Inn and spa project remains on schedule for possible Calabasas annexation

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com A proposal to build a resort-style inn and spa on 126 acres in unincorporated Los Angeles County at the northwest corner of Mulholland Highway and Stokes Canyon Road is moving forward. The project, which would include equestrian facilities, would replace an already approved 81-home residential development and be annexed to Calabasas. The resort is called the […]

Calabasas mayor to give State of the City speech

Calabasas mayor to give State of the City speech Last year, then-Calabasas Mayor James Bozajian announced that the city had experienced one of its busiest and most productive years ever. The city had acquired an $8.2-million state grant to build a library, and it helped save Ahmanson Ranch just north of the city from becoming Washington Mutual’s 3,050-home development. In […]

Park volunteers needed

The National Park Service is seeking volunteers to assist with the EcoHelpers restoration program at sites in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. On weekday mornings, volunteers will guide high school science students in weeding, planting and ecology lessons during two-hour field trips at Solstice Canyon in Malibu and at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa in Newbury Park. Additional activities include […]

Basketball camp offered

The city of Calabasas will be offering a Henry Bibby Basketball Camp on Sun., Dec. 5 at Alice Stelle Middle School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The camps will be taught by the USC basketball coaching staff. The staff will cover the basic fundamentals of shooting, ball handling, passing and defense. Instruction will be tailored to each individual child’s […]

Madrid Theatre announces variety of holiday festivities

The Madrid Theatre has announced its December schedule of events, featuring holiday fare, flamenco, ballet, a Buddy Holly tribute and more. The theatre is at 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. Reach the box office at (818) 347-9938 or visit the website at www.madridtheatre.org for additional information. Among December’s programs are the following: At 8 p.m. Wed., Dec. 1: The L.A. […]

Please help the food drive

Please help the food drive If you haven’t been involved with or observed the Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond food drive, it’s not too late. This nondenominational effort serves local people first and then other worthy causes. It doesn’t seem possible, but affluent areas also are affected by tough times. The major breadwinner is laid off or is disabled […]

Ridgeline ordinance moving forward in Los Angeles County

Ridgeline ordinance moving forward in Los Angeles County By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky attempted to dispel misconceptions about the county’s new ridgeline ordinance at a Calabasas Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week. The county supervisors recently voted 3 to 2 in approving the first reading of the ordinance, which will set tougher restrictions on ridgeline […]


Optimists give to annual food drive

A shot at redemption

By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Try as they might to focus in completely on their first-round contest with Culver City, members of the Agoura High School football squad couldn’t help but notice last week which teams are ahead of them on what they hoped would be a path to CIF-Southern Section Div. IV title game. One possible matchup that particularly jumped […]

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