2014-10-02 E-Edition

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Mystery of the Agoura Hills graffiti

Was famed artist involved?

A fanciful image that appears to be the same as the iconic “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” drawing created by famous graffiti artist Shepard Fairey appeared briefly on the water tank above Agoura Road in Agoura Hills last week. But just as quickly as it went up, city workers took it down, apparently in response to complaints by residents. […]

Young reader has right idea

My name is Koutn. I am 13 years old and I am in the seventh grade at Mariposa School of Global Education. Some of my favorite things to do are to play water polo and make movies. I have a passion for music. I also like the outdoors. My class at school often goes on hikes. I treasure this opportunity […]


Tributes at Denim & Diamonds event ACT Today’s ninth annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism event, presented by Puritas Organic Gold, will take place from 5 to 10 p.m. Sun., Oct. 19 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The event will feature Hollywood celebrities, a cocktail reception, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, dinner and tribute […]

Rotarians host golf, poker tourneys

The Sunrise Rotary Club willoffer both golf and poker tournaments on Mon., Oct. 6 at the North Ranch Country Club, 4761 Valley Spring Drive, Westlake Village. These events will fund the club’s local and international charities, including Manna, Many Mansions and the Conejo Free Clinic. The golf tourney will feature a scramble format with a 9 a.m. check-in. The driving […]

Mammograms, massages and martinis

Drinks served after screenings

Women can celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Mammograms, Massages and Martinis event, a health and wellness ladies’ night, from 5 to 9 p.m. Wed., Oct. 15 at the Los Robles Imaging Center, 865 Patriot Drive, Ste. 100, Moorpark. Guests can schedule their annual mammogram for a cash price of $99, followed by a 10-minute upper and lower body […]


It doesn’t take long to figure out Dunne is very passionate about golf. The No. 1 golfer for Oaks Christian was asked what drives her on the links. She spent the next three minutes giving a thoughtful answer. “I was late to golf,” Dunne said. “I didn’t start playing until I was in middle school. Everyone overlooked me. Colleges didn’t […]

LVMWD lawsuit dropped

Meanwhile, pipe falls and lands near home

Westlake Village homeowner Frank Bonvino has dropped a lawsuit that tried to put a halt to the water district’s 5-million gallon storage tank being built at Las Virgenes Reservoir. Bonvino had sought both a temporary and permanent injunction against the tank currently under construction by the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. “Las Virgenes Municipal Water District is pleased the matter […]

Drought plays role in water board race

Six candidates are running for three open seats on the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board of directors. The five-member board oversees sewer services and potable and recycled water delivery for Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, Calabasas, Westlake Village and surrounding unincorporated areas. This week, The Acorn is profi ling Lee Renger and Michael Wilk, the two candidates for Division 3, […]

Science everyone can understand

The Discovery Center for Science and Technology, a nonprofit organization, will kick off the first of five Science Speaker Series lectures at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 2 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 T.O. Blvd. Bill Tawil, PhD, UCLA adjunct associate professor in the bioengineering department, will give the first lecture, titled “Growing Replacement Organs […]