A moment to remember

911 explained for seniors

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Program will present "911 for Seniors" at 11 a.m. on Tues., June 25 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Designed to help seniors understand how the 911 system works, the lecture will provide information about how to avoid delayed or improper responses from the 911 system. […]

Calabasas grads growing up

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas High School’s graduating seniors entered their football stadium as high school students last Friday night, but they exited as young adults, ready to conquer the world. The existing bleachers weren’t adequate to hold the audience. Two additional sets of seats had been installed alongside the goalposts. And still, people were standing. Parked cars lined the streets of the campus […]

Calabasas athletics faces new frontier (er, Marmonte)

Acorn Staff Writer

Its 25-year association with the Frontier League now finished, Calabasas High School is looking forward to joining the Marmonte League next fall despite the promise of stiffer competition and the possibility of being overmatched in some sports. "To say the least, we’re very excited," said Todd Borowski, Calabasas athletic director. With 1,805 students, Calabasas has grown in enrollment by more […]

Music series set for Canoga Park

West Valley Playhouse will present a summer music series geared for family enjoyment at 7242 Owensmouth Ave., Canoga Park. Among the performers this month are: the Inca Peruvian Ensemble playing at 8 p.m. on Sat., June 22; Latin music from Conjunto Jardin at 2:30 p.m. on Sun., June 23; Hollywood Klezmer at 8 p.m. on Sat., June 29; and Celtic […]

Parents debate new starting time for A.E. Wright Middle School

Parents debate new starting time for A.E. Wright Middle School By John LoesingAcorn Staff Writer School just got out, but already parents are thinking about next year and the new classroom hours at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas. Starting next fall, the new hours will be 9 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. Classes previously started at 8 a.m. and ran […]

Kidney Walk at Lake Sherwood

Indian Hills students overcome the odds

Acorn Staff Writer

Like many of her fellow students, Deirdre Hogan came to Indian Hills High School because she had to. Troubled, defiant and doing poorly in class at Calabasas High School, Hogan arrived for her senior year at Indian Hills with hopes of salvaging her education––and her self-esteem. "When I began high school, I had some serious obstacles," said the 17-year-old. "I […]

Great season for WAGS team

The Westlake-Agoura Girls Softball (WAGS) All Stars’ Under 8 team recently finished in first place at the Camarillo Explosion Softball Tournament earlier this month. The tournament hosted nine teams of 8 Under all-stars from the Conejo and San Fernando valleys, and as far north as Goleta. The WAGS 8 Under Lightning All Stars finished with a first-place record of 4-0-1 […]

Festival features folk music at Soka

The 20th annual Summer Solstice Folk Music, Dance and Storytelling Festival, billed as "the largest participatory folk music event of its kind in the country," will run from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on this Sat. and Sun., June 22 and 23 on the campus of Soka University, 26800 W. Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. Presented by the California Traditional Music Society […]