Free car show part of ‘Men Can Cook, Too!’

In conjunction with their fifth annual "Men Can Cook, Too!" festival, the Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks will present a free car show from noon to 4 p.m. this Sun., June 25, at the Westlake Hyatt Plaza. This will be a car hobbyist’s heaven, featuring Corvettes and other sport/show cars including antiques, street rods, muscle cars, specialty sports cars and […]

Friends of the Library seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed to tend the used books stall of the Friends of the Las Virgenes Library at the Agoura Hills Farmer’s Market from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. The market is hosted in the parking lot of the Whizin’s Center on Roadside Drive in Agoura Hills and is open from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. The market will be […]

OPUSD’s bond rating set at ‘A1’

Oak Park Unified School District’s bond rating has been upgraded to "AA3" from "A1" by Moody’s Investor Service. This upgrade places the district among an elite group of California school districts whose general obligation bonds are rated in the "AA" category. The higher bond rating lowers the district’s borrowing cost (i.e., interest rate) on its Series 2000 bonds and potentially […]


Skirball Cultural Center to host free sunset concerts

The Skirball Cultural Center presents its fourth season of free Sunset Concerts in the beautiful setting of the Skirball Courtyard. All concerts are presented 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. The series focuses on world music. The museum will also be open to the public for free admission these evenings. Skirball is at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For information call (310) […]

Ask a lawn care expert

Question: Our neighbors have a great lawn, and we never see them do anything more than mow. What tips do you have? Answer: Healthy lawns are more than just pleasing to the eye. They help maintain a healthy and safe environment by cooling our neighborhoods, replenishing our oxygen supply, filtering our air and reducing noise pollution. By following proper mower […]

Current events the subject for senior citizens

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program offers a "Current Events Discussion Group" for adults age 50 and up from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Paul Johnson leads an informal, in-depth discussion of current events affecting seniors, utilizing videos, newspapers and hand-outs as materials and […]

Topic: ‘Election 2000-What’s at Stake?’

Laurie L. Levenson, law professor and legal commentator and consultant, will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., June 29 at the Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. Her theme will be "Election 2000 — What’s at Stake?" Topics for her discussion will include abortion rights, church and state, taxes, foreign aid, welfare, education, women’s rights and the […]

Reading garden is dedicated John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer

Reading garden is dedicated John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Renée Lamkay saw her dream come true at Round Meadow Elementary School. Lamkay, the retired principal of the Calabasas school, wanted to honor the memory of Marsha Fayne, a popular teacher who died of cancer in 1998. Working closely with parents and administrators, Lamkay helped raise $10,000 for construction of the […]


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