Westlake attorney is arrested for allegedly having sex with a minor

He was general counsel for JonesTrading

A 44-year-old Westlake Village attorney is facing six felony counts following his August arrest on suspicion of having sex with a minor. At an Aug. 27 arraignment, Jason Lavender pleaded not guilty to two counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a minor 14 or 15 years old, two counts of oral copulation with a minor under 16 and two […]

Malibu Creek docent training

Docent training for Malibu Creek State Park will begin Sun. Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for six weekends ending Sat., Nov. 10 at the park. The Malibu Creek Docents association is a nonprofit volunteer group serving as the park’s teachers and tour guides who help park visitors with information; staff the visitor center; conduct nature hikes; guide […]


THURS., SEPT. 20 Channel Islands Gulls 11 a.m. at Tower Club, 300 E. Esplanade Drive, Oxnard. Social hour at 11 a.m., luncheon at noon. Silent auction, raffle, drawing, centerpiece sale. Proceeds go to local charities. Admission: $30 prepaid. RSVP required. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.824.4005. Blue Jean Ball 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Grove, Tierra Rejada Farms, Moorpark. 20 local […]


Updated Calabasas home has resort-style backyard

Residence is on corner lot on cul-de-sac

This home has four bedrooms and three baths in 2,344 square feet. The updated corner home is on a cul-de-sac in the Mulwood neighborhood of Calabasas. The high-ceilinged kitchen features ample granite counters, pull-out drawer cabinets, hidden corner Lazy Susan trays and remote-controlled blinds. The large family room has hardwood floors, plentiful custom cabinetry and bookshelves, fireplace, wet bar and […]

Retired doctor challenges WLV City Council


There are three Westlake Village City Council seats up for election this November, and with Mayor Mark Rutherford retiring from the panel, that means at least one new face will be joining the council. Incumbents Brad Halpern and Sue McSweeney are running for reelection, and joining them in the race are two challengers: Ted Corwin and Ray Pearl. Corwin, 74, […]

Journalists talk shop at CLU breakfast

Local journalists convened at the Reagan Library Sept. 14 to set the record straight about how they gather news and to respond to critics who claim the news media can’t be trusted. Representing radio, newspaper and television, four journalists served as panelists for Cal Lutheran University’s Corporate Leaders Breakfast, a regular gathering of local leaders from a variety of fields. […]

Tips for updating, transforming households for adults aging in place

Home Vision is a special promotional section reserved for Acorn advertisers only.

American household demographics constantly change. With kids grown and moved out, many adults are considering remodeling to meet their future needs. This has inspired the idea of aging in place, meaning the desire to have a high quality of life in your home as you get older. In the United States, it’s a desire shared by many. According to the […]

Banquet will cater to local Christian youth group

Event to offer food and fellowship

The Conejo Valley chapter of Young Life will host its fifth annual banquet and silent auction event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 23 at Eden Gardens, 3900 Eden Gardens Lane, Moorpark. Admission is free. Attendees can bid on silent auction items or make charitable donations. Funds raised will support the financial needs of the organization. Young Life is […]

2018-09-20 E-Edition

… Thank you for supporting your local Acorn! You need to be a digital subscriber to view the rest of this content. Please Login or Subscribe Now! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.