Cops warn about bogus telemarketer selling ads

Since February, the Ventura Sheriff’s Department has been investigating a telemarketer who’s been posing as a deputy. Several businesses, doctors and other types of service offices, have received calls from a subject identifying himself as "Dave Wilcox" or "Dep. Wilcox." The caller indicated that he was calling regarding a "police matter" and was attempting to sell space for advertisements in […]

Backfield duo might be best hope to get CHS football back on track

By Kyle Jorrey Acorn Sports Writer As the old adage goes, "When you’re already on the bottom, there’s nowhere to go but up." And for the Calabasas Coyotes, who returned to the gridiron this past Monday after a winless season (0-10) a year ago, the feeling around camp is that the team is heading in the right direction—especially in the […]

Concert sponsors are needed

Sponsorship opportunities are now available for Habitat for Humanity Ventura County’s sixth annual concert fundraiser, this year a tribute to the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Two shows are scheduled for Sat., Oct. 16 at the Camarillo Church of Religious Science, 340 Mobil Ave., Camarillo. All profits from the shows will go towards supporting Habitat’s mission of building homes for […]

Young filmmaker gets William Sadler for first feature

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Oak Park native Marc Clebanoff, 24, began shooting his first feature- length movie last weekend at a soundstage in Los Angeles. Cleb-anoff, who received a degree in the cinema-television program at University of Southern California in 2002, said his project, "Unspoken," stars William Sadler of "The Shawshank Redemption," "The Battle of Shaker Heights" and the upcoming […]

Wellness Community to host educational program on lymphoma

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will host an educational program, "Frankly Speaking About Lymphoma," at its offices, 530 Hampshire Road in Westlake Village. This year’s program, which begins at 6 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 9, will focus on non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL), which is the fifth-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S., and will provide valuable information about the latest treatment options. […]

Saberhagen to host golf tourney to benefit CHS baseball

As part of his plan to revamp the outdated baseball facilities at Calabasas High School, newly selected head coach and former major league pitcher Bret Saberhagen is doing a little fundraising of his own—only he’s asking supporters to pick up their clubs, and not their bats, to get the job done. Next week on Mon., Aug. 30, Saberhagen will host […]

Former ballet soloist joins faculty at Calabasas studio

A Step in Time School of Dance has announced the addition of Gabby Brown, a former soloist for the American Ballet Theater, to its faculty. She’ll be teaching ballet, pointe and technique classes. The facility is at 4937 Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas and it can be reached at (818) 880-8152. A Step in Time offers classes in ballet, pointe, […]

Virtual Café combines art, music, coffee


Virtual Café combines art, music, coffee By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Life in the Las Virgenes area is more peaceful than the hustle and bustle of the city. But while tranquility is great, those who live here—especially the younger generation—often complain that the lack of inexpensive entertainment makes it somewhat boring. That’s why Agoura Hills residents Todd and Pavlina Ryzow opened […]

Calcium vital in diets of young girls

Girls need their parents’ support in more ways than one. Helping your daughter solve algebra problems or find the perfect accessory is only the tip of the iceberg. Parents can help their daughters build strong bones as well and it can be easy to do. For girls, building strong bones early is critical for reducing the risk of osteoporosis later […]

Local foursome earn chance to do it like the pros

By Kyle Jorrey Acorn Sports Writer In the world of amateur golf, there simply is no bigger event than the Buick Scramble National Championships. Held this year at Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Fla., the scramble features 214 five-person teams (107 in the net and gross divisions) from across the U.S. and Canada. It offers not only a $287,000 cash […]