2005-01-20

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 […]

Don’t swim in the creek



Agoura senior semi-finalist for

Spotlight Award

Matthew Sandefur, 16, a senior at Agoura High School, has been selected as a semi-finalist for the Music Center’s 17th annual Spotlight Awards. Sandefur, honored in the Jazz Instrumental Music category, was chosen from among more than 800 state students. Semifinalists will audition again; finalists must perform Sat., April 17 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion where they will compete for […]

Group supports single parents



A single parent support group facilitated by a licensed social worker will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays by Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles. Those attending may expect to learn how to improve their parenting skills. There is no fee for the first session. No childcare is available. For more information including location, call Jane at (805) […]

Kanan Road interchange



Kanan Road interchange: If they build it, we will come We’re frustrated and we’re not going to take it anymore, but we’ll have to. In fact, the worst is yet to come. Frustration, delays, horn-honking and a few well-laced curse words are only part of the fallout from the Kanan Road interchange improvement in Agoura Hills. And the big work […]


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