Hope surges for Agoura High School leukemia victim

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer "Without the dark there can be no light," said a poet I once knew. Last Friday, 16-year-old Brandon Quinn saw a ray of hope in his life as doctors announced that the boy’s leukemia had gone into remission. "It was like a huge weight off my shoulders and Brandon’s as well," said his mother, […]

Local math professor honored

Calabasas resident David L. Pagni, a veteran mathematics professor at California State University Fullerton who’s been called "one of the most respected math educators in the world," is among the five winners of the California State University Wang Family Excellence Awards. He was selected from nominees from throughout the 23-campus CSU system, and has won a cash award of $20,000. […]

Health Fair to serve all ages

West Valley Jewish Community Center will host an Intergen-erational Health Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Tues., May 13 at the center, located on the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. Safety hints for all family members and fingerprinting ID for children will be provided. There will be "Drumming for Health" and Tai Chi for all […]

Westlake Warriors stay in first place

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake baseball team defeated Newbury Park, 4-3, in a rain-shortened contest held in Newbury Park last Friday. The win kept the Warriors (14-6, 8-3) in first place in the Marmonte League and despite the loss the Panthers (10-13, 6-4) are still very much alive for the playoffs and even a league title. Cody Cipriano, a senior who was the […]

Calabasas invites wine tasters

The eighth annual Calabasas Wine Tasting and Silent Auction presented by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., June 3 at Fins Creekside Restaurant in Old Town Calabasas. Individual tickets are $40 and sponsors are invited to host wine tables at $325 each. Participants are invited to promote their businesses in a "business-expo" like […]

Maybe somebody should start a Diversity Club?

Maybe somebody should start a Diversity Club? We are writing to you in regards to the article about the young woman who was a victim of racism at Calabasas High School. There is nothing that saddens us more than when we see or hear about people being judged by such illusionary standards as money, clothes, appearance or, in this case, […]

Citizen, Youth of the Year named

Recipients of the Citizen and Youth Recognition programs were announced at a recent Westlake Village City Council meeting. Nominees for both the Citizen and Youth of the Year awards must have been residents of Westlake Village and were recognized for making significant contributions to the city and for displaying volunteerism, civic pride and commitment toward the betterment of the city. […]

Jail replica set fire by arsonist

The replica Calabasas Jail in Old Town Calabasas caught fire just after 3 p.m. on Monday. Sources said a witness reported two suspects throwing something into the building before it went up in flames. An official from the city of Los Angeles Fire Department said he couldn’t confirm arson as the cause of the fire, but said an active investigation […]


Topic is Teen Attitudes

Topic is Teen Attitudes "Sexually Speaking: What Is Your Teenager Up To?" is a program for parents of middle and high school students by clinical psychologist Lise Spiegel, Ph.D., from 7-8:30 p.m. in Calabasas High School lecture hall, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. presented by CHS PFC Parent Education Committee. Listen to Radio History Historian Reynold Johnson will discuss evolution of […]

Coyotes keep pace in Marmonte League

Special to The Acorn

It hasn’t been easy for the Calabasas Coyotes in their first year of baseball in the Marmonte League. Head coach Rick Nathanson’s team played through 2 1/2 innings of rain last Friday to beat the Agoura High Chargers, 1-0, then played a Daily News Tournament rain makeup game against the Antelope Valley Antelopes of the Golden League on Monday, winning […]