2009-06-18

Tobacco retailers who break law to face hefty fine



The Calabasas City Council passed an ordinance that will impose a $1,000 fine on retailers who sell tobacco to minors. The store owners could also have their right to sell tobacco products revoked. A new Calabasas tobacco retailer registration program will require any retailer selling tobacco in the city to be registered. The council decided not to require a fee […]

Bodysattva Center offering summer classes for donations to local charities



Bodysattva Healing Arts and Movement Center is offering a variety of summer classes. The first class is free, and subsequent classes will take a $10 donation per class to benefit either Pink Ribbon Foundation, Conejo Hospice or National M.S. Society. Classes will be on Monday and Wednesday evenings, June through August. Group classes include Gentle Yoga, Pilates for the Inflexible, […]

Lightning rebound in second season

Pro hoops squad will enter playoffs with a winning record

A couple Los Angeles basketball teams won big games Sunday. The Los Angeles Lightning, a pro team in the International Basketball League that plays its home games at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, reached a season-high in points during a 160-123 victory over Grand Rapids Flight. Oh, and the Lakers won the NBA championship the same night. Boasting a […]

Westlake plans Fourth of July parade



Residents of all ages may participate in the 40th annual Westlake Village Fourth of July Parade beginning at the former Westlake Village Medical Center property, 4415 Lakeview Canyon Road. The Rotary Club of Westlake Village will serve a pancake breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. The parade will start at 9:45 a.m. and will end four blocks away at Berniece Bennett […]

Primp and Circumstance



When I graduated from high school, my parents gave me a Smith Corona typewriter with extra ribbons and a box of onion skin paper. I threw that sucker in the back seat of my MG next to the jar of peanut butter and my bouffant hair dryer. I tortured myself and my professors for four long years with the output […]

Grab a seat and a snowcone



Loving Heart Hospice to host 5/10K Love Walk



The Loving Heart Hospice Foundation will host a 5/10K Love Walk Sat., July 4 at Tierra Rejada Park, 11900 Mountain Trail Drive, Moorpark. Registration begins at 7 a.m. The 10K walk begins at 7:30 a.m.; the 5K at 7:45 a.m.. Registration is $30. Children and dogs may walk for free. For more information, call Barbra Williamson at (805) 5171620 or […]

Westlake golfers have up-and-down day at state tournament

Seeger shines at Poppy Hills

A storybook ending it wasn’t, but the Westlake High boys’ golf team still had plenty of reasons to celebrate one of the most successful seasons in school history. Westlake finished in third place during last week’s CIF/ CGA Boys Golf Championship at Poppy Hills. The Warriors posted a team total of 388 at the state tournament, which pitted the top […]

Hodads kick off concerts in the park



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the Acorn Newspapers present the first concert in the summer “Concerts in the Park” series for Summer 2009. The Hodads will perform at 6 p.m. Sun., June 21 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The concert is free. Guests should bring lawn seating and may bring a […]

The perfect Father’s day gift comes from the heart



“A father carries pictures where his money used to be.” —Anonymous If love can be measured in crayons, markers and imagination, then it’s abundantly evident from the drawings of dads in this week’s edition that our local fathers are a wellloved bunch. The drawings made by little hands at home, in class or while sitting in the back seat of […]