For the record

Due to the editor’s defective typing, New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s last name was misspelled in a photo caption last week. We had it with two "L"s. An event was cancelled for last Saturday, but notification came after our deadline. We apologize to anyone who was inconvenienced by going to a celebration of the acquisition of Zuniga Pond. That […]

Equestrian school decides to get people into the act

Foxfield Riding School in Westlake Village has introduced a new sport called "peoplejumping." What is peoplejumping? It’s just like jumping horses around a course—but the jumpers going over the obstacles are human, not equine. Peoplejumping has always been a popular pastime for kids at Foxfield, especially the ones at summer camp. Billy Postel of Newbury Park decided to make it […]

Camp welcomes adults with cancer

Cancer Hope Foundation, a nonprofit organization, will offer its first Camp Keepsake program on Oct. 26 to 28 at Camp Mt. Crags in Calabasas. The camp welcomes adults with cancer along with up to five members of their family and/or friends to attend this cost-free camp that includes accommodations in cabins, meals, entertainment as well as on-site medical care. Attendees […]

Brookside to host fall fest

Brookside Elementary School will host its first Fall Festival and Boutique from noon to 4 p.m., Sun., Oct. 28 on the school campus at 165 N. Satinwood Ave., Oak Park. The festival will include games, inflatables, a rock climbing wall, pumpkin painting, a petting zoo, food and much more. The boutique will feature many local vendors selling crafts, jewelry, children’s […]

‘Personal Riches’ is church topic

Inspirational and motiva-tional speaker Terry Cole-Whittaker will present "21 Days to Personal Riches" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sat., Oct. 6 at Westlake Church of Religious Science, 2649 Townsgate Road, Ste. 500, Westlake Village. She’s the author of "What You Think of Me is None of My Business" and "Every Saint has a Past, Every Sinner a Future." The […]

Sept. 11 changed how we feel about everything

Sept. 11, 2001: a day to remember not easy to forget. Not now anyway. The day that the unspeakable happened. To our country. A day that thousands called 911 and called home to their families. An unspeakable nightmare. There are many sad and horrifying stories, about 20,000 or more. Let’s for a moment think of the good and the powerful […]

Vehicle break-ins are escalating in Calabasas

Acorn Staff Writer

According to reports from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, vehicle burglaries in Calabasas are on the rise again. Following a rash of break-ins over the summer—nine incidents were reported in May and June—thieves went back to work in September, only this time they caused more damage than usual. "They didn’t just break in, they smashed the car including the moon […]

Entries need for bookmark contests

In honor of Children’s Book Week, Nov. 12 to 18, the Los Angeles County Public Library will host its 22nd annual Bookmark Contest. Children are invited to participate in the contest being held at the Las Virgenes Bookmobile Library, where entry forms are available. Among the bookmobile’s stops are Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park, Agoura (10 a.m.-noon Fridays) and Hidden […]


Column Hot or cold? by James Iwanoff, D.C. When you get a sports injury or other related muscle strain, the question always is, should you use heat or ice? Once you know why each form of treatment is effective, it is simple to decide which to use. By narrowing blood vessels, cold decreases swelling that occurs around the area shortly […]

Thousand Oaks defeats Westlake in league opener

Acorn Sports Writer

By now you probably know that Thousand Oaks defeated Westlake 21-14 last Thurs. night, Sept. 27, in a game that was regionally televised. For the Lancers it broke a two-year drought in which the Warriors won consecutive 49-0 games. Back in 1998, the two teams tied at 31. T.O. ended Westlake’s 15-game Marmonte League winning streak and put in serious […]

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