2005-01-20

Children’s performance on tap



The Conejo Valley Children’s Concert Series will present the following programs at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. At 9:30 and 11 a.m. and at 6:30 p.m. Fri., Jan. 21 in the Scherr Forum Theatre, story teller Diane Ferlatte will present multicultural stories and songs of inspiration, humor, struggle and love. A performer […]

Resident wants Mary Sue Maurer to lead Calabasas



Everyone we know in Calabasas agrees that there needs to be a change in leadership in Calabasas. It’s exciting to see so many challengers but we are most impressed by Mary Sue Maurer. We know Maurer from her long-time involvement in Calabasas. She is an original member of the Calabasas Education Commission, the vice president of the Greater Mulwood Homeowners […]

Taking the oath of office



Tennis, Swim Center offers winter recreation classes



The Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center will host a wide variety of classes this winter. Unless noted otherwise, classes are at 23400 Park Sorrento, Calabasas and the number to call for additional information or registration is (818) 222-2782. Adria Becker will provide art instruction to youth ages 7 to 14 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Jan. 22 to March […]

Learn the art of making beaded flowers



Bead artist Lananh Bui will conduct a series of classes on creating French beaded flowers at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Participants will learn how to make flowers using seed beads and wire. These classes are for adults and all levels of ability are welcome. There are two sessions to choose from: Miniature Iris: from […]

Avoiding ‘senior slump’ is easy with this four-step plan



By Dr. Raymond J. Huntington If you’ve noticed a distinct change in your son or daughter’s academic attitude since they received that highly anticipated college acceptance letter, you’re not alone. For generations, the phrase "senior slump" has characterized the tendency to ease up on studying and kick back and enjoy the last few months of high school. Since most colleges […]

Puppet show comes to Calabasas



The city of Calabasas Library will present "The Stroud Puppets in Grandpa Jake’s Basement Puppet Show" at 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 29 at 23975 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. This program of fun, stories and songs is designed for children ages 3 and up. Free tickets are required and may be picked up at the reference desk with proof of library card, […]

Acorn reports on new jazz ensemble, the sale of school bonds, and local filming for Disney movie



Acorn reports on new jazz ensemble, the sale of school bonds, and local filming for Disney movie By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com Local news 30 years ago reflected the peaceful, bucolic nature of the Conejo Valley. The debut performance of the Lindero Canyon Middle School’s Jazz Ensemble took place this week in 1975. The group joined the school’s concert band, intermediate […]

Safety concerns trigger gun lock giveaway

Some self-defense advocates oppose the new measures

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Complete gun-locking systems are being given away at Agoura Hills Target Range in an effort to promote gun safety. Jim Davis, owner of the range, said he is giving away 1,400 safety kits that include a cable gun-lock system and a firearm safety brochure. The gun lock giveaway is part of a new program sponsored by […]

Friends of Oak Park schools host March 21 Golf Challenge



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Friends of Oak Park Schools, the only nonprofit education foundation dedicated to helping the Oak Park Unified School District with its financial needs, is hosting its second annual Golf Challenge on March 21 at North Ranch Country Club. The foundation established the golf challenge last year to raise money for Measure D4, the parcel tax proposal […]


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