Winter wonderland

ICING ON THE CAKE- Yesterday’s arctic storm blew in a nasty chill. At left,  Acorn photographer Jann Hendry witnessed snow, sleet and hail fall on Kanan Road just south of Cornell. The mush collected on the ground. Below that, James Hampton, a resident of Triunfo Drive in Agoura Hills, shot a photo of his daughter, Kayla, standing beneath the icicle-laden branches […]

Orientation for Oak Park volunteers

An orientation for new Oak Park volunteers will be held today, Thurs., Jan 18 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. at the Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road. The program is open to teens ages 12 to 17 and adults. Volunteers assist year round with the programs, classes and events of the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. The […]

Los Robles’ first baby rings in the New Year

NEW YEAR’S DAY BABY- Táhirih Sofiya Vahdat is the first baby born in 2007 at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center. Proud parents Elhum and Elsa Vahdat reside in Westlake Village.

Comedy Sportz to host benefit

The Oak Park High School Comedy Sportz will host a special charity benefit at 7:15 p.m. Fri., Jan. 26 in the OPHS Performing Arts Pavilion. The event is to raise funds for Transplant Recipients International Organization, a nonprofit group that works to improve the quality of life for transplant recipents, donors and their families. OPHS senior Ryan Roschke is waiting […]

Tips for mothers running a business

Women own 10.6 million of U.S. firms, but where does that leave the little ones? Quite often with a third party, which can take both an emotional and monetary toll on mothers. Lisa Druxman, founder of Stroller Strides, said this conflict brings the need for a new, more family-friendly career concept: the rise of the Mompreneur, a female business owner […]

Bruno fallout

I have happily been a citizen of Westlake Village for almost 20 years. During that time I have been pleased with most of the work of the City Council, but now I am feeling bitter about the action taken against an outstanding council member, Jim Bruno. Council members violated a 25-year-old practice of rotating the mayorship through all the members. […]

Residents draw the line over new religious marker

Jewish 'eruv' welcome to some, but not to others

Fishing line recently installed above streets in Agoura Hills, Oak Park and part of Westlake Village is intended to enhance the Sabbath for local Orthodox Jews. But some other residents are unhappy with the nylon filament that crisscrosses about three square miles of the community. During the Sabbath, from sundown Friday night to sunset Saturday, Orthodox law forbids Jews to carry […]

Black tie gala will celebrate Westlake Village anniversary

The community is invited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the city of Westlake Village at a black tie gala at 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 3 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The evening includes hors d’oeuvres and wine sampling by California wineries, gourmet dinner and dancing with Wayne Foster Entertainment. Bill McSweeney will be the […]

Seminar on assisted reproduction technology

Dr. Anita Singh will discuss the newest assisted reproduction technologies at 10:30 a.m. Sat, Feb. 3 in the conference room at the Calabasas Library, 23973 Park Sorrento. The seminar is free and refreshments will be served. Singh’s interests include in vitro fertilization, assisted reproductive technologies, reproductive surgery (hysteroscopy and laparoscopy), female and male infertility, reproductive aging, edometriosis and recurrent pregnancy […]

Math, science whiz kids honored

SHOOT FOR THE STARS– Calabasas High School students Jacob Schwartz and Erica Wolfish, pictured with school Principal Dave Jackson, are honored at the Las Virgenes Unified School District board meeting Jan. 9 for their participation in the COSMOS program for math and science. Schwartz attended UC Davis and worked in advanced mathematics, while Wolfish studied molecular biology at UC San […]

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