Eric Burdon impresses crowd at The Canyon

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer For a brief moment, you thought there might have been laughing. Fans chuckling as the rotund, impish Eric Burdon appeared on stage at The Canyon last weekend, his second appearance at the Agoura Hills concert club in less than a year. With Hawaiian shirt covering his paunch and the gait of a senior citizen, […]

If Words Could Talk

By Bill E. Brock Are We Grilling Yet? The first day of summer is June 21 and I really need to learn how to grill before then. Cooking stuff over a fire on wheels isn’t my forte. I’ve always assumed that anyone can light a fire, toss on the meat, flip it, put it on a plate with potato salad […]

Committee vacancies still exist

Committee vacancies still exist The city of Thousand Oaks has extended the application closing dates for the two following city committees with vacancies. Business Roundtable: Applicants must be city residents with business experience or city business property owners, city business owners or employees. Closing date: June 20. City Investment Review Committee: Applicants must be city residents and qualified professionals with […]

Father’s Day car show on tap

Looking for a fun way to entertain Dad on Father’s Day? Bring him and the family to the Hot Rod and Motorcycle Show on Father’s Day, Sun., June 15 at Gateway Church, 29646 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. And save your allowance—admission is free. The event opens with hot rod and motorcycle registration from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. From 10 to […]

Calabasas mayor to attend upcoming luncheon

Calabasas Chamber of Commerce members will have an opportunity to meet Calabasas Mayor James Bozajian at their luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thurs., June 26 at the Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento. This special luncheon venue gives chamber members and residents an opportunity to meet with the mayor and discuss issues of interest. Bozajian previously served as Mayor of Calabasas in […]

Golfer wins car with hole in one at tourney

It was his first-ever hole in one

Paul Kaiser shot a hole in one on June 2 at the Tierra Rejada Golf Club, during Brookside Elementary School’s first annual golf tournament. Brookside is in Oak Park. With many local sponsors, golfers anxious to participate and under perfect conditions, the shotgun tournament took place. Sponsor Galpin Ford was pleased to offer a 2003 convertible Mustang GT for a […]

Chamber singers to perform Brahms

The Oaks Chamber Singers, directed by Annette Murphy, will present its spring concert, "Mostly Brahms," at 7:30 p.m. Sun., June 15 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. They will present contrasting musical creations by Johannes Brahms: lieder, humorous folk songs and spirited waltzes. Mezzo soprano Elaine Crandall will be the featured soloist in "Gestillte […]

Our suggestions for graduating seniors are short and sweet–unlike commencement speeches

Our suggestions for graduating seniors are short and sweet–unlike commencement speeches What advice would you give to a graduating high school senior? We asked the same question at the office and here are the responses: Think for yourself. Live life to its fullest. Choose a career that you love. Obey your heart and be true to yourself. See the world […]

Calabasas council appoints new planning commissioners

Calabasas council appoints new planning commissioners By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer A new Calabasas Planning Commission has been appointed. The city council last week discussed and made their decisions in public during its regular meeting. Previous commissioners Gary Klein and Dave Brown were reappointed and will sit on the commission until October 2004. Professor and community activist Jack Solomon, […]

Dad’s Day event also in Calabasas

Rustle up your Dad, Pa, Poppa, Daddy-O, Pops, Papa—and don’t forget your father-in-law or stepdad—and bring him on over to be the free guest of Leonis Adobe Museum this Father’s Day, Sun., June 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 23537 Calabasas Road in Old Town Calabasas. Leonis Adobe is an authentic Monterey-style ranch and museum. Docents will be on […]

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