Mayor of Berlin guest in Calabasas

By John Loesing Editor, Thousand Oaks Acorn Germany may not be the friend to the United States that it used to be because of the war in Iraq, but there was ample goodwill between the nations last Saturday in Calabasas. The mayor of Berlin visited to meet with local leaders and give the graduation address at Viewpoint School. How Klaus […]

Westlake Women’s Club awards scholarships to deserving seniors

The scholarship committee of the Westlake Women’s Club, headed by Marge Ceran of Westlake Village, recently announced that it awarded $4,700 in scholarships to graduating seniors during ceremonies at local high schools. Chosen out of all seven schools this year as the recipient of the commemorative $1,200 Karen Rufener Scholarship was Elycia Mulholland of Westlake High School, who ranked first […]

It’s time for vacation

Bible school

The United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. in Westlake Village, will host a Vacation Bible School for children 4 to 12 years of age. "Hero Quest" is the theme of the Bible school which will be conducted from 9 to 11:45 a.m., June 21 through June 25. The cost is $25 per child.  For more information […]

Illegal parking deserves no exceptions

I would like to address Mr. Mike Duck’s letter in the May 27 Acorn. I had a loved one die from cancer, so I have empathy for his sister’s condition. I would like to suggest that her husband take her to the comfort of their home prior to shopping after the next hospital visit rather than leaving her in the […]

Calabasas beach buses to ride again

The Calabasas Beach Bus will hit the streets on Mon., June 14 and will operate until Fri., Aug. 27. The bus drops beachgoers off at Zuma Beach. The beach bus is available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The cost to ride is $2 per roundtrip. Pickups are at: Calabasas High School in the big parking lot by the sidewalk at […]

Viewpoint to grow

Seminar series to focus on children’s issues

Thousand Oaks attorney Diedre Wachbrit will speak from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., June 19 at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Dr., as part of the PAUSE4Kids Speaker Series. Wachbrit, a special needs trust and estate planning attorney, Stanford law graduate and member of the PAUSE4Kids board of directors, will discuss "Special Needs Trusts: Pitfalls and Opportunities" […]

Cops should avoid sending impaired drivers to their cars

Cops should avoid sending impaired drivers to their cars We’re writing this letter to voice a thought about how the sheriff’s department handles parties on the weekend. This is in response to (a recent) car accident involving Oak Park teens. We believe, as do all parents, that parties should be chaperoned and kept under tight control to eliminate the possibility […]

Teen travels to remember Holocaust

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com During a powerful recent speech at Temple Etz Chaim, 17-year-old Jennifer Halpert, a senior at Thousand Oaks High School, talked about her recent participation in "March of the Living," a international education program that brings teens from all over the world to Poland and Israel to learn the lessons of the Holocaust. Halpert, along with 14 […]

Viewpoint grads take diplomas in Calabasas

Viewpoint grads take diplomas in Calabasas Viewpoint School’s headmaster Dr. Robert Dworkoski presented diplomas to the upper school’s Class of 2004 at 4 p.m. Sat., June 5 in the school’s Rasmussen Family Pavilion. With 1,135 students, the kindergarten through 12th grade nonprofit school in Calabasas is the sixth-largest member of the California Association of Independent Schools. The mayor of Berlin, […]