Chen put on a show during Westlake High girls’ golf tryouts. Head coach Rick Naranjo asked the freshman Warrior where she learned to golf. Chen’s mother shouted from the gallery: “Sophia taught her!” Sophia Chen, Kristen’s older sister, was a star golfer at Thousand Oaks before taking her sweet swing to the University of Pennsylvania. “That explains it,” Naranjo said. […]

Are the mayors meddling?

The Agoura Hills Tomorrow website was conceived after the last election when it was determined that only 10 percent of residents are interested enough in what is happening in their community to vote. Eight former mayors met with the idea of trying to stimulate interest by presenting some of the history of our city, reminding residents why we incorporated, and […]

Boys & Girls Clubs to celebrate doctor’s life

Grossman gave generously to club

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley will celebrate the life of Dr. Richard Grossman during the 12th annual Stand Up for our Kids Gala Dinner and Auction on Sat., Oct. 18 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. “It is an honor to recognize the life of a man who gave so much back, not only […]

Register for Reyes Adobe Days races

Registration is open for the City of Agoura Hills’ 10th annual Reyes Adobe Days Runs on Sat., Oct. 11. The certified runs are a 10K and 10-mile course through the Santa Monica Mountains, beginning at City Hall and passing by Paramount Ranch and Malibu State Creek Park along Mulholland Highway. After the post-race party expo, participants can spend the day […]

Pumpkin festival marks return of the gourd

Coyotes prepare for madness of Marmonte


Jan Gerstel’s letter in last week’s Acorn is so full of misinformation, I don’t know where to begin. First, the former mayors group in Agoura Hills has taken no action to endorse any candidates, nor will it. You need only go to the website AgouraHillsTomorrow.org to see what the group is all about. If former mayors have individually endorsed Jay […]

Sign-ups open for Goblin Gallop

The third annual Triunfo YMCA Goblin Gallop will take place on Sat., Oct. 18 as part of the 12th annual Westlake Village City Celebration. A 5K run and 1-mile trickor treat run/walk will begin and end at the Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, where the city celebration will take place. Proceeds from the two runs will support […]

New docent class open

The Cold Creek Docents of the Mountains Restoration Trust will teach anyone interested how to lead nature hikes for elementary students at UCLA Stunt Ranch Reserve. Nine half-day training sessions will begin at 9 a.m. Mon., Sept. 29 at the reserve at 1201 Stunt Road, Calabasas. Topics will include native plants and animals, ecology, early Chumash/ Tongva culture, rocks and […]

Workshops at the library

The Westlake Village Library has been awarded an E-Publishing at the Library grant from the California State Library. The grant is intended to encourage local writers and introduce the community to e-publishing. The grant will provide six months of free writing workshops and informative presentations on different aspects of e-publishing starting in October. The programs are open to experienced writers […]

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