Chamber to hear about Ahmanson

An educational forum on the Ahmanson Ranch project will be presented by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. on Thurs., Sept. 20 at the Calabasas Inn. Guest speakers will be Calabasas Mayor Janice Lee and Guy Gniadek, president of Ahmanson Land Development. The cost will be $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers. For more information, please call the […]

Expert to discuss the Southern California economy in a free seminar

Jack Kyser will serve as keynote speaker and facilitator for a community seminar, "Your SoCal Economy—for Better or for Worse," from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 13 at the Pasadena Civic Center, 300 E. Green St., Pasadena. Referred to in the media as the "guru of the Los Angeles economy," Kyser interprets and forecasts economic trends in Southern California […]

Walk to better health

"Run hard and far!" "Bulk up by lifting weights!" "Maximize your workouts by taking it to the limit!" This is the attitude most people have when beginning a workout regimen. However, this isn’t healthy for someone just starting out. Easing your way into a workout regimen is the most effective way to achieve results. There are normal, everyday activities that […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

In a career that spanned three decades, "Sugar Ray" Robinson embodied the essence of the science of boxing. He was world welterweight champion once and held the middleweight title five times. Robinson combined grace and power, and was virtually unbeatable in his prime. He’s considered by many to be the best fighter in history, pound-for-pound; I agree. He earned the […]

Architectural review panels serve a purpose

Regarding your Opinion editorial dated Aug. 23, the killing of a proposed design review board in Calabasas doesn’t begin to explain the true purpose of aesthetic design review vis-à-vis developers’ projects in a city. Each city may or may not choose to develop, review and approve Architectural Design Guidelines and Standards in conjunction with its General Plan. You did not […]

For the record

Last week, it was Alex Mulhern, the 13-year-old Westlake Village artist who has constantly painted above his age level, not Michael Ward, his teacher. The mistake occurred in editing. The name of artist Thomas Kinkade was misspelled in the same article.

Got their goats

BEST IN SHOW–Caitlyn Carhart, 14, left, and Lauren Rishoff, 11, with their goats Darling and Duke both won Grand Champion at the Ventura County Fair for their respective categories. Linda Carhart, center, is the community club leader for the Agoura 4-H. See our story about 4-H on page 15. MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Learn to dance

A five-week session of swing and salsa dance classes will begin Tues., Sept. 11 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Evening classes are open for registration, and the cost is $50 per five-week session. Participants will learn the newest patterns in swing dance and the latest "hot moves" in salsa dancing. For detailed information, please […]

Oak Park organizers ready for golf benefit in Thousand Oaks

The second annual Shootout at Sunset Hills scramble golf tournament, a fundraiser benefiting the Oak Park High School athletic programs, is scheduled for Mon., Oct. 29at Sunset Hills Country Club in Thousand Oaks. Proceeds from the event, which is presented by Copeland Sports and hosted by the Oak Park High School Athletic Booster Club, will go to the continued support […]

Spokesman for Home Depot opposition cannot prove his allegations

Spokesman for Home Depot opposition cannot prove his allegations Al Abrams of Tarzana, the paid spokesman for "Citizens for Responsible Growth," has published a serious allegation saying that certain Agoura Hills City Council members are working in collusion with Home Depot interests to promote the project. I challenge Mr. Abrams to produce the facts, specifically the names of those councilmembers […]

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