North Ranch emergency team conducts training exercise

Special the The Acorn

More than 450 families participated in the fourth annual North Ranch disaster drill that took place last Sunday morning. The North Ranch Homeowners’ Association sponsors the event every year to prepare residents for earthquakes or other disasters. "In the event of a major earthquake, Los Robles Hospital will be really packed," said Randy Witt, director of the Disaster Preparedness Program. […]

ArtWalk: An international attraction

T.O. Acorn Editor

Jamaican-based artists Daniela and Garret Came came to Thousand Oaks to display their wares during ArtWalk 2002 in the parking lot of The Oaks Mall last weekend because they heard about the show from other artists. "We’re in Jamaica six months out of the year," Daniela said. "When we’re here, we usually only show around Los Angeles and Beverly Hills." […]

Heat exposure can kill, cause illness

Heat exposure can kill, cause illness Although every summer we hear about athletes, children, the elderly and others becoming ill or dying from exposure to heat, this year doesn’t have to be the same. You can beat the heat by taking specific steps to protect yourself and others. Who’s at Risk? In the United States, 7,421 people died from excessive […]

A.E. Wright Middle School History Day projects honored Honorees were invited to a spring dinner

A.E. Wright Middle School History Day projects honored Honorees were invited to a spring dinner Eighth-graders in history teacher Kevin Kane’s class at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas were recently honored for their History Day projects by the Constitutional Rights Foundation. Students M.G. Gonzalez, Megan Gonzalez, Alice Goldsmith, Nicole Sapiro, Chelsea Harmell, Nadia Vanek and Rachel Saeby were invited […]

Get big laughs at the Stage Door

Special to The Acorn

If you’re in the mood for some good laughs, quick dialogue and unexpected twists and turns, then hurry on over to the Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills to take in the fast-paced comedy, "I Take This Man." Directed by Sharon Lloyd, who’s making her American directing debut, "I Take This Man" will keep you entertained. Gideon Hollis(Giddy), looking for […]

Agoura Hills reaches out to city’s business leaders

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Agoura Hills wants to change its stripes and become friendlier to the local business community. The city hosted a half-day roundtable last week and invited more than two dozen local entrepreneurs to voice their opinions about current city government. Often at odds with the city in the past, landowners and business owners said most of their concerns […]

Local singer says it’s never too late to do what you love

Acorn Staff Writer

Agoura Hills personal talent manager Frank Campana, in his senior years, has a lot to smile about lately. He’s waited much of his life to record his second album and he recently finished it. Campana’s love for music is displayed on his office walls, which are covered with photographs of him posing with his idols. Singers like Mel Torme and […]

New care center is open

A VERY WARM WESTLAKE WELCOME—Sofie Kaechele, 94-years young, lower left, is the first patient to move into the recently opened Westlake Health Care Center. Her nurse, Robertina Sanchez, Westlake Health Care executive director Gabriel M. Kelemer, her daughter, Charlotte Berger, and son Walt Kaechele accompany her. The skilled nursing facility is located at 250 Fairview Road in Westlake Village. For […]

New camp comes to Malibu

Creation Station, a new performing arts camp, is coming to Malibu this summer. Boys and girls ages 8 to 13 will have an opportunity to perform a play complete with costumes, makeup, sets, lights and music. They will work to improve acting, dancing and singing abilities "through blending artistic accomplishment and discipline with fun and the joy of performing." Classes […]

Live jazz performed at Le Cafe in Westlake Village

Live jazz performed at Le Cafe in Westlake Village For a delightful outdoor dining experience this summer season, be sure to visit Le Café. Chris Banta will perform cool jazz on the patio every Friday and Saturday through August 31. Listen to live jazz while dining on the culinary creations of executive chef Robin Nishizaki. The Le Café dinner menu […]

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