Free emergency training courses offered at Calabasas City Hall

The city of Calabasas Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Fire Department, will host free emergency training courses from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 24, Feb. 14 and 28 at Calabasas City Hall, 26135 Mureau Road, Calabasas. The courses will introduce participants to the CERT program and provide instructions for dealing with […]

Conejo Valley Days coming

Entry forms are available for the 2004 Conejo Valley Days (CVD) Tiny Tots Pageant. The event will be Sat., March 6 at 1 p.m. as part of the Conejo Valley Days Kickoff Picnic. The picnic and pageant will be held at Conejo Creek North (23 Freeway, Janss Road exit). Boys and girls are invited to wear their favorite Western, country, […]

Celebrities to participate in benefit ‘Hope, Healing and Humanity,’ a benefit for research, will be performed

5-8 p.m. on
Sun., Jan. 25

Celebrities to participate in benefit ‘Hope, Healing and Humanity,’ a benefit for research, will be performed 5-8 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 25 Actor Brad Garrett of "Everybody Loves Raymond" will emcee and singers Ray Charles and Johnny Tillotson will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. Sun., Jan. 25 at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. The […]

Eagles set school record

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oak Park boys’ basketball team won a school-record 23rd straight Tri-Valley league game when it defeated Bishop Diego, 53-46, in a game played at Oak Park High School last Friday night. "It’s one less burden that this young team has to carry around," Eagle head coach Ed Chevalier said after the historic win. "Although we haven’t made a very […]

New West Symphony series teaches elements of music

With the New West Symphony’s free discussion series "Symphony 101—Off the 101" coming to Westlake Village next week, there will simply be no excuse not to brush up on what all that joyful noise is about. Symphony musicologist and music raconteur Charles McDermott will lead the discussion, presented from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4 and […]

Plan to build outdoor climbing wall collapses in Agoura Hills

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Oak Park residents Todd and Pavlina Ryzow’s dream of opening "The Rock Garden," an outdoor rock climbing facility in Agoura Hills near Whizin’s Shopping Center, was reduced to rubble at last week’s Agoura Hills City Council meeting. Todd Ryzow presented preliminary plans for an outdoor rock climbing facility during a pre-screening review. The Ryzows […]

Work of local artists’ group on display in Westlake

Westlake Village Art Guild will display work by local artists at the Westlake Village Library, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. Paintings displayed in the library are being loaned by members of the Guild. Currently, library patrons may view animal portraits, original flower and seascapes watercolors and paintings of children’s toys. New artwork will be on display every few months. […]

Seminar to help loved ones cope with hearing loss complications

A free seminar designed to help loved ones cope with complications from untreated hearing loss is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Jan. 28 at 7230 Medical Center Dr., Suite 305, in West Hills. The seminar is being presented by Hearing Aids, Etc., in West Hills. For further information, call (818) 712-0704.

Calabasas falls to T.O. in league wrestling match

Acorn Sports Writer

Calabasas falls to T.O. in league wrestling match By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer With a 56-18 win over Calabasas last Thursday night, the Thousand Oaks wrestling team set up a first-place showdown with Royal, a match that will take place at Royal High School today at 4:30 p.m. In the Calabasas match, the Lancers jumped out to a 27-0 […]


"Monster" Directed by: Patty Jenkins Starring: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern Rated: R (strong violent content and sexual situations, slight nudity, strong adult language) Running time: 112 minutes Best suited for: True crime fans, the morbidly curious Least suited for: Those seeking a lighthearted cinematic romp "Monster" is a powerful and disturbingly under-your-skin film that isn’t for every viewer’s […]

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