Visitor enjoys ‘Concert in the Park’

Money is topic of Chamber lunch

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Thurs., July 25 at the Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Guest speaker Warren Cooley of the Valley Economic Development Center will discuss "Money, Money, Money, How to Manage It and How to Find It." The cost is $20 for Chamber members, $25 nonmembers. To RSVP, […]

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Magic Mountain trip available

The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are accepting registration for a trip to Magic Mountain open to ages 11 through 15 on Wed., July 17. The bus trip will depart at 8 a.m. from Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills, and return at 6 p.m. The cost is $32. For more information or to register for […]

Eby named head coach of Westlake baseball

Acorn Sports Writer

Josh Eby, the Westlake assistant baseball coach under Chuck Berrington from 1997 through last season, was promoted to head coach of the Warriors’ baseball program last week, shortly after Berrington resigned. Eby, 25, graduated from Westlake in 1995, then graduated from UCLA and currently teaches at Sequoia Middle School in Newbury Park. "I hope to continue the tradition that Coach […]

Swindlers in corporate boardrooms should go to jail

Swindlers in corporate boardrooms should go to jail In today’s America, "corporate ethics" has replaced "government efficiency" as the nation’s biggest oxymoron. Big-shot executives at WorldCom must have taken training at Enron; they repeatedly took the Fifth Amendment earlier this week during a congressional hearing on "accounting irregularities." Instead of actually testifying, the execs refused to answer most questions on […]

Pumpkin Festival will return

Acorn Staff Writer

Watch out! Thirty tons of pumpkins are coming to Calabasas this October. After canceling last year’s 10th annual Calabasas Pumpkin Festival, the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce announced last week at the city council meeting that the festival is back. It was cancelled last year because coordinators couldn’t raise enough money, according to Calabasas Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Carol […]

Have a sprained ankle? Try RICE

Have a sprained ankle? Try RICE A healthy dose of information may help you deal with many of the sprains, strains and pains life can throw your way. For example, knowing some basic first aid can help you get a leg up on a sprained ankle—or at least help you take care of one until a doctor is available. Athletic […]

Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival returns LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival returns LISA ADAMS/The Acorn ‘DON’T WORRY’––Lane Davis (Prospero), from left to right, comforts Megan Goodchild (Miranda) as Manny Darden (Ariel) looks on during a scene from Shakespeare’s "The Tempest" recently at California Lutheran University (CLU). Skits and other activities are a part of pre-show activities at CLU’s sixth annual Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival. The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company will […]

Use common sense to prevent drowning

As summer progresses, the Emergency Medical Services Agency has started a drowning prevention campaign in the county of Ventura to remind parents and caregivers of various safety tips to prevent this type of tragedy from occurring. Last year in the county there were seven drownings or near drownings of children between infancy and age 4. In 1999/2000 that same age […]