Calabasas celebrates preservation of Ahmanson Ranch

T.O. Acorn Editor

As the smell of ritual sage wafted through the air and voices sang traditional Native American songs, members of the Chumash Indian tribe performed a special blessing ceremony last weekend at Ahmanson Ranch near Calabasas. They gave thanks that the ranch will be left undisturbed and open to the public. Dressed in full Indian regalia and speaking in somber tones, […]


CSUN professor awarded grant on human development, cancer

Cal State Northridge biology professor Steven Oppenheimer has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue an ongoing research project on human development and cancer. The $288,686 award, titled "Mechanisms of Adhesive Interactions," will be paid in two installments of $144,343 and will fund the MBRS Score Program Supplement until June 30, 2005. MBRS Score […]

Westlake tops T.O. in tennis showdown, both vie for playoffs

Special to The Acorn

Westlake tops T.O. in tennis showdown, both vie for playoffs By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn Because of the strength of the Calabasas High School girl’s tennis team, taking first place in the Marmonte League this season doesn’t seem likely for Westlake or Thousand Oaks. But a California Interscholastic Federation playoff berth for the Warriors and Lancers remains a […]

Calabasas High School drama students compete in Fall Festival

Vote for Loewe

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Dylan Loewe as he walked door to door in my neighborhood. I have never met a candidate who was as interested in hearing about my concerns with the school district as he was in explaining his ideas and potential solutions. In fact, he even followed up with me a week after […]

Red Cross was ready in Thousand Oaks

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer When the Simi Valley fire was forcing families from their homes and threatening areas including Moorpark and Thousand Oaks, the Red Cross set up a shelter Saturday at the Thousand Oaks Community Center next to Thousand Oaks High School. It was ready to stay open indefinitely. The T.O. shelter was to have handled potential […]

Local dance school is 15 years old

A Step in Time School of Dance in Calabasas is pleased to be celebrating its 15th year of serving the dance community. During the past 15 years, students have performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in NYC, the Sydney Olympics, Sydney Wonderland and Fox Studios. They’ve also done several performances on cruise ships such as The Norwegian Star, Viking […]

Take good care of your feet

The average person takes about 10,000 steps a day and will walk more than 80,000 miles in a lifetime. With one-fourth of the body’s bones in the feet, preventive care is a must. According to certified athletic trainer Heather Matthews, prevention and quick treatment work best. Matthews offers a few tips for maintaining flawless feet: •Match your shoes with your […]

Calabasas beaten by Lancers, 42-17, in football

Special to The Acorn

Two Marmonte League high school football teams that had hoped for better this season––Thousand Oaks and Calabasas––settled the score last week. This week they face even tougher opponents. The Lancers turned back the visiting Coyotes, 42-17 last Friday and travel to Moorpark High School to play the Musketeers at 7 p.m. tonight. Meanwhile, Calabasas plays host to Simi Valley. Thousand […]