Westlake Promenade to light Christmas tree tomorrow night

The community is invited to a holiday spectacular and the 12th annual Tree Lighting Spectacular at The Promenade at Westlake, starting at 7 p.m. Fri., Nov. 16 at 101 Promenade Way. The event is free. The celebration includes the lighting of the Christmas tree, live musical performances, surprise guests, the arrival of Santa Claus and a fireworks show. The family […]

Depression group meets

The Conejo Valley Depression Support Group meets in Oak Park at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Church of the Epiphany education building, Room 6, 5450 Churchwood Drive. The group provides information and encouragement. Dr. Stephen S. Ilardi at the University of Kansas has developed a program, Therapeutic Lifestyle Change for Depression, that focuses on lifestyle to treat depression. The program […]

Chargers to play for water polo title

Agoura beats Arroyo Grande, 18-13; advances to Saturday's Division IV final in Irvine

Despite their No. 1 seed in CIF, Agoura High’s boys’ water polo team no doubt had some fears heading into Wednesday’s Division IV semifinal game against Arroyo Grande after last year’s premature playoff loss. Despite a lack of defense on both ends of the pool, the Marmonte League champions had little trouble stomping Arroyo Grande in the CIFSouthern Section semifinals […]

Concert of women’s music

The Westlake Village Music Society Concert Series will present “What She Said” at 7 p.m. Sat., Nov. 17 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. Featured performers will be Carol Stephenson, soprano; Rik Noyce, flute; and Jacqueline Petitto, piano. For reservations, call (805) 497-7884 or (818) 889-5431.

Responding to ‘doublespeak’ charges

If Dr. Ian Taras (letter to the editor, Acorn, Oct. 18) struggled with the “big words” in my father’s (Larry Brown’s) letter, he should have referred to a dictionary. What he calls “double speak” was perfectly clear, so I will explain the answers to his rhetorical questions. Equestrians of Old Agoura are not “ranch hands” any more than those who […]

Dilbeck Kicks Off Annual Toy Drive

Dilbeck Realtors GMAC is kicking off its annual Share the Spirit Toy Drive, which benefits the local Toys for Tots campaign. The real estate firm is joining forces with the Conejo Valley Real Estate Association, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and other corporate sponsors to collect new, nonbattery operated, unwrapped toys that will be distributed to children in need throughout […]

Santa’s coming to Agoura

George Annino hates it when people are hungry. He especially detests that people could be hungry during the holidays. That’s why the 25th annual Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond food drive is in full swing. People love it and so does Annino. The concept is amazingly simple: People who have food share it with those who don’t. It began […]


THURS., NOV. 15 Sushi For Chamber Aris Institute and Spa hosts special reception for Agoura/Oak Park/ Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, 5:30 to 8 p.m., second floor, 3723 Thousand Oaks Blvd. SUKI 7 sushi bar and grill of Westlake Village caters. RSVP Alex Soteras, (818) 889-3150. Holiday Roses Ventura County Rose Society meets, Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, […]

Oaks Christian, Oak Park primed for gridiron glory

The Oaks Christian football team as playoff underdogs? Although the idea may sound absurd, when the CIF-Southern Section Northwest Division playoffs begin Friday night, the Lions will be just that- a team on the road looking for an upset. Although OCHS ended in a three-way tie for the Tri-Valley League championship with a 4-1 league mark, the Lions begin the […]

Four Seasons to share gourmet secrets

HEALTHY HOLIDAYS- The Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village is offering holiday cooking classes taught by nutritionist chefs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through Dec. 30. Classes are $125 each and feature gourmet holiday fare. For reservations, call (818) 575-1118.

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