2017-03-23 E-Edition

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The bird shown in last week’s Acorn at a Feb. 4 Oak Park High School fair was incorrectly labeled as a turkey. The bird pictured at event was a turkey vulture.


‘Game on’ for UCLA cancer center The Conejo Valley Guild of the UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation will hold its annual fundraising event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tues., April 25 at North Ranch Country Club, 4761 Valley Spring Drive, Westlake Village. Called “Game Day 2017,” the event will feature a buffet lunch, boutique and a raffle. The boutique […]


The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following programs and activities at 29901 Ladyface Court. Used book donations to the Book Cellar or library help fund library programs. For largecollection pickup, call (818) 584- 7219. Sat., March 25 in honor of Women’s History Month: a screening for adults and teens of a 1939 movie starring Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell and […]

Dispelling myths about childhood vaccinations

COMMENTARY /// Early healthcare

If you’ve ever been the subject of a rumor—one that was later proven false but by then had taken on a life of its own—you’ll understand the challenge pediatricians face when it comes to the issue of vaccine safety. For nearly 20 years, many parents of young children have been wringing their hands over a highly publicized study that supposedly […]


Agoura Hills A vandal shattered the window of a car parked on Kanan Road March 13 resulting in $300 damage. A thief stole a package containing $970 worth of merchandise from the front of a home on Jon Dodson Drive March 10. A burglar took $320 in cash and caused $200 in damage breaking into Agoura Beauty Supply in the […]

Calabasas man receives Weems Award

Contributes to advancement of flight navigation

The Virginia-based Institute of Navigation recently awarded its 2017 Captain P.V.H. Weems Award to Charles Bruner of Calabasas. The award is granted for contributions to the art and science of navigation, and is given in memory of Capt. Philip Van Horn Weems, U.S. Navy, a principal co-founder of the institute. Bruner was recognized for nearly five decades of contributions to […]

Squaring off in Solvang

The Buckles and Bows Square Dance Club traveled to Solvang for a weekend event March 3 to 5 at which the 53 local members danced to the steps of two international callers. The Buckles and Bows club dances the fourth Saturday of every month at the Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Classes take places each […]

Squirrel of the month

SUPPER TIME—Sabrina Kirkland of Agoura Hills sent in this shot of a little guy that comes with its family daily to eat all the bird seed. Acorn readers are encouraged to submit pictures of the squirrels who visit their homes. Send your photos to newstip@theacorn.com.

Let’s address affordable-housing crisis before state does

The Gov. Jerry Brown-led Legislature is sending a clear message to California cities: Address your lack of affordable housing, or we’ll address it for you. The most obvious warning came last year, when Brown tacked onto his May budget revise a trailer bill that aimed to strip away the ability of municipal governments to challenge residential proposals that included a […]