State legislator hears from taxpayers PAVLEY ‘N’ PASTRIES–State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley

State legislator hears from taxpayers PAVLEY ‘N’ PASTRIES–State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills), left, chats with Malibu resident Jeannette de Langis, right, while Capt. Jim Glazar of Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station looks on. Pavley met Saturday with constituents to discuss their concerns at the Corner Bakery at Calabasas Commons.

Imagination taught

Rev. Eve Rose of Calabasas, a spiritual teacher/psychologist, will conduct a four-week class titled "Imaginary Journeys II" from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays beginning today at the Center for Highly Effective Living, 20855 Ventura Blvd., Ste. 11, at the northeast corner of Ventura and Desoto. The $10 fee per class includes refreshments and materials. According to Rose, the class is "a highly […]

Artist honored

The California Arts Council (CAC) recently announced the winners of the statewide energy conservation poster contest. A total of 756 entries was submitted. Janna Bock, 14, of Westlake Village, won first place honors in the grades 7-8 category for her "Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark" poster. Janna is an eighth grader at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills. […]

Calabasas football team expected to take to the air, be explosive this autumn

Acorn Sports Writer

A passing tournament, with no shoulder pads or tackling—a typical summer-football endeavor for high school players—took place at Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village two weekends ago, and early on, at noon Sat., June 30, the Coyotes of Calabasas faced off with the host school. Calabasas head football coach Larry Edwards saw his team defeat the Lions 3-2 (three […]

A grump must have written the editorial

A grump must have written the editorial I am writing to express my disbelief at the sheer ignorance and dishonesty of your opinion piece on the combined summer school schedule. I myself am a homeowner and resident of Liberty Canyon and drive that route every day to take my daughter to Agoura High. While it is true that the congestion […]

Church will get a new home in Westlake Village

Acorn Staff Writer

Rivers Community Church is getting a new home. It previously shared facilities to conduct services and was recently approved for a new location at 5740 Corsa Avenue in Westlake Village. Rivers Community will occupy units 102 and 104 of the building which will accommodate a sanctuary, offices and classrooms. It will occupy 5,250 square feet. Rivers Community began conducting worship […]

Counselors needed to help victims

The Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence is seeking dedicated individuals to provide support and advocacy for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in East Ventura County. The fall volunteer training session will be held Sept. 10 to Oct. 27, with sessions on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturdays, in Simi Valley. For an application packet, […]

A father’s life with baby, simplified into an easy-to-use book

Joe Woodward

The early days of parenthood are committed almost entirely to the bonding between mother and child. A dad’s role is to do everything possible to make that successful. As mom and baby begin to bond, dad’s time and attention usually turn to housework, cooking, grocery shopping, laundry, fending off well-meaning visitors and returning the wrong-size diapers you bought at the […]

Lions anticipate move to varsity level; but oldest players will only be juniors

Lions anticipate move to varsity level; but oldest players will only be juniors By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer The Oaks Christian (OCHS) football team, with Bill Redell back for his second year as head coach, hosted a summer passing tournament recently at Thorson field on the Oaks Christian campus in Westlake Village. "We’re coming along well," said Aaron Ware, […]

Water company does reward conservation

Tongue-lashing the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) may be jolly good sport, but the editor of a respected newspaper would be expected to be in command of all pertinent information before doing so. The editorial of June 28 states, I quote, "Why is the (LVMWD) district rewarding consumption, not conservation?" The suggestion that the district rewards consumption could not […]