2013-08-15 E-Edition

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What happens when one parent poisons a child against the other parent

Ronit Levy of Calabasas had just one wish on Mother’s Day this year—to rescue her children from their “kidnapper.” The Acorn received this message in a response to a Facebook post asking mothers what they really wanted for Mother’s Day. “I want to rescue my kids from their kidnapper and free them to love anyone they want— free to call […]

A park service plant study

The National Park Service is preparing an environmental assessment for an invasive plant management plan in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. The public is invited to attend a scoping meeting for the study at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 27 at 403 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. At the meeting, the plan’s applicability to the park area will be discussed. Park […]

Agoura woman stitches her way tofirst place at county fair

Sue Wolhaupter of Agoura Hills won first place in her category at the Ventura County Fair’s home arts exhibit for her cross-stitch work depicting a scene in Heidelberg, Germany. The 138th annual Ventura County Fair ran from July 31 through Aug. 11 at the fairgrounds in Ventura. Exhibits and displays included agriculture, art, gems and minerals, hobbies, home arts and […]

Afternoon recital features Kalbasi

The Westlake Village Music Society will present an afternoon recital of song, opera and Broadway at 3 p.m. Sun., Aug. 25 in the sanctuary of the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. Mezzo- soprano Shabnam Kalbasi will present a varied program of songs, accompanied by Ornela Erwin on piano. Her songs will include numbers in German […]

Church festival open to all families

Monte Vista Presbyterian Church will host a free family festival from 5 to 8 p.m. Fri., Aug. 30 at Dos Vientos Community Park, 4801 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The Summer Farewell Festival will have many activities and entertainment for all ages. Planned children activities include organized games, arts and crafts, relay races and face painting. Volleyball, soccer and a Jolly […]

Viewpoint football ready for season opener

It’s only fitting that the Patriots kick off first for America’s game. Viewpoint High will be the first local football team to open the season at 8 p.m. Tues., Aug. 20 at Thunder Mountain in Juneau, Alaska. The Patriots will then play on Fri., Aug. 23 against Juneau-Douglas, also in the Alaska state capital. This is Viewpoint’s first trip to […]

New Westlake retail center brings Target, Total Woman

Not only does Westlake Village have a busy Costco, but when a new Target and other stores open next summer in a business park on the community’s north side, the city’s financial standing figures to improve even more. The Shoppes at Westlake Village retail center is expected to become a new city hub with places for the community to shop, […]

Bronze bombers shine at tourney

‘Bachelor’ host talks love, life with The Acorn

Westlake Village resident named honorary chair of T.O. Arts Festival

Television host Chris Harrison is doing what he loves. Online profiles of the host of ABC’s “The Bachelor” and “ The Bachelorette,” which wrapped its ninth season this week, note that the Dallas native went to Oklahoma City University on a soccer scholarship and took on a slew of reporting, hosting and acting jobs before joining the dating show in […]

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