Bogies jam set for tonight

“Dancing With The Stars” vocalist Beverley Staunton will perform with Rick Cowling tonight at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 11 at Bogies, 32001 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. There is no cover charge. Staunton, a resident of the Conejo Valley, was one of the lead vocalists on “Dancing With The Stars” for eight years where she sang a variety of styles including […]

Pizza in, pizza out near Albertsons

A new Pieology Pizzeria franchise will occupy the space vacated by Zpizza at the Westlake Village Marketplace shopping center, The Acorn has learned. The healthy pizza franchise operates 26 restaurants in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties, including a store on Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks. Zpizza had not intended to leave the shopping center on Lindero Canyon Road, which […]

Agoura dog shot by deputies

A call about a suspicious person sitting in a car in front of an apartment building in Old Agoura took a strange turn on Monday and resulted in a large dog being shot by police. According to a report from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, the property manager of an apartment complex in the 5000 block of Chesebro Road in […]

Lamenting Westlake Plaza

I wonder if the Acorn readership is bored by the nonstop commentary regarding the way Regency Centers has dealt one blow after another to the trees that existed at Westlake Plaza, only to be shamefully killed off and cut down. The word “ disingenuous” springs to mind at Regency’s latest line about how a worker accidentally damaged roots of one […]

County inspectors put food trucks to the test

A roast brie melt on black peppercorn bread, lobster tacos, and pancake beef curry are just a few of the mouth-watering items top chefs are serving from gourmet food trucks rolling into town. The food truck trend has spread from the downtowns of major metropolitan areas into the suburbs, and Ventura County residents are feasting on the imaginative and tasty […]

Chamber hires membership manager

Jill Lederer, president/CEO of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, has announced that Heather Macaulay of Newbury Park has been hired as the Chamber’s membership sales manager. Macaulay, a lifelong resident of Thousand Oaks, has an undergraduate degree from Cal State Channel Islands and a master’s degree from California Lutheran University. Macaulay has been working at the Chamber in […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A burglar stole three watches valued at $18,000 from a home on Dovetail Drive Aug. 26. Someone stole a $650 iPhone from the backpack of a student at Agoura High Aug. 20. Calabasas A burglar stole a $ 1,000 computer and caused $ 200 in damage to get into a home on De Berry Drive Aug. 22. A […]

‘Same Love’ singer to appear in T.O.

Mary Lambert, the featured vocalist and songwriter on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ award- winning song “ Same Love,” makes her only Southern California appearance at 8:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 26 at the Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Lambert has been a singer, songwriter, composer and spoken word artist in her native Seattle for the […]

Hotel managers on board

Michael Murphy, general manager of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, and Jason Williams, general manager of the Sheraton Agoura Hills, have both joined the 28-member board of directors for the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Murphy’s experience includes serving as general manager for the Hyatt Regency Property in Maui. Williams’ background in- cludes many years with Davidson Hotels and Resorts, […]

More 101 lane closures

The California Department of Transportation will close all lanes of the southbound U.S. 101 Freeway at Lindero Canyon Road in Westlake Village from 1 to 5 a.m. today, Sept. 11. In addition, all lanes of the northbound freeway at Lindero Canyon will be closed from 1 to 5 a.m. on Fri., Sept. 12, Caltrans said. Various Lindero Canyon ramps will […]