Fake service dogs do a disservice

Please note: Passing your dog off as a service dog is illegal. Bravo, Mr. Nels Johnson (Letters, Acorn, July 5) for standing up for common sense regarding pet dogs not belonging in stores. I, too, have had dogs as pets for 40 years of my life. I’m bothered to see the increase in people bringing their dogs (just because) into […]

Ride to Defeat ALS will race through Newbury Park

Six months before he retired from a 30-year career with the Glendale Fire Department, Thousand Oaks resident Niall Foley was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative condition that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, robbing the brain of the ability to control muscle movement. People […]

Special guest joins Sunday concert

The Conejo Valley Community Concert and Jazz Bands are beefing up their sounds in a big way this weekend. The ensembles are slated to be joined by Brian Scanlon, a saxophonist with Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, during the summer Concerts in the Park series at 6 p.m. Sun., July 22 in the Agoura High School performing arts education center […]

City seeks lowdown on running a local business

Agoura Hills offers online survey

The City of Agoura Hills Community Services Coalition is asking local business owners to participate in a short, online survey focused on quality-of-life topics related to operating a business in the city. The survey is an opportunity for business owners and their employees to rate issues such as parking, cleanliness, safety and appearance at their location, as well as contribute […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A burglar broke the window of a home on Oak Summit Road on July 6, causing $150 in damage. The home was ransacked but the owner did not report that anything had been taken. Calabasas Someone entered a car parked on Agoura Road the morning of July 7 and stole a checkbook worth $50. A burglar broke into […]

Medicare can cover cataract treatment

Cataracts often come with age and can affect your vision. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. New eyeglasses, brighter lighting, anti-glare sunglasses or magnifying lenses may help your symptoms. If not, you may need surgery. If you have cataracts and need cataract surgery, Medicare can help. And after […]

Wine and sun

The Thousand Oaks Rotary Club Foundation is about to pour on the fun. The foundation will hold its 17th annual Midsummer Eve Wine Festival from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 11 at the Hyatt Regency Westlake, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. The event for adults ages 21 will raised funds to benefit the Ventura County Special Olympics and the Thousand […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks

Shooter arrested

A 20-year-old Thousand Oaks man who authorities say shot another man at a park in Simi Valley on the Fourth of July is also a suspect in an April robbery, according to court records. Oliver Manning Willis made an appearance on Monday in Ventura County Superior Court, where he is charged with one count of attempted murder and one count […]

Special delivery

FOR YOU—Oak Park resident Paul Dumpel says his Sadie, an Australian shepherd, fetches The Acorn every Thursday and brings it inside for his master to read. Quite a talent.

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