Club honorees for gala dinner

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley has announced the honorees for the 13th annual Stand Up for Kids gala dinner and auction on Sat., Oct. 24 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. Lon and Rocky Morton are the event honorees, and Gary Stephani will receive the Cal Johnston Service Award. Lon Morton joined the board […]

A scary good movie at Reyes Adobe

Dry weather puts burn ban in effect throughout Ventura County

With increased fire activity and dry weather conditions, the Ventura County Fire Department has suspended all burning permits and open fires for Ventura County. In collaboration with Cal Fire, this burn suspension is effective immediately and will remain in effect until further notice. This includes agricultural burning within or near the State Responsibility Area. Agricultural burning in the Local Responsibility […]

Great food and service at deli

I read the article about Brent’s Deli and wanted to write in about the unexpected amazing experience our family had in July 2000 when we lived in Sherman Oaks. We had ordered a catered spread to be delivered in the early afternoon for a late afternoon bris of our twin boys. On the day of the bris, before noon, one […]

A beautiful tribute

FLUTTERING BY—Guests at Triunfo Canyon Park in Westlake Village attend the 10th annual Buena Vista Butterfly Memorial on July 11. Over 1,000 butterflies were released in honor of loved ones who have passed away. At top, Tristan Brooke, 5, of Calabasas shows off a butterfly. Below, Robert F. Peterson of Oxnard whispers a prayer to his butterfly before letting it […]

Funny lineup at arts center

Hillcrest Center for the Arts will present #Comedy, an evening with stand-up comedians, at 8 p.m. Sat., July 18 at its Theatre on the Hill, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The lineup features Jerry Rocha, Zoe Rogers, Brady Matthews, Chris Corlae and Kirk Smith, with host Julia Jasiunas. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in […]

No politicking at the dais

As a long- time resident of Calabasas, I would like to say I love living in Calabasas. I believe the City Council and the city staff are accomplishing major steps in making Calabasas the best city to raise children, an area with a variety of amenities and a safe and vibrant area to retire. However, the City Council, as much […]

Kids & their pets

A winning combo

Open mic night at Bogie’s in Westlake Village

Guests can join in singing songs by Rodges and Hammerstein

Cabrillo Music Theatre will host an Open Mic Night at 7:30 p.m. Tues., July 21 at Bogie’s nightclub, adjoining the Westlake Village Inn, 32001 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Open Mic Night coincides with Cabrillo Music Theatre’s upcoming production of the musical “Oklahoma!” At the event, local theater companies as well as the public can perform music by Richard Rodgers and […]

Animals don’t tell time

I was quite shocked and appalled to read the caption below the beautiful photograph of the coyote on the front page that stated, “pets should be kept on a leash and protected at night.” How is it possible that The Acorn could so irresponsibly continue to perpetuate this myth? We live in the Santa Monica Mountains, an area resplendent with […]

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