Agency gives final OK to Soka purchase

Agency gives final OK to Soka purchase By Stephanie Bertholdo Bertholdo@theacorn.com After 30 years of failed attempts to place Soka University near Calabasas into public ownership, the State Public Works Board approved a $35 million purchase of the Japanese college last Friday and cleared the way toward preserving the 588-acre site as permanent open space. "This is truly a momentous […]

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Annual Los Robles Hospital dinner honors volunteers

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center volunteers were recently recognized for giving more than two million hours of service since the hospital opened in 1968. The hospital has its annual recognition dinner at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Feb. 23 to celebrate the total number of hours and the 88,000 hours given in 2004. Hospital CEO and President Jim […]

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Fri., March 18
Dance Concert/7 p.m./G Building
Sat. March 19
Vice Dance/8 p.m./Gym
Tues., March 22

Fri., March 18 Dance Concert/7 p.m./G Building Sat. March 19 Vice Dance/8 p.m./Gym Tues., March 22 Board Meeting/6 p.m./D.O. Thurs., March 24 Comedy Sportz/6 p.m./G Bldg. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., March 18 Spring Musical/7 p.m. Sat., March 19 Spring Musical/2 and 7 p.m. Sun., March 20 Cheer at Sharp Int’l Championships/8 a.m. to 5 p.m./Six Flags Mon., March 21 PFC 8th […]

See ‘Down on the Rancho’ this Saturday

See ‘Down on the Rancho’ this Saturday The Leonis Adobe Museum Children’s Theater group will perform "Down on the Rancho" at noon Sat., March 19 at the museum, 23537 Calabasas Road, Old Town Calabasas. The musical, based on growing up on a ranch in the 1880s, is crafted in Shakespearean style with boys’ and girls’ interests outside traditional expectations. A […]

History does repeat itself

History does repeat itself To those who would deny that history repeats itself, I would recommend a reading of Thoreau’s essay, "On The Duty of Civil Disobedience," written in protest of the American invasion of Mexico. It makes one wish that today’s leadership in Washington hadn’t slept through history class. Phillip Gold Westlake Village

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Senior activities and classes available in Oak Park

Senior activities and classes available in Oak Park The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District presents the following senior programs for spring. All activities are in the Oak Canyon Community Center in Oak Park. For reservations call Jo Lassak at (818) 865-9304. Ballroom dancing, swing and fox trot for seniors is noon to 1 p.m., Tues., March 22; $5 per […]

‘Fonzie’ tackles new role of educating public about high cholesterol

Henry Winkler is best known as "The Fonz" on television’s "Happy Days" and, more recently, as a lawyer on the Emmy award-winning comedy "Arrested Development." Now Winkler is taking on another role that is very close to him personally. He is working with the American Heart Association on The Cholesterol Low Down to help dispel myths about heart disease and […]

Warriors volleyball team is reworked and reloaded

By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com A year after inheriting a lineup loaded with talent from departed head coach Greg Gibbons, longtime volleyball coach Doug Magorien is getting the opportunity to put his own knowledge to good use—reconfiguring this year’s group in such a way that it scarcely resembles the Warriors of a season ago who advanced to the CIF finals for […]

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