October 8, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Home sales slump

August sales of Conejo Valley single-family homes were 135 compared to 145 sold in July and 150 a year ago, according to the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors. More...

Thefts increase at CHS

A rash of locker thefts at Calabasas High School has administrators advising students to leave expensive items at home and report their thefts to the Malibu/ Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. More...

Shutterbugs can shoot to win

Spirit of the Mountains photo contest kicks off

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is sponsoring the annual Spirit of the Mountains photo contest. Submissions will be accepted through Oct. 31. More...

Historical society meets

Elizabeth Pomeroy, publisher of Many Moons Press which publishes all the Catherine Mulholland’s books about Calabasas, will be the guest presenter at the next meeting of the Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society at 7:30 p.m. More...

Help needed for home tour

MATES (Meadow Arts and Technology Elementary School) Foundation will host a Holiday Home Tour 2009 through four houses in Conejo Oaks on Sat., Dec. 12. Committee members are needed to assist with all aspects of this event. More...

Red Cross will honor 3 women

Three women will be honored by the American Red Cross of Ventura County for their contributions to the community during the sixth annual Clara Barton Gala and Awards on Sat., Oct. 10 at the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks. More...

Time for the Pumpkin Festival

The annual Calabasas Pumpkin Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 17 and 18 at Juan Bautista De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. More...

Public TV documentary spotlights the mountains

KCET will broadcast two and one-half hours of the documentary “Trailmasters” showcasing the rich recreational resources in the 47 miles of beaches and more than 500 miles of mountain trails available in the Santa Monica Mountains Na More...

Vote for photos

Acorn readers are invited to visit www.theacorn.com and cast a vote for the winners of this year’s Take Your Acorn on Vacation photo contest. It’s easy to do. Just go to the website, More...

Oak Park API scores tops in county

Oak Park Unified School District’s 2009 Academic Performance Index scores finished tops among all school districts in Ventura County. More...

Teens teach science to kids

Ishan Puri enjoys sharing his love of science with younger kids. That’s why he’s involved with Discovery Center Teens, a community service volunteer program offered through the Discovery Center for Science and Technology. More...

Women’s Club presents new event at Gingerbread Boutique

The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club’s 28th annual Gingerbread Boutique-Autumn Cheer has added a new event this year. “Sip, Shop, Socialize” is a cocktail and VIP shopping event from 5 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Oct. More...

Jazz man creates good vibrations

MUSIC MAN— Musician Bob Dorr plays his Gibson guitar along with his Bob Dorr Jazz Band at the Agoura/Calabasas Community Center last Sunday in Calabasas. More...

Kids explore paranormal in Cartoon Network show

Standing in the dark in the narrow hallway of a former youth correctional facility in Whittier, Calif., Riley Litman felt two strong pokes on his arm. The Oak Park teen turned but could not see anything or anyone. More...