Pony League lawsuit goes ahead after mediation fails

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com After 10 years of conflict, six years of court battles and two failed mediations, Agoura Pony Baseball, Las Virgenes Unified School District and the city of Calabasas will meet in a jury trial against a tenacious foe, Calabasas homeowner Martin Atkinson-Barr. Last week’s mediation was the final attempt to reach a compromise between the parties. It […]

Music program to benefit pet rescue

Shear Technicolor Salon & Day Spa will sponsor a special musical event to serve as a fundraiser for the Humane Animal Rescue Team (HART) from 7 to 10 p.m. Thurs., June 10 at the salon, 29134 Roadside Drive, Ste. 102, Agoura Hills. Agoura Hills resident and recording artist Kiki Ebsen and the salon’s Nancee Waterhouse are spearheading the event. Ebsen […]

Conejo Orchid Society to host annual show

Conejo Orchid Society to host annual show The Conejo Orchid Society will host its annual show and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., June 5 and from 1 to 3 p.m. Sun., June 6 at the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. On Saturday there will be a potting demonstration at 11 a.m. and an orchid culture […]

Local resident graduates from Duke University

Local resident graduates from Duke University Chandra Jacobs recently graduated from Duke University with distinction in a bachelor’s degree in physics. Jacobs graduated from Westlake High School in 2000. She’s the daughter of John and Jody Jacobs, longtime residents of the Westlake Village portion of Thousands Oaks.

Signups for production of ‘Cinderella’ scheduled

The Southern California Children’s Theatre will host signups and parent orientation for prospective cast members for their production of "Cinderella" during their rehearsal workshop at 2 p.m. Sun., June 6 in the ballroom at the Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Children, teens and adults are sought for the multi-month performing arts program. There’s a $150 registration fee […]

Perfect day for family bonding

“The Day After Tomorrow”

"The Day After Tomorrow" Directed by: Roland Emmerich Starring: Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sela Ward, Emmy Rossum and Ian Holm Rated: PG-13 (mild, bloodless disaster-film violence, scenes of frozen corpses) Running time: 122 minutes Best suited for: Action/adventure and disaster flick addicts Least suited for: Environmentalists looking for a proper cause célèbre Acorn’s Rating Guide: Summer’s finally here and what […]

Club hosts International High Tea

Medea Creek named model school

Reclaiming family time topic of free seminar

William Doherty, Ph.D., Pepperdine University distinguished visiting professor, will speak about reclaiming family time, reviving family rituals and regaining leadership as parents from 3 to 5 p.m. Sun., June 6 on the Pepperdine campus, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Many of today’s families suffer from "time famine, scheduled hyperactivity and parental anxiety about how to provide opportunities without running children […]

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