Suggested names sought for new middle school in Calabasas

Suggested names sought for new middle school in Calabasas What’s in a name? That’s what the Las Virgenes Unified School District wants to know. The district is asking for suggestions from the public to help name the new middle school being built at 22450 Mulholland Highway in Calabasas. The school is scheduled to open with an enrollment of about 800 […]

Rose Society to host gala at Gardens of the World

The Ventura County Rose Society (VCRS) will host a "Gala Celebration of Roses" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Sat., Sept. 28 at Gardens of the World Community Park, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The day’s activities will include four scheduled programs: English Cottage Gardens; Floral Design with Romantic Roses; Landscaping with Roses and Herbs; and Mulches, Potting […]

Bike rodeo to teach cycling safety to kids

Bike rodeo to teach cycling safety to kids Parents will be able to test their child’s bicycle safety know-how at the city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Service’s 13th annual Bike Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Oct. 5 in the playground area of Yerba Buena Elementary School, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. Designed for children ages […]


THURS., SEPT. 26 Westlake HOA Westlake Joint Board of Homeowners Assns meets 7:30 p.m. at North Ranch Community Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd. Thousand Oaks City Council candidates will speak and be available to answer questions. Public welcome. (818) 591-9094 CV Jaycees Mixer Conejo Valley Junior chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) host community mixer at 7 p.m. at Red’s BBQ & […]

Chargers beat Camarillo in football, balance their record at 1-1

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura football team shook off an opening-game loss vs. Buena the week before and won their home-opening game last Friday, beating Camarillo, 28-14. Charger coach Charlie Wegher said his team played tougher and it didn’t make the mistakes that had hurt the team in the loss vs. the Bulldogs in Ventura in Week One. "We were a lot more […]

Local flutist to perform

Flutist Toby Caplan-Stonefield of Westlake Village will be featured in a recital at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 27 at Thomas Aquinas College, 10000 N. Ojai Road, Santa Paula. Paul Switzler (piano) and Jan Kelley (cellist) will accompany. The program will include music by C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, Katherine Hoover, Frank Martin, and other composers. Intended for students, the recital is open […]

Coyotes a danger to local pets

By Gregory Koteles Staff Writer Wile E. Coyote never caught the Roadrunner, but real coyotes are often more clever than their cartoon counterpart. The Abrams family of Agoura Hills knows from experience. They lost a family friend to coyotes. Returning home on the evening of Yom Kippur, Allan Abrams went to bring his two small dogs indoors from the backyard. […]

Musical event aims to get youth to register to vote

An Agoura High School graduate is organizing a local event to promote voter registration among young people. Rachel Wasserman, alumni of AHS class of 1995, is coordinator for "Register & Rock" tomorrow night, Fri., Sept. 27 at The Canyon Club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Admission is $5 before 10 p.m. for all ages and $10 after 10 p.m. for […]

Supporting a worthy cause

Arts education brochure avaialable

The Ventura County Superintendent of Schools has announced publication of "Touching Hearts, Reaching Minds Through the Arts." The publication contains a variety of resources sponsored by the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools and available to public and private schools in Ventura County. The brochure includes staff development workshops in the arts, performances at theaters, assemblies at schools and residencies by […]