Westlake musicians boost the band

Video festival wants entries

The Thousand Oaks Arts Commission invites area teens to participate in the 2002 Conejo Teen Video Festival, an event designed to provide a showcase for the creative talent of the youth in the community. All teenagers residing in or near the Conejo Valley are eligible to enter. Entrants may participate in the following free workshops designed to provide information on […]

Coyote soccer coach has been there for Calabasas since the beginning

Acorn Sports Writer

Since the inaugural Calabasas boys’ soccer team went 6-8-1 in its first year of varsity play in 1977-1978, the Coyotes have had but one losing season in the last 23 years. In 1989-1990, the team finished just below .500 at 8-9-2. Two losing seasons in 23, also means 21 winning seasons out of 23. In his 24th season as the […]

Secrets of spies revealed in exhibition

The public is invited to take an inside look at our nation’s history of intelligence gathering and clandestine operations as the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum presents a new exhibit, "Spies: Secrets from the CIA, KGB and Hollywood," from Feb. 16 through July 14. Techniques, high-tech gadgetry and "unbelievable" tales of espionage will be on display at the museum, […]

Deputy praised

I would like to share a wonderful and special story with you. Last year (fifth grade) my son entered an essay contest sponsored by the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station (STAR Program). The topic for the essay was "What it Takes to be a Drug Free Teenager." The contest was open to all fifth grade students in Las Virgenes Unified School […]

When applying for college, the early bird catches the worm

Special to The Acorn

Part one of two parts Applying for college is parallel to booking an airline flight. It’s a good idea to book in advance to avoid the last minute rush and insure that you get a seat on the flight you want when you want it. It also offers peace of mind. But both overbook and neither wants to start without […]

Farmers’ Market fun

CHS boys qualify for basketball playoffs

The Calabasas boys’ basketball team coached by Russell White will play their first CIF postseason game in White’s three-year tenure as coach, after finishing third (5-3) in the Frontier League. The Coyotes (15-10 overall) had wanted to and did contend for a league championship, even if they came up a little short, behind Santa Clara and Santa Paula. "It’s certainly […]

Concert to benefit Parkinson’s

Xine and Friends will present a concert of chamber music in a benefit performance for the Parkinson’s Institute at 7:30 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 23 in Samuelson Chapel on the California Lutheran University campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Their program will feature "the stately harmonies" of Handel/Halvorsen and "the exciting and provocative ‘Le Grande Tango’" by Astor […]

Absentee ballot deadline: Feb. 26

Absentee ballot deadline: Feb. 26 Agoura Hills City Clerk Carol Tubelis reminds voters who wish to vote by mail that requests for absentee ballots for the March 5 primary election must be received by the County of Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office no later than Tues., Feb. 26. Registered voters who would like to obtain an absentee ballot must send […]