Not happy about gig worker law

I think few people are understanding the gravity of Assembly Bill 5, the new gig worker law. Do you like the ambiance of live music in the background of your favorite restaurant? Do you like to go out on a Friday night and hear some classic rock at your favorite place? It won’t be there anymore as AB 5 takes […]

Word on ethics

The Mueller Report proved “collusion,” cited multiple instances of “obstruction of justice” and provided a great deal of evidence of “conspiracy,” more than a 100 contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian agents, but said it could not prove that Trump was directly involved with the DNC hack or the massive Russian disinformation campaign, but went out of the way […]

City hosts wellness, preparedness expo


Agoura Hills A thief stole a wallet out of a purse at Basta Restaurant on Agoura Road on Dec. 28. The wallet contained debit and credit cards, cash and a driver’s license, all worth $250. On Dec. 24 someone stole a package containing four shirts off the porch of a home on Rolling Ridge Drive. The shirts were worth $192.50 […]

TWSD seeks new member of the board

The Triunfo Water and Sanitation District board of directors is looking someone to fill the vacancy left by Susan Pan, who stepped down from the board after moving to Silicon Valley. To be eligible for the position, a person must be a registered voter and live within the district’s service area—Oak Park, Lake Sherwood, Bell Canyon and the Westlake and […]

Lucks runs out for Brendan’s Irish

All three pubs in the area now closed

Brendan’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, a once-popular venue for foodies, dart-throwers and sports fans, has closed its final locations in the area. The restaurant announced last week that its Camarillo and Newbury Park businesses have closed for good, the last of what was once a chain of three pubs in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. On Fri., Jan. 3, workers […]

Math adds up to a trip to Shanghai

Math is the universal language, and fourth-grade teacher Iris Van Dyke knows how to crunch the numbers. Van Dyke, who teaches at White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village, returned from a December teaching conference in Shanghai where she spoke to Chinese educators on a series of topics, including math. She was asked to make a presentation by the conference’s […]

New Conejo Cottontail supports the arts

BOATING BUNNY—Art Trek’s Janice Wise, left, hugs Thousand Oaks artist Shannon Celia during last month’s dedication ceremony for CottonSail, the newest Conejo Cottontail. The nautical-themed piece, which Celia painted, was purchased by the Rotary Club of Westlake Village and the Binsley family. Conejo Cottontails are brought to the community by the Arts Council of the Conejo Valley and Art Trek. […]

Residents can check for unclaimed propertie$

$751 million is waiting in 27th District alone

In areas represented by state Sen. Henry Stern (D-Calabasas), about $751 million in property— mostly money in bank accounts, uncashed cashier’s checks and stocks—is waiting to be claimed from the State Controller’s office. California’s Unclaimed Property Law safeguards lost and abandoned property until it can be reunited with the rightful owner or heirs, officials say. Sometimes, the owner forgets the […]

Club Hub

The Acorn’s guide to club meetings

THURS., JAN. 9 Woodland Hills Republican Women Fed. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Guest speaker is state Sen. Mike Morrell. Lunch cost is $30 for members and $33 for guest. RSVP required. Contact: Jane Leisure. Phone: 818.225. 0843. S.V. Community Council 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Best Western Posada […]