Twelve angry jurors hash out a verdict

Westlake Women’s Club Fashions on Parade

A celebration of women of all generations

legant table settings awaited guests at the Westlake Village Women’s Club’s 42nd annual Fashions on Parade show at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza April 1. Coordinated and produced by The Oaks shopping center, the event raised money for local charities and featured a champagne social hour, boutique, silent auction, lunch and fashion show.

Coyotes break from the pack

Tennis teams trying to catch Calabasas

Tennis is the king of spring. Local boys’ tennis teams are wreaking havoc on the hardcourt. Calabasas is undefeated, steamrolling Marmonte League foes with aplomb. Westlake is solid once again. Agoura might be the most improved Marmonte team. Oaks Christian and Viewpoint are ranked in the CIF-Southern Section coaches’ polls. The Acorn examines how local outfits are playing so far: […]

Your turn to speak

Just as physical exercise is good for the body, First Amendment exercise is good for democracy. The Acorn Letters to the Editor section gives you an excellent opportunity to put your freedom of speech to work by voicing opinions, thoughts and concerns on any matter you wish. Anonymous letters, however, will not be published. After sending us your letter— which […]

Speed up disability application

If your disabling condition is preventing you from continuing to work, you may want to apply for disability benefits through Social Security. In most cases, doing so involves a thorough process of determining your eligibility, medical condition and ability to work. Because the Social Security offices look so carefully at so many cases, more than three million each year, it […]

Spring time comes to Leonis Adobe


Savannah Fletcher does not compete in the 100-yard breaststroke for the Agoura High girls’ swim squad. Vatche Kazanjian, another Agoura swimmer, hasn’t received a swim scholarship offer from the University of Arizona.

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Two chain saws were stolen from the back of a truck parked on private property in the 4900 block of Vejar Drive March 22. The items were worth $850. A burglar stole a $700 shotgun, two pistols worth $1,200 and a $100 pistol case from a car parked in the 29500 block of Weeping Willow Drive March 20. A […]

New law mandates pertussis booster

Students entering seventh through 12th grade in California schools next year are required to prove they have had a booster shot for pertussis (whooping cough) before the start of school. California law (AB352) states that students who cannot provide proof of the booster shot (Tdap) or do not show school officials a signed “personal beliefs exemption form” will not be […]

Wildlife center opens its doors for spring

The California Wildlife Center will host a spring open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sat., April 30 at the center, 26026 Piuma Road, Calabasas. The event will have a staff meet and greet, behind-the-scenes guided tours, wildlife education, children’s activities, rescued animals, face painting and handson mixed media art projects for children. Admission is free and refreshments will be […]

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