A cupholder in the hand is worth two passes to the theater

A cupholder in the hand is worth two passes to the theater We were excited to take our son Matthew, 3, and daughter Rachel, seven months, to see "Pooh’s Heffalump Movie" at the Mann Agoura 8 Theatres. We settled into our seats and Matthew got his own chair. Later in the movie, my husband, Jeff, asked Matthew if he would […]

Calabasas citizens’ group wants Harrison out

City council incumbent
draws fire as
election nears

City council incumbent draws fire as election nears By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com With only three weeks to go before the Calabasas City Council election, the campaign reached a new level of intensity Tuesday as several city activists and former city council members charged Calabasas Mayor Michael Harrison, who’s running for reelection, with conducting "secret talks" to secure a key endorsement. […]

Garden club to learn about water features

The Conejo Valley Garden Club will learn about water features from Richard Williams, owner of Eagle Pool Services, during its meeting which begins at 9:30 a.m. Wed., Feb. 23 at United Methodist Church, 1000 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Williams will share his knowledge and field questions. A field trip to visit some of his work will be available for […]

Kaiser to host grief support group

The Kaiser Permanente facility in Woodland Hills will host a grief support group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays in cafeteria classrooms 1 and 2, entrance 1, basement, at the Woodland Hills Medical Center, 5601 DeSoto Ave., Woodland Hills. These ongoing support group meetings are open to the community as well as to Kaiser Permanente members. There is no fee […]

St Paschal hosts classical concert

on Feb. 19

on Feb. 19 Eric Genuis and William Merimee will perform a classical concert at 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 19 at St. Paschal Baylon, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The concert is free and appropriate for all ages. Genuis is a composer of classical music works for full orchestra, solo piano and solo violin. At conferences and seminars, Genuis gives […]


"Hitch" Directed by: Andy Tennant Starring: Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James and Amber Valletta Rated: PG-13 (slight adult language and sexual innuendo) Running time: 113 minutes Best suited for: Will Smith fans, romantic comedy-lite buffs Least suited for: those seeking relevant plot structure or rom-com angst Acorn’s Rating Guide: I’m starting to think I’d pay good movie money to […]

Special access

for Glen Wilcox? Why was Mr. Glen Wilcox driving on a paved road into the center of the Ahmanson Ranch when it was private property? For the public—those of us neither invited nor willing to trespass—access is access. We are grateful that the resources of Ahmanson and now Gillette Ranch are being saved and we can legally hike their beautiful […]

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