Discussion of Medicare hospital coverage

One of Medicare’s most important benefits is helping to cover your expenses if you need to be hospitalized. But what exactly is covered, and how much do you pay? Medicare helps cover certain medical services and supplies in hospitals. To get the full range of benefits, you must have both Medicare Part A, which is hospital insurance, and Part B, […]

They want Alicia Weintraub in office

The Acorn has previously stated that Alicia Weintraub “(is) a sharp, 33-year-old outsider who caught on with the voters and could be a rising force.” Alicia resonates with voters because she is responsive to their needs and understands the issues that impact all Calabasas residents. She would be a unifying voice in our community. With over 15 years of public […]

Cuddle time at the Agoura Animal Shelter

Making wishes come true

Training for hospice volunteers

Hospice of the Conejo will present the Hospice Volunteer Training Program for eight weeks from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays starting Jan. 17 in the first floor conference room, 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The training prepares individuals to deal compassionately and sensitively with end-of-life issues by providing them with the skills for giving service to the terminally […]

GPS nails computer thief

A 20-year-old man accused of burglarizing a Westlake Village home on Christmas morning and stealing a computer pleaded not guilty at his Dec. 28 arraignment, the district attorney said. Patrick Krewson, 21, of Vista, Calif. is charged with forgery, first-degree burglary and grand theft of personal property. Krewson allegeldy stole a number of possessions from the Westlake home including an […]

Rec center launches winter classes

Winter classes will begin during the fourth week of January at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, with a variety of programs including tot sports classes, dance, theater, karate, tennis, golf and adult fitness. Following are some new classes. •Mini-Musical Theater “Abracadabra Aladdin” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 25 through March 14 for ages 7 and up. •An […]

Give a cheer at team clinic

Boys and girls from all local schools are invited to the Oaks Christian Cheer Clinic from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 7 at Oaks Christian School, Dallas Athletic Center, 31749 La Tienda Road, Westlake Village. Participants will learn Oaks Christian School cheers and chants with OCHS Varsity cheerleaders. The clinic students will perform the cheers during half time […]

How meat consumption affects health, the environment


Human meat consumption habits take a toll on the environment. According to the Environmental Working Group, the production, processing and distribution of meat requires huge outlays of pesticides, fertilizer, fuel, feed and water while releasing greenhouse gases, manure and a range of toxic chemicals into the air and water. A life cycle analysis conducted by EWG that took into account […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Someone stole a $300 vacuum cleaner from a car parked in the 29400 block of Deerview Court Dec. 25. A burglar stole a wallet containing $700 in cash and bank cards from a car parked in the 29200 block of Agoura Road Dec. 23. A resident on Yankee Drive reported that a thief used her bank card information […]

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