School’s event a big success

School’s event a big success Thank you to all parents and volunteers at the Oak Hills Elementary Ability Awareness Fair. The Ability Awareness Fair at Oak Hills Elementary School (OHES) was a great success. The students had fun while learning the challenges posed by certain physical limitations or disabilities. This was made possible because of all the wonderful volunteers from […]

Local student to attend conference

Ilan Friedman, a junior at Agoura High School, has been selected to participate in the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC), a leadership development program for outstanding high school students. During the conference, the Agoura Hills resident will attend workshops and classes where he will study distinctions of leadership. Through participation in the program, students can develop "their abilities to think […]

‘Rawhide Rick’ to raise funds at Borderline

The Conejo Valley Days Grand Marshal Race gets "boots scootin’ to the dance floor" from 6 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday through April 14 at Borderline Bar & Grill, 99 Rolling Oaks Drive, Thousand Oaks as candidate "Rawhide Rick" and his team sponsors the "Boot Scootin’ Boogie" Western Nights. He is raising funds for the Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks. […]

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Quick Take It’s incumbent upon the Lakers to do all they can to keep Kobe Bryant. And it’s incumbent upon Shaq O’Neill to realize the importance of having a "co-star" on that team once and for all. If Kobe isn’t in a Lakers uniform next season, Shaq and his teammates won’t be participating in a championship motorcade in downtown L.A. […]

United Methodist Church services planned

Dr. Gary Alan Dickey’s message is titled "Redeeming Thomas" at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., March 21 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Special music will be provided at each service. Sunday School classes for all ages meet at 9 a.m. Care for infants and young children is provided at 9 and […]

No wonder

California has problems: it will spend $8.2 million for a Calabasas library

California has problems: it will spend $8.2 million for a Calabasas library I picked up this week’s Acorn, which featured a front page article about the city of Calabasas not wanting to jeopardize its $8.2 million state grant to build its library, and then I turned to page 4 to read your "Good News, Bad News" editorial, which pointed out […]

Kidney transplant surgeon to speak tomorrow

Chief UCLA kidney transplant surgeon Hans Gritsch, M.D., will be the guest speaker during the next meeting of Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO) at 7 p.m. Fri., March 19 at Los Robles Urgent Care and Rehabilitation Center, 4415 S. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. There is no fee to attend. For more information, please call (805) 495-3297.

“Secret Window”

"Secret Window" Directed by: David Koepp Starring: Johnny Depp, John Turturro, Maria Bello and Timothy Hutton Rated: PG-13 (for slight violence, slight sexual content and adult language) Running time: 97 minutes Best suited for: Depp and Turturro fans, Steven King fans Least suited for: the knowledgeable thriller enthusiast I like Johnny Depp. I think he made Disney’s "Pirates of the […]

Bug wrangler to be at local event on Sunday

He provided spiders for movies

Bug wrangler to be at local event on Sunday Steve Kutcher, the man who trained the spiders in "Spider-Man" and "Arachnophobia," will discuss his buggy career at 1 p.m. Sun., March 21 at Wild Birds Unlimited, 22110 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. He’s Hollywood’s main insect man. Kutcher gets the call whether it’s spiders, cockroaches, beetles, flies or butterflies and teaches […]

Sports Plus Day Camps to open at four local sites

Sports Plus Day Camps to open at four local sites Sports Plus Day Camp announced that it has four locations to better serve all camping needs: Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Northridge and Sherman Oaks. For 22 years, Sports Plus Day Camp has offered quality programs in a fun, safe environment for boys and girls from pre-kindergarten to ninth grade. The camp’s […]