Student Art Showcase

Student Art Showcase Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University campus, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu presents "Disclosure," a senior student art exhibition, opening today and running through May 1. Reception to meet artists is from 5-7 p.m. tonight. Museum open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sun. Free admission. (310) 506-4851 Blooming Good News Oak Park Gardeners meet 7 […]

Oak Park softball defeats

Fillmore with late comeback

By Wayne Harrison wharrison@theacorn.com The Oak Park softball team improved to 7-4 overall and 2-0 in Tri-Valley League play when it defeated Fillmore 11-8 in a game played in Oak Park last week. Marlena Green pitched a complete game and is now 6-3 on the season. Green struck out six. Whitney Friedman, a right fielder who batted ninth against Fillmore, […]

Gas prices in California continue to soar

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The average statewide gasoline price rose 53 cents per gallon between Dec. 29 and April 5, when the average cost of unleaded vehicle fuel in California was $2.12 per gallon. Refinery problems contributed to the steep increase, according to Rob Schlichting, a spokesman for the California Energy Commission. Gasoline refineries do routine maintenance work during January […]

Local gardeners won’t want to miss this green scene

The Calabasas campus of Soka University of America will host a day trip to the "Green Scene" botanical festival at the 26-acre "living museum of plants from around the world" at the Arboretum on the California State University Fullerton campus. The trip will be on Sat., April 24. At the "Green Scene" botanical festival, participants will be able to attend […]

Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus wins prize in Sweet Adeline competition

Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus (AHH!) won first place in the mid-size chorus division at the annual Sweet Adelines Region 11 Competition on March 27. Held in Bakersfield, the competition included 17 competing choruses and numerous quartets. AHH! also received third place in score among all choruses for their performance of "Over the Rainbow" and "Mama’s Gone, Goodbye." Competitions are judged […]

Open air retail center planned

With construction soon to be under way, Caruso Affiliated has announced its new community retail center will be called The Lakes at Thousand Oaks. Caruso has designed the 50,000 sq.ft. open air center around two lakes it will construct amid trees and other landscaping to create a park-like setting. This addition creates a connection to the adjacent Civic Arts Plaza, […]


If Words Could Talk


Today’s "T" Day A public service letter from your IRS: Dear taxpayer: We know you, but we want you to know us better, to appreciate us and admire the self-control we demonstrate by trusting you with our money all year. The IRS has a long history of forgetting its past. Our hero, President Lincoln, started the agency in 1862 to […]

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