Lei making trio CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Lei making trio CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn LEI MAKERS–Soka University’s Earlyn Mosher checks the lei making skills of West Hills Chaminade High School students Braelinn Johnson and Stephanie Summer during a lei-making workshop on Saturday at Soka’s campus near Mulholland Highway and Las Virgenes Road. ‘‘Recreation Day’’ included three workshops, a bird walk and plant sale. It began at 6:30 a.m. […]

Scouting event scheduled

Ventura County’s annual Boy Scouts’ black-tie dinner and auction will be Fri., Oct. 13 at Sherwood Country Club. More than 200 auction items have been secured for the event, including a five-night stay in Keystone, Colo., a week in Hawaii and a one-week stay in Cabo San Lucas. Tickets are $125 per person. For more information or reservations, please call […]

Agoura water polo team hopes to contend

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura High School boys’ water polo team finished in second place in Marmonte League play last year and was eliminated in the second round of the CIF playoffs. This year, coach Jason Rosenthal hopes to see his team repeat as a playoff team, one that will hopefully get deeper into the postseason. The Charger coach said the team would […]

AHS coed learns about drinking and driving

Acorn Automotive Editor

Almost 400 high school students from every congressional district traveled to Washington D.C. yesterday to meet with congressional representatives and to take a sobering drive to experience what it is like to drink and drive Representing Brad Sherman’s 24th District and Agoura High School was 16-year-old Westlake Village resident Megan Carraway. Megan has a direct involvement in the cause of […]

A Nice 4 Bedroom Near Parks & Shopping

Move in today into this 4 bedroom, 2 bath single-story home with a stunning view of Agoura Valley and lots of charm. Offered at $369,000, it has been newly remodeled and is ready for you. It features a family room with vaulted ceilings and a wet bar, a living room with a brick fireplace, a formal dining room and a […]

A. E. Wright Middle School parents call for teacher’s dismissal

Acorn Staff Writer

A history teacher who was transferred from Calabasas High School to A.E. Wright Middle School continues to be disruptive and should be removed from class, according to angry parents. Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) administrators took Lee Shagin and fellow Calabasas High School (CHS) teacher Diane McEvoy out of the high school last month because of growing antagonism between […]


Back row left to right are Calabasas councilmembers Robert Sibilia and Lesley Devine; Wells Fargo Bank assistant vice president Christine Sarkissof; and Calabasas arts council member Laureen Morick. Front row are Thelma Starr of the arts council; Mayor Pro-Tem Janice Lee, Lefky Mansi, Wells Fargo vice-president and West Valley manager; Wells Fargo VP and branch manager Alexander D. Ramos; and […]

Haunted House coming

Get into the Halloween spirit by taking a behind-the-scenes look at a haunted house while helping to raise funds for Saint John’s Child and Family Development Center. The Child and Family Development Center specializes in the treatment of children with emotional disabilities and exposure to abuse and prenatal drugs. From 2 to 6 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 7, take a […]


THURS., OCT. 5 You’re From Mars? Amgen Corp. and California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, T.O.: Did life come from Mars topic Prof. Paul Davies, famous cosmologist of Imperial College London/University of Queensland (Australia) at CLU at 10 a.m. Free. (805) 493-3151 Arrivederci! Italian Catholic Federation: Meets 6:30 p.m. at St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, 155 E. Janss Road, […]

Chabad leads annual Tashlich Walk LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Chabad leads annual Tashlich Walk LISA ADAMS/The Acorn A BLESSING BY WATER – Chabad of Oak Park’s Rabbi Yisroel Levine leads worshipers in prayer at Westlake Lake during Chabad’s annual community Tashlich Walk on the second day of Rosh Hashanah. The tradition of Tashlich consists of visiting a body of water containing live fish. Just as a fish’s eyes never […]

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