Braewood neighborhood wants to be gated in Calabasas


Last night the Calabasas City Council was to discuss gating the Braewood neighborhood along Mulholland Highway near Freedom and Parched drives. Residents of Braewood have complained about youngsters loitering at Freedom Park all hours of the night and causing disturbances. The Braewood Calabasas Homeowners’ Association wants to install one gate at Freedom Drive and another at Parched Drive. The planning […]

Vendors sought for event

In celebration of Arbor Day and Earth Day and the city of Thousand Oaks’ 40th birthday, the city will be hosting its seventh annual Arbor/Earth Day Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., April 17 at a new location: Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. Janss Road, behind the Thousand Oaks Library. The event is described as an […]

Local areas must strive to attract the best workers, study says

A new study published by the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of Ventura County titled "Challenges and Choices: Closing the Gap between Unskilled Workers and Unfilled Jobs" was recently released. The study focused specifically on the supply and demand for workers based on their education levels and forecasted changes in this supply and demand through the year 2015 based on three […]

Volleyball registration begins in Oak Park, T.O.

Volleyball registration begins in Oak Park, T.O. Registration is now being accepted for the United States Youth Volleyball League’s (USYVL) spring season in Thousand Oaks at Conejo Creek Park North and Oak Park at Deerhill Park. All kids and parents are invited to come out and enjoy recreational volleyball practices and games while building self-esteem and confidence. The league’s season […]

Sandy Duncan to celebrate Broadway

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Foundation presents stage and television performer Sandy Duncan in "Sandy Duncan Celebrates Broadway" at 2 p.m. Sun., March 21 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. With partners Don Correia and Guy Stroman, Duncan "pulls out all the stops in this fast-paced cavalcade of showstoppers, trios and […]

Measure D4 in a Nutshell

Measure D4 was passed by voters on Tuesday in Oak Park Unified School District. Measure D4 will

Measure D4 was passed by voters on Tuesday in Oak Park Unified School District. Measure D4 will generate nearly $1 million per year to help OPUSD cope with major cutbacks from the state of California. Measure D4 will require an additional parcel tax of $197 per year. The assessments will expire at the end of five years. Homeowners over age […]

It’s time to get your banner

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and The Acorn Newspapers are pleased to announce that the 2004 Summer "Concerts in the Park" series banner promotion is underway. Local organizations and/or businesses are invited to sponsor an official "Concerts in the Park" street banner. These colorful double-sided banners will display the organization or business name on the lower […]

Oak Park Business Alliance will help schools, worthy causes

Concerned business leaders and owners have joined together to establish the Oak Park Business Alliance (OPBA) to raise funds and donate time to Oak Park schools and community nonprofits serving Oak Park residents. The members of OPBA are residents and have been active volunteers in the community for many years. Last year, OPBA founder and local realtor Diantha Shaffer called […]

Coyotes reach final


The Calabasas boys’ basketball team advanced to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division III-AA championship game, which will take place Saturday at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim. The time hadn’t been set as The Acorn went to press. The Coyotes beat Servite, 83-71, in a game played at Katella High School in the semifinals last Friday night. They’ll face top-seeded […]

Men, too, are abuse victims

Lori Porter’s article on domestic violence presented invaluable information for female victims of domestic violence and for those who care about them. Successfully educating the public includes the debunking of commonly held myths. But there is another myth about domestic violence that was not debunked in the article. If you think women victims underreport incidents of domestic violence, consider how […]

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