Rent control may be coming to Calabasas

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The city of Calabasas is contemplating rent control. The Calabasas City Council recently reviewed a proposed ordinance that would require registration for all rental properties in Calabasas. The topic was to return for a second reading last night. "The point of the rental registration is to flush out the stats in Calabasas," said Calabasas Mayor Pro […]

CHS graduate shares story of suburban youth’s identity conflict

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Former Calabasas High School graduate Eric Matheny, 22, was on his way to becoming an attorney, a dream of his since he was 9 years old, until his parents got divorced after 26 years of marriage and he broke up with his girlfriend of two and one-half years. Matheny experienced turbulent times, he said, and he […]

Anxiety disorder hard to diagnose

Each year, millions of Americans visit their doctor with physical complaints such as headaches or fatigue, but few realize that these symptoms can be common signs of depression and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), which can result in an improper diagnosis. In fact, a new survey has found that when people were asked to name the symptoms of these conditions, approximately […]

Golf tourney coming to Malibu

The seventh annual Malibu Celebrity Golf Classic scheduled for Sat., July 10 by Women In Film (WIF) at the Malibu Country Club is for women, men, beginners and experienced golfers. Activities will include tee and raffle prizes, tournament awards, contests for the longest drives and closest to the hole, and auctions. Groups of four will be signed up to play […]

Free concert coming Sunday

Free concert coming Sunday The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and West Hills Hospital & Medical Center will present Danny and the Crewcuts and the Chordettes in the next event of the summer "Concerts in the Park" series at 6 p.m. Sun., July 11 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. Music of the 1950s […]

Yacht Club hosts annual Regatta

‘Westlake’s Own’ is local ‘American Idol’

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com The city of Westlake Village has selected five finalists for "Westlake’s Own," a musical talent show to be hosted by the city on Aug. 27 as part of its new TGIF summer events at the Westlake Village Civic Center. After soliciting tapes from musicians in the community, Kerry Kallman, the community relations coordinator for the city […]

Teenagers, adults can learn CPR

Teenagers, adults can learn CPR The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will conduct a summer certification course from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Mon., July 12 for Adult-Child-Infant CPR and First Aid The session will cover defibrillators, choking, medical devices, bleeding, burns, nosebleeds, bee stings and more. Registration is required for the course, which is open […]

Saberhagen wants to get the Coyotes ‘Back to the basics’

Fundamentals to be stressed

Saberhagen wants to get the Coyotes ‘Back to the basics’ By Kyle Jorrey Acorn Sports Writer With the ink just dry on his agreement to be the new head coach of Calabasas High School baseball, former major league All-Star Bret Saberhagen is wasting little time implementing his plan to rejuvenate a program that was once extremely successful. Busy at work […]

Conservancy needs state funding

Gov. Schwarzenegger has on his desk the 2004-2005 budget with provisions crucial to the preservation of the Santa Monica Mountains. I would like to ask all concerned Acorn readers to urge the governor to approve full funding for the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy as submitted by the legislature. The funding comes from voter-approved propositions 12, 40 and 50 and may […]