Officials target canyon racers

By Daniel Wolowicz Danielw@theacorn.com The markings are unmistakable. Burnt tire tracks crisscrossing the Mulholland Highway blacktop, the telltale signs of street racers who use the secluded canyon roads between Malibu and Calabasas as their personal racetrack. At a news conference held last week on a scenic, but serpentine stretch of the highway, the California Highway Patrol announced the start of […]


Nutritionist to speak in Westlake Village

Nutritionist to speak in Westlake Village Stacy Shaul, M.A., a certified clinical nutritionist, will speak at the Conejo Lupus Support Group meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tues., May 3 at the Westlake Village Urgent Care and Occupational Health Center, 4415 S. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. According to co-facilitator, Mary Weyand, "Nutrition can play a significant role in the quality of […]

AC Stelle filmmakers to go to state competition

Eighth-grade students Max Schram, Graham Wetterhan, Jon Winnick and Chris Kovalik, represented AC Stelle Middle School, Calabasas, at the Constitutional Rights Foundation History Day in California/Los Angeles County finals in the group documentary category. Their entry, "Telephone: The Revolution," was chosen as one of two documentaries to represent the county at the state competition in San Diego on May 5, […]

New Bandit in town

Driving along Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks you may have noticed that there’s a new bandit in town. The old Pizza Hut/Bandits’ BBQ building has been replaced with a modern new building that includes a full bar and Western ambiance. Owner Ron Parker and his staff have done a tremendous job creating an exciting new look, while serving the same […]

Thanks, folks

Sometimes I find out about fun events after the fact, so I want to thank everyone in advance for our "Dave McLaughlin of the McLaughlin Group’s Casino Night and Restaurant Bites" this Saturday night at St. Maximillian’s beautiful new banquet hall in Oak Park. Let’s face it, we could all use a trip to Vegas for the evening, plus we […]

Heart in the right place

According to a Lost Hills Sheriff’s Department report, a vandal shattered a window at A.C. Stelle Middle School on Mulholland Highway in Calabasas, but the person left a note, in a child-like handwriting, indicating they were playing midnight baseball and a ball hit the window. The note said they going to try to get the money to replace the window […]

Famous artist to put on show

The Westlake Village Art Guild will host Victor Martinez, an internationally-known watercolor artist from Peru, on Tues., May 3, at the Clarion Palm Garden Hotel, 495 Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Social hour and registration begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and a demonstration at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required one week in advance. Call (805) 379-5655 […]

Cancer survivor, author presents best-selling book

Best-selling author of "Hormones from Hell," wellness promoter, humorist, television talk show guest and breast cancer survivor Jan King will speak at 11:30 a.m. Tues., May 3, at a luncheon at the Sherwood Country Club to promote her latest book "Bouncing Back," to be released in 2006 by Running Press. King’s books may be purchased and autographed at the event. […]

Agricultural Fair is fun for family

Grab your straw hat and bib overalls and bring the kids to the Schools’ Involvement Fair from Tues., April 26 through Sat., April 30 in Building 22 at Fairplex in Pomona as students from throughout the Greater Los Angeles area compete for prizes and awards with some 5,000 individual student and classroom exhibits from more than 100 schools covering a […]

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