Maurer, Wolfson pull upset,

Calabasas voters reject old guard

Bozajian re-elected Calabasas voters reject old guard By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Calabasas voters rejected two incumbents on the city council Tuesday, a first in the city’s 14-year history. Mayor Michael Harrison and founding city council member Lesley Devine lost their seats to challengers Mary Sue Maurer and Jonathon Wolfson in an election charged with attacks and counter attacks and a […]

Easter fun at library

Families are invited to visit the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., March 19 for a series of free Easter-related events. Children will be divided into age groups and may participate in an Easter Egg Roll, Jelly Bean Contest, Egg Toss and more. Children may also have their pictures taken […]


For Women Executives RSVPs are due today for San Fernando Valley Chapter of Executive Women International’s informational presentation and reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tues., March 15 at Oakwood Worldwide, 22122 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. (818) 832-2031 C.V. Newcomers Club Conejo Valley Newcomers Club hosts its annual free evening coffee event from 7 to 9 p.m. Learn about […]

Scholarship competition announced

The Simi/Conejo Chapter No. 254 of the National Association of Women in Construction has announced that two scholarships, each in the amount of $500, will be awarded this spring, one to a local high school student and the other to a local junior college student. Students who are taking classes in any construction-related field earning a B average or better […]


Maintenance equipment valued at $900, including a pressure washer, a circular saw and a cordless drill, was stolen from the maintenance room of a homeowner association at an undisclosed location. The incident occurred the night of Feb. 15 Someone damaged several vending machines in an office at an undisclosed location between Feb. 18 and Feb. 22. The damages were estimated […]

Impose workplace rules at library

I’m disturbed to hear about the inappropriate Internet misuse at the Oak Park High School library. Our kids go there after school to study and wait for us to pick them up. We’ve always assumed it’s a safe and educational haven where they’re surrounded by peers and responsible adults. Now we find that the open access Internet policy has created […]

A celebration of reading

Volunteers sought for area nursing homes

Friends to the Elderly is seeking caring volunteers to visit lonely older adults in nursing homes or board and care facilities located throughout the greater Los Angeles area and San Fernando and Conejo Valleys. This is a nonsectarian program of Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS-LA) that serves older persons of all faiths through the recruitment of qualified volunteers […]


Battlin’ Teen Bands The 7th annual Agourapalooza: Teen Battle of the Bands!" will be staged from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Drinks, snacks available. $10. (818) 597-7361

Media Day symposium at Oaks Christian exposes kids to process of news gathering

Oaks Christian School hosted an out-of-the-books symposium entitled Media Day on Tues., March 1. The symposium program included two breakout sessions offering discussions on the production, distribution, marketing, and business of television, radio, newspaper and the Internet. Twenty-three speakers representing different aspects of the media came to share their expertise including keynote speaker, Manuel Abud, vice president/general manager of Telemundo/NBC, […]

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