Skateboarding competition to roll into Malibu

The "Spring Break Skateboarding Competition" will be from noon to 5 p.m. Sat., April 17 at Papa Jack’s Skate Park, 23415 Civic Center Way, Malibu. Boys and girls under the age of 18 are welcome to participate. There are four age divisions and all participants must register by Fri., April 16 at Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. […]

Shares gratitude

Thank you very much George Annino and parishioners of St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church for your generous gift of a turkey for each family at St. Michael’s Elementary School. Especially this year, with all the difficulties surrounding supermarkets and transportation, your gift is miraculous. We can never repay your goodness to us, but we assure you of our prayerful remembrance […]

‘Open Mike Night’ coming to Agoura Hills City Council

‘Open Mike Night’ coming to Agoura Hills City Council To provide residents with an opportunity to speak their minds about any city issue, the Agoura Hills City Council has scheduled an "Open Mike Night" at the next city council meeting at 7 p.m., Wed. April 14. City Councilman Jeff Reinhardt organized the session in response to complaints that city officials […]

Pavley to chair committee on alternative fuel vehicles

Pavley to chair committee on alternative fuel vehicles Speaker of the Assembly Fabian Nunez has named state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) to chair a newly created Select Committee on Hydrogen and Other Alternative Fuels. "Hydrogen holds great promise for helping to clean up our air and reduce dependence on foreign oil," said Pavley. "It utilizes the energy of a […]

Calabasas resident is partner in aromatherapy products firm

Calabasas resident is partner in aromatherapy products firm Calabasas resident Amy Horwitch is a partner in Carla’s Concoctions, a line of aromatherapy products that includes lotions, oils, floral waters, sachets and bath soaks. The other principals are Carla Kimball, president and partner, and Kelly Kimball, partner. Carla Kimball, described as a "self-taught entrepreneur," launched the Tarzana-based business by creating custom-blended […]

Musketeers prevail in boys’ volleyball

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn The Moorpark boys’ volleyball team is pursuing a Marmonte League title. Calabasas is a team hoping to be a major competitor. The Musketeers (6-0 overall, 4-0 league) defeated the Coyotes three games to none last Friday on wins of 25-10, 25-9 and 25-10, as senior middle blocker Ryan Flice got six kills and […]

Coming to Skirball

Free summer concerts scheduled

The Skirball Cultural Center will present its third season of free Saturday afternoon concerts, the Café Z series, which features outdoor live music performances from noon to 2 p.m. every Saturday beginning April 3 with the jazz/funk ensemble Maetar. The series continues through October. The companion film series, Cinema Z, explores the lives of great musicians and follows musical traditions […]

Get Up and Ride Again

For some of us, life is hard, then it gets harder. Encouraging or optimistic acquaintances remind us that Things could get worse, as if that was a bona fide cheer-up thought. Sometimes the onslaught of negative news just gets overwhelming. It’s then that I listen to the late Sonny Chillingworth, one of the greatest Hawaiian slack key guitarists, sing an […]

Cops issue warning about firearm lookalikes

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Malibu/Lost Hills Station, has expressed concern over recent incidents involving air-operated replica firearms. In most cases, the firearms are identical in appearance to genuine assault rifles and pistols. The only distinction is a small orange marking at the tip of the barrel. Due to the realistic appearance of these firearms, local residents have telephoned […]

City of Westlake Village gets award for Foxfield Park

City of Westlake Village gets award for Foxfield Park The city of Westlake Village was recently selected as a 2003 California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS) Award of Excellence Winner for Foxfield Park. The recognition was received in the category of park planning for neighborhoods with a population up to 20,000. The CPRS awards program recognizes excellence of agencies in […]