Air quality concerns getting attention

Pierce College will host an air quality workshop from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fri., Aug. 6

Pierce College will host an air quality workshop from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fri., Aug. 6 By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Air quality—or the lack of it—was the topic of an informal "town hall breakfast" meeting attended by Agoura Hills City Councilman John Edelston, City Councilwoman Jan Perry of Los Angeles and other city and state officials. Perry represents L.A. as […]

CTV show explores the history of Calabasas

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com A new show on the public access channel in Calabasas (CTV) will capture the history of Calabasas through the stories of those who’ve lived there the longest, according to show host John Loesing. Loesing is a Calabasas resident, host of CTV’s "Your City, Your Issues" and he’s editor of the Thousand Oaks Acorn. "Calabasas, A Living […]

Sponsors sought for research fundraiser

Sponsors sought for research fundraiser The Conejo Valley Guild of the Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation/UCLA is seeking sponsorships for its annual Mystic Day fundraiser slated for Sat., Nov. 13 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, Westlake Village. The event raises funds for cancer research in the form of seed grants given to doctors and researchers at Jonsson Cancer Center at […]

CLU honors master’s graduates

More than 180 master’s degree students, who had completed their studies in December, February and May, received their diplomas at the 41st annual California Lutheran University commencement services held in Mt. Clef Stadium in Thousand Oaks. Among the graduates were the following: Agoura Hills: Jill Craft, M. Mark Hetland, Margaret Worthington, Carolyn Zimring Calabasas: Andrew Hedin, Carolyn Johnson Oak Park: […]

Youth group discusses their journey

Why look further? Zimring is ready, willing and able

Why look further? Zimring is ready, willing and able Regarding the search for a superintendent for the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD), why would our school district have the need to now embark upon the tedious, time-consuming, costly task of seeking a second search firm, the first company having failed to find a suitable replacement for superintendent, when the […]

Cooperative project helping the environment, officials say

In a joint venture with Triunfo Sanitation District, the Rancho Las Virgenes Composting Facility uses a small percentage of biosolids from the Tapia reclamation facility to fertilize crops on 91 acres of farmland. Most of the biosolids are transformed into a rich soil additive, which is available free to residents each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the […]

Westlake artist’s work selected for contest

An artwork created by Tony Pro of Westlake Village has been selected as among the Top 100 in the "Arts for the Parks" annual competition. The competition is designed to support and promote national parks through the work of artists who "have captured on canvas and paper some of the most dramatic and enticing visions of our National Parks," according […]

Seniors get the royal treatment

AHS youth attends science program

Emily Combs, an Agoura High School student, attended the UC Davis Young Scholars Program this summer. The advanced science program introduced 40 high-achieving high school sophomores and juniors to the world of original research in the biological, agricultural and environmental sciences. Combs’ research focused on trying to determine the minimum amount of brain that needs to be extracted from cattle […]