2015-09-10

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Is wildlife bridge really needed?



Am I missing something here? There is a wide underpass at Liberty Canyon and the 101 Freeway. It goes right out into the huge open space area. Why would anyone want to build an almost $60-million dollar overpass at this location? The experts even say there is no guarantee it would even be used by the animals. Drive out and […]

For the Birds



ADMIRING FEATHERED FRIENDS—At top, Bonnie Clarfield of Thousand Oaks, a volunteer with the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Interagency Visitor Center, discusses the various local bird species seen at the Calabasas center on Sept. 5. At right, little bird-watcher Lilian Hoshino, 5, of Westlake Village already looks like an expert as she inspects a feathered subject with her binoculars.

The oldest new bakery in town



The name of the establishment almost tells the whole story: The Fine Sconehenge Bake Shop and Deli in Camarillo offers an array of fine, fresh goodies that are produced right on the premises, including an assortment of scones, cookies, brownies and bars. New on the menu are specialty sandwiches, salads, pastries and coffee as well as fresh bread made on […]

Girl Scout making care packages for homeless vets




Formerly homeless veterans moving into a new group home in Ventura will need more than a roof over their heads to successfully transition into jobs and self-reliance. They’ll need new clothes for job interviews, personal toiletries, bedding and other essentials— which is why Girl Scout Cadette Isabel Marselian of Camarillo wanted to help, she said. When the Las Colinas Middle […]

Female surfer rescued



A female surfer was rescued Sept. 10 from the high waves at County Line Beach in Malibu. The victim was out of water and lifeguards had initiated CPR when emergency responders arrived, Ventura County Fire Department said. She was take to Los Robles Hospital, condition unknown. The incident occured around 6 p.m.Thursday. See Acorn video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0OCn9BFups

Eating out at the grocery store



How often have you been in your local grocery store and noticed opened products hidden behind what you were reaching for? There have been many times when I have found opened cookies or half-eaten apples. I have even found prepared deli sandwiches that have been partly consumed and placed somewhere on a shelf. Sometimes I wondered about the kind of […]

Farewell to a beloved deputy

Sheriff’s department honors Alicia Kohno, who dedicated her life to public service


Representatives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and relatives of Dep. Alicia Kohno gathered at St. Jude the Apostle Church in Westlake Village Sept. 5 to celebrate the life and legacy the deputy, who died at the age of 48. Kohno a mother of two teenage boys and a member of the Juvenile Intervention Team at the Lost Hills […]

The Conejo Valley shows good taste



The seventh annual Taste of Conejo, presented by the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, is set for Thurs., Oct. 1 at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, Two Dole Drive. Food and wine enthusiasts can take part in an all-inclusive evening of food, wine, beer and spirit tastings from over 60 local restaurants, breweries and wineries. Doors open at […]

New facilities open for youngest students

Viewpoint expands space for primary school

Viewpoint School in Calabasas celebrated the expansion of its Primary and Lower Schools with a Sept. 2 ribbon-cutting that included a student perfor- mance, remarks, selfies and even some bubbles blown by Viewpoint’s youngest students. Flanked by parents, teachers, trustees, city officials and other guests, the students in kindergarten through fifth grade gathered in the Karapetian Family Courtyard for the […]


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