Man dies in freeway crash

A Simi Valley man, Jeremy Weed, 26, was killed early last Thursday morning when the 1984 Ford Bronco in which he was a passenger drifted across the 101 Freeway while heading southbound at Las Virgenes Road and slammed into a parked tractor trailer. The driver of the vehicle, John Ball, 29, also of Simi Valley, was treated for minor injuries […]

Corfu Island to host a benefit for Emily Buelow

Enjoy a great meal and help young Emily Buelow of Calabasas in her courageous battle with leukemia. On next Tues., May 8, Corfu Island Greek Restaurant will host "Emily’s Night at Corfu Island" and will donate 50 percent of all proceeds to Emily’s cause. Seating times for the benefit are from 5 to 7 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. […]

CHS bags plaques a plenty

BRINGING HOME THE HEAVY MEDAL––Calabasas High School students return from the Heritage Music Festival in Boston, Mass. with first place trophies and plaques in almost every major competition in which they competed. Sharing their delight and showing a few of the awards won by the Calabasas jazz bands, wind ensemble and choir are left to right: Crystal Lee, Sophi Ionova, […]

Alcohol, drugs subject at AHS

Nationally-acclaimed motivational speaker Milton Creagh will present "The Deadly Teen Dance with Alcohol and Drugs" at 7 p.m. tonight, Thurs., May 3 in the campus gym at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Admission is free and the school encourages parents and teens to attend. Creagh has delivered his compelling message to more than 8 million teens […]

Enjoying a family fun day GENE DOWD/The Acorn

Enjoying a family fun day GENE DOWD/The Acorn KOLBE’S KORNER–Janice and Brooks Dingman attend the St. Maximilian Kolbe Church Preschool fundraiser. Their daughter Madeline checks out the display of "hands" artwork while their other daughter Sophie enjoys the day riding on her dad’s shoulders. St. Maximilian Catholic Church of Westlake Village presented on Saturday an afternoon of family fun in […]

Assemblywoman gives earthquake preparedness advice

We all know that earthquakes are commonplace in California; 1994 was a significant reminder. In the last 30 years, California has experienced a number of earthquakes of 6.5 magnitude or greater. The 6.7 magnitude Northridge Earthquake occurred on Jan. 17, 1994 at 4:31 a.m. It was devastating: The reported damage areas covered 2,192 miles in Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange […]

For the record

Due to an error by the editor, a headline and lead paragraph mistakenly said that Las Virgenes Muncipal Water District will have reduced revenue this year. The water company will experience a water rate reduction (due to lower prices to consumers) but overall revenue will be up. Red’s Barbecue, which was pictured two weeks ago after a fire, is back […]

Celebrate Mom’s Day with art and music

The National Park Service has planned a day of double fun on Mother’s Day, Sun., May 13, at Peter Strauss Ranch in Agoura. A concert by Brother Yusef, a master of the traditional slide guitar and urban blues, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m.in the ranch’s outdoor amphitheater. Throughout the day, visitors to the ranch — noted for […]

The world of water explained to kids at show

The world of water explained to kids at show The Dr. Wilderness Show, a touring science show, will present "Splashtastics" for local schoolchildren in grades K through 6 on Mon., May 7 and Tues., May 8 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Emmy Award-winning chil-dren’s entertainer Kevin Barnes portrays Dr. Wilderness. "Splashtastics" guides the […]

Camp Gan Israel offers summer fun for children

Camp Gan Israel will "provide the best of summer fun in a nurturing Jewish environment" in two sessions this summer at Red Oak Elementary School in Oak Park. The camp program, for children ages 3 to 13, is open Mon. through Fri., with partial week plans available. Sessions run from July 2 to 27 and July 30 to Aug. 17. […]