Safety of children emphasized CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Safety of children emphasized CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn SHARING SAFETY TIPS––Paramedic Steve Bernau of Station No. 65 on Cornell Road talks about in-home safety with Adriana Burrus, a resident of Malibou Lake, while her children, 2-year-old Taylor and brother, Kyle, 5, enjoy a make believe ride in the fire truck. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and members of STAAFF (Stop The […]

Bank supports worthy cause CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Bank supports worthy cause CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn WORTHY RECOGNITION––Rose Hernandez, manager and vice president of Washington Mutual on Hampshire Road in Westlake Village, presents a check for $2,500 to the Rev. Bill Woodard, producer of several cable TV programs and founder of "Unity in the Community." The donation will help Woodard’s effort to assist seniors and low income families with […]

Employer seminar set for mid May

Employer seminar set for mid May A one-day seminar for employers focusing on employment law and management topics will be offered at 7 a.m., Tues., May 15 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City. The seminar, "2001: A Business Odyssey; Meeting the Business Needs of Today and Tomorrow," is being sponsored by the California Employer Advisory Council (CEAC) in […]

Walk to School Day attracts hundreds during Oak Park Earth Day observance

Acorn Staff Writer

Only a dozen or so kids and their parents began the two-mile walk, but by the time they arrived at their destination they were more than 200 strong. The group started at the northern tip of Lindero Canyon Road and proceeded south to Oak Hills Elementary School in Oak Park, picking up dozens of recruits along the way. Principal Tony […]

Coyotes’ Segal shuts down Nordhoff

Acorn Staff Writer

The team’s sophomores are sizzling, but it was a junior who staked Calabasas to a 1-0 victory over Nordhoff last week. Right-hander Justin Segal beat Nordhoff for the second time this season by pitching a five-hitter and striking out 10. Nordhoff defeated the Calabasas Coyotes all three times last year and won the Frontier League title. This year the roles […]

Calabasas to host arts and crafts festival

Calabasas to host arts and crafts festival The Calabasas Arts Council will present the fourth annual Calabasas Arts and Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun., May 5 and 6. The festival will be located next to the Calabasas Commons Shopping Center off of the 101 freeway at the Parkway Calabasas exit. The festival will feature […]

Parents continue to protest open door policy in Oak Park schools

Acorn Staff Writer

Every spring, the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education must review policies pertaining to incoming transfers and overall attendance. Since last December, many parents have made it abundantly clear that they don’t want outside children attending Oak Park schools. Once again, parents have criticized open enrollment. Many denied at last week’s board meeting that they have prejudices. They […]

SpringFest to bloom in Agoura Hills

The city of Agoura Hills will host "SpringFest–Celebrate Agoura Hills" from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun., April 29 (rain date: May 20) at Chumash Park, Agoura Hills. The event will kick off with a Push ’N’ Pull parade at 10:30 a.m. Parade participants will need to line up at Driver and Easterly Drive (the Agoura High School faculty parking […]

Pierce College to offer a ‘Kidnastics’ class for toddlers

Pierce College to offer a ‘Kidnastics’ class for toddlers Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a "Kidnastics" class for children ages 3 to 4 to explore and improve motor skills. Students will play games and do activities using gymnastics equipment such as hoops, balls and bean bags. The course is designed to help children build self-esteem and improve strength […]

Foundation to celebrate 20 years

The Westlake High School (WHS) Scholarship Foundation is inviting current and former members, administrators, advisors, as well as current and former student-of-the-month, student-of-the-year, and scholarship winners to "A Time Remembered" brunch party at 11 a.m., Sat., May 19 in the library room of the Westlake Inn in Westlake Village. The foundation is celebrating 20 years of service to youth. Former […]