OPHS winter concert is tonight

OPHS winter concert is tonight The combined ensembles of the Oak Park High School Band and Choir will present a winter concert featuring music celebrating the human spirit at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Dec. 12 in the school’s gym, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. Admission is $5 and proceeds will benefit the OPHS Performing Arts Booster Club. The program […]

Critics of the school have forgotten the positive benefits

I was glad to see The Acorn is interested in presenting the issue of a new campus for the Heschel West School. However, after reading the opposition letters in the Nov. 21 edition, I hope the newspaper staff will go the extra yard to obtain and present the facts of this project so that our community will not need to […]

Golf event attracts crowds here

Holiday Homes Tour helps Wellness

Another city of Calabasas lawsuit against Ahmanson loses in court

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The city of Calabasas and other litigants last week unsuccessfully sued Ventura County for what was thought to be a violation of the Brown Act. The lawsuit, possibly an attempt to delay the 3,050-home Ahmanson Ranch development (that would exist north of Calabasas), failed. Five Ventura County planning commissioners had visited Washington Mutual’s Ahmanson […]

St. Bonnie Seraphs ready for Westlake

St. Bonnie Seraphs ready for Westlake When St. Bonaventure defeated Moorpark, 46-40, in a semifinal playoff matchup last Saturday night at Moorpark, it set up the possibility that the Seraphs could win a fourth straight California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship. St. Bonaventure won three straight playing in Division XI and this year they seek No. 4, having moved up to […]

Classical music ensemble gets romantic

Guest artist Warren Jones, a pianist described as "the collaborator of choice of the world’s greatest singers," will join the classical musical ensemble Camerata Pacifica for their concert at 8 p.m. Sun., Dec. 15 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Jones and Camerata violist Donald McInnes will perform […]

First-year councilman takes a look back

It’s now been one year on the Westlake Village City Council, and I must admit I really enjoy it. I was warned that being on the council is very time-consuming and indeed this is true. Thanks to a great staff that would be the envy of any small business owner, our city is professionally managed. I’ve learned that you get […]

Six to seek two seats on Calabasas City Council

City council candidates have filed for the March 4 Calabasas election. The deadline to file nomination papers was last Friday. Incumbents Dennis Washburn and Janice Lee, whose terms expire after completing four-year terms, will both seek reelection. Former mayor and city councilman, and current Parks and Recreation Commissioner Robert Sibilia will challenge for a seat. Karmen Brower will run again […]

Red Cross urges year-end gifts

Year-end charitable giving to the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles can benefit both those who make the donations and members of the community who receive the organization’s services throughout the year. "Two things people can do at this point in the year to reduce their taxes are to make a charitable contribution or gift annuity," said John S. […]

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