Westlake hosts cheerleader clinic

Historical Society goes on the road

The Calabasas Historical Society will participate in a free group tour of the Nethercutt Auto Collection in Sylmar on Wed., Jan. 22. Those interested in attending must RSVP by tomorrow, Fri., Jan. 17 to the Nethercutt Collection at (818) 367-2251. The trip to Sylmar will depart 9:30 a.m. Tour participants should meet to carpool at the Kinko’s located at Mulholland […]

Tips to avoid blood clots

To help avoid a blood clot, remember these tips on your next flight:
Get up to walk around

To help avoid a blood clot, remember these tips on your next flight: Get up to walk around periodically. Stretch your legs. Flex your leg muscles and move your feet and toes. Do not wear anything that may impede circulation. Stay hydrated. For more information about blood clots, please call (800) CLOT-FREE.

Sheriff’s blotter


Agoura A computer was stolen from a home (no signs of forcible entry) on Malibu Drive. The $500 loss occurred between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Dec. 25 and a possible suspect was named. Agoura Hills A fight broke out between 20-30 males (18-21) and five local males (18-21) at a party in the 30100 block of Amelia Street at […]

A ‘sense of community’ shouldn’t have barriers

I found Sharon Robinson’s letter castigating Heschel West for its use of the word "community" to be very telling. Yes, the school’s opponents are not very inclusive in their vision of community. When people narrowly define their community, they make it easy to equate the "community’s interest" with their own self-interests. Heschel West and its supporters have a broader, more […]


Council frets
over project

Council frets over project’s public school By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Plans for a new public school in Calabasas may face a rocky road. New Millennium Homes is developing a housing project called The Oaks, a 550-unit gated subdivision that’s under construction above Calabasas Park Estates. California law says public schools must be open to everyone. A school located […]

Recycle old bikes to help the less unfortunate

Recycle old bikes to help the less unfortunate The Agoura Hills-based organization "Mission With Bikes" (MWB) is gearing up for this year’s bicycle giveaway campaign. Founded by Mark Blum in 1996, MWB is seeking donations of used bicycles to be refurbished and given away to families in need, through individual donations and social service organizations. Blum, a former insurance company […]

Health crisis to be discussed

Top government and health officials will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fri., Jan. 17 at the Northwest Campus Auditorium in the Sunset Village of the UCLA campus to discuss the healthcare crisis in Los Angeles County. Area public administrators, policymakers and interested parties are encouraged to attend the forum to learn of the magnitude of the problem and […]

Students raise money for family

Old Agoura is unique and shouldn’t change

When I read the letters every week in The Acorn, I try to understand why the writers want so badly to build Heschel School in Old Agoura. I do not understand why they think it will be so good for Old Agoura. I must think that they do not understand why the people of Old Agoura are adamantly opposed to […]