New mayor meets first goal of streamlining meetings, looks forward to the future

Acorn Staff Writer

When Janice Lee became mayor of Calabasas two weeks ago, she expressed a desire to make the city council meetings shorter and more efficient, a goal she achieved the following night, when she presided over the council for the first time. The meeting, which included some complicated and controversial issues (see story on page 1), was completed before 10 p.m., […]

Weiser Litho honored at Addy Awards

Weiser Litho of Westlake Village was honored with 21 awards at the 2000/2001 Ventura County Advertising Federation’s Advertising Awards (the Addy Awards) recently in Oxnard. The Addy Awards, affiliated with the American Advertising Federation, is a competition designed to recognize the very best in creative advertising work in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Weiser Litho was recognized for excellence in […]


THURS., APRIL 5 Let’s Play Bridge Coalition to Make Bridge Friendler: Duplicate bridge 7:15 to 10:15 p.m. each Thursday at Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. $3. (818) 991-4568 Students In Recital Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra: Baroque to contemporary concert by student talents of all ages begins 7 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Scherr Forum […]

Chargers top Thousand Oaks in Marmonte League showdown

Acorn Staff Writer

The Agoura Chargers stayed alive in the Marmonte League baseball race by defeating Thousand Oaks, 14-10, in a varsity showdown last week at Agoura. The Chargers held off a pair of spirited Lancer comebacks to secure the win. Agoura’s Paul Farinacci went two-for-two and improved his record to 4-0 with the pitching victory. The Chargers are 8-4 and 2-2 in […]

‘The 1940’s Radio Hour’ is a nostalgic look at old-time radio

Acorn Staff Writer

Imagine it’s Christmastime, 1942: The world is at war, "our boys" are overseas, and you’re a member of a live studio audience for The Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade, broadcast on radio station WOV ("V for Victory"). Whether you’ve lived through it, or just learned about it in history books, the era comes alive in the Conejo Players production of the […]

‘Great City Hall Tune-In’ continues this week

The city of Calabasas has announced that CTV-the Calabasas Channel has joined with government access channels across the country in a national marketing campaign, "The Great City Hall Tune-In," to be celebrated through April 6. Designed to promote awareness of televised local government meetings and increase viewing audiences, the Tune-In brings numerous jurisdictions together to promote a shared vision. Sponsored […]

Notary training made available

The National Notary Association offers Notary training seminars from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at their headquarters, 9350 De Soto Ave., Chatsworth. The new weekly program was launched to increase the service for the region’s Notaries and businesses. The "Prepare for and Pass the California Notary Exam" seminar is designed to educate individuals about notarial duties and responsibilities so […]

Teenagers learn about video production

CANDID CAMERA––Carlo Williams (wearing a cap) acts as director while Jay Kay, right, helps teach a free class on making a video. The students include Ryan Evans (seated), 13; and Jack Hauger (wearing the Alcatraz T-shirt), 13; (both of Los Cerritos Middle School) and Andre Landmann, 16; and his brother, Dennis, 18, (behind the camera), both of Thousand Oaks High […]

Warrior baseball team defeats Agoura Chargers earlier in the week

Acorn Sports Writer

Westlake defeated Agoura in baseball last Thursday, battling back from a 2-1 deficit with a two-run single by senior Brandon Nunez with two-out and runners on second and third in the bottom of the fourth inning. Nunez’ line drive to center field escaped a shoestring catch-attempt by Agoura center fielder Mike Markowitz, a senior. "It feels great," Nunez said after […]

Open studio tour planned for June

The city of Thousand Oaks Arts Commission is inviting artists to participate in the annual Open Studio Tour, a community-wide cultural event scheduled 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., June 16. The tour will begin at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331-A Borchard Road in Newbury Park, where participants may purchase tickets and receive maps for the self-guided tour. […]