Group supports caregivers of aging parents

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com If you’re a "Baby Boomer," you may have suddenly found yourself frustrated because you’re busy with your own life while simultaneously caring for your elderly parents. For those in that category, a new support group has formed. It’s called "Club Sandwich" and it started just two months ago. Debby Shelford of Thousand Oaks, a leader at […]

CHS freshman trains to become zoo docent in L.A.

CHS freshman trains to become zoo docent in L.A. Eighteen high school students recently graduated from the annual L.A. Zoo Student Docent class, including Alec Weisman, a freshman at Calabasas High School. Students were selected citywide and attended class on Saturdays for 19 weeks. They studied zoo animals, from reptiles to mammals, and were required to pass a final examination […]

Upcoming services planned for

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Agoura Hills

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Agoura Hills, has scheduled the following services: "Thinking clearly about Christ’s death" will be the topic on Palm Sunday, April 4. At 10:30 a.m. The children will sing and Bibles will be given to third-grade students. Maundy Thursday (April 8) and Good Friday (April 9) services will begin at 7 p.m. […]

Calabasas Chamber Orchestra to play Russian music

Concert coming this Sunday

Russian music will be showcased when the Calabasas Chamber Orchestra performs in concert at 7 p.m. Sun., April 4 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. The concert will feature "Serenade for Strings" by Tchaikovsky, "Vocalise" by Rachmaninoff (with Susan Taylor Mills as the soprano soloist), "Nocturne" by Borodin and "Visions Fugitives" by Prokofieff. Anthony Kissane […]

A.E. Wright footbridge project moves forward

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The footbridge that the city of Calabasas plans to build over Las Virgenes Creek at Lost Hills Road to allow secondary access to A.E. Wright Middle School was in danger of delay or even termination but is now back on schedule, according to Calabasas Traffic and Transportation Manager Robert Yalda. Representatives of Calabasas and others met […]

Local firm receives awards

Aladdin Air Conditioning & Heating Inc., a factory authorized carrier dealer, has been recognized by Carrier Corporation as one of their top 10 dealers in the Southern California region for installation and sales of products featuring Puron®, the "environmentally friendly" refrigerant, and furnaces that feature two stage Comfort Heat® technology. Wayne Beck, president and founder of Aladdin Air Conditioning & […]

Youth festival coming on Saturday

The second annual "Our Community Celebrates Youth," a health and safety festival geared towards children and parents, will be presented by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Kiwanis Club of Calabasas-Agoura and the Las Virgenes Optimist Club from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., April 3 at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Actor Beau […]

Methodist church offers Palm Sunday service

Dr. Gary Alan Dickey’s Palm Sunday message is titled "Silence of the Lamb" at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., April 4 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. There will be music at each service. Sunday School classes for all ages meet at 9 a.m. Care for infants and young children is provided […]

Versatile classical guitarist will perform in Canoga Park

Guitarra del Mar will present classical guitarist Dimitri Diatchenko at 8 p.m. Sat., April 10 at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. Ticket prices range from $17.50 to $20 and are available at the box office or by calling (818) 347-9938. Diatchenko, who obtained his Master of Music degree from Florida State University in 1996 and has studied […]

Overgrown oak tree not rooted in city land

Calabasas resident Jane Chaudron recently spoke to the Calabasas City Council regarding more than a dozen overgrown oak trees growing on what she thought was city-owned property. The trees have blocked her view completely and have grown onto her second-floor balcony. The tree that she thought was growing on city land is actually rooted in the soil of Calabasas Park […]

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