Calabasas to seek public input on city’s future parks

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Have a good idea for a park? The city of Calabasas is listening. Between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. next Mon., Nov. 10 at city hall in Calabasas, residents are invited to voice their opinions at a workshop. It’s called "Envisioning Calabasas Parks" and it will review final decisions for the newly updated draft Parks […]

‘The Nutcracker’ returns in ballet form

‘The Nutcracker’ returns in ballet form

Oaks Christian stays unbeaten, 8-0, in football

Three Tri-Valley teams will make the playoffs, but in what order? By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer The Oaks Christian football team improved to 8-0 on the season and has two big Tri-Valley League games remaining (on the road at Nordhoff in Ojai tomorrow, then at home in the local showdown-of-the-season, when Oak Park travels to OCHS next Friday night). […]

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Farmers’ Market was biased The article announcing the impending return of the Calabasas Farmers’ Market to Old Town is not a balanced "news" report about that issue. It reads more like a press release from Calabasas City Councilman Groveman. He’s a strong proponent for his point of view but not an unbiased source. Consider speaking with Phyliss Power, the market […]

MTA to honor October passes

While MTA mechanics remain on strike, all municipal bus operators and Metrolink commuter rail have agreed to accept MTA October passes as valid fare payment until further notice. Agreements are in place with 17 municipal transit operations to accept October passes through the month of November. MTA passengers who purchased monthly, semi-monthly or weekly passes for October should retain these […]

‘The Nutcracker’ gets financial support

By Saria Kraft Acorn Staff Writer Pacific Festival Ballet twirled into the holiday season with a fundraiser to benefit "The Nutcracker" on Sunday. PFB’s production, in its 10th year at the Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks, was proclaimed the resident "Nutcracker" by the Thousand Oaks City Council in May. For the sixth annual Sugar Plum Tea, Gardens of the World […]

Chargers beat Panthers, play Moorpark on Friday

Special to The Acorn

Despite Agoura’s 42-0 win over Newbury Park last week, the coaches for both teams say the lopsided result has its silver lining. Tomorrow night, Agoura will be home to face the Moorpark Musketeers and the Panthers are at Calabasas looking for a win against the Coyotes. Both games have a 7 p.m. kickoff. The Chargers are 7-1 overall and 4-1 […]

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a U.S. Marine

a U.S. Marine The following letter was written to Cpl. Kayitz Finley of Oak Park in response to a presentation that he gave to students at A.E. Wright and A.C. Stelle middle schools on Oct. 10. This letter was chosen from more than 120 student letters. Finley is a U. S. Marine who was "adopted" by several students last year […]

Armed robber hits drugstore in Agoura Hills

Armed robber hits drugstore in Agoura Hills The Agoura Hills Sav-On, located on Kanan Road near Thousand Oaks Boulevard, was robbed on Sat., Oct. 25 at 8:20 p.m. by a man armed with a gun. According to Sgt. Ron Gomez of Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, a male Hispanic walked to the register, partially lifted his shirt to expose a blue […]

Noted performer speaks about her career

During the Sugar Plum Tea at Gardens of the World, Juliet Cassidy, 5, scampered with playmates inside the gazebo. Her grandmother, Shirley Jones, took a moment to speak about what it takes to be a performer and about new directions in her career. "I literally was discovered overnight," said the star of "Oklahoma," "Carousel" and "The Music Man." "It was […]