2012-04-19

2012-04-19 E-Edition

Fashions on parade for Westlake Women’s Club



Distracted drivers scorned by CHP




California Highway Patrol Officer Bryon Decker eased his black-and-white patrol car out of the Moorpark CHP station and immediately spotted a woman digging in her purse as she drove past. “See, I didn’t even pull out of the driveway and already I see a distracted driver,” said the officer. Decker is targeting distracted drivers in April as part of Driving […]

Fundraiser features wine, food tastings



The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will host its annual Sipping in Springtime event from 4 to 8 p.m. Sun., April 29 at the Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. The event is a fundraiser for the Civic Arts Plaza Regional Art Museum. More than 30 wines from local wineries will be available for sampling and […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



The Movie Nut



“Bully” Directed by: Lee Hirsch Starring: Alex, Ja’Maya, Kelby MPAA rating: PG-13 Running time: 99 minutes Best suited for: those willing to be uncomfortable, who believe that movies can bring people together to find solutions Least suited for: those who expect movies to be entertaining, to transport them to a more relaxing world Acorn rating: I’ve always believed that it’s […]

Lecture on lymphedema



Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center’s lymphedema support group will feature Dr. Shawn Steen, a general and oncologic surgeon, from 7 to 8 p.m. Wed., April 25 in the cafeteria at the hospital’s east campus, 150 Via Merida, Westlake Village. Steen will speak on the topic “Surgical Excision of Lymph Nodes: Why isn’t one lymph node enough?” With lymphedema, swelling […]

Calabasas public transit losing money

Grants, fares not keeping up


The Calabasas public transit system is running in the red and city officials are trying to decide whether to reduce services or not. The Calabasas public transit began in 1999 with a trolley route to promote local shopping. Today it includes 14 vehicles that take riders from one end of the city to the other. In the coming year the […]

Massage therapy gets respect




The Calabasas City Council is looking at changes to the city’s zoning regulations that would allow massage professionals to operate in the same areas as other beauty and spa businesses. Last year, state legislators passed Assembly Bill 619 to provide financial relief for massage therapists who have been affected by restrictive and discriminatory local ordinances. The law requires cities and […]

Westlake takes to the street for festival fun



The 18th annual Community Street Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., April 22 at 4600 Lakeview Canyon, Westlake Village, between Agoura Road and Watergate. The festival will feature vendor booths, food, live music, and arts and crafts. Check-in for runners and race-day registrations will begin at 7 a.m. The 5K run/walk will start at 7:45 a.m., […]


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