Address snafu befuddles some Oak Park census recipients

91377 ZIP code confused with Agoura Hills

When the United States census packets were delivered to Oak Park earlier this month, some residents noticed that the envelopes contained the address, Agoura Hills. Although Oak Park’s 91377 ZIP code was typed on the envelope, the name “Oak Park” was not. The error, coming from the Census Bureau, proved disconcerting. “My question is, are they looking at 91377 as […]

Acting studio opens in Thousand Oaks

Actor Markus Flanagan has opened a studio for actors who seek professional training in Thousand Oaks. Flanagan is a graduate of The Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, where he trained under Sanford Meisner, creator of the Meisner technique of acting. The studio will offer classes for all age groups. Youth classes for ages 6 to 12 and 13 to […]

Westlake Rotary Club to host runs for global clean water

The Rotary Club of Westlake Village will host the Westlake 5K/ 10K Run/Walk for Global Water at the Community Street Festival on from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., April 11 at the corner of Agoura Road and Lakeview Canyon in Westlake Village. Awards will be given in various individual and team categories. The street festival will also have musical […]

Agoura High wins big at Fullerton drama festival

Agoura High School’s thespian troop earned several awards at the 30th annual Fullerton College High School Theatre Festival on March 12 and 13. For the second consecutive year, the troupe claimed the Grand Sweepstakes award for garnering the most points overall and the highest average scores. The students captured three first-place awards and one second-place award, said Agoura High drama […]

Murder in Westlake stuns community

The Westlake Village man charged with murder during a Persian New Year’s party March 20 in Westlake Village might have killed several people had he not been stopped in his tracks, a guest who witnessed the incident has told The Acorn . Steven Honma, 54, is charged in the shooting death of Norman Schureman, 50, of Altadena. The guest, a […]

Ms. Wolfish goes to Washington

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has selected Melissa Wolfish of Calabasas for its nationally recognized internship program this spring as part of the Kennedy Center Institute for Arts Management. Wolfish graduated from Agoura High School and attended Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, where she graduated with a degree in creative writing. She served as the photography […]

Westlake Womens Club to address end-of-life plans

The Westlake Womens Club will meet for a luncheon at 10 a.m. Tues., April 13 at the Westlake Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Indy Redhun will speak on the importance of an advanced directive and preplanning final arrangements. The luncheon cost is $26 and reservations are due by Thurs., April 8. To RSVP, call Ann Miller at (818) 991-2663. […]


Agoura Chargers Fri., March 26: District music festival/ 8 a.m. Comedy Sportz/G building/ 6 p.m. Sun., March 28: ASB-Charger Club spring event Calabasas Coyotes Fri., March 26: Auto shop testing/ 11:05 a.m. National Honor Society meeting/12:05 p.m. LVEF concert/Civic Arts Plaza/ 6 p.m. Sat., March 27: Saturday school tutoring/8 a.m. Mon., March 29: Calendar meeting/10:10 a.m. Lip sync auditions/2:55 p.m. […]

A friendly jaunt through town

A burial with honors

They died homeless but not forgotten. Five deceased United States veterans were honored March 16 with a full military funeral service at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village. The service included a gun salute, the playing of taps and a reading of the poem, “Just a Common Soldier (A Soldier Died Today),” by Canadian World War II […]