2016-05-05

2016-05-05 E-Edition

… Thank you for supporting your local Acorn! You need to be a digital subscriber to view the rest of this content. Please Login or Subscribe Now! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Local resident touts emergency preparedness




Community Emergency Response Team training was developed by the City of Los Angeles Fire Department in 1985 to provide basic training so citizens are prepared for a disaster. The program was adopted by fire departments across the country after the 9/11 tragedy. The free training concentrated on earthquakes and fires that are prone to strike locally. The eight-week course I […]

Westlake High School grad part of Pulitzer-winning team at L.A. Times




When it was announced last month that the Los Angeles Times won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news, cheers and applause erupted in the paper’s downtown newsroom. But it was a bittersweet moment for Times journalist Soumya Karlamangla, one of more than 50 reporters, editors and photographers who covered last year’s mass shooting in San Bernardino. The coverage took place […]

Public safety is a priority



The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the Los Angeles County Fire Department will hold the fifth annual Fire Services and Public Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., May 14 at Fire Station 89, 29575 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. The event will feature a fire station open house, fire demos, activities for kids, food […]

CVD music lineup a diversefield



Conejo Valley Days will present a night of country and country rock with headliner Ry Bradley and his band at 7 p.m. Fri., May 13 on the Golden Horseshoe stage at Conejo Creek Park South, Janss Road at the 23 Freeway exit in Thousand Oaks. Songwriter Bradley’s influences include the late Merle Haggard and the Rolling Stones. His current EP, […]

Remembering the Holocaust

Survivor to speak Friday

Temple Etz Chaim will host a talk, open to the community, in honor of Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day. Lou Schotland, a survivor of Auschwitz, will speak on his experiences and why it is important not to forget the Holocaust at 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 6 in the Paskow Sanctuary at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. For […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A thief stole $50 worth of allergy medication and a $20 DVD from a home on Conejo View Drive April 20. A thief stole two pairs of sunglasses valued at $400, a $200 heater fan and a $700 radar detector from a home on Carrell Avenue April 20. A $400 computer tablet and $50 iPod were taken from […]

Westlake WAGS winners!



Art Immersion




Steak is king at Corrigan’s place

Acorn Epicurean

Head to Thousand Oaks Boulevard and take a turn that will land you in a world of Western film memorabilia, where Tom Corrigan rules and the juicy, perfectly-cooked steak is king. Opened in 1982, Corrigan’s Steakhouse is as much of local landmark as is Corriganville, a former movie ranch in Simi Valley that gets its name from its creator, cowboy […]


Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.