Soka hosts Native Plant Sale CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Soka hosts Native Plant Sale CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn GREEN THUMB GATHERING––Darius Jatulis and his 3-year-old son Marius purchase enough pots of Conejo buckwheats and golden currants plants at Soka University’s plant sale to almost fill their van. Soka Alumni Misty Robinson, left, and Luci Costa handle the transaction for the Oak Park residents. Proceeds from the almost 1,400 plants sold […]

Arends takes post for Calabasas firm

Calabasas-based Informa Research Services, Inc. has appointed Renee Arends as human resource manager to handle emerging issues resulting from the company’s rapid growth, it was announced by Michael E. Adler, president and managing director. Arends comes to Informa with more than 10 years of human resources experience in the financial industry. She is a member of the Professionals in Human […]

Volunteers needed for kids’ festival

The Children’s Nature Institute (CNI), a nonprofit education organization, is seeking volunteers to prepare for the 12th annual CNI Kids’ Festival on June 2 at Temescal Gateway Park in Pacific Palisades. The event is a celebration of nature and kids and is an important fundraising day for CNI, which has been dedicated to educating children, parents and teachers in the […]

Hall leaves boys’ program

Acorn Staff Writer

There have been bigger schools with bigger players, but none has quite matched the big-hearted team from Oak Park High since 1991. That was the year Rob Hall came aboard to coach boys’ basketball for the Eagles, the start of a delightful 10-year run in which Oak Park averaged 15 wins a season and won five Tri-Valley League titles. Sadly […]

Upcoming events

As a parent and PFA board member at Round Meadow Elementary School in Calabasas, we are so proud of all our efforts and wanted to bring them to your attention. Our next upcoming event is our "Second Annual Father-Daughter Dance" on Fri., March 16. This is not a fundraiser and is only for Round Meadow students and their fathers, but […]

Live in Safety in this North Ranch 5 Bedroom

Live in Safety in this North Ranch 5 Bedroom In the gated community of North Ranch Country Club Estates in Westlake Village is this 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath custom view/pool estate that has been listed for sale by Joan Young of Young Realtors for $2,795,000. The 2-story residence is highlighted by a family room with fireplace, a den/office, master suite […]

Pavley bill would protect species thought to have been extinct

Pavley bill would protect species thought to have been extinct State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) has introduced Assembly Bill 252, which would provide immediate protections to plant and animal species that were considered extinct, but that are rediscovered in the wild. Current law allows the California Department of Fish and Game to adopt an emergency regulation to protect a […]

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss A BIRTHDAY WITH SUESS––Westlake High School celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a wrap-up party in the gym on Saturday night. A portion of the literary evening was spent reading Seuss stories to elementary school children. Westlake High School senior Carolyn Schubert reads aloud to the group assisted on stage by Shelby Bowman, a second grade Mesa […]


THURS., MARCH 8 Le Grand Opening! Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce: Mixer, grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony begin 5:30 p.m. at new location of Century 21 Adobe, 5683 Kanan Rd. (next to Vons), Agoura Hills. (818) 889-3150 Job Faires Las Virgenes Unified School District: Deadline 3 p.m. today to apply at Job Faires on Saturday in various schools. (818) […]

Conejo Valley United celebrates fine year

POISED PLAYERS ––The Conejo Valley United under-10 team soccer team takes time in front of the camera after another winning season. Bottom row, left to right: Molly Grover, Sydney Tung, McClure Baldwin, Marrisa Djernes and Hillary Barner. Second row: Lexie Izquierdo, Katya Bitar, Lauren Schwartz, Tina Boskovich and Erica Pearlman. Top row: Vicki Izquierdo, Kacey McCormack, Megan Scanlon, Amanda Gordon […]