Calabasas roundtable to bring businesses, city together

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The city of Calabasas wants to learn more about its business community and hopes to address specific issues and needs of individual businesses. The city and the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce recently established the Calabasas Business Roundtable to link the city and its business community. The first of the meetings is scheduled for 5 to 6:30 […]

Local yogi helps kids with special needs

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Many tots around here are experiencing the benefits of yoga, thanks to Westlake Village resident Afi Kobari, a preschool teacher at The Growing Place in T.O. She’s a certified yoga instructor. Before joining The Growing Place eight years ago, Kobari worked as a bilingual teacher’s assistant at a Glendale elementary school. For many years she suffered […]

LCMS kids told to ‘Go Fly a Kite’

Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills celebrated its fifth annual Kite Day on Tues., March 23, when 150 eighth-graders flew kites they designed and built for the "Kite in Flight" project in their science classes. Students spent the preceding weeks in their science classes learning about the physics of flight. Through experiments, students learned about Bernoulli’s principle, angle of […]

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Story of the Week

Story of the Week This article deals with Super Bowls and some of the details you may not know. For example, the very recent Super Bowl between the Panthers and the Pats was the first Super Bowl in which both teams represented geographical areas (Carolina and New England) as opposed to cities or states. Only one entertainer (or group in […]

Woman shouldn’t have planted trees without permission

Woman shouldn’t have planted trees without permission I am a Boy Scout from Troop 745 working on a citizenship merit badge. I want to express my feelings about the woman planting the coastal oak trees in Oak Park. The (Municipal Advisory) council is telling her if she wants to plant trees in the park she must first have permission to […]

May 31 deadline set for Oak Park seniors’ parcel tax exemptions

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com The March 2 election is long since gone, but Oak Park Unified School District is now implementing Measure D4, the parcel tax that passed with an overwhelming 81 percent of the vote. Ventura County has notified OPUSD that the district must make a resolution before July 1 indicating that the assessments conform with state law. OPUSD […]

Upcoming ‘grad nite’ event coming to AHS

Upcoming ‘grad nite’ event coming to AHS Agoura High School Grad Nite, an alcohol-, tobacco- and drug-free celebration, will be held June 11. Co-chairs Karen Keglevic and Barbara Lawyer are heading the event, which is organized by more than 150 parent volunteers. This is the 14th consecutive year AHS will hold a Grad Nite. Tickets are being sold to students; […]

Youth Congress to explore relationships

A planning committee of 20 students has been meeting since the middle of January to design this year’s 20th Youth Congress, sponsored by Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF). The event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon, Sat., April 24 at Oaks Christian High School, 31749 La Tienda Drive, Westlake Village. Each year leaders from area high schools are […]

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Freeway a mess for too long after tanker truck overturned

Freeway a mess for too long after tanker truck overturned Freeway a mess for too long after tanker truck overturned We hate to bring it up because many of you had probably forgotten about it. But you do remember, of course, last Thursday when the motoring world of Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes was stopped cold in the "Twilight Zone" of Agoura […]

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