Hospital plans tenatively OK’d

The Thousand Oaks planning commission recommended the expansion of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, leaving it to the City Council to approve an expansion that calls for 60 more beds, a new fourth floor and a 36- foot parking structure. Plans also call for removing one oak tree, transplanting another and encroaching on three more. The state requires the […]

GoldFellow stores give to Senior Concerns

Both the Westlake Village and Ventura GoldFellow stores will donate an extra 10 percent of gold purchases to Senior Concerns of Conejo Valley when shoppers bring their gold for sale and mention the nonprofit organization through June 15. Monies raised will be used for the Meals on Wheels program, which serves aging Ventura County residents. The fundraising goal is at […]

Summer concert lineup announced

The city of Agoura Hills announced the lineup for its free summer concert series. All performances begin at 6 p.m. at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. June 20. Papa Doo Run Run performs a Father’s Day special of legendary surf hits with their “Beach Boy” sound. July 11. Sharkey & the Babes plays pop, rock, disco, oldies […]

Panec for Congress

I am writing in support of Marie Panec’s candidacy for the Democratic Party nomination for the 24th Congressional District. I have known and worked with Marie in a variety of capacities for the past 15 years, and I believe that she has the qualities that we need in our elected representatives. I got to know Marie years ago when, as […]


Ryder Hesjedal won the eighth and final stage of the Amgen Tour of California. The CIF-Southern Section Division 2 boys’ volleyball final between Westlake High and Laguna Beach was played at Cypress College.

Women’s Club names Junior of the Year

Lesley Lippel recently was awarded the Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club Junior of the Year award. Lippel is in her fifth year of membership and was the organizer of the annual Gingerbread Boutique/Autumn Cheer Event for the past four years. The October fundraiser now includes a VIP shopping and cocktail event on the first night. In the years Lippel organized […]

Love Run to benefit Meals on Wheels

Senior Concerns will host the 17th annual Love Run around Westlake Lake on Sun., June 6. Race day registration for runners and walkers will be open from 7 to 8 a.m. in front of 3011 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village, just east of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza parking lot. A microchip-timed 5K run will start at 8 a.m. A microchipped 10K […]

Thunder in the Valley

Who’s responsible?

In a letter concerning the level of security at a local nightclub that offers an under-21 night on Thursday nights, Mr. Bamberger tells of cars being broken into and of massive fights in the parking lot that required the police and fire department to “disperse and stop the mess.” Unfortunately, Mr. Bamberger’s daughter’s car was broken into and her purse […]

Area’s elite take aim at state track and field titles

This is what every high school track and field athlete in California dreams about. Reaching the CIF State Championships at Buchanan High’s Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis certainly takes talent—and plenty of hard work. Eighteen athletes from the Acorn’s five coverage areas qualified for the big show, which runs Friday and Saturday. “It’s the best of the best,” Oak Park […]

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