Republicans host ‘McCain Nation’ party in T.O.

Interested Ventura County residents are invited to attend a McCain Nation Party at 6 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 14 at the Ventura County Republican Center, 2219 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 103, Thousand Oaks. The event will allow individuals the opportunity to learn about John McCain’s election agenda and how they can help in the campaign. Admission is free and refreshments […]

Weston Benshoof taken over

The Alston and Bird law firm of Atlanta announced it will enter the Los Angeles market by taking over Weston Benshoof, an 83-lawyer firm with offices in Westlake Village. Weston Benshoof specializes in environmental and land use law, which will complement Alston & Bird’s own energy infrastructure and sustainability practice, officials for the firm said. Weston Benshoof brings to Alston […]

Pet of the Week

TAKE ME HOME—Sarah, 9, a female Lab cocker spaniel mix, was surrendered by her owner. Sarah can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Sarah home, ask for ID No. A3629572. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http://animalcare.lacounty.gov/.

Girls keep it Real

UNDEFEATED—The Real So Cal White Girls’ U-10 celebrate an undefeated victory at the Oaks Polo Fields Classic Tournament at UC Irvine with Coach Mac Thompson.

Snakes alive, let’s keep it that way

I was saddened but not surprised by the picture/story in the Aug. 7 Acorn regarding the rattlesnake pictured and now dead, thanks to the Tom family. I have lived in a wildlife canyon for five years in Calabasas and four years prior to that in a property close by wildlife in Calabasas. I have had my rattlesnake wrangler Bo (that’s […]

A Brock Collection Home

This 4 bedroom, 3 bath pool home is located in the Brock Collection of homes in Thousand Oaks. There is a large bonus room, a downstairs bedroom and an inside laundry room. In addition to the breakfast area there is a formal dining room with a view of the pool and spa. The property backs to a woodsy open space, […]

Westlake Village Cut-a-thon to benefit Big Brothers, Sisters

Panache Hair Studio will sponsor a Cutathon to benefit the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Ventura County from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., Aug. 24 at the salon, 2900 Townsgate Road, Ste. 100, Westlake Village. For more information, call (805) 496-7457.


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You can treat common pet wounds

Bites and cuts, often caused by fights with other animals, are most frequent injuries

From four-legged foes to foxtails, the risks of injury are plentiful for America’s pets. Veterinary Pet Insurance recently mined its claims data to find the most common pet wounds in 2007. Claims for lacerations and bites topped the list. The majority of laceration/bite wounds were the result of dogs or cats fighting with other dogs or cats, or the consequence […]

Inferno catches fire

HONORED—The CVU Girls U-11 team Inferno took second place in its division at the Irvine FC Showcase Tournament. It was the team’s first tournament of the 2008-09 season and their first competitive games as a team in the Conejo Valley United Soccer Club. Back row: Annie Ray. Second row, from left: Kylee Appleford, Hanna Muddle, Molley Agapiou, Katie Brennan, Grace […]