Chinese-American culture to be celebrated

New West Symphony’s "Musics Alive!" program, which celebrates the music of Pacific Rim countries, will focus its 10th anniversary season on the music of Chinese composers who emerged from the end of Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution in 1977. Among the weekend-long events planned around the theme "A Celebration of Chinese-American Cinema, Music and Dance: 25 Years After the Cultural Revolution," […]

Composting here to stay, water district officials say

Acorn Staff Writer

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVWMD) has voted to continue using composting as a disposal method for the Tapia wastewater sludge. Bio-solids from the sewer plant near Calabasas are pumped to the nearby Rancho Las Virgenes composting plant where they are reduced to dry compost for home or commercial use. The 7-year-old, $50 million composting plant has had a history […]

Corporations support Boys & Girls Clubs

Corporations support Boys & Girls Clubs In today’s economy, businesses are taking contributions to social and community causes seriously. Less prone to make scattered, spontaneous donations, more and more companies are integrating a commitment to specific causes into their strategic planning. This practice, known as "cause branding," is proving to be not only good for the community, but good for […]

OCHS inaugurates new field with a big day at the plate

Special to The Acorn

A team always likes to begin a new season with a win, especially when that first victory is its first game ever played on the home field. Oaks Christian High School (OCHS), playing a freelance schedule this year, opened with an impressive 24-0 victory over the Cornerstone Christian Eagles of the Condor League last Friday. The Lions will now play […]

Brott continues

New West Symphony music director Boris Brott has signed a new contract with the symphony. Brott, who has served as the music director since the symphony’s inaugural 1995/1996 season, will continue in his role through Aug. 2005, the conclusion of the symphony’s 10th anniversary season. According to New West Symphony executive director Betsy Blanchard Chess, the evergreen contract automatically renews […]

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