Fire critically injures elderly woman

The fire that destroyed a bungalow early Monday morning at the Motion Picture Hospital near Calabasas might have been caused by a gas explosion, according to the Los Angeles City Fire Department. The fire caused $250,000 in damage and critically burned an 87-year-old woman living in the bungalow, authorities said. The woman, whose identity wasn’t released, was taken to West […]

Wellness Community offers various programs

The Wellness Community, Valley/Ventura offers ongoing programs and support groups for people with cancer and their families and/or caregivers. Offered at no cost, the programs aim to educate, inform, comfort and encourage cancer patients in their fight for recovery. For detailed information on any of these free programs that offer psychological, social and emotional support, please call the Wellness Community […]

School hosting a blood drive

Westlake Elementary School’s Parent Faculty Association will host a Blood Drive from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., March 2. United Blood Services, a nonprofit organization serving Ventura County hospitals, will have their bloodmobile at the school. A sign-up sheet with times is available in the school office. The school is at 1571 E. Potrero Road, Westlake Village. For more […]

Iowa choir to give concert at local church

The choir of Cono Christian School, a Christian boarding and college preparatory school in Iowa, will perform at 7 p.m. on Thurs., March 15 at Church in the Canyon, 4235 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. The 40-member choir, which sings nationally each year, will perform gospel music, spirituals, hymns and classical choir songs. The public is invited. For additional information, please […]

She likes Brower

Karmen Brower receives my endorsement for city council. As a member of the Greater Mulwood Homeowners Association Board of Directors, I believe that she is the most qualified for city council. I have come to know her through our work together on the board, and believe that she would make an excellent councilperson. Her knowledge of city issues is both […]

A Beautiful 2-Story, 4 Bedroom Home

This beautiful and rare California Oakbrook Plan 4 2-story residence features 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. There are upgrades galore, including hardwood floors, new tile and carpet. The kitchen adjoins the family room, and the large master overlooks beautiful oak trees and the private backyard. For more information about this home offered at $439,900, please call the Gerken Group of […]

Chamber of Commerce relocates

The Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce has moved its office to the city hall building, 30101 Agoura Court, Ste. 238. The Chamber has a Government Affairs Committee that meets with the city once a month and the new office will enable Chamber members to have better access to the city of Agoura Hills, according to Alex Soteras, president of the […]

Women should learn family health history

If you are among the millions of women who are entering midlife, you should find out about your family’s health history so you can take measures to preserve your health for your later years. One of the best ways to determine your health history is to develop your family health tree. Because half of your genes are inherited from your […]


THURS., MARCH 1 Itsa Jazz-ma-tazz! Calabasas High School, 22855 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas: Jazz concert begins 7 p.m. in school theatre. $5. (818) 222-7177 Pumpkin Patch City of Calabasas Library, 26135 Mureau Rd., Calabasas: Storytime ages 2-3 years each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. (818) 878-9784 Of Clowns ’n Kids Conejo Valley Children’s Concert Series: "Under the Big Top" has clowns, jugglers, […]

Agoura Hills native loves dance, tours nationally

Acorn Staff Writer

Agoura Hills native Ramona-Leah Vaswani is continuing to follow her dreams as she dances her way across the country in the stage production of "Arthur, A Live Adventure," a stage show based on the popular PBS children’s TV series. Vaswani, a 1996 graduate of Agoura High School, has been dancing ever since she was 4, professionally dancing since the age […]