Get ready for a splashdown! LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Get ready for a splashdown! LISA ADAMS/The Acorn JUMP INTO A POOL FULL OF SUMMER FUN – Calabasas resident Mark Hanson, 14, enjoys a bird’s-eye view from the high dive at Agoura High School’s swimming pool during an open swim. Open swim is one hour long–from 11 a.m. to noon–Monday through Friday. Folks of all ages can enjoy a cool, […]

Sat., July 29 is the date to dispose of those old tires Do you have old tires lying around your yard and don’t know what to do with them?

Sat., July 29 is the date to dispose of those old tires Do you have old tires lying around your yard and don’t know what to do with them? The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in partnership with Discount Tire Centers is hosting a one-day waste tire collection event to allow residents to responsibly dispose of old tires […]

Local therapist says psychotherapy and spirituality can work together

Family Therapist

Transpersonal or "spiritual psychotherapy" posits that each person has a "soul" or higher self, and that therapy can include spiritual growth as well as psychological change. Each person is viewed in a multi-dimensional way — existing as a spiritual being, as well as on emotional and mental levels. Often transpersonal therapy can involve the use of meditation, visualization and guided […]

CPR course coming

The Ventura County Chapter of American Red Cross is offering "CPR for the Professional Rescuer" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 5 at the Betty R. Plotkin Red Cross Service Center, 836 Calle Plano, Camarillo, and Sat., Aug. 26 at the chapter’s East Valley District, 1919 Williams St., Ste. 200, Simi Valley. The professional rescuer course teaches […]

Westlake student on Dean’s list

David W. Neal, a 1998 graduate of Agoura High School, has been named to the Dean’s List with Distinction at Grove City College in Grove City, Pa., where he’s majoring in pre-med. To earn this honor, students must post a GPA between 3.6 and 3.8. David is the son of Dr. and Mrs. William B. Neal, Jr. of Westlake Village.

And it’s free

The traveling troupe, Shakespeare by the Sea, will present "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" on Sun., Aug. 6 at Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Highway at Troutdale Drive in rural Agoura. The play, a lighthearted look at desire, confusion, assumptions and romance, is filled with dazzling fairies, feuding lovers, bumbling clowns and elegant rulers. Sponsored by Shakespeare by the Sea and […]

The community’s generosity will help cancer victims

The Wellness Community, Valley/Ventura, 2000 Celebrity Golf Tournament held at Sherwood Country Club on June 5 raised $60,000 to provide support programs for cancer patients and their loved ones. The total was right on target for the projected goal, and exceeded last year’s net income of $38,500. The Board of Directors, 2000 Golf Tournament Committee and staff of the Wellness […]

A Stunning Three Springs Home With Pool

This stunning Three Springs home has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, with the fifth bedroom opened to create a sitting room adjoining the master bedroom. The home, about 2,830 sq.ft. per tax assessor, is highly upgraded with hardwood floors and French doors. There is an elegant living room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace, a formal dining room with French doors […]

Oak Park football players may be suspended for alcohol incident

Acorn Staff Writer

According to Sgt. Mark Liddi of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department, just after midnight on Sat., July 8, seven football players from Oak Park High School (OPHS) varsity team were cited for drinking alcohol along with four football players from the Santa Ynez area while at a school-sanctioned overnight trip to Santa Ynez to participate in the Passing League […]

Sheldon to play Sunday with band

Next up in the Agoura Hills Summer Concerts in the Park series sponsored by the Acorn newspapers is Jack Sheldon and the Agoura Hills/Las Virgenes Community Band performing 6 p.m. this Sunday, July 23 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive in Agoura Hills. An original lion of the West Coast sound, Sheldon is renowned as a trumpeter, vocalist and […]