Kanan Road work underway

The second phase of the long-awaited Kanan Interchange Project is scheduled to begin today. Construction on utility lines will force lane closures on Kanan Road north of the 101 freeway. Expect delays. City officials said the utilities need to be relocated before actual construction on the interchange can begin. The new configuration will eliminate left-hand turns onto the freeway and […]

Out of work man gets back into the game

Part I of three

Part I of three It’s not important how you came to be unemployed. It’s how you work your way back to work. Although I’d like this to be a how-to-get-a-job article, unfortunately everything I’ve tried hasn’t worked. To be blunt: I’ve been extremely successful at not finding work. What follows is an introspective look at my job-seeking journey. In my […]

Support group announces events

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will present the following programs this month to cancer patients and their families at their facility, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Events are free, but you must RSVP at (805) 379-4777. From 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays beginning Feb. 10, Smadar Knobler will lead a watercolor class. Knobler is a teacher and artist whose specialties are […]

Parent forum for Special Ed

The Oak Park Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) invites parents to a parent forum to provide input regarding the Oak Park Unified School District’s special education programs at 7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 7 in the Oak Park Library Lecture Room, on the Oak Park High School campus at 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. Cathy Skiba, director of Pupil Services, […]

Conejo Jewish Academy to offer ‘Got Shabbat’ service on Feb. 4

Conejo Jewish Academy to offer ‘Got Shabbat’ service on Feb. 4 The Conejo Jewish Academy will offer a "Got Shabbat?" family service at 6:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 4 at 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. This service includes spirited singing, insights into the prayers, transliterated prayer books, a special children’s program, insights by Rabbi Shlomo Bistritzky and a brief sermon by […]


Stage Co. to present reading series Malibu Stage Co. will present a series of "readings" at 8 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 5 at its theater, 29243 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. The "readings" are by theater, television and film actors. "Darwin in Malibu" by British playwright Crispin Whittell will open the series on Sat., Jan. 22. Actors Don Most and Bruce […]

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Activities commemorate American Heart Month

Heart health is not just for men. Many people are not aware that over the last 20 years, more women than men have died of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Thousand Oaks Republican Women Federated is marking American Heart Month this February by sponsoring the Red Dress Lunch and Healthy Heart Seminar from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 17 […]

Calabasas grapplers enjoy a banner year in Marmonte

By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com A little over four years ago, when the California Interscholastic Federation decided that Calabasas High School and its growing enrollment ought to make the jump from the Frontier League to the Marmonte League, few of the schools’ athletic programs felt the impact greater than the wrestlers. After all, just when the Coyotes were getting comfortable in […]