Yaroslavsky wants Soka preserved as open space

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky recently sent a letter to Soka University of America in Calabasas and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, suggesting that the Soka property be sold to the Conservancy. The 600-acre campus is at the corner of Mulholland Highway and Las Virgenes Road. Wendy Harder, a spokeswoman for Soka, said school officials […]

Community garage sale a good deal

Kids must protect mouths, faces in sports

With a little bit of care and planning, young people can be safer and protect their faces from injury. That’s the word from experts at The American Association of Orthodontists, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, who offer the following tips to young people—and parents—on "saving face." 1. Wear a mouth guard […]

Pacifica dashes Oaks Christian playoff hopes

Oaks Christian High School’s baseball team was no match for the visiting Pacifica Mariners last week. The Lions were defeated, 14-6, in the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division IV game to finish 17-7 overall, 11-1 in the Frontier League. Oaks Christian head coach Frank Mutz lamented the loss but added the OCHS league season was phenomenal. Pacifica (16-11-1, 8-4), […]

Cops should know circumstances before writing parking tickets

My sister sadly has cancer. The last few months have been extremely difficult with multiple short stays required in the hospital. This last time her husband picked her up from Los Robles and stopped at the Sav-on on Kanan to pick up her meds before getting home. The day was blistering, so he parked in the shade in front of […]

Having fun before the holiday weekend

Hadassah women visit Sacramento

Members of Hadassah Southern California recently met with state legislators in Sacramento. The Conejo Valley group, Emek ha Ilanot, was represented by Wendy Gootkin and Ann Sturman, both of Westlake Village, Laurie Rudman of Thousand Oaks and Betsy Saltman of Oak Park. They attended the Jewish Political Action Committee Conference along with other representatives of Jewish organizations throughout the state. […]

Health happenings announced

The Westlake Village After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group provides emotional support for women diagnosed with breast cancer. They’ll host a 20th anniversary celebration with a dinner and fashion show beginning 5:30 p.m. Thurs., June 3 with cocktails and raffles at First Neighborhood Community Center, 31830 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. Dinner will follow at 6 p.m., with the fashion […]

Lions softball team in playoff game today

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn The Oaks Christian High softball team continues its quest to repeat as the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division IV champion. Today the Lions host the Harvard-Westlake of the Mission League in the quarterfinal round of playoffs. First pitch is at 3:15 p.m. Oaks Christian is 31-1, 12-0 Frontier League. The Wolverines are […]

Teacher’s contract should have been renewed

Teacher’s contract should have been renewed On Tues., May 18, Sharon Glickman was told she could not return to Buttercup Preschool because she did not have the proper teaching credential. Miss Sharon has been teaching in this position for the past six and a half years. She is extremely loved and respected by all whose lives she has touched. Buttercup […]

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