2005-03-02

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Harrison gets reader’s support I am writing to thank Michael Harrison for his work over the past four years and to pledge my full support to his reelection. Michael has been a fighter for the environment and for quality-of-life issues in Calabasas. He is constantly fighting overdevelopment battles and developing innovative ideas to our great city. But what has really […]

Handicapping the race



What could be wrong in a small city flush with $15 million in reserves, where the average home costs a sweet $1 million, and where the parks and other public amenities are to die for? The three incumbents in next week’s election deserve much of the credit for the city’s recent rise to glory, but to hear it from the […]

Spring Fest in bloom



Spring Fest in bloom The deadline to apply for vendor booths at the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Spring Fest is March 11. The event, which is being co-sponsored by The Acorn, is scheduled for April 9 at the Oak Park Community Center and several highly visible vendor booths are still available at the cost of $100 for private […]

Water photos at Calabasas library



Calabasas resident Matt Segal will display a collection of underwater photography at the city of Calabasas Public Library beginning Sun., March 6. Segal, a freshman at USC majoring in aerospace engineering, began taking photos underwater in the fall of 2004. He has photographed various locations including Papua New Guinea and Turks and Caicos, as well as the Channel Islands. Within […]

The Value of AP Courses



If you ask college admissions officers how they make decisions, most will tell you the first thing they look at is the rigor of the student’s curriculum. For selective colleges, this means Advanced Placement (AP) courses, which give high school students the opportunity to do college-level coursework. With competition for college admission increasing every year, many students fear they won’t […]

Musical variety show offers family fun



A musical variety show tailored for families featuring "Razzle-Bam-Boom," the duo of Mark Beckwith and Obediah Thomas, will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Fri., March 11 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Beckwith and Thomas combine humor, juggling, vocals, guitar, trumpet and percussion plus audience participation to craft a […]

Leaders will bring positive change



As concerned, longtime Calabasas residents and community activists, we strongly support James Bozajian, Mary Sue Maurer and Jonathan Wolfson for city council. James Bozajian has been a voice of reason and civility on the council. He is endorsed by the Calabasas Park Homeowners Association. He deserves reelection. Unfortunately, some of his fellow councilmembers have been caught up for years in […]

City election coverage live



The Calabasas City Council election is March 8 and live, election night coverage can be seen on Channel 3 in Calabasas beginning at 8:30 p.m. Results also can be viewed on the city’s website, www.cityofcalabasas.com. For continuing candidate profiles, turn to page 14.

Auditory integration practitioner offers hope for Conejo families



Khymberleigh Herwill-Levin, an internationally-known auditory integration practitioner, offers new hope for children who are not getting good grades in school. She treats individuals experiencing Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) which makes it difficult for the brain to modulate sound. A child with CAPD will not be able to process the teacher’s voice above other sound distractions. Individuals with CAPD have […]

Broken dreams

With a gut-wrenching 65-62 loss to Colony, the Coyotes fail to reach their goal of a second-straight title game appearance

By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com A night meant for celebration turned into complete frustration for the Calabasas boys’ basketball team as the No. 2 seeded Coyotes fell in the Southern Section Div. II-A semifinals to the Colony Titans, 65-62, dashing the squad’s long-held hopes for another crack at the program’s first CIF title. Hindered by the inability to keep the athletic […]


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