New traffic system in Oak Park

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Traveling on Kanan Road in Oak Park is much smoother and safer since the Ventura County Department of Transportation recently installed a synchronized traffic light system on the thoroughfare from Conifer to Churchwood. About three years ago, the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) requested the transportation department to consider synchronizing the traffic signals on Kanan […]

Learn bridge at tennis club

Bridge instructor Allan Budoff will conduct beginner and refresher bridge lessons at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, with eight Tuesday lessons scheduled from 7:45 to 9:45 p.m. beginning April 20. These lessons are designed for those who’ve never played bridge as well as those who’ve played in the past and would like to update their skills with the latest […]

Homeowners should check contractor credentials

Homeowners should check contractor credentials Before hiring a contractor for a home improvement project, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) has some words to the wise: Do home improvement homework and take responsibility for the project. Check out your contractor at www.cslb.ca.gov, the CSLB Website, to verify that they’re licensed, the license is in good standing and they’re qualified to […]

‘Green Teams’ to learn how to plant trees at schools

The Campus Forester Training program offered by TreePeople, a local environmental and community action group, is seeking parents, teachers and students to volunteer to become partners in a "Green Team" that will plant trees at their schools. The training guides participants through every phase of a campus greening project, including working within school district regulations, choosing tree species and locations, […]

Israel’s Remembrance Day is April 26

The Los Angeles community is invited to join the students, faculty, members of the board of directors and professional staff of the University of Judaism (UJ) to mark Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Remembrance Day, at 11:30 a.m. Mon., April 26 in the Gindi Auditorium, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. Guest speaker will be the Hon. Zvi Vapoi, Deputy Consul General of […]

Open space preserved

Ladies prepare for breast cancer walk

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Red Godfrey, best known for her work on a committee that helped pass Measure E, the $98-per-year parcel tax measure that will provide $1.8 million per year to Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD), has formed a "LVUSD Ladies Team" to participate in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. The weekend walk, scheduled for Sept. 11 […]

State offers ways to reduce fuel costs

The California Energy Commission offers the following ways to reduce your fuel costs now:
Purchase your fuel wisely

The California Energy Commission offers the following ways to reduce your fuel costs now: Purchase your fuel wisely Use the correct grade of gasoline. Most vehicles will operate just fine on regular unleaded. Check your vehicle owner’s manual to find out the correct fuel for your vehicle. Don’t top off your gas tank at the pump, and make sure your […]

AHS student to enter honors, medical program

Local high school senior prepares for a career in medicine, awarded $24,000 in scholarships

The University of South Alabama recently announced that Dhivya Reghunathan, a graduating senior at Agoura High School in Agoura Hills, was accepted to the school’s Honors Program and College of Medicine Early Acceptance Program. This acceptance was based on her college entrance exam scores, high school grade point average, demonstrated leadership qualities and motivation toward the study of medicine, and […]

Spring arts and crafts on display

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