Incumbent counts on experience to get reelected

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com Jan Iceland wants to serve another term on Oak Park Unified School District’s Board of Education because she feels that experienced leadership at the helm is crucial right now. Iceland is one of three candidates vying for two seats. OPUSD has a $25-million budget to manage each year, which includes $1 million in Measure D-4 money […]


LVUSD changes February days off

Las Virgenes Unified School District has revised the schedule for next February. Presidents’ Day (originally scheduled for Mon., Feb. 14) will be observed on Mon., Feb. 21. A district-wide staff development day has been moved from Tues., Feb. 15 to Tues., Feb. 22. If you have a question, please call (818) 878-5260.

Calabasas charity tournament set for Sunday

On Oct. 23, 18 teams from throughout the area will take to the courts at Calabasas High School for the second annual Ernie Wallengren Basketball Hoopfest. Though no champion will be declared and no winners will be honored, just by attending participants are helping fund research to find a cure for ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease. It’s a progressive neurodegenerative […]

Jewish cello music to be performed at Cal Lutheran

Cellist Joyce Geeting and pianist Robert Sage will perform a concert of Jewish cello music at 2 p.m. Sun., Oct. 24 in Samuelson Chapel on the California Lutheran University campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Geeting and Sage will perform a series of pieces by Ernest Bloch including "Prayer," "Supplication," "Jewish Song," "Meditation Hebraique" and "Nigun" and Max […]

Likes Blasman

Wayne Blasman did a good job for the community on the Oak Park School Board. He can do a good job for us on the board of the Triunfo Sanitation District. It is time for a new direction for the sewer district that serves Oak Park, Bell Canyon and parts of Westlake Village, Lake Sherwood and North Ranch and owns […]

Education Fund in Calabasas may help pay CHS counselor

Education Fund in Calabasas may help pay CHS counselor The Calabasas Education Fund (CEF) will consider awarding $56,000 to the Calabasas High School Parent Faculty Association to hire an additional counselor at CHS. Members discussed the matter at a meeting last week. Created by the city of Calabasas, the CEF, a nonprofit group, tries to fund programs that serve public […]

Miss Teenage California seeks candidates

The 26th annual competition is for young women ages 13 to 19

The 26th annual Miss Teenage California scholarship competition is seeking young women 13 to 19 for the annual pageant. This year’s event will be conducted April 15, 16 and 17 at the Radisson Hotel at Los Angeles Airport. More than $42,000 in college scholarships and prizes will be awarded. Miss Teenage California will win a $10,000 college scholarship to the […]

More deputies to hit the streets on Halloween

Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station officials will place additional officers on the streets of Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Westlake Village and throughout its jurisdiction, according to Sgt. Mark Hoefler. It’s not because of crime and vandalism, he said; it’s just a proactive move. Local streets, Hoefler said, have actually been safer the past few Halloweens. "We never publicize the number of bodies […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Thousand Oaks Lancers (4-2) at
Agoura Chargers (3-3)

Thousand Oaks Lancers (4-2) at Agoura Chargers (3-3) Friday, 7 p.m. By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com The heavy showers that fell here recently might act as a catalyst for the Agoura Chargers who are trying to wash away the painful memories of last Friday’s heartbreaking and controversial loss to Westlake. A short-term memory is often required throughout the course of a […]