2002-07-04

Calabasas High School adminstrator takes top job at A.E. Wright Middle School

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Calabasas High School adminstrator takes top job at A.E. Wright Middle School He’s no stranger Las Virgenes Unified School District has named Steve Rosentsweig as the new principal at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas. The 55-year-old Rosentsweig replaces Mary Sistrunk, who took an assignment as the principal of the soon-to-be-built middle school in eastern Calabasas. A resident of Woodland […]

Children can feed farm animals at Leonis Adobe



Children ages 2 to 8 are invited to participate in a summer program, "Let’s Feed the Animals," from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, July 9 through Aug. 27, at the Leonis Adobe Museum, 23537 Calabasas Road, in Old Town Calabasas. Participants will join the museum’s Rancher Richard and help him as he feeds the ranch animals on the museum grounds, […]

Celebrating summer at Vasa Park MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Celebrating summer at Vasa Park MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn ‘FOLLOW ME’—Perry Karlson, left, leads visitors in the traditional ring dances around the Maypole during opening ceremonies of the Midsummer Celebration at Vasa Park in Agoura on a recent Sunday. If you’re looking for things to do today, just consult The Acorn’s Datebook.

Medders, now an Oak Park resident, will play for Eagles as a senior

Acorn Sports Writer

Lyndsey Medders, a highly recruited high school basketball player, will play her senior season at Oak Park High School under head coach Lindsay Strothers. Medders is transferring from Harvard-Westlake in North Hollywood, where she played for Melissa Hearlihy the past two years, after playing varsity as a freshman under Brian Taylor. Medders’ family, formerly of Westlake, now resides in Oak […]

Free outdoor concerts here



From July 11 to Aug. 29, admission to the Autry Museum of Western Heritage is free from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Also, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, visitors can celebrate the start of their weekends early by listening and dancing to music—free of charge—in the open-air Museum Plaza during the Autry’s "Sizzling Summer Nights" program. Food and drinks […]

Calabasas Education Commission making a solid contribution to various programs

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas Education Commission making a solid contribution to various programs The Calabasas Education Commission is only in its first year, but it’s already making a big impact on the community. Formed just last winter, the five-member commission has approved about $100,000 for education-related activities. The commission serves as a liaison between the city and Las Virgenes Unified School District. The […]

City of Hope offers programs



City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte is recruiting blood and platelet donors to help patients with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. For information, eligibility requirements or to schedule an appointment, please call the City of Hope Blood Donor Center at (626) 359-8111, ext. 68386. City of Hope’s Gonda Diabetes Center is recruiting individuals over 50, who have cardiovascular disease, […]

You can learn gourd crafting at Pierce College



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class, "Gourd Crafting," that will teach participants how to transfer a field-grown gourd into a work of art. Participants will learn the basics of cleaning and staining plus techniques and styles from various cultures including woodburning and embellishments. Instructor Dorisanne Soyka sells her gourd art through her own business, Gourd Designs, and […]

Lions’ Ware named Freshman of the Year

Acorn Sports Writer

When Aaron Ware climbed into his mom’s car last week, after finishing up a beneficial stint at a football camp at UCLA, the Oaks Christian High sophomore-to-be got some good news from his mother. He learned he was chosen by Cal Hi Sports as its freshman athlete of the year. "I was kind of amazed and baffled really," said Ware […]

Professional actress to lead class



Professional actress to lead class Professional actress June Chandler will lead an "Acting for Film and Television" class from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Thursdays, July 11 to Aug. 15, at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. For those who have considered an acting career, this class will provide details on the ins and outs of the industry from […]


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