Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes celebrates Memorial Day

Young student interviews her teacher

By Leah Gunn I am Leah Gunn from Brookside Elementary and I had the pleasure to interview my teacher, Miss Patti Kolb. It has been an honor to be in her class and she has taught me so much. I’m going to have a tough time leaving her class this year! I’m amazed at all of the things she has […]

‘Options for Care’ seminar set for Saturday

‘Options for Care’ seminar set for Saturday Skilled care vs. custodial care? Medicare and medical insurance—what do they pay for? Assisted care facilities—what are they and where are they located? Is long-term-care insurance something to consider? To answer these and other questions, the Ventura County Homecare Association, a nonprofit organization, will present an educational seminar titled "Options for Care When […]

Dance students to perform on the sea

Students from A Step in Time School of Dance in Calabasas will provide guest entertainment on the cruise ship Norwegian Star sailing from Maui on June 21. The students will perform two different shows on the ship as well as a performance at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center prior to setting sail. Also in June, A Step in Time […]

Agoura’s Pavley a premier beach volleyballer

Special to The Acorn

In the United States, the sport of beach volleyball has been on the endangered species list for the past five years. However, under the current management of Leonard Armatto, the Association of Volleyball Professionals CEO and NBA star Shaquille O’Neal’s former agent, the AVP Tour and the sport are taking advantage of their ninth lives. "Leonard has been doing a […]

Some of the same people who scream about developers are making babies and adding to pollution

Some of the same people who scream about developers are making babies and adding to pollution Now in our lovely Santa Monica Mountains across every village and town, a great hue and cry has gone up. NIMBYs (Not In My Back Yard) are gathering. They gather against Ahmanson Ranch. They gather against New Millennium Homes. Their indignation grows loud and […]

Principal to take over new middle school is no stranger to LVUSD

Acorn Staff Writer

Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) has named Mary Sistrunk to be the first principal of the new Calabasas middle school. Sistrunk, the principal at A.E. Wright Middle School for the past two years, will report to the new school at 22450 Mulholland Highway on July 1 to oversee construction and planning. Grading and site preparation for the 26-classroom school––which […]

Kiwanis Club in a giving mood again

‘Lockup Event’ will take prisoners

The Muscular Dystrophy Association will "arrest" business and government officials from Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks on June 5 to 6 in their "Lockup Event" that raises funds for the organization. Volunteers dressed as Keystone Cops from Knights of Columbus, Volunteers in Policing and Retired Senior Volunteer Program will arrest jailbirds at their place of business and transport them to […]

Nature adventures await kids at summer camp

The Arboretum of Los Angeles County will be the site of "Arboretum Adventures for Kids" this summer. Children will have an opportunity to learn about strange and wonderful plants and water features, play nature games, learn about music of the garden, hike, make natural arts and crafts, sing songs, seek out creatures in the garden, take a special private tram […]