The meter is running on the cost of Ahmanson Ranch

The meter is running on the cost of Ahmanson Ranch By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The Ventura County Board of Supervisors approved a three-fold increase in the fee that it must pay to receive final reporting on the impacts of Ahmanson Ranch. Ventura-based Rincon Consultants––which must summarize more than 6,000 pages of public testimony on how the development will […]

Kiwanis have new name

The Kiwanis Club of Calabasas recently changed its name to include the entire Las Virgenes region. It will now be known as the Kiwanis Club of Calabasas/Agoura. Weekly luncheons are at noon Tuesdays at the Hilton Gardens Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. All are welcome to attend. For more information, please call (818) 591-7720.

Nutrition is an important issue in a senior’s diet

Nutrition is an important issue in a senior’s diet Even the healthiest seniors face unique needs for a variety of medical reasons, according to Alice H. Lichtenstein, D.Sc., professor of nutrition and senior scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston. "The elderly have lower metabolic rates, lower proportions of lean […]

CHS football team hopes to surprise

Acorn Sports Writer

The Calabasas football team will face stiffer competition in the tougher Marmonte League this season, stepping up from the Frontier League where the Coyotes finished a disappointing 2-9 last year. Head coach Larry Edwards and his team took part in a passing tournament at Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village last Friday and Saturday, and after an opening round […]

Calamigos to host a concert

I palpiti, Orchestral Ensemble of International Laureates, will present a concert at 7 p.m. Tues., July 30 at Calamigos Ranch, 327 Latigo Canyon Road, Malibu. The performers are described as "acclaimed musicians from countries throughout Europe and Asia" and will be under the direction of Eduard Schmieder. The pop concert includes "a festive dinner." The cost for the dinner and […]

Gridlock and crime; what can be done?

Gridlock and crime; what can be done? Gridlock and crime; what can be done? Transportation and public safety get top billing in this week’s Acorn. A government study continues to look at the 101 Freeway and ways to reduce gridlock; Westlake Village held a meeting that dealt with crime; and Calabasas is looking at a "dark skies" ordinance that would […]

State Farm will close its Westlake Village offices

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Like many corporate employees, the 700 workers of State Farm Insurance in the city of Westlake Village pride themselves with loyalty and longevity. Denise Fiore has been with State Farm for 16 years, but last week she received word that her employer is closing shop. State Farm Insurance Cos., the largest U.S. auto and […]

Eagles revisited

Food tips for seniors listed

Food Tips for the Elderly

Following are food tips for the healthy, elderly individuals from Home Instead Senior Care, food experts at Tufts and Purdue universities, and food editors at "Taste of Home" magazine. 1. Select foods that are rich in nutrients such as peaches, apricots, romaine lettuce; whole or fortified grains that are high in fiber; and other foods that are low in saturated […]

Warrior girls look to be basketball contender in the tough Marmonte League

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake girls’ basketball team coached by John D’Agostin won last week’s second annual Thousand Oaks summer girls’ basketball tournament by winning all five games it played. "It’s a really positive experience for us," D’Agostin said. "I think we’re playing the best that we’ve ever played right now since I’ve been at Westlake." D’Agostin, headed into his third year as […]