Highway 1 improvement project has started; expect snarls during peak hours

Highway 1 improvement project has started; expect snarls during peak hours Caltrans has announced that the current northbound Oxnard Boulevard (Route 1) direct connector to the northbound Ventura Freeway (U.S. Highway 101) was closed permanently on April 7 as part of the Ventura Freeway Improvement Project. The closure will facilitate construction of a new interchange at Route 1 and 101, […]

Calabasas classes are sure to please

The city of Calabasas Community Services Department is offering a variety of classes this spring, including the following. For further information on any of these classes or to register, please call (818) 880-6461 or stop by De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas Hills, where classes will be held except where noted otherwise. "Songwriting." In this class, participants will […]

WHS students participate in a fast

Story of Passover to be performed at Christian Church of the Hills

Rob Styler, director of Drama & Arts Ministries with Second Adam Performing Arts, a ministry of CJF, will present "Passover Perfect," the story of Passover as told by a Passover lamb, at 7 p.m. Fri., April 18 at Christian Church of the Hills, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. As "Moishe" he will relate what is required of a Passover lamb […]

Help children be themselves

Help children be themselves I want to commend The Acorn on your insightful April 3 editorial titled "Are we expecting too much from our kids?" As a parent of adult children, natural and adopted, raised in the Westlake Village area, I couldn’t agree more with your message. Our natural children may have our genes and our adopted children others, but […]

For the record

The benches at A.E. Wright Middle School were donated by the city of Hidden Hills, not Calabasas. The Acorn had received incorrect information from a source. The correct Website for information about the festival in Scotland that Agoura High School drama students will be attending in August is www.goodbyname.com/fringe/.

Donations needed

The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center in Carpinteria is desperately seeking donations. Proceeds fund this center, which houses 100 men suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. The center will accept vehicles, household items and clothing. For convenient pick-up, please call (800) 95-TRUCK.

Principals’ hotline to answer questions

Parents may have their questions on children and education answered by calling the National Principals’ Hotline this month. Parents, grandparents or anyone with a question to ask about schools, children and education may speak directly (but anonymously) with a school principal or school psychologist from Sun., April 13 to Tues., April 15, when the National Association of Elementary School Principals […]

Local youth are called to Torah in Bar Mitzvahs

The following youth have been called to the Torah: Max Daren Mondrus, the son of JoAnn Mondrus of Agoura Hills and Jack Mondrus of Agoura Hills, was called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah of the Center for Early Jewish Education (CEJE) on Jan. 11. His father presented him with a tallit, the traditional Jewish prayer shawl. Max has […]

Oak tree laws go too far

Oak tree laws go too far I couldn’t agree more with The Acorn regarding the oak tree issue. I wish more people would speak out against the tyranny of political correctness, the McCarthyism of the left. I too love nature, and I am all for protecting precious resources, but there is a happy medium. I resent the government telling private […]