2015-04-23 E-Edition

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Seal Beach

Traffic stops

There was a very appropriate article in the April 16 Acorn titled “So I’ve been pulled over . . . now what?” A friend of mine in the sheriff’s department years ago said that the walk up to the car he’s just pulled over was one of the most dangerous situations on his part; one doesn’t know what’s going on […]

He puts the fun in fundraising

Jason Alexander to premiere show at Calabasas High

Funnyman Jason Alexander, best known as George Costanza on the iconic television series “Seinfeld,” will be wisecracking, singing, dancing and impersonating an array of wacky characters at a school fundraiser to support the arts in Las Virgenes Unified School District. “Other People’s Stories” will take place at the Performing Arts Education Center at Calabasas High School on Sat., April 25. […]

School film fest seeks entries

There’s still time for students to submit short films to screen at the Eagle Film Festival hosted by the Oak Park High School Film Club. The club president, Sam Gunn, said short films from seven to 10 minutes in length will be accepted until midnight on Sat., May 16. All of the films will be screened at the Eagle Film […]

Woman injured in Oak Park carport crash

An elderly woman crashed her car into a carport in the 5600 block of Foxwood Drive in Oak Park Monday afternoon, became trapped and had to be rescued from her vehicle. She was taken to the hospital with major injuries, the Ventura County Fire Department said. The incident occurred at about 1 p.m. on April 27. Pearl Krieger Soloman, 81, […]

Drought stokes chance of fire

Firefighters stay on high alert

This week’s promised rain won’t even be a drop in the bucket, and because the dry weather persists, fire crews in the region remain on high alert. California’s four-year drought has sucked the moisture out of local vegetation and turned barren hillsides into tinderboxes. The dry brush, combined with the off-and-on Santa Ana winds, prompted the Ventura County Fire Department […]


In last week’s story about a street art event at Whizin Market Square in Agoura Hills, a photo caption incorrectly identified Britt Arnett as a subject. Arnett, the owner of The Argus Image in Westlake Village, was the featured artist at the April 17 event, but was not pictured.

Flying Squirrel

RV travel

If you’ve driven along the coast on a holiday weekend and seen the line of RVs enjoying our fantastic sunsets, you might’ve thought, “That looks like fun!” And if you’ve ever seen your neighbor spending an entire day cleaning their motorhome after that holiday weekend, you might’ve thought, “That looks like work!” Still, if the idea of an RV vacation […]

Church members to give a helping hand

The annual Helping Hands, a community-based volunteer day sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and JustServe.org, will host hundreds of volunteers as they help their communities on Sat., April 25, with projects all day throughout Ventura County and statewide. Opportunities like gathering food for the needy, painting, working on schools, helping with beautifying communities with clean […]

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