2010-07-22 E-Edition

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Westlake finishes Lindero upgrades

The city of Westlake Village recently completed several traffic improvements to help improve the flow of cars on Lindero Canyon Road north of the 101 Freeway. The newly opened northbound freeway on-ramp near the Four Seasons Hotel cost approximately $5 million and was paid for with a combination of local and regional traffic funds, Westlake city engineer John Knipe said. […]

Gypsy Productions presents ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

What happens when a famous rock star gets drafted into the army, generations clash, and it all gets broadcast on the “Ed Sullivan Show”? You get “Bye Bye Birdie,” the classic musical featuring comedy, dance and rock and roll. The longtime stage favorite returns to Oaks Christian School for shows tonight (Thurs.), Fri. and Sat. (July 22, 23 and 24). […]

True colors

I was aghast at reading the letter from Ken Lawler in the July 15 Acorn. He makes a direct inference that individuals who choose not to fly flags in their front yard “show no patriotism whatsoever.” I have never conceived that one’s patriotism could be measured by the number of flags flown. I am a retired naval officer, my parents […]

Oak Park MAC wrestles with sign laws

Council seeks clearer picture

The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council recently reviewed county signage regulations to make sure the rules governing signs on public streets and sidewalks are fair and protect the area’s rural scenery. MAC officials said they want the county to set better guidelines and be more proactive in enforcing the rules to discourage signs advertising dating websites, home businesses and garage […]

Local artists show work

An exhibition of paintings by Ventura County-based artists John Wullbrandt and Doug Fincham is available for viewing at Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village through the end of September. The exhibit is located in the hotel art gallery on the second floor above the entrance to California Health & Longevity Institute. Each work of art is inspired by scenes from California, […]

Internment camps not what you think

Letters to the editor were written over the Memorial Day weekend to honor the ethnic minority GIs who served and sacrificed during WWII. William Felsman’s July 1 letter includes spies, saboteurs, alien and subversive enemies in the conversation, not the minority GIs and their heroic stories. There are several areas in his letter which require clarification, not to be left […]

Hilton Foundation planning move to Agoura

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, a $2-billion charitable institution based in Los Angeles, has unveiled plans for a new headquarters in Agoura Hills. Frans Bigelow of Bigelow Development Associates in Malibu told the City Council last week that the foundation wants its new building to be a Platinum LEED-certified building. LEED certification is the recognized standard for measuring green building […]

Concerts at Keyboard Concepts

Keyboard Concepts in Agoura Hills continues its summer concert series for the remainder of July and August. Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and most Sundays at 2 p.m., the music store at 28501 Canwood St. will feature a different artist playing jazz, classical, contemporary and children’s music. The next performance is Tues., July 27 with classical musician Joey Marquez. There is […]

Club appreciated Mel’s generosity

For the past four years the Agoura Valley Woman’s Club has served pancakes for the Reyes Adobe Days. It would have been a challenge if not for the guidance and help from Mel Adams of Agoura Equipment Rentals. He coached us with his lifetime experience of doing community events. He also kindly lent us the equipment we needed at no […]