2013-08-22

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Pavley will have to dig deeper to win support for anti-fracking legislation




Despite her support for environmental causes, state Sen. Fran Pavley was the target last week of anti-fracking protesters who feel the Calabasas Democrat hasn’t done enough to keep the controversial oil drilling practice under control. About 50 people staged a protest at Pavley’s local headquarters urging the senator to strengthen her latest bill that attempts to put fracking under closer […]

Learn to square dance



The Buckles and Bows Square Dance Club of Thousand Oaks will offer beginner square dance classes Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. from Sept. 3 through May 2014 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Classes will not meet Dec. 24 and 31. New students can begin within the first three weeks. Beginning square […]

Residents twist and shout, enjoy Fab fun



Woodcock leaving Oaks Christian

Headmaster to step down after 15 years at OCS

The 2013-14 school year will be Jeffrey Woodcock’s last year as headmaster at Oaks Christian. The faith-based private school in Westlake Village announced Woodcock’s retirement this week. When David Price and Dallas Price-Van Breda founded Oaks Christian School 15 years ago, Woodcock was the first top administrator to be hired. When it opened in 2000, Oaks Christian School had 198 […]

Bowling strikes again, plans rolled out for new lanes in T.O.




Bowling could be coming back to T.O. A combined bowling alley, indoor skateboarding area, arcade and lounge may open at the Janss Marketplace, The Acorn learned this week. Thousand Oaks’ last bowling alley— Conejo Bowl—closed in 1995. A group of entrepreneurs have been in discussions with mall owner Newmark Merrill for the past two years about the 17,000-square-foot former Linens […]

Fix up the old abode with new products from home remodeling show



Homeowners who are planning home improvement projects can talk to professionals for ideas and advice at the 37th Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show on Sat. and Sun., Sept. 7 and 8 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Public hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 7 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 8. […]

Learn to take perfect photos

Digital photo class starts Sept. 11

The Thousand Oaks Photo Group will offer a three-session basic digital camera photography class from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Sept. 11, Oct. 14 and Nov. 13 at the Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Registration is open. Space is limited and signups will be taken first come, fi rst served. Classes are free to members of […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura ChargersFri., Aug. 23: Movie night/quad/7 p.m. Calabasas CoyotesMon., Aug. 26: PFC meeting/ 9:30 a.m.Tues., Aug. 27: Back-to-schoolnight/6:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 28: Coyote Connect/ 7:50 a.m.Club informational meeting/ 12:30 p.m.Thurs., Aug. 29: Freshman elections meeting/12:30 p.m.ComedySportz tryouts/3 p.m.Music boosters meeting/7p.m. Oak Park EaglesFri., Aug. 23: Fall sportsclearance/G buildingWed., Aug. 28: First day ofschool Westlake WarriorsFri., Aug. 23: New teachermeetingBand camp/noon […]

With incumbent Slavin out of running, one newcomer will win in WLV




Five candidates will vie for three open seats in the Westlake Village municipal election in November. The candidates are incumbents Susan McSweeney and Mark Rutherford, and challengers Brad Halpern, Don Rosenberg and Kymberly Horner. Councilmember Robert Slavin, a member of the Westlake Village City Council since 2001, opted not to run for another term, which means at least one newcomer […]


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