appeal on Corner Lot

This original phase, Plan 4 home in the Groves features four bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths with beautiful curb appeal on a corner lot facing the greenbelt. Features include stone entry, plantation shutters, wood blinds, security system and interior sprinklers. The huge master suite has a walk-in closet, double shower, double sinks, and make-up area. Downstairs offers hardwood floors, large living […]

Ordeal in Oak Park

As fire approached the homes in Oak Park last week, pockets of residents gathered outside and shared information about the frightening ordeal. Jackie Beuzieron said she had been watching news reports since Wednesday evening. At 4:30 a.m., she said her family packed and were on stand-by for evacuation. “We could see the flames from the porch,” Beuzieron said. “We’ve been […]

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Walk for cancer research

Seven Oaks Rehabilitation & Fitness Center, Inc. will host an Avon Mini-Walk for Breast Cancer from 8 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 15 in Westlake Village. The benefit is part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A walk will start every hour on the hour, with the last walk beginning at 11 a.m. Each walk is three miles and children, […]