Feels like summer in Hawaii

Triunfo YMCA to host barbecue Saturday

The Triunfo YMCA, serving Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and Oak Park, will hold an Indian Guides information day and barbeque from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 8 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. The child-parent program is created for families with children from pre-school through sixth grade. Indian Papooses is for fathers and their […]

Westlake’s First Neighborhood celebrates 40 years of good living

The First Neighborhood Property Owners Association will celebrate its 40th anniversary from 1 to 9 p.m. Sun., Sept. 9 at the Berniece Bennett Park and First Neighborhood Community Center of Westlake Village. The private event is open to current and former First Neighborhood homeowners and their families. Family oriented activities and food will be provided. Advance tickets are $10 each. […]

Team walks to fight breast cancer

“Walkers for Knockers,” a team of 25 women and men in the community, along with Lululemon Athletica in the Calabasas Commons, will hold a fundraising event at 9:30 a.m. Sun., Sept. 9 in the ongoing fight against breast cancer. The team is made up of members from the Calabasas, Agoura, Thousand Oaks, Oxnard, Ventura and San Fernando Valley areas who […]

High School Highlights

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., Sept. 7: Blue Crew barbecue/ 3 p.m. Welcome back dance/9 p.m. Sat., Sept. 8: ASVAB testing/A-1/ 8 a.m. Comedy Sportz tryouts/G building/10 a.m. Mon., […]

Baby bunny love

Human pogo stick

Last week, as I was walking downstairs to my car in a San Francisco parking garage, I missed a step. What immediately followed was a series of cracking sounds. The sounds came from my left ankle. I had to drive all the way home to Los Angeles with what might’ve been a fractured ankle. Good thing I don’t drive a […]

Unicorns, murders and happy endings

Today, The Acorn reveals the winners of its first fiction contest. By happy coincidence, all live locally, in Oak Park, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills. A lot of great entries were received from writers in other states; the rules never prohibited out-of-towners. But the locals won in a fair contest. More than 70 entries were mailed or e-mailed to The […]

Steven and Caroline Aslanian

RE/MAX Olson & Associates has congratulated Steven and Caroline Aslanian, of The Aslanian Team, for their July sales production totaling more than $2.4 million. The team offers more than 10 years of experience in real estate, and they are members of the Platinum Club, the top 5 percent of REMAX agents nationwide. The Aslanian Team specializes in selling fine homes […]

Library seeks community involvement

As Oak Park facility grows, support needed

By Sophia Fischer  sfischer@theacorn.com The Oak Park Library is growing, but not without help from the community A volunteer group called Friends of the Oak Park Library is appealing to area residents to join the organization’s board. The group raises funds in support of the library by selling books, DVDs, audio tapes and VHS tapes at the library bookstore. Board […]