Medea Creek a ‘School to Watch’

Celebration is planned for
May 20 when flag will be awarded

Celebration is planned for May 20 when flag will be awarded By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Last month, Medea Creek Middle School (MCMS) was chosen as a "School to Watch." The designation was made by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform, and it was sponsored by the California League of Middle Schools and the California Department of Education. This […]

Summer technology camp coming to CLU

A new generation of digital kids is leaving many not-as-computer-savvy parents struggling to find new ways to encourage their children’s interest and development in technology. One answer may be found in supplemental programs such as iD Tech Camps, a week-long computer summer camp available locally at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks as well as at Pepperdine University and UCLA. The […]


Business Roundtable Calabasas Chamber of Commerce hosts Calabasas Business Roundtable with panelists from Chamber and city of Calabasas at 11:30 a.m. at Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. $20-$25. RSVP: (818) 222-5680 Life is a Cabaret Oak Park High School presents the musical "Cabaret" in new Oak Park High School Pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park, at 7:30 p.m. […]

Westlake resident opens camp for kids with IBD

Westlake Village resident Richard Wolpert has received a special award of recognition from the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) for his vision and leadership in starting the CCFA summer camp for children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Wolpert, diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the age of 13, said he often felt alone. For […]

Conejo Players to present hilarious British farce

Conejo Players Theatre’s next production, "Cash on Delivery," is described as "pure British farce." It will be presented at 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, April 3-4, 10, 17-18 and 24, with a 7 p.m. performance on Sun., April 18 at 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Tickets range from $12 to $16; the opening night event with champagne brunch is […]

Multiple agencies got involved when tanker overturned on 101

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com When the tanker truck was hit by a drunk driver and overturned on the westbound 101 Freeway, spilling hundreds of gallons of gasoline east of Chesebro Road in Agoura Hills early last Thursday, multiple public agencies converged on the scene to assess the damage, clean up the mess and protect citizens from further harm. According to […]

America’s oldest workers to be honored

Not ready to retire at 65? If you know someone like this, you might want to nominate him or her to be named America’s Oldest Worker. Seniors are the fastest-growing population in the U. S., and more businesses are relying on the experience and expertise of older workers to get the job done. Many employers feel that the positive work […]

New bank to open in Westlake Village

New bank to open in Westlake Village portion of T.O. Signaling its initial expansion outside of Santa Barbara County, Montecito Bank & Trust plans a July opening of a branch office in Westlake Village. According to Cheri Honig, the commercial real estate specialist in the Westlake Village office of Westcord Commercial Real Estate Services, who represented the bank in the […]

Coyotes lose to Moorpark in early season baseball

By Wayne Harrison wharrison@theacorn.com John Bostwick pitched six innings and earned the win as Moorpark improved to 2-0 in Marmonte League baseball and 7-0 overall by defeating Calabasas 9-2 last Friday at Calabasas. Bostwick struck out seven, gave up five hits and allowed two runs in the Musketeer win. Offensively Nick Dingman was 2 for 4 with a double and […]

Not all development is detrimental

Not all development is detrimental As Nero plays his fiddle in Southern California, I am looking at Las Virgenes Road, backed up for miles because of an accident in Agoura Hills on the 101 Freeway. There seems to be a prevalent attitude that it is far safer and easier to not take action to solve our environmental problems. Under the […]

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