Agoura youth ties for first in Pepsi Hotshot competition

Sam Yarin of Agoura Hills tied for first place in the Los Angeles area finals of the Pepsi Hotshot basketball competition held recently in Castaic.Yarin earned the right to compete and represent Agoura Hills in the finals by winning the Agoura Hills competition last December for the Group I division of 8- and 9-year-old boys. In the finals, Yarin competed […]

AHS baseball coach a class act

It was with great interest that I read the article about Zach Miller, Agoura High’s baseball coach. Having just met Coach Miller, I felt compelled to write. My son is an 8 year old who plays baseball in the Agoura Pony Baseball League. Last Friday, his coaches Mike Justice and Steve Russak kindly took their entire team on a field […]

Apartment developer now wants single-family homes

Acorn Staff Writer

The Calabasas City Council last week sent a modified development plan back to its planning commission, which could end years of contention about an 11.63-acre site located on the east side of Las Virgenes Road, just south of Agoura Road. The developer, Pazar Associates, came before the council to appeal the planning commission’s rejection of its proposal to build a […]

Oak Park author says just ‘Fuhgeddaboutit’

Acorn Staff Writer

When asked his age, Jon Macks said he’s a "Hollywood 35." The Oak Park resident tells young men and women to "fuhgettabout" getting an MBA from college. Lately there have been too many corporate layoffs, but the mob, Marks said, is looking for more members. This is the key statement in the introduction to his new book about finding your […]

Teens to learn how to express their feelings

Clinical therapist Mike Wolf will conduct "Kid Talk" for ages 12 to 16 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 1 through June 7 at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. This program aims to help participants learn different methods of communicating their thoughts, opinions and feelings, and to gain confidence in expressing themselves to others. […]

YMCA hosts rocket launches LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

YMCA hosts rocket launches LISA ADAMS/The Acorn ‘WE HAVE LIFTOFF’––Six year olds R. J. Kashare, left, of Westlake Village; Matthew Tallman of Oak Park; Cory Katz of Westlake Village; Jack Orue of Oak Park; Jason Stark of Oak Park, and Michael Power, 5, of Westlake Village, show off their handmade rockets before launching them from Oak Park High School’s football […]

Charger girls still hopeful despite losses

Despite its most recent tough Marmonte League loss, a 3-0 defeat vs. Newbury Park last Thursday, Agoura softball coach Brandy Brennan said she’s still optimistic about her team (4-6-1 overall and 1-4-1 in league prior to its games Monday and Tuesday of this week). Michelle Smith, a junior, pitched well in the loss to the Panthers. "She’s very dependable," Brennan […]

He’ll be missed

We would like to applaud the letter from the Daley family with regard to the dismissal of Oak Park JV football Coach Ritterbush. Coach Ritterbush was an inspiration to both our sons. He made football fun while at the same time imparting important life lessons about teamwork and the value of hard work. His humor and his willingness to treat […]

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