State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) applauds the poppy sign, the official designation of the state’s County Scenic Highway system. Thanks to Pavley, scenic highway status was awarded to Malibu Canyon Road during dedication ceremonies last week. SHEILA MASSON/The Acorn

Golf fundraiser looks for leukemia cure

The second annual "Golfing for a Cure Tournament & Awards Dinner," a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, will begin at noon Mon., Nov. 4 at Sunset Hills Country Club, Thousand Oaks. Registration will begin 10:30 a.m. The entry fee of $125 per player includes greens fee, driving range, golf cart, course contests and the awards dinner. To attend […]

Communication in workplace taught at Pierce

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension will offer the class "Rules for Effective Communication at Work" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Oct. 19 on the campus at 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Business is conducted as a rough-and-tumble sport with its own set of rules that often remain unspoken. How an individual communicates (both verbally and non-verbally) in the […]

Hip Hop Workshop keeps in step

Famed WW II bomber to soar over Camarillo

Aviation fans have chance
to fly high

Aviation fans have chance to fly high Aviation and history fans have a rare opportunity to fly aboard a historic vintage World War II aircraft, the B-17G Flying Fortress christened "Sentimental Journey" when it visits Camarillo Airport Fri., Oct. 25 to Sun., Oct. 27. The plane was famous for daylight bombing raids over Germany during World War II and could […]

Local road designated as a scenic highway

Local road designated as a scenic highway By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Using a roadside ceremony framed by the handsome Santa Monica Mountains, state and local officials formally declared Malibu Canyon Road last week to be part of the Los Angeles County Scenic Highway system. The eight-mile stretch of road from Lost Hills Road in Calabasas to Pacific Coast […]

Women to host garage sale

Westlake Village Women’s Club (Evening Section) is sponsoring a garage sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Nov. 2 at 3230 Windriver Circle, Westlake Village to raise funds for a worthy cause. All proceeds will be used to support the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation. The club invites the community to donate "sellable" garage sale items including the following: […]

Local man named president, CEO

Agoura Hills resident Michael Peikoff has been appointed president and CEO of Rocamojo Inc. The newly created post marks Rocamojo founder and chairman Ron Marinaro’s first major executive appointment for the company, makers of natural foods, whose initial product introductions will be two soy-based coffee alternatives. Locally, the products are available at Lassen’s in Thousand Oaks. Peikoff joins Rocamojo after […]

New CHS year brings changes

Acorn Student Correspondent

Two months into the new school year and Calabasas High School (CHS) appears to be off to a great start. The faculty spent the summer preparing for many changes, including the addition of new teachers and the implementation of a new schedule. The first day of school literally went up in smoke. A small fire broke out in a storage […]

Ford will build the GT40

Acorn Automotive Editor

It’s more years that I care to remember, but working in a major oil company’s press office in London had some great perks. One was to be driven around the Le Mans circuit in France in a Ford GT40. In 1966, Ford won the 24-Hours at Le Mans, 1-2-3, beating Enzo Ferrari at the same time. I bet they wish […]