St. Paul Lutheran services scheduled

The Sunday sermon series at St. Paul Lutheran Church for August-September is titled "The Power of Love, Faith and Hope." The church is at 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills and may be reached at (818) 889-1620. Following are the upcoming sermon topics. The Power of Love Aug. 15: "You’re Not Alone!" The Power of Faith Aug. 22: "What’s the […]

Outside resident follows lawsuit against

Pony League

I have been following the saga of Dr. Atkinson-Barr in The Acorn, as he seeks to obtain peace and quiet for his home and neighborhood from Las Virgenes Unified School District and the Agoura Pony Baseball folks.   Here in Northern California, we are facing the same barrage of noise and disruption generated by neighborhood sports parks and the rowdy […]

Calabasas Education Fund pays for counselor, assistant principal

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The Calabasas Education Fund provided money for a full-time counselor at each middle school in the city, and it also allocated funding for an assistant principal who will help principals at all of the Calabasas elementary schools. The total cost is almost $200,000, according to Barry Groveman, chairman of the Calabasas Education Fund. Groveman is also […]

Conejo Valley Chapter of Daughters of American Revolution visits Washington

Conejo Valley Chapter members of the California State Society, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) were among those in attendance as the group presented a banner to the National Society to honor World War II veterans and to mark the dedication of the National World War II Memorial. The presentation was made during the 113th NSDAR Constitutional Convention […]

Sing with

City of Hope

The City of Hope Singers welcomes people from all over Los Angeles to join them in their vocal endeavors. Co-sponsored by Citrus College, the vocal group practices from 5:45 to 9 p.m. on most Mondays and performs for patients and at area events. All skill levels are welcome to participate. Upcoming dates include Mondays, Sept. 13, 20 and 27. City […]

Stock has all the right tools

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn Robert Stock’s right arm and blazing fastball will take him to Aguascalientes, Mexico for the Pan American Championships, Aug. 27 through Sept. 13. He’ll pitch for the USA Youth National 16 years-and-under team. Stock, a 6-foot, 175-pound Agoura High School sophomore and one of 18 baseball players representing the United States, will be […]

Temple offering instruction on Judaism

An 18-week course of instruction in the basic principles and practices of Judaism will be offered by Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks. The course, taught from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Thurs., Oct. 14, is designed to be a meaningful, educational experience for those interested in knowing and understanding Judaism and Jewish life. It’s appropriate […]

If rent control is a priority, talk to residents

If rent control is a priority, talk to residents It seems as though the Calabasas City Council was duped where staff allowed an outside lobbyist to come in and dictate to staff changes in the city’s rental registration housing program. Here we have the landlord’s lobbyist from Sacramento discussing landlord-tenant issues with city of Calabasas staffers, and no tenants were […]

Marijuana plants removed from national forest

Forest Service and Ventura County Sheriff’s Department personnel recently removed 2,956 marijuana plants from a plantation in the Rose Valley/Nordhoff Ridge area of the Los Padres National Forest. The plants, which had an estimated a value of $3,700 each, were flown by helicopter to a nearby disposal site where they were destroyed. No arrests were made. On July 30, Forest […]

Fall events brochure for Calabasas available soon

The city of Calabasas Fall Recreation Programs and Community Events brochure will be available the week of Aug. 23. Brochures will be mailed directly to all residents with a Calabasas ZIP code. They’ll also be available to the community at many local businesses, schools and other organizations. Some of the activities and classes planned for this fall season include: tiny […]