Barbecue, dinner dance now taking reservations

Don’t miss out on getting your reservations in on time for the Old Town Calabasas Barbecue Dinner and Dance at 4 p.m. on Sun., June 23 on the grounds of the Leonis Adobe Museum at 23537 Calabasas Road, Old Town Calabasas. Sponsored by the Calabasas Historical Society, the event features tours of Leonis Adobe at 3 p.m. followed by the […]

Local children help victims of abuse

Acorn Staff Writer

Local children help victims of abuse Ventura County Safe Harbor opened its doors to child molestation victims recently and fortunately—thanks to a group of third-graders from Willow Elementary School—the center will have a bit of a softer side. Students from the Agoura Hills school made a 25 square-foot quilt containing scenes from the inspirational book, "Little House in the Big […]

Griffith Park to host classic music concert

Looking for a great way to entertain Dad this Father’s Day and not blow your allowance? Pack a picnic and take him to Symphony in the Glen’s free classical music concert at 3 p.m. on Sun., June 16 in Griffith Park, located in Los Angeles at the junction of the 5 and 134 freeways. Titled "String Theory," the concert will […]

Americans expect to spend less on summer vacations

Americans are cutting back on summer vacation spending this year by 31 percent. According to the annual Summer Vacation Survey by Myvesta, the nation’s only financial health center, the average summer vacation this year will cost $2,172. That amount is down from $3,155 in 2001 and $2,274 in 2000. "We’ve seen people cut back on their traveling ever since the […]

The power of pets incredible in U.S.

The power of pets incredible in U.S. Sixty-two percent of all U.S. households own a pet. In fact, 47 percent of U.S. households own more than one. Whether they’re furry, feathered or finned, the majority of the country’s population can certainly attest to the power companion animals bring to their lives on a daily basis. According to the American Pet […]

School band overcomes big odds

Parents at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills have refused to let Prop. 13 stop them from having a school band. While the Las Virgenes Unified School District considers budget cuts, parents have "picked up the slack" by fundraising throughout the year to supplement their children’s education where the district falls short. Yerba Buena music advocate Laura Leininger approached […]

‘Murdering Marlowe’ now being performed in Malibu

Special to The Acorn

‘Murdering Marlowe’ now being performed in Malibu By Linda Kern Special to The Acorn "Fame is but a narrow little stage," says William Shakespeare in "Murdering Marlowe," written and directed by Charles Marowitz. Now playing at the Malibu Stage Company in Malibu, "Murdering Marlowe" deals with an imagined rivalry between a young William Shakespeare and the already established playwright, Christopher […]