Calabasas Center offers many winter classes

Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center has a wide array of classes this winter, including exercise, dance, arts and much more. Classes are at 23400 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Except where noted otherwise, please call the center for registration information at (818) 222-2782. Following is a sampling of their offerings: Los Angeles County Museum of Art docent Esther Wahl will teach "I […]

UCLA offers memory training

The UCLA Center on Aging is offering memory training courses to help adults of all ages improve and maintain memory. Participants will learn simple, basic memory training techniques that can result in significant improvement. The memory training course will explain how memory works; offer quick strategies for remembering names, faces and numbers; provide basic memory tools such as linking ideas […]


The kooks come out when the cameras come on

The kooks come out when the cameras come on The kooks come out when the cameras come on Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) might want to think twice about having board of education meetings televised on public access TV. Although the telecasts would enhance public scrutiny and make it easier for taxpayers to monitor the activities of administrators and […]

New councilman shares his thoughts, goals

New Agoura Hills City Councilman John Edelston presented the keynote address at the Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Westlake Village Inn last week. Edelston addressed the audience after David Katz, a reserve deputy at Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, was honored with a Courageous Citizen’s Award. Edelston, who wore a "Measure E" button to show support for Las […]

Former AHS grad to tie the knot this summer

Former AHS grad to tie the knot this summer Toriann Raber, the daughter of Steve and Barbara Logue of Agoura Hills and an Agoura High School graduate, will marry Casey Garner next summer in Carpinteria. The bride-to-be attended the University of Redlands and Pepperdine University and is currently a music teacher in Ventura County. The groom-to-be is the son of […]


THURS., JAN. 22 Lewis & Clark Lore Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley: New exhibit on Lewis & Clark showcases oil paintings by Robert Rickards depicting the expedition. $3-$5. Kids 15 and under free. (800) 410-8354 FRI., JAN. 23 Camarillo Squares Camarillo Ripsnorters Square Dance Club hosts plus level square dance with rounds 7-8 p.m. […]

With careful attention, pet fish can do ‘swimmingly’ well

Life can go swimmingly for your pet fish if you know a few simple steps to keep them safe. Not enough fish families do. In fact, pet industry statistics show 90 percent of people who start an aquarium inadvertently kill the fish. To help you and your fish stay out of such statistics, fish-care experts offer you the tools you […]

Traffic mitigation measures a failure in Calabasas

I am a 31-year resident in the Mulwood Heights area of Calabasas. The following are five reasons why I object to this latest Calabasas council-approved traffic mitigating fiasco, i.e., the newly installed asphalt berms lining both sides of Mulholland Highway between Paul Revere and Declaration avenues. Not only are they not needed as the road is plainly marked, but they […]

Care about the environment? If so,

you should be recycling your batteries
Acorn Staff Writer

Care about the environment? If so, you should be recycling your batteries By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Household batteries might seem harmless because it’s not illegal to throw them into the trash, but environmentalists say household batteries are dangerous when they get to landfills. People should avoid throwing batteries away, said Calabasas environmental services assistant Robin Hull. Household batteries […]