2015-09-03 E-Edition

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Precautionary bag checks begin at Regal theater in Calabasas

Nation’s biggest movie chain says it is concerned about patron safety

The days of sneaking candy and other goodies into movie theaters may be coming to an end. Regal Simi Valley Civic Center, Edwards Calabasas and Edwards Camarillo Palace Stadium are just three of more than 500 theaters nationwide that have established bag checks as an extra security measure set forth by its parent company, Regal Entertainment Group. The Knoxville, Tenn.-based […]

Steve Roseman

Thanks to The Acorn for your ongoing efforts to educate Calabasas residents and businesses about the upcoming Nov. 3 City Council election. As one of three candidates on the ballot, I am excited and invigorated at the prospect of communicating the importance of my campaign’s themes, “common sense” and “balance,” to our community’s voters. With your support, as Calabasas’ next […]

Pet of the Week

SWEET AND LOVABLE— KC is a domestic shorthair female brown tabby about 15 years old. She is a mellow cat that is very lovable. To adopt KC, ask for ID No. A4828549 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http:// animalcare.lacounty.gov before visiting the shelter.

This beach-film satire is all washed up

‘Psycho Beach Party’

“Are you incognito?” a surfer asks reclusive B-movie horror star Bettina Barnes. “No, I’m German Irish,” she replies. Such is the quick wit featured in Charles Busch’s “Psycho Beach Party,” a 1986 play that made its debut at the Conejo Players Theatre last Friday night. Ostensibly a send-up of ’60s cult classics like “Beach Party” and “Beach Blanket Bingo,” the […]

Kyle Matthew Benton & Amanda Catherine Cox

Amanda Catherine Cox, daughter of Mr. George Cox and the late Alison Cox of Oak Park, CA, and Kyle Matthew Benton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Benton of Oak Park, CA, were married on August 29th, 2015. The ceremony and reception was held at McCormick Home Ranch in Camarillo, CA, with David Cox officiating the ceremony. The bridesmaids consisted […]

Public gets first glimpse of new YMCA sports park

COMMUNITY TREASURE—Above, Thatius Clay of Agoura Hills rides the rails at the recently opened skate park in Westlake Village, part of the new 18-acre city sports park at Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Lindero Canyon Road. The site also includes a 60,000-square-foot YMCA building, shown left, in thefinal stages of construction. The public received tours of the facility Aug. 30. Below, […]

Doesn’t like new water billing

I wanted to comment on the new water-allocation plan that took effect on Aug. 15 for Oak Park Water Service. The board has decided that the best way to enforce limited usage was to divide residential customers into groups based on lot size. Instead of holding everyone to the same percentage of usage, they are allowing properties with up to […]

Wild Brunch fundraiser a friend to animals

ROAR OF THE SURF—The California Wildlife Center, with headquarters near Calabasas, returns two rehabilitated sea lions to the ocean Aug. 24. CWC will hold its biggest fundraiser of the year, Wild Brunch: Return to the Wild, from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 13 at Gull’s Way Estate in Malibu. Food, drink, entertainment and hundreds of live and silent auction […]


THURS., SEPT. 3 Conversation Cafe 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble cafe, 160 S. Westlake Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Open group for anyone; respectful and friendly discussion of topics. Look for Conversation Cafe table cards. Free. Phone: 805.709.6000. Email: Lori@lorisortino.com. Web: www.LoriSortino.com/index.php/projects-andclients/ events. Marines And FMF Corpsmen 6 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. President […]