2013-06-27

At The Library



Westlake Village Library activities take place at 31220 W. Oak Crest Drive. For more information, call (818) 865-9230 or visit the county library website at www.colapublib.org. The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way can be reached at (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Westlake Village Library Fridays in July at 4 p.m., kids ages 6 to 12 and teens ages […]

Westlake Stars shine on the diamond



Crash that killed two experienced pilots a mystery




    Experienced pilots and aircraft builders James Ayers, 67, of Newbury Park and Donald “Craig” Tempelton, 54, of Agoura Hills died in a plane crash near the Oxnard Airport on Sat., June 29.     Ian Gregor, public affairs manager for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the single-engine, home-built Less Drag Special aircraft piloted by Ayers crashed under unknown circumstances […]

Sheriff’s Blogger



Agoura Hills Someone stole 10 wood posts valued at $100 from the Fence Factory in the 29400 block of Roadside Drive June 13. Calabasas A burglar stole a $3,000 laptop computer, and jewelry and silver valued at $5,000 from a home on Mulholland Highway June 10. Other items may also have been taken during the incident. Someone caused $ 400 […]

Summer adult dodgeball league to start



Team packets are available for the new Summer Adult Dodgeball League. League play will be on Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas beginning July 12. League fees are $230. The mandatory manager/informational meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wed., July 3 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand […]

New name, same orchestra

Former Pacific Pearl Symphony presents concert July 7

The Pacific Pearl Symphony Orchestra, an all-volunteer symphony orchestra in Ventura County and charter member of the Pacific Pearl Music Association, has adopted a new name: Westlake Village Symphony. The organizational name change was driven by a need to “better connect with the local community and reflect a clear geographic reference for our audience,” said conductor Michael Armstrong. The name […]

The Acorn’s early deadlines



Because next Thursday is July 4, the deadlines for advertising and editorial submissions to the Acorn Newspapers have been moved up one day. All editorial items and retail advertising requests must be submitted by noon, Fri., June 28. Requests for real estate advertising must by noon Thurs., June 27. Also, because Fri., July 5 will be a shortened day, the […]

Neighborhood parade is patriotic




In the spirit of mom, apple pie and fireworks, the residents of Liberty Canyon in Agoura Hills will celebrate the Fourth of July with another one of their famous neighborhood parades. Walkers, bikers and scooter riders of all ages will take part in the fifth annual procession, a homespun affair that embodies the spirit of Americana. Liberty Canyon resident Sheena […]

Homes needed for tour



The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara invites area families to open the doors of their residences for the 22nd annual Holiday Homes Tour on Sat. and Sun., Dec. 7 and 8. The self-guided tour is one of the organization’s largest fundraisers. The organization is interested in homes with a story to tell, extensive holiday decorations, unique heirlooms or collections on […]

$72-million water district budget approved

Capital projects are in the works

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) board of directors approved a new fiscal year budget effective July 1. The $ 72- million package includes funding for LVMWD’s three core services: potable water, wastewater treatment and recycled water distribution. The budget includes operating expenses of $46.8 million, capital project expenses of $22.4 million and debt service payments of $2.7 million. […]


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