Let us hear your ‘tails’

The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your tale to newstip@theacorn.com, or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

At the Library

Westlake Village Library, a branch of Los Angeles County Public Library at 31220 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village, announced its schedule of upcoming events. •Happy Rhythms, Music and Movement featuring Blues Artist Brother Yusef. 3:30 p.m. Wed., July 21. Kids 5 and up. •One World Rhythm. Make some music. 3:30 p.m. Wed., July 28. Kids 5 and up. •Dave Winstone’s […]

New cell tower in Calabasas greeted with poor reception

Homeowners ‘unequivocally opposed’ to Adamsville tank site

A plan to mount two cellular towers on a large water tank near some Calabasas homes became stalled last week as residents accused the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District of violating Brown Act open meeting laws. Synergy Development Services wants to install a T-Mobile wireless telecommunication facility at the tank site at 3370 Adamsville Avenue south of Mulholland Highway. The […]


Agoura A thief broke into a car and stole a purse containing a $300 watch, $100 wallet with bank cards and $120 in cash from a car parked in the 300 block of Latigo Canyon Road on July 14. Someone stole a $50 wallet containing driver’s license and bank cards from the garage of a home in the 30000 block […]

Girls Scouts announces new staff member

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast recently announced that Shari Bridges, chief advancement officer, has been appointed to Girl Scouts of the USA’s Council Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Advisory Team to develop nationally consistent goals and implementation strategies which will foster opportunities for girls to explore careers in scientific fields. Bridges recently participated in the first STEM Advisory Team […]

Cool parks perfect for hot summer

Community embraces Oak Park facilities

Park grounds and recreation programs run by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District in Oak Park are becoming increasingly popular with the public, especially now that summer is in full force. The Rancho Simi district oversees open spaces, 10 parks and a community center in Oak Park. It also offers recreational programs and community events such as concerts and […]

Calabasas Chamber presents scholarships to graduates


FRI., JULY 23 Ojai Concert Series At Dancing Oak Ranch, on Highway 150 past Lake Casitas. Bring lawn seating. Potluck picnic 5 p.m. Blame Sally, all-girl folk/rock band, performs 7:30 p.m. $18 advance, $20 at gate. Phone: 805.665.8852 Contact: Shane Butler Web: www.ojaiconcertseries.com Time: 5:00 p.m. Date: 7/23/2010 Camarillo Cruise Night 5 to 8 p.m. in Old Town Camarillo, Ventura […]

Ride Harleys for heroes

The inaugural Wounded Warrior Spaghetti Blues Ride will depart from Moorpark on Sat., July 24. Participants will meet for coffee and bagels at 9 a.m. at Simi Valley Harley, 6190 Condor Drive, Moorpark. Riders will leave at 10:30 a.m. for Santa Barbara Harley Davidson, 3501 Via Real, Carpinteria. At about noon, local participants will arrive in Carpinteria along with other […]

Voters face a mixed bag in the November election

10 propositions carry weight

Besides choosing a U.S. senator, a governor and various state and local representatives, Californians will go to the polls this November to vote on 10 new ballot measures. Proposition 19 carries the biggest buzz because it calls for the legalization of marijuana. The initiative would have the state regulate the drug—as it does with alcohol and tobacco— by permitting taxed […]

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