Special ed gets help

After 20 years of being in arrears, Gov. Gray Davis announced on Oct. 26 that the state will pay school districts a settlement of $520 million for past costs and $100 million more a year for state-mandated special education programs and services. For Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD), it means about $900,000 more in special education funding for this […]

Scout Troup to collect food

Stonecreek homeowners in Calabasas can help Tiger Cub Scout Troop 127 of Calabasas as the young Scouts (first graders) collect canned goods to deliver to a local food bank for the needy. The collection date is Sat., Nov. 11 and residents are asked to leave bags of canned goods outside their doors by 11 a.m., and the Scouts will pick […]

Conejo Valley showcase planned as fundraiser

The Conejo Valley Therapeutic Advisory Council is planning its eighth annual Holiday Showcase for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 12 at the Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 N. Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks. The event is a fundraiser to support Conejo Recreation and Park District’s recreation programs for individuals with disabilities. For more information, please call (805) […]

Oak Park’s Nevers to leave a legacy as a distance runner

Acorn Sports Writer

Mark Nevers has become one of the best runners in the state for Oak Park High School, both as a cross country runner in the fall and as a distance runner in track in the spring. Saturday, Nevers and his Eagles’ teammates will compete in the preliminary race of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championships Nov. 11. Both races will […]

Sisley Italian Kitchen to offer Thanksgiving solution

A good reason to give thanks this year is that Sisley Italian Kitchen with four locations will do the cooking for you. A fully prepared, traditional Thanksgiving feast for six people is available to go for $79.95. It includes a 12-lb. turkey served with herb nut stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, jeweled yams, green beans and pumpkin pie (from Sisley’s […]

For the record

Due to a typographical error, a letter last week from Pam Wallace began with "If it’s easier to tax ourselves (Prop. 38), we can give the goverment ‘just a little more money and the problems with public education will be solved.’’’ Wallace was actually referring to Prop. 39, not 38.

Live In One of the ‘Best of the West’

Live In One of the ‘Best of the West’ Realize the best of the West in this lovely North Ranch home including pool, spa, waterfall, barbecue and gazebo. The dramatic entry foyer opens to a curved staircase and formal living room with fireplace. The kitchen includes an informal breakfast nook opening to the family room with fireplace and custom entertainment […]

City mails to residents ‘The Citizens’ Guide to Calabasas’

Acorn Staff Writer

If you’ve ever wanted to know anything about Calabasas, "The Citizens’ Guide to Calabasas" probably contains the information you need. The well-designed publication was distributed to all Calabasas residents via bulk mail last week. The guidebook is the brainchild and hard work of Calabasas City Councilman James Bozajian, who came up with the idea quite a while ago when he […]

Keeping ‘em straight CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Keeping ‘em straight CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn ADULTS RIDE––Corral 36 Equestrian Drill Team spends Saturday mornings polishing their precision routines. The group is comprised of local adults who use the facilities at Old Agoura’s Equestrian Center at Chesebro Road and Driver Avenue. Corral 36 riders frequently display their skills at regional shows and events. For membership information, call (818) 591-9204.

Bands can audition for rock concert

Local teen bands looking for an opportunity to showcase their original music may get their chance with "Rock the Oaks!" which will feature four bands in a 30-minute performance of their own music. The event scheduled for Sat., Jan. 20 was created by the Thousand Oaks Youth Commission in response to teen requests and is sponsored by the Thousand Oaks […]