Miah Pungrchar, 8, of Simi Valley competes in the pie eating contest during the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival over the weekend at Paramount Ranch in rural Agoura. It was a fundraiser for the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce and other organizations. More than 11,000 attended. MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Pancake breakfast set for Saturday

The Agoura/Las Virgenes Optimist Club and the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department will co-host a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. this Sat., Oct. 26 in the Von’s supermarket parking lot at Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Kanan Road in Agoura Hills. For only $2, you can enjoy pancakes, sausage, orange juice and milk. Proceeds will benefit STAR (Success Through Awareness […]

Information shared about the seriousness of domestic violence

What is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence occurs when a person is physically, sexually, emotionally or verbally abused by a current or former spouse or former cohabitant, a person whom he or she has had a child with, or a current or former dating partner or fiancé, including a partner of the same sex. Anyone is capable of hurting the people […]

College workshops offered at Calabasas library

The city of Calabasas Library will host a series of free workshops geared towards young adults planning to attend college in the next year or two. College counselor Sheryl Burnam will discuss how to choose a college that is right for the student, provide assistance with "those pesky personal essay prompts" and host a workshop devoted to proper completion of […]

The Canyon hosts MBPAS fundraiser

Special to The Acorn

Brimming with tears, laughter and dance, The Canyon in Agoura Hills hosted the Malibu Ballet & Performing Arts Society’s (MBPAS) annual " Opening Party and Fundraising Gala" Sunday evening to benefit the society’s various programs. General Hospital’s Jackie Zeman and A.Martinez were master of ceremonies for the fundraiser called "Come to the Casbah." The guest of honor was Beth Myles, […]

Thank you for dimming the lights

As president of the Liberty Canyon Homeowners Association, I wanted to acknowledge the Oct. 3 letter to the editor by Tom Stoddard, director of operations for Cypress Land Company. More specifically, the Spirent building located on Agoura Road and Liberty Canyon. Yes, the perimeter parking lights have been turned off at 9 p.m. each night as Stoddard promised—a welcome relief […]

Senior group celebrates 20 years

By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer OASIS, the national education organization for older adults, founded by Marylen Mann and Margie Wolcott May of the May Co., celebrated its 20th anniversary on Saturday with an event at Pierce College in Woodland Hills. About 75 people turned out to talk about the organization and its future and just to gather and socialize. […]

Halloween happenings

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and Rancho Simi Recreation & Park District will co-sponsor a Halloween Carnival from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 31 at Mae Boyar Park, 130 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. The carnival will include game booths and prizes. A costume contest and parade will begin 6 p.m. followed by a clown […]

Coldwell Banker raises more than $18,000

Yerba Buena Elementary to host annual Halloween Carnival

Yerba Buena Elementary School will present its fall fundraiser, its annual Halloween Carnival, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 27 on the campus at 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. Sponsored by the Yerba Buena Parent Faculty Association, the carnival will feature 10 games, a haunted house, pumpkin patch, face painting/hair spiking, a vendor boutique, a wide variety of […]