Traffic light poised to improve intersection

Traffic light poised to improve intersection The city of Calabasas will install a new traffic signal on Parkway Calabasas at Paseo Primario. Residents who spoke at a recent city council meeting strongly favored the traffic solution for safety reasons. The city council had previously approved the installation of a signal, but hadn’t seen a design. The plan that was brought […]

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Army Pvt. Krista Fabin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia S.C. She is the daughter of William and stepdaughter of Lisa Fabian of Thousand Oaks. Fabin is a 2004 graduate of Westlake High School of Westlake Village. Air Force Airman Shane Cavette arrived for duty at Hurlburt Field, Fort Walton Beach, Fla. He is an instrument […]

Westlake High School hosts orientation for future students

Westlake High School will host its annual Future Warrior Night on Tues., March 15 in the school gymnasium, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Co-curricular information will be available at 5 p.m. and the official presentation is at 6 p.m. All future Westlake High School students and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Information regarding Westlake academics […]


Highlanders Head coach: Daniel Maye (15th season) Last season’s results: 13-14, 6-8 in league (5th in Marmonte) Biggest loss: Nick Pinneri (.324 BA) Notable returnees: Phil Boscarino, SS/P (.346 BA, 25 RBI, 7 doubles); D.J. Smith, 1B/P (.339 BA, 5 HRs, 20 Hits); Eric Blackwell, DH (.315 BA, 20 Runs); Clayton Edwards (7-2, 2.00 ERA, 46 Ks) Impact newcomer: Justin […]

At Calabasas High ‘It takes a village’

All four of my children graduated from Calabasas High. We have some excellent teachers in our school district, but the system itself is rife with problems. By the time a child gets to high school the environment can seem almost hostile. It is amazing the number of people (teachers and staff) who so obviously dislike and disrespect teens, yet continue […]

Filmmaker makes big impression

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Oak Park native Marc Clebanoff, 24, shot his first full-length movie over the summer with actor William Sadler ("The Shawshank Redemption," "Kinsey") and he just recently screened it in Hollywood before an enthusiastic audience of film industry people and others. Clebanoff’s movie, "Unspoken," is a dark drama about five characters locked in a room together who […]

Foot doctor explains common problems

Ingrown Nail Pain

Ingrown Nail Pain Even after 20 years of practice I still get the same two questions: why did you choose podiatry and what is the most common foot problem. Let me start with the second question. By far the most common reason people come to my office is ingrown toenails. It is the bread and butter of podiatry, like taxes […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at steve@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Mar. 11 Spring Musical (through March 12)/7 p.m./"G" Building Sat., March 12 New SAT Sun., March 12 CaHSEE (through Mar. 16) Mon., March 14 Dance Rehearsal (daily […]

Newbury Park

Panthers Head coach: Scott Drootin (2nd season) Last season’s results: 10-13, 4-10 in league (last in Marmonte) Biggest loss: Chuck Fick, P (4-6, 3.42 ERA, .494 BA) Notable returnees: Cody Fierro, 1B/P (7 HRs, 31 RBI); Travis Scott SS/P (3-4, 4.52 ERA, 10 steals); Andy Kellogg, P (18 Ks in 32 innings) Impact newcomer: Jason Anderson, senior, CF Pitching Ace: […]

Reader supports

J. Guidetti

Our family was very distressed to read the article on J. Guidetti’s troubles at Calabasas High. Having had two children attend there (classes of 2000 and 2004), we can attest to the good Guidetti has done for the students of that school. In her junior year, our daughter was very ill and missed a tremendous amount of time at school. […]