Speeding on Lindero

Lindero Canyon Road between Hedgewall and Rockfield Lindero Canyon has become a freeway, and it’s pedal to the metal. Deputies park down Lindero almost to Thousand Oaks Boulevard, so between Rockfield and Hedgewall cars are going 60 to 80 mph. I have asked the City of Thousand Oaks to install walking paths off the street in a safe zone, but […]

All the news that’s fit to discuss

Cal Lutheran breakfast panel on state of local media

Editors and reporters will discuss the state of local media at the first event in Cal Lutheran University’s 2018-19 Corporate Leaders Breakfast Series. The breakfast will run from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Fri., Sept. 14 at the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The panelists are KCBS/ KCAL9 news anchor and reporter Amy Johnson, Acorn Newspapers managing editor John […]


Dealing with diabetes Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association will hold free classes on diabetes on Wed., Sept. 5 at these times and locations: From 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Camarillo Community Center, room 3, 1605 Burnley St. From 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. The class introduces basic information about type 2 […]

Week 1 scores

• Oaks Christian 38 Edison 7 • Westlake 28 Mission Hills 13 • JSerra 49 Calabasas 21 • Saugus 51 Agoura 26 • Righetti 49 Oak Park 21 • Malibu 27 Viewpoint 13

Worried about Agoura growth

Harry Schwarz said that traffic on Kanan Road remains a problem and, “I want to continue the work initiated by Mayor Bill Koehler to see if we can alleviate some of the heavy traffic on Kanan Road by working with the school districts, by changing pickup and drop-off times and perhaps creating a regional traffic task force.” It was Schwarz […]

Brunch and voters

The League of Women Voters Ventura County will host a “Get Out the Vote!” brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Sept. 15 at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The nonpartisan program will look at voting issues that question the safety, accuracy and manipulation of voting systems due to hacking, social media influences and restrictions […]

Birth of the hummingbird

The juggernauts

Warriors have won five straight Marmonte League championships

Olivia Dinardo, a 5-foot-10 bounce house of a teenage girl, hoisted 5-foot-7 starting libero Paris Short on her shoulders and gingerly ambled along a grassy knoll at Westlake High. Somebody forgot to tell the volleyball team that this was picture day, not Circus Maximus of the Conejo Valley. Westlake’s earned the right to act a little odd. The Warriors have […]

Why Montessori was denied

Regarding the proposed—now denied—Montessori day care beside the 101 Freeway at the former Coco’s site reported on in The Acorn: Public safety and the health of young children supersede commerce. In addition to a day care, there are currently 71 other permitted land uses listed in the Municipal Code for CR zoning, including a restaurant, a more compatible use given […]

All in the family

BUBBLES AND BALLADS— Above, 2-year-old Adelaide Pio from Oak Park plays with bubbles while Jamie Vespa and Justin Sanders from Los Angeles play music Aug. 25 during Family Night at the Westlake Commons. At left, Matthew Skofield from Hollywood makes sorbet right in front of some hungry kids.

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