2016-05-12

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Calabasas nixes four-story hotel on Las Virgenes Rd.

Mariott likely to withdraw project


The Calabasas City Council let it be known at its May 4 meeting that it doesn’t want a four-story hotel built on Las Virgenes Road near the entrance to the 101 Freeway. The council asked the developer of the 127-room Rondell Oasis hotel, Richard Weintraub, to come up with a three-story design instead. It’s not clear what the developer will […]

A love of photography




Growing up in Shanghai, Beihua Steven Guo fell in love with the art of photography and the way it captured the simplicity of life in his community. Over time, he learned to use his father’s Nikon F100 film camera as a tool for his beloved craft and a vessel for his emotions. Now a junior at Oaks Christian School, Beihua […]

Who wins Pavley’s seat is primary question

Debate season enters final stage


As the last of the Republican contenders bowed out of the presidential race leaving the GOP nomination wide open for Donald Trump, six candidates remained in the running for the state’s 27th District Senate seat. But unlike the presidential contest in which insults abound and substance is scarce, the Senate candidates discussed issues such as education, economy and public safety […]

Next debate



Temple Adat Elohim will host a State Senate District 27 candidate forum open to the public at 7:30 p.m. Wed., May 18 at the temple, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The candidate forum is co-sponsored by Temple Etz Chaim, Congregation Or Ami and Valley Outreach Synagogue. Acorn managing editor John Loesing will serve as the moderator. All candidates have […]

Armed robber hits Cisco’s in Westlake Village



A man armed with a handgun robbed Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks last Sunday night, police said. According to information provided by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, the man entered Cisco’s, 925 S. Westlake Blvd., around 9:50 p.m. May 8 after the business had closed and ordered two employees to give him money. “(He) displayed […]

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER



Agoura Hills A burglar stole $850 worth of tools from a truck parked on Eagleton Street April 30. A jack hammer, a hammer drill and an impact wrench valued at $2,300 were stolen from the side of a home on Wheelhouse Lane April 30. A thief stole a $300 iPhone and containers with various documents from a car parked near […]

Clean bill of health for Cancer Support Community, we hope

editorial

As with the battle against cancer itself, there were doubts about the future. Formerly known as the Wellness Community until its name change several years ago, the Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara hit a rough patch in 2015 when it lost key financial support and was forced to shut down some of its programs and operations. Two chief executives came […]

Political Cartoon



Shout-out to the fire department



I would like to give a huge shout-out to all the first responders to the fire on April 23, a very lazy Saturday afternoon. At 2 p.m. the action picked up when smoke was spotted way up the hill in heavy brush. It was apparently reported by people living on top of Ridgecrest who had a bird’s-eye view of what […]