Texaco Xpress Lube now open in Calabasas

Texaco Xpress Lube has opened in Calabasas at the Las Virgenes Road exit, next to Coco’s. The facility offers Texaco’s "Star Service" package that is more extensive than other service packages provided within the industry. The business is operated by Lube PitStop, Inc., which is the industry’s oldest lube center operator in the U.S. Consumers appreciate two key advantages of […]

Agoura High School student to attend leadership coneference

Alisha Lawson, an Agoura High School junior, has been selected to participate in the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) on International Diplomacy, a leadership development program for outstanding high school students. During the conference, students attend special workshops and participate in a Model United Nations Simulation where they take on the roles of delegates. Special guest speakers add a sense […]

Calabasas man takes post with United Synagogue

Joel Baker of Calabasas has assumed the position of Executive of the Pacific Southwest (PSW) Region of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. He will oversee the programmatic activities and administration of the regional office, which serves 60 affiliated congregations throughout Southern California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Hawaii. "We are delighted to have a person with Mr. Baker’s background […]

On the Trail

One Man

You just have no sense of the severity of winter rains until you’re hiking someplace in the Santa Monica Mountains and you find an old wooden sabot sailing in the treetops of a narrow canyon. This particular canyon, located just off Mulholland Highway where the road invisibly crosses from an Agoura Hills zip code into Malibu’s, would be a stunning […]

Summer Solstice Festival rings in summer

Acorn Staff Writer

Dancers, storytellers, folk music and more—the 19th Annual Summer Solstice Festival was a music lover’s delight last weekend at Soka University. Presented by the California Traditional Music Society, the three-day event featured more than 100 world-class performers and over 300 workshops. Ever listen to the melodic sounds of the dulcimer? There were plenty of those, not to mention guitars, fiddles, […]

Just what you need, dude: surfing school at Pierce

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class for beginning, intermediate and advanced surfers. Fundamentals of ocean board surfing, including safety, nomenclature and marine hazards will be taught by instructor John Gambina, a physical education teacher and the surfing stunt double for Luke Perry on "Beverly Hills 90210." Classes will be held in Malibu and participants should bring their […]

Bad hair day no more

Bad hair day no more Those with fine and limp hair have reason to rejoice when they visit Judaysia’s upscale salon. Judaysia is a master in transforming fine, limp hair into a thick, full, beautiful mane of hair with her Volumtechnic haircutting. This style of cutting and color (with her Volumizing Glaze) breathes new life into tired-looking hair. Judaysia’s glazes […]

Garden artists win awards

Students at Carden Conejo School of Westlake Village racked up numerous awards in the Pentel International Art Contest, competing against more than 3,000 students nationwide and more than 280,000 worldwide contestants. Each winning Carden artist received a certificate, art supplies and a medal. The gold medallists will have their artwork exhibited in a tour across the U.S. that will make […]

Temple’s choir director moves on

DEARLY DEPARTED––Choir director David Shukiar, left, stands with the choir he has worked with for the past four years at Temple Adat Elohim. Shukiar has just excepted a full time Cantorial soloist position at Temple Beth Shir Sholom in Santa Monica starting July 1. The choir currently has 20 members (not all shown in photo), which is double the size […]

Traffic fatality investigated

The Thousand Oaks Traffic Bureau is investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred Monday evening on Townsgate Road in Westlake Village. Howard Johnson, a 55-year-old Newbury Park resident, was driving his 1993 Toyota Previa van west on Townsgate when he struck a pedestrian crossing the road. The pedestrian, a Westlake Village man said to be in his 80s, suffered severe […]

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