The outlook for 2018 legal marijuana is still hazy

Pot became legal in our safe and cuddly community Monday, and the world didn’t come to an end. At least for now, the new recreational marijuana law appears to be much ado about nothing, A century of marijuana criminal law ended Jan. 1, replaced by a new law containing a patchwork of do’s and don’ts for residents, employers and police […]

New shoe sale

Benefits seniors

Senior Concerns’ Bargain Boutique and Thrift Store is kicking off 2018 with a giant shoe sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri., Jan. 26 at 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, Ste. 120, Thousand Oaks. The store will offer more than 70 pairs of new, high-end Naot shoes donated by Bella Nuovo Shoes in Westlake, including sandals, boots and flats. During […]



A standing ovation

Local stars earn honors after another memorable season
Eliav Appelbaum

Birds dream of flying. Fish dream of swimming. Hibernating bears lick their chops about riding jet skis on Lake Tahoe while cradling lifetime-supply tankards of honey. And local high school football players dream—OK, maybe they’re just shrugging their shoulders in mild amusement—about becoming Acorn All-Stars. The Acorn All-Star report, first published in 2014, has been incognito the past few years, […]

Thousand Oaks home has pool, spa and covered patio

Upgraded second upstairs bathroom

This open, spacious home is on a cul-de-sac in the heart of Thousand Oaks and includes a private backyard and side yard. Downstairs has natural light and cathedral ceilings along with the family, dining and living rooms. The first floor also has a remodeled powder room and inside laundry room. The family room has a fireplace and a wet bar. […]

Agoura rec center unease

The response in last week’s Acorn by the staff at the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center to the request by bridge players for more space is wrong. Staff member Amy Brink does not even know when we play bridge. She said we start playing at 10 a.m., but play does not begin until 11 a.m. There is a large […]

The future is now

Lions are ranked No. 1 in CIF-SS Division 4 poll

Oaks Christian High’s girls’ water polo team watched the boys’ squad go from cellar dwellers to CIF-Southern Section champions. The female Lions want to make the same leap. The Southern California water polo circuit is certainly paying attention to Oaks Christian, 8-2 overall and ranked No. 1 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 poll. “We’re getting a lot of attention […]

Realtor honored as consistent top-producer

Steve Young was recently acknowledged for consistent high production. He has been a Realtor for 37 years. He is one of the all-time top producing agents in the Conejo Valley, winning numerous awards, including induction into the Master’s Hall of Fame. He specializes in the areas of Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Calabasas and Woodland […]

Note to new Westlake mayor

I send best wishes to Westlake Village’s new mayor, Mark Rutherford. However, I hope he will rethink his priorities. He lists as his highest priority a gold-plated $4-million sidewalk adjacent to his neighborhood on Lindero Canyon Road. Perhaps, he might look at other less expensive projects such as the unsightly and unlandscaped freeway right-of-way, only a $400,000 project that would […]