Kuehl names Harris ‘Woman of the Year’

Environmentalist Jean Harris has been named by state Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) as the district’s Woman of the Year. The award is presented annually by each state senator and assemblymember to a woman with an exemplary track record of community service, who has made an outstanding contribution to her district and to California. Kuehl chose Harris for her work […]

Take guided hikes at Ahmanson

A series of guided hikes will permit local residents to get to know the Ahmanson Ranch property, recently acquired as public parkland in Calabasas. All hikes are about one to three miles in length and suitable for families. Participants should meet at the Las Virgenes Canyon Road trailhead, one mile north of the 101 Freeway. Those joining the hikes are […]

Coyotes beaten by T.O. in Marmonte League baseball


Coyotes beaten by T.O. in Marmonte League baseball By Wayne Harrison wharrison@theacorn.com Thousand Oaks battled back from a 6-0 deficit, scoring seven runs in the bottom of the second inning, and went on to beat Calabasas, 8-7, in a baseball game played at Thousand Oaks High School last Friday afternoon. The win improved the Lancers to 5-1 in the Marmonte […]

Eggcited about eggs

Signal lights are out of sync

Signal lights are out of sync The surprise of the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) meeting March 23 was a presentation about the new Kanan signal synchronization, which was not on the agenda. Driving on the street, have you noticed a change in the timing of the signals? I sure have. Sometimes it takes over a minute for me […]

Oak View High School looks strong on accreditation report

cited as strengths

Instruction, involvement cited as strengths By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Oak View High School, the only continuation school in Oak Park that offers an alternative educational environment, recently learned that its instructional program is its No. 1 strength and the school has made strides in getting community participation. Oak View just completed the long process of seeking and obtaining accreditation through […]

Kingston Trio will perform in T.O.

Kingston Trio will perform in T.O. The Kingston Trio will perform at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at 7:30 p.m. next Wed., April 14. Tickets are $24 to $48, with group discounts available. Call the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza box office at (805) 583-8700 for tickets.

Story of the Week

The 1936 Olympic Games
in Berlin

The 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin Chancellor Adolf Hitler had convinced the Nazis and many of the German people that they were the superior race. His timing was perfect. The economy in Germany was bleak in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Hitler came into power in 1933 (two years after Berlin was awarded these Olympics) because of his charisma […]

Creative classes available

The city of Calabasas Community Services Department will offer at De Anza Park a series of etiquette classes open to children ages 5-12. Three classes will be offered: "The Gift of Good Table Manners," for ages 8-12; "Fun with Peas and Qs," for ages 5-7; and "Proud to Be Polite," for ages 8-12. All classes meet on Saturdays from April […]

One big library would have been better than two little ones

I am a 15-year-old Boy Scout of Troop 745 and I am writing you this letter for the Citizenship in the Community merit badge. I want to talk about the issue of having the two libraries of Westlake Village and Agoura. Last year I participated in an Academic Decathlon, in the Current Events portion of the competition. I was required […]