Visit the mayor on Saturday in Agoura Hills

Visit the mayor on Saturday in Agoura Hills Agoura Hills Mayor Jeff Reinhardt and Mayor Pro Tem Dan Kuperberg will host an informal community outreach event at 8 a.m. Sat., Jan. 18 at Coffee Island in the Mann Theater Plaza, adjacent Roadside Drive, Agoura Road and Cornell Way in Agoura Hills. Residents are invited to chat about any topic and […]

Popular Form of Yoga Makes Debut in Conejo/Las Virgenes

Clara Chan has brought Bikram Yoga to the Conejo Valley and Malibu area. Bikram Yoga is a challenging workout that improves physical strength, flexibility and balance while enhancing mental clarity and focus. The practice is a sequence of 26 postures, including two breathing exercises performed in a heated room. According to Chan, "Bikram yoga balances the body, mind and spirit […]

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Story of the Week

By Irv Lippel Story of the Week Edwin Snider was born in Los Angeles. His playing career took him 3,000 miles east, to a place called Brooklyn. That’s where he gained his fame and that’s where he gained his celebrated nickname, "Duke." And so was born Duke Snider. The New York Giants had Willie Mays, the New York Yankees had […]

This band’s got a special sound

Four young performers will debut as soloists with the New West Symphony under the baton of Maestro Boris Brott in the Discovery Artists Concert at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 18 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The concert will showcase the talents of Valerie Stern (piano) of Agoura Hills; David Feldman (horn) of Thousand […]

Goodbye, Hayden, we’ll miss you

Goodbye, Hayden, we’ll miss you Several hundred people gathered last Sunday to say goodbye to Hayden Finley (see story on page 2). It was a memorial service to celebrate his life. It was different from most funerals because funerals are usually morbid affairs with lots of sobbing and sad songs. In contrast, at Hayden’s service, there was a substantial amount […]

Settlement reached on Oak Park Library

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Although shunned by a contractor and investigated by a grand jury, the new Oak Park library still might be open by this spring, officials say. Ventura County reached a tentative settlement last week with the contractor’s insurance company, a move that allows construction on the long-delayed project to move forward. Keith K.C. Lee, Inc., […]

Parenting Course Offered

Lisa’s Kidz, a Creative Learning Place, will present parent educator and behaviorist Marilyn Padget of Positive Strokes Worldwide in a seminar, "Parenting Children of Divorce," that’s aimed at teaching parents how to make divorce painless for their children. The seminar will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon on the following Saturdays: Feb. 1, 8, 15 or 22, at Braemar […]

Calabasas boys lose, 2-1, to Lancers after fast start

Acorn Sports Writer

The Calabasas boys’ soccer team lost to Thousand Oaks, 2-1, in a Marmonte League contest last Friday at TOHS. Alex Rosenblum scored a first-half goal to tie the score at one, but the Lancers scored again before halftime to go ahead for good. The loss dropped the Coyotes to 6-4-4 overall and it was their first loss in league where […]

Rob Reiner to discuss ‘On the Waterfront’

Award-winning actor and filmmaker Rob Reiner will discuss "On the Waterfront," the Academy Award-winning 1954 film starring Marlon Brando, at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Jan. 17 at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. His talk is part of "Cinema’s Legacy: How Great Filmmakers Inspire Great Filmmakers," presented by the Skirball and American Film Institute, which features conversations […]

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