Artist wares on display at festival

The 25th annual Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show will take place Fri. through Sun., Oct. 3 to 5 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Artisans will showcase more than 24,000 made-in-America originals. The event will also feature entertainment, […]

The Art of Being

What kind of a mark will you leave? “We all desire to have others witness our lives. We want to know that who we are matters. There is something sacred that lies deep within us that seeks to connect us to our oneness with others and with eternity.” —Dennis Merritt Jones On a trip to England I had the opportunity […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Calabasas Coyotes (3-0) vs. Pacifica Tritons (3-0) Friday, 7 p.m. Calabasas High The Coyotes have undergone an extreme makeover. They went from Medusa to Kim Kardashian, an ugly duckling to a graceful swan, Joan Rivers to Joan Rivers. Calabasas High’s football team, which went 0-10 last season after scrounging two wins together in 2012, is 3-0 and ranked No. 2 […]

A threatening dog shot by sheriff’s deputy

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 […]

Business of the Month

Presented regularly by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce

Silverado Memory Care has been named the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month for September. Representatives of Silverado Calabasas Memory Care Community said the organization exemplifies the high standards of clinical care and compassion Silverado strives for as a company. Attention to details, such as the restaurant-quality meals prepared for the residents and the individual touches that make […]

Minister cycles miles for malaria

Other local football matchups

Sierra Canyon (3-0) at Agoura (1-2) Outlook: This is an intriguing test for Agoura. Sierra Canyon is a small-school powerhouse. The Trailblazers went 15-0 and won a state bowl game in 2011. The Chargers are in a mini-funk— another loss will send them on a three-game tailspin with an unforgiving stretch looming. After Sierra Canyon, Agoura battles Thousand Oaks (Oct. […]

Y not now?

YMCA says time is right for final fundraising push

In the throes of the recession, few were hit harder than the nation’s nonprofit organizations whose funding—the private donation—dropped faster than the falling dollar. But times are better now and so is the outlook for those charitable groups that depend on the generosity of others. Officials say sizeable contributions have been made to the $55-million Westlake Village Park and YMCA, […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A vandal caused $ 400 in damage smashing a window and denting the door of a car parked in the 30100 block of Agoura Road Aug. 31. Someone caused $ 300 in damage puncturing the tire of a car parked on Strawberry Hill Drive Aug. 28. Calabasas A burglary occurred shortly before 6 a.m. Sept. 3 at an […]

Chamber offers just a ‘Taste’ in Westlake

Annual event provides samples from restaurants, wineries and breweries

The sixth annual Taste of Conejo presented by the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 9 to the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The all-inclusive evening will offer food, wine, beer and spirit offerings from dozens of local restaurants, breweries and wineries. Live entertainment will be provided by […]