Westlake resident seeks Superior Court post

David W. Stuart, a longtime Westlake Village resident, is making a bid on June 6 for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, office No. 144. Stuart is a criminal prosecutor with the Los Angeles County Dis trict Attorney’s office and has been handling felony criminal cases in Superior Court since 1995. He serves as a temporary judge in Ventura County […]

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Don’t ‘Top’ Trees Do not “top” trees. Never cut main branches back to stubs. Many people top trees because they grow into utility wires, interfere with views or sunlight, or simply grow so large that they worry the landowner. Unfortunately, the topping process often produces ugly, weakly attached limbs that grow back higher than the original branches. Proper pruning can […]

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Ensemble will play the baroque music of Georg Philipp Telemann

The music department at California Lutheran University will sponsor an evening of baroque music performed by Ensemble Bella Musica. “The Music Garden of Telemann’s Winter” will be presented at 4 p.m. Sun., June 11 in Samuelson Chapel on the CLU campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Under the direction of Joshua Shekhtir, the Ensemble will present a musical […]

Last chance for public schools

It’s no coincidence that our Las Virgenes and Oak Park public schools are among the best in Southern California. The quality of schools goes hand-in-hand with how affluent an area is. It’s not that the state apportions higher revenues to the well-heeled districts. If anything, they get less. Our local schools are excellent because families pay for them through add-on […]

Nestled In The Gated Moorpark Country Club Estates

This gorgeous 5-bedroom, 5.5-bath house in the gated Moorpark Country Club Estate. Features include hardwood floors, custom paint, chef ‘s kitchen with stainless steel and granite, pool, spa and view. For more information on this property listed for $1,895,000, call Marci Neustadt or Karyn Alfonso at (818) 416-5457, Sotheby’s International Realty.

Pretty to see, but the ‘stinking sumac’ is a pest

Robert Evren may think the Ailanthus altissima trees that proliferate on the parkland property next to his Old Agoura home are beautiful, but he knows looks can be deceiving. Evren recently paid a crew $500 to remove several of the trees from Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area parkland adjacent to his property. Names can also be deceiving. Though the […]

First doctoral students graduate from CLU

Thirteen doctoral candidates became the first to receive degrees through the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks during commencement ceremonies on Sat., May 13. CLU launched its doctoral program in fall 2001. The new program was crafted in such a way that students proceed as a group through their classes and dissertation […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., June 2: Drama awards banquet/G bldg. Sat., June 3: Comedy Sportz/G bldg./6 p.m. Mon., June 5: Senior awards/ gym/6:30 p.m. Tues., June 6: Band […]

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