Local woman’s miracle strengthens family, inspires poem

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Oak Park resident Marilyn Gourdeau more than anticipates the New Year. She looks at every new day with intense gratitude like a child opening his or her presents under the Christmas tree. Five years ago, Gourdeau was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called leiomyosarcoma. Leiomyosarcoma is a cancerous tumor of the smooth […]


The total loss was $89,100 when four generators, a trash pump and some other items were stolen from a contractor’s site between 5:30 p.m. Dec. 16 and 6 a.m. Dec. 17 in the 29000 block of Mulholland Highway. A suspect stole a grinder, a survey tripod, levels and some other items that totaled over $700 from a storage container between […]

Supports farmers’ market, laments changes

Although I’m not particularly pleased to see the changes in the Calabasas Farmers’ Market, I feel very strongly that that market needs to survive. It really is the heart of activity in Old Town on Saturday morning. It is the one place where there is true community interaction. It also helps to support the Adobe and local businesses, bringing in […]

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