Kids can checkmate at library

Westlake Village Library will offer free Beginning Chess for Kids for ages 6 to 12 from 4 to 5 p.m. Wed., May 14 at the library, 31220 Oak Crest Drive. The workshop will have instruction for the first 30 minutes followed by a half hour of competition. There is no cost and no need for registration. Friends of the Westlake […]

Kids club honors staff

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley recently honored two staff members for their 10 years of service: Becky Fleishman, director of development, and Georgi Harden, director of the Marion and John E. Anderson Youth Center. Both women were awarded with certificates for their service. As a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley, Fleishman […]

High tea event to raise funds for CLU

The California Lutheran University Community Leaders Association will present its fourth annual Hats and High Tea fundraiser from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sun., April 13 at Kingsmen Park on the Thousand Oaks campus. The event is to raise money for student scholarships and educational grants. Guests can have high tea with sandwiches and other light fare in a garden-party setting. […]

Give Mom her moment

Mother’s Day is Sun., May 11, and the xxxx Acorn wants your mom to receive the recognition she deserves. In 100 words or fewer, please write and tell us about your favorite Mom Moment. Whether it’s a poignant memory, a funny incident that happened or just a few kind words for Mom, your thoughts are important. Even if she’s passed […]

Calabasas goes ‘green’ for Earth Day

City of Calabasas will host its annual free Earth Day Celebration/ Green Expo from 2 to 5 p.m. Sat, April 12 at the Las Virgenes Creek site on Agoura Road. The event will feature educational booths, eco-friendly games and activities, a live animal show, entertainment, and more than 50 exhibitors from Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The festival will offer […]

Therapeutic horse program opens its doors to public

Laura Numerofi to sign her books

Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship will host a free open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., April 26 at 401 Ronel Court, Newbury Park. The family-orientated event will give the community an opportunity to learn about the services that Ride On offers to children and adults with special needs. The event will have demonstrations by students, including therapeutic riding […]

Bay Laurel kids donate their books

Area sees commercial real estate rebound

Vacancy rates vastly improved

Workers are putting final touches on the new Shoppes at Westlake Village retail center on Russell Ranch Road, one of several new commercial real estate projects being introduced to the Conejo and Las Virgenes valleys. The area’s commercial real estate market is reportedly heating back up. Located on the north side of the 101 Freeway at the Lindero Canyon Road […]

Protesters complain about Westlake water tank

About a dozen people picketed the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District headquarters in Calabasas on April 3, hoping to halt the construction of the 5-million-gallon water tank in the Three Springs community of Westlake Village. District directors recently voted 3-2 to begin building the tank, despite protests from some board members and residents who feel the potable water reservoir is […]


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