Links given from the chain of survival What is the

Links given from the chain of survival What is the Chain of Survival? The American Heart Association is working to increase public awareness and support for a strong chain of survival for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The "chain of survival" is a sequence of actions that must be initiated as soon as a cardiac arrest is recognized in order […]

Bridge, dance classes planned

Recreational opportunities abound at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento in Calabasas. Among the upcoming programs are: Play friendly duplicate bridge at 7:15 Thursdays; cost $3. Participate in bridge clinics at 11:30 a.m. Mondays. Scheduled city classes for the beginner/refresher bridge players will be offered at 7:30 p.m. beginning Tues., Jan. 30; this is ongoing for eight […]

Guests in Las Virgenes become ‘Principal for a Day’

Acorn Editor

Depending on how you look at it, I either got an "F" for being on time or an "A" for tardiness when I was "Principal for the Day" last Thursday at Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas. I’d left Thousand Oaks in plenty of time and even allowed a cushion for slower than normal traffic because of the storm that […]

Agoura Bible Fellowship to host services

Agoura Bible Fellowship (ABF) will host the following services on Sun., Jan. 21 in Agoura Hills: "Sound Doctrine" will be the subject of Rev. Mike San Martino’s new series beginning at the 9 a.m. Classic Church service at ABF, 5564 Foothill Drive. At 9:30 a.m., Rev. Dave Gudgel will deliver the sermon "Disappointed with People," the first in his "Overcoming […]

There Goes the Neighborhood!

There Goes the Neighborhood! By Jason Love It was windy that day like the gods were mad. I don’t know if they were Santa Ana winds or regular old gales, but they were blowing angry-like, dust devils everywhere. Maybe it was nature’s way of picking our trash off the ground and saying, "Would you look at this?" At any rate, […]

A 3 Bedroom Morrison Ranch Home

A 3 Bedroom Morrison Ranch Home Come discover this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath Morrison Ranch home located on a cul-de-sac close to shopping and Willow Elementary School. The home has about 3,045 sq. ft. of living space on a lot of about 7,085 sq. ft. Among its features are a new carpet, stove, oven, microwave and dishwasher. The master bedroom has an […]

Two women killed in mishaps

Acorn Staff Writer

Two local women—Elizabeth Shallenberger, 51, of Calabasas, and Zorkunde Hill, 80, of Westlake Village—were both hit by vehicles and killed near their homes last week. On Wed. morning Jan. 10 around 10:30 a.m., Shallenberger was jogging south on Mountain Gate Drive in Calabasas, on the roadway just east of the sidewalk, when she was struck by a car driven by […]

Tips on keeping heating systems safe

Los Angeles County health officials are urging residents to take precautions against accidental carbon monoxide poisoning when using gas-fired heating appliances. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that often gives no warning of danger to the victim until symptoms of severe headache, dizziness, nausea and weakness appear. These can progress to unconsciousness and death. Two indications that carbon monoxide […]

Reminder issued about Reye’s syndrome

With the anticipated arrival of influenza season this winter, state Health Director Diana Bonta is reminding parents and physicians that children and teenagers should not be given aspirin while they’re suffering from flu or flu-like illnesses or from chickenpox. "When used to treat viral infections such as the flu or chickenpox, salicylates––the main ingredients found in aspirin––have been associated with […]

Educational therapy open house is free

Educational therapy open house is free UCLA Extension will present a free Educational Therapy Open House from 9 a.m. to noon, Sat., Feb. 3 at the Lindbrook Center, 10920 Lindbrook Dr., Room 204, Westwood. A panel of educational therapists and instructors will speak about careers in the field and provide an orientation of the Extension’s two-year certificate program. Topics will […]

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