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Local office collecting toys for needy

Local office collecting toys for needy Mark Fasano of the Orcutt/Fasano Financial Group at UBS PaineWebber and his assistant Venetta Reyes have collected hundreds of gifts each holiday season for the residents of Maryvale, an orphanage for girls. A resident of Agoura, Fasano has been involved in the project since 1994, while Reyes has spearheaded the project for the past […]

New Year mixer will be Jan. 9

New Year mixer will be Jan. 9 New Year mixer will be Jan. 9 The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will host its first mixer of the New Year at 5:30 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 9 at Iliana’s Corfu Island, 30135 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The event will feature Greek music and food. Attendees are encouraged to bring their business […]

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Sports Junkie By Irv Lippel Quick Take It’s hard to imagine that, had he lived, Frank Sinatra would have been 87 years old on Dec. 12. If I ever do the Entertainment Junkie, as I’m planning to do eventually, he’ll be my lead story, just as Jackie Robinson was my lead story for Sports Junkie. It’s entirely fitting in my […]

Conejo Pops to present lively New Year’s Eve concert

Conejo Pops Orchestra will present the seventh annual New Year’s Eve "Night in Vienna" at 8 p.m. Tues., Dec. 31 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Pianist Daniel Pollack will be the special guest artist featured in a program of music associated with Vienna, Austria as well as music from […]

Ahmanson is only good for greedy developers

Ahmanson is only good for greedy developers I really question the genuineness of the "supporters of Ahmanson Ranch development [hoping] the project will meet the housing crisis in Southern California" (The Acorn, Dec.5). If they are sincere (and of this I am in grave doubt) in this hope, I applaud their idea, but trading one problem for another is usually […]

Early deadlines are in effect

It’s necessary to change deadlines for upcoming issues of The Acorn Newspapers because of Christmas and New Year’s Day. Please note the changes because they’re substantially different than normal deadlines. For next week’s Thurs., Dec. 26 issue, the real estate and editorial deadlines have passed. The display and classified advertising deadline is noon today. For the issue of Thurs., Jan. […]

It sure looks like El Nino to us

For the record

Due to faulty information from a source and a typographical error, a name was misspelled in last week’s issue. We apologize for the incorrect spelling of Evann Markell. She’s a student at Sumac Elementary School.

Coyotes off to fast start in basketball

Special to The Acorn

A year after finishing with a 15-11 record in the Frontier League, the Calabasas High School varsity boys’ basketball team has started out this year’s season with two key nonleague victories over the Burbank Bulldogs and the Santa Clara Saints. In their first official game of the season, the Coyotes pulled off a 113-71 upset against Burbank at home, setting […]