Early deadlines

The Acorn Newspapers will have early deadlines because of Memorial Day next Mon., May 27. For the Thurs., May 30 editions, all deadlines advance by 24 hours. Real estate advertising and all editorial items must be received by noon today. Display advertising must be reserved by noon tomorrow. The Acorn’s offices will be closed on Mon., May 27 to observe […]

Assistance League gets awards

Assistance League of Southern California’s Anne Banning Auxiliary Professionals recently presented an awards luncheon and fashion show at the Riviera Country Club. Auxiliary members and Calabasas residents Debbie Priel, Caryl Kaplan and Pat Spears were among those attending the event. Net proceeds of $30,000 from the luncheon will benefit Operation School Bell, one of nine services of Assistance League of […]

Course offered in stamp art

Studio artist Tricie Krim of Westlake Village will teach a workshop, "Garden Variety: Petite Postage," from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., June 1 at Soka University, 26800 W. Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. Krim will show participants how to create one-of-a-kind faux postage stamps to personalize greeting cards, postcards, scrapbooks, bookmarks and other homemade works of art. The faux postage […]

Calabasas defeats Newbury Park in baseball

Acorn Sports Writer

After defeating Newbury Park, 7-5, in a first-round Southern Section playoff game last Friday afternoon in a game played at Calabasas, the Coyote baseball team was defeated, 3-0, in a game played on the road vs. Serrano, Tueday. The Coyotes utilized four pitchers in the first-round win over Newbury Park, which had won a share of the Marmonte League championship, […]

Stage Door Theatre to present a ‘racy’ comedy

Stage Door Theatre to present a ‘racy’ comedy A young woman searching for Mister Right thinks she’s spotted him among the Boston Marathon’s also-rans in the comedy, "I Take This Man," that will play from May 31 to July 20 at the Stage Door Theatre, 28311 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Her logic is nice guys finish last and when she […]

Traffic, law enforcement take bite out of city budget

Acorn Staff Writer

Officials unveiled a $10.8 million budget for Agoura Hills last week and said despite large expenditures for the start of the Kanan Road-101 interchange project, the city remains financially stable and strong enough to withstand the current recession. "We’re spending into reserves, but we have those reserves to spend," said Greg Ramirez, assistant to the city manager. Under the new […]

New booklet gives parents a helping hand with raising children

New booklet gives parents a helping hand with raising children The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is offering a new booklet to help parents tackle the day-to-day challenges of raising children. "Adventures in Parenting: How Responding, Preventing, Monitoring, Mentoring, and Modeling Can Help You be a Successful Parent" offers parenting tools that can be used with […]

Kids’ Nature Festival is June 8

Kids’ Nature Festival is June 8 The 13th annual Kids’ Nature Festival, hosted by Children’s Nature Institute, is a nature festival for babies to 8 year olds from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., June 8 at Temescal Gateway Park, 15601 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades. Children will have an opportunity to meet and learn about live animals, dig for […]

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Quick Take

Thanks to all of you who e-mail me your opinions of my articles. It’s a pleasure to hear from you, even those opinions that disagree with mine. Keep ’em coming. My e-mail address is JUNKIEIRV@AOL.COM. Story of the Week Larry Bird is one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Along with Magic Johnson, he reinvigorated the NBA in […]

Bard’s controversial work opens theatrical season

The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum opens its summer repertory season with Shakespeare’s most controversial play, "The Merchant of Venice," at 4 p.m. on Sun., June 2 at the outdoor amphitheater at 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. The play is described as "a compelling tale of love, money and intolerance. The romance and mystery of Italy abound in this provocative […]