2016-06-09

I voted



I VOTED—Nick Blackwell of Agoura Hills casts his ballot at the Agoura Hills Library in Tuesday’s California primary election.

Easy passwords are free pass to hackers

Other Side of 50

If you are internet savvy, you are mindful that you should not click on an email link from an unknown source. You are wary of online ads for items that are too good to be true, like that miracle anti-aging cure or the financial investment that will earn you millions overnight. You ignore email requests to enter your full Social […]

Scouts honored



FOR THE BOYS—The Conejo Valley District of the Boy Scouts of America, Ventura County Council, recently held its annual awards and recognition dinner at St. Paschal Baylon Church in Thousand Oaks. District chair Bill Parker, district commissioner Rod Lang and district executive Andrea McClellan hosted the awards ceremony.The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the District Award of […]

Auditions for teen musical of ‘Jekyll and Hyde’



Curtain Call Youth Theatre will host auditions for its teen summer musical, “Jekyll And Hyde, The Musical,” by appointment Sun., June 12. The production will run for eight performances, Aug. 4 through 14 in the auditorium on the campus of Newbury Park Adventist Academy. Rehearsals will begin Sat. June 18 at Studio 17 in Newbury Park. All roles are open […]

Mobile pot gets grounded




Speed Weed, a medical marijuana delivery service said to be based in Agoura Hills, closed Monday by order of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office. City Attorney Mike Feuer announced May 13 that Speed Weed and similar delivery services had until June 6 to shutter operations. Speed Weed and other businesses of its kind allow customers to order medical marijuana […]

Nancy Reagan memorial exhibit



A memorial exhibit on the passing of former first lady Nancy Reagan can be viewed at the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The exhibit will close July 5. The presentation draws upon the public outpouring of sympathy at her passing as well as highlights of the funeral services held at the library. The exhibit includes handwritten condolence messages […]

These critters of the backyard cater to a caring heart




As noted in a previous column, outside my rural Agoura back door is a spindly abutilon shrub where a hummingbird built her nest in late winter. Although I had inadvertently damaged the nest, the bird forgave my trespass and immediately patched the damage. I saw her every time I popped out the door in the morning, and she was there […]

City band wants musicians



The Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the City of Westlake Village will host the summer performance of the Community Concert and Jazz Band at 6 p.m. Sun., July 24 at the Agoura High School PAEC, 29575 Driver Ave. Bob Hackett will be the guest conductor of both bands. The band rehearses Tuesday nights in the Lindero Canyon Middle […]

Give praise to pops



Father’s Day is Sun., June 19, and The Acorn wants your dad to receive the recognition he so deserves. In 100 words or less, please write and tell us why your father is special. Whether it’s a poignant memory, a small story you’d like to tell or just a few kind words for the dad you love, your Dear Dad […]

Westlake spins magic in the park



ACT 1, SCENE 2—At top, 5-year-old Lauren Bisenius, left, of Newbury Park and her 3-year-old brother, Benny, appear tickled at a performance of “Snow White” by Gypsies in a Trunk on June 4 at Foxfield Park in Westlake Village. The play’s cast includes, above from from left, Colin Grumney, Chris Carnicelli and Vivian Gibson. Part of the Fairy Tales in […]


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