Teen advisory positions now open

Teen advisory positions now open The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are currently accepting applications for the Teen Advisory Committee, open to youth ages 11 to 17. Participants are sought who would like to become involved with the Teen Recreation Program, to assist with program development, to assist with city-sponsored special events, to discuss important issues that affect […]

Calabasas will offer ‘Mommy and Me’ yoga classes at two locations soon

The city of Calabasas Community Services Department is offering a "Mommy and Me Yoga Class" beginning the end of January in two Calabasas locations: from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center, and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Fridays at De Anza Park. The six-week sessions are open to mothers with children ages […]

Oak Park girls hope to repeat despite growing pains

Acorn Sports Writer

After winning a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship last year, the first such basketball title in Oak Park High School history, you might expect things to have only improved for the Eagle girls’ basketball team under head coach Lindsay Strothers this year. After all, Oak Park lost only one key player from last year’s team, Kim Bryan—a 3-point specialist—and the […]

Agoura High to present celebrity jazz concert tonight

Agoura High to present celebrity jazz concert tonight A celebrity jazz concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Jan. 17 in Building G at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Special guest artists include Tom Peterson on saxophone, George Graham on trumpet, Ira Nepus, trombone, Dominic Genova, bass, Mitch Holder, guitar, and Bob Leatherbarrow, drums, […]

President’s education plan shouldn’t affect Oak Park

Acorn Staff Writer

President George W. Bush signed his education bill last week. It will leave "no child left behind," Bush said, and Oak Park officials said it shouldn’t affect their operations. Bush wants to close the education gap between rich and poor, and white and minority students, and raise teacher standards. The new law will require that all students, as well as […]

Keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility Guns injure, kill too many

Keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility Guns injure, kill too many Keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility Guns injure, kill too many More than 3,500 children’s lives may be saved every year. How, you might ASK? PAX, a nonprofit, non-political organization dedicated to ending the gun violence epidemic, is launching the ASK Campaign (Asking Saves Kids). The ASK Campaign, developed […]

Classes for kids, moms, others open

Sessions begin the week of Jan. 28 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services offers a variety of "Mommy N’ Me" classes beginning the week of Jan. 28 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Classes include "Colors, Colors, Colors" for ages 1 to 3 featuring stories, fun art […]

Eagle girls stay confident despite record

Returning veterans on the Oak Park girls’ basketball team are unified, saying they experienced a frustrating non-league schedule in which the team was 6-10. But they also concurred that good things can still happen this season. "It was really frustrating," said last year’s leading scorer, senior Michelle Bregar. "But Lindsay (Strothers) made me realize that we we’re playing a really, […]

‘Swing Dance America’ to come to Pepperdine

"SwingDance America," featuring swing dance styles spanning three generations and encompassing regional variations of the dance from across the U.S., hits the stage of Pepperdine University’s Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 26. Tickets are priced at $35 and available now by calling (310) 506-4522 or TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500. Information is available online at www.pepperdine.edu. The program […]

City of Westlake denies lawsuit

Acorn Staff Writer

Marie Walters of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Rick Elenes of Cardiff, Calif. made a claim against the city of Westlake Village for negligence and wrongful death. The city staff denied it last week. Walters and Elenes are heirs of Sam Walters, 88, who on June 25 died from injuries suffered in a collision with an automobile on Townsgate Road while crossing […]

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