Volunteer opportunities abound at Interface

Interface Children Family Services is offering the opportunity for volunteers to work with youth and their families, or women and children victims of domestic violence. Training begins this month. Volunteers must possess sensitivity, compassion and caring for youth and those who are experiencing all types of crisis school problems, lack of communication, runaway, drug/alcohol concerns. Interface is also offering the […]

Agoura High students run for a cure

More than 50 students from Agoura High School (AHS) recently participated in the American Cancer Society’s two-day Relay for Life fundraiser held in the football stadium of Newbury Park High School. Five teams represented AHS. Members of student council, the AHS Key Club, various athletes and other students raised a minimum donation of $100 each from family, friends and local […]

Ground broken on Calabasas office park

Thousand Oaks-based Triliad Development recently broke ground on a "first class" office project in Calabasas valued at more than $20 million. The Canyon Vista Office Park project is one-third pre-leased by the Cheesecake Factory Inc., whose corporate headquarters are located adjacent to the site. Triliad is overseeing development of the 87,000 sq. ft., two-story Class A office building located in […]

Westlake volleyball girls unbeaten in Marmonte League

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake girls’ volleyball team improved to 23-2 overall and 11-0 in Marmonte League play after its second win over Royal in league play, Tuesday, which clinched a league championship in the first year under coach Doug Magorien. Along with a premier coach in Magorien, who won four city championships in 17 years coaching the boys’ team at Taft High […]

Habitat for Humanity to host music benefit

Tickets are currently on sale for the third annual Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County musical benefit. This year’s event, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Finale," will be presented at 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 10 and at 2 p.m., Sun., Nov. 11 in the rotunda of the Ventura City Hall. This "concertory" (a story told in […]

Regain control of the school board;

Regain control of the school board; vote for Iser As a parent and former chair of the Calabasas traffic and transportation commission, I have had extensive experience working with the Las Virgenes Unified School District and its boardmembers. The upcoming election presents an opportunity to reshape the board into one which will be more responsive to the needs and interests […]

Wants help collecting toys for kids in N.Y.C.

Wants help collecting toys for kids in N.Y.C. Wants help collecting toys for kids in N.Y.C. My name is Paula Pfeifle. I am the wife of an LAPD detective. Starting this week, I am organizing a Holiday Toy Gathering for the children of the NYPD and NYFD. As we all know, many members of both departments were lost in the […]

National park entrance fees to be waived on Veterans Day weekend

U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton has announced that National Park entrance fees will be waived over Veterans Day weekend (Nov. 10, 11 and 12), to "inspire national unity, hope and healing." The National Park System includes national parks, monuments, battlefields, military parks, historical parks, historic sites, lakeshores, recreation areas, scenic rivers and trails, and the White House. "We all continue […]

Wedding bells

Season Ashley Sivie of Agoura Hills and Neal Jarred Skuro of Calabasas were wed on Aug. 5 at the Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades. The bride, the daughter of John and Carol Sivie of Agoura Hills, is a 1994 graduate of Agoura High School. She graduated from CSUN with a marketing/journalism major and is employed as an account […]

Successful remodeling to be discussed

Calabasas resident Bill Simone, president of Los Angeles-based Custom Design & Construction, will participate in a seminar at 6 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Oct. 25 at 6001 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. The free seminar will provide information to homeowners who are planning to remodel. Simone’s presentation will be based on his consumer report titled "Six Secrets to Successful Remodeling." Complimentary […]