Calabasas seeks city council candidates

Calabasas seeks city council candidates By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Three Calabasas City Council seats will be available for the upcoming municipal election on Tues., March 8. Mayor Michael Harrison, City Councilwoman Lesley Devine and City Councilman James Bozajian all plan to run for office again when their terms expire, they said. The term of each city council seat is four years. […]

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Adult fitness classes scheduled

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will begin offering fitness classes for adults in December at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Beginning Medicine Ball will be offered from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; cost for each six-week session (once a week) is $38. This class "offers an affordable way to work […]

Acorn Athlete Profile: Andy Bradley, 17, senior


By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com When the sports minds of years past came up with the phrase "flying around the football," they must have had players like Agoura senior Andy Bradley in mind. Though he stands just 5-feet-10 and weighs less than 200 pounds, Bradley is a menace on defense from his middle linebacker position, the kind of player you can […]

Marx Brothers-inspired play presents clever writing, acting

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Golden Performing Arts Center of West Hills pays homage to the legendary Marx Brothers in a family-friendly musical comedy, "It’s Top Secret," presented at The Madrid Theatre in Canoga Park through Sun., Nov. 21. During World War II, when people were in need of entertainment, especially humorous fare, all but one of Hollywood’s major comedy teams […]

Fate of detailing center to be decided on Dec. 6

Fate of detailing center to be decided on Dec. 6 The fate of the vehicle detail shop proposed for the empty lot located on the corner of Reyes Adobe Road and Canwood Street in Agoura Hills will face a third round of debate––and presumably a resolution––at an Agoura Hills City Council meeting scheduled for Mon., Dec. 6. This is a […]

Interface chosen as literacy partner in book drive

Interface Children Family Services has been chosen to be the literacy partner of Barnes & Noble in its "Season’s Readings Holiday Book Drive," which the bookseller will launch at 3:30 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 1. Tony Knight, superintendent of the Oak Park Unified School District, will be featured as storyteller. Afterward, books will be presented to Interface board members and […]

Early diagnosis vital for glaucoma treatment

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the U.S. But, with early diagnosis and treatment, most people can retain their vision for life. What is glaucoma? In a healthy eye, fluid is constantly being made and drained through a small drainage canal. When something blocks or prevents this natural drainage, the pressure inside the eye goes up. Glaucoma is […]

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When I first arrived at The Acorn back in May, fresh out of college and eager to make an impression, I had to admit to my new employers that I knew very little about prep football in this area. Sure, I had heard of Westlake—thanks to Fox Sports West—and I remembered reading about that Ben Olson kid from Thousand Oaks […]

CLU music groups to give concert tomorrow night

The University Wind Ensemble conducted by Daniel Geeting will perform works by contemporary American composers, based on the works of other composers, at 8 p.m. Fri., Nov. 19 in Samuelson Chapel on the campus of California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Included will be Jack Stamp’s "Variations on a Bach Chorale," Alfred Reed’s "Canto e Camdombe," Kenneth […]