2015-04-30

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Car crashes into carport

Elderly woman seriously injured

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, an […]

Calabasas backs Relay For Life




Every dollar counts in the fight against cancer, and last week dozens of Calabasas city employees pitched in to help support American Cancer Society programs with a wine tasting and fundraiser at City Hall. The City of Calabasas team is one of more than 30 groups participating in the 2015 Calabasas Relay For Life taking place at A.E. Wright Middle […]

For the Women

Lily Project raises monies for health ed in Nicaragua


A college project led Westlake Village resident Susan Cotton to focus on improving the health of women in Nicaragua. A graduate of Pepperdine University with a master’s degree in social entrepreneurship and change, Cotton met Jonathan Butcher, operation manager for a Nicaraguan non-governmental organization at school and heard about his friend, Anielka Medina of Nicaragua, whose mother, known as Lily, […]

Calendar



THURS., APRIL 30 ‘Freeze Frame’ 7 p.m. today and May 2 at Calabasas High School, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. Calabasas Dance presents spring concert. Food trucks open at 5 p.m. Tickets: $12, $17 and $22. Extra charge for food trucks. FRI., MAY 1 ‘Our Town’ 7 p.m. today and May 2, 7, 8 and 9, and 2 p.m. on May […]

Local LAX teams jostle for playoff positioning

Several programs enjoying breakout seasons


Girls’ high school lacrosse teams in Acorn country are gearing up for postseason action. Top teams like Oak Park, Agoura and Westlake continue to overpower their opponents. Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks and La Reina are having breakout seasons, while Royal, Simi Valley and Oaks Christian are each having their best seasons in their programs’ young histories. Coaches have noticed an […]

HOA critical of home that installed artificial grass




An Agoura Hills couple who converted their water-thirsty lawn into artificial turf says their homeowners association has fought the move and is penalizing them. In January, the Morrison Ranch Estates Homeowners Association began imposing a $50-per-day fine on Greg and Rhonda Greenstein until they remove the artificial turf from the front yard of their home on Macadam Court. The penalties […]

Teen talent on display at Guild’s art exhibition




The Westlake Village Art Guild Student Awards Show April 24 at the Historic Reyes Adobe demonstrated that art education is thriving in the Conejo Valley. Seventy pieces of art by 55 students from Agoura, Oak Park, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and Oaks Christian high schools were showcased at the event. Students competed in 2-D fine art, sculpture and 3-D art, […]

Many hands needed for Big Sunday




Dave Moorman, former board member of the Las Virgenes Unifi ed School District, is rallying community efforts in a Big Sunday event to support the Family Rescue Center in Canoga Park. The Family Rescue Center serves needy families in the west San Fernando Valley with food, job skills training, medical care and children’s and adult clothing, including work wear, Moorman […]

The Acorn Epicurean

Hot and cold drinks and food in a cool atmosphere

On your next trip to work, you might want to stop by Caffé Connections in Simi Valley for a cup of your favorite brew or a tasty breakfast or lunch treat. Conveniently located at the corner of Madera Road and Cochran Street—a hop, skip and a jump from the 118 Freeway—this coffee house offers a ton of beverages and goodies […]