2004-06-03

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 […]

AHS students prepare gourmet lunch



Trails Day coming Saturday to

Malibu Creek State Park in Calabasas

The National Park Service and California State Parks in conjunction with a number of other organizations and agencies will sponsor a National Trails Day celebration from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., June 5 at Malibu Creek State Park on Malibu Canyon Road just south Mulholland Highway in Calabasas. The theme of this year’s event is "Trails and Health . […]

Resident a bake-off finalist



Gail Singer of Calabasas is among the 100 finalists who will vie for the $1 million grand prize at the 41st Pillsbury Bake-Off contest in Hollywood June 26-29. Finalists were chosen from tens of thousands of recipe entries submitted from entrants in 33 states. The 100 recipes were chosen from among consumers’ best original entries in four categories: Breakfast Favorites, […]

MRT celebrates first anniversary of new facility



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The Mountain Restoration Trust (MRT) hosted a barbecue lunch recently to celebrate the one-year anniversary of opening their new facility at Headwaters Corner in Calabasas. The festivities were attended by about 25 people, including Louise Rishoff, district director for state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills), several Las Virgenes Municipal Water District officials and many MRT supporters. […]

Calabasas offers inline skating classes for youth



The city of Calabasas Community Services Department is now offering inline skating classes for youngsters (ages 5 to 7) and for young people 12 to 18 years old. The classes will take place on Wednesdays, June 30 to Aug. 11, from 3 to 4 p.m. and from 4 to 5 p.m. The introductory courses, designed to teach solid basics to […]

Picnic to honor Cancer Survivor’s Day



National Cancer Survivor’s Day, the world’s largest cancer survivor event, will be celebrated by the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sat., June 5 with a family country picnic. "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" will be the theme for the 17th annual event, which will take place at 530 Hampshire Blvd. in the Westlake Village portion […]

Golfing for charity



Rotarians support local charities



The Rotary Club of Westlake Village hosted its annual "Day of Giving" luncheon recently at the Westlake Hyatt, with more than 26 local charities receiving support. Some of the organizations benefiting this year included: Boy Scouts of America, Boy Scout Troop 718, Brownies, Coalition to End Violence, Community Conscience/Under One Roof, Conejo Amateur Radio, Conejo Free Clinic, LA Disaster Community […]

Tennis coach imparts wisdom



By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com Former Canadian junior tennis champion Mila Horak of Westlake Village has turned her focus to teaching in recent years. But Horak not only shows her students how to hit a ball, she also tries to impart some of life’s values that she’s picked up from the game. "You really learn self-discipline," said Horak, a native of […]