Rescue in Calabasas

Triunfo YMCA cooks up pancake breakfast for Saturday in Oak Park

Event will include free carnival

Triunfo YMCA will host its eighth annual Pancake Breakfast Carnival from 7 to 11 a.m. Sat., May 7 at Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. The event will feature an all-you-can-eat breakfast of pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee; tickets are $4 per person (kids under age 3 eat free) and available at the door. In […]

Support group open at Kaiser

Kaiser Permanente sponsors a bereavement support group for adults that meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Thursday in cafeteria classrooms 1 and 2, entrance 1, basement, of the Woodland Hills Medical Center, 5601 De Soto Ave., Woodland Hills. The group is open to the community. There is no fee to participate. The group is facilitated by trained bereavement volunteers […]

Summer camp registration opens

Fun Oaks Day Camp is currently accepting enrollments for the summer day camp, sponsored by Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. The program will meet 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended care available from 7 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. at Mae Boyar Park, 130 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. This camp will […]

Agoura club offers support

The newly-formed Agoura Hills Moms Club is a support group primarily for stay-at-home moms. The moms meet monthly, host casual get-togethers, plan outings and have play groups for all ages, plus perform service projects and coordinate fundraisers to benefit the local community. From 10 a.m. to noon Fri., May 6, the club will meet at Reyes Adobe Park in Agoura […]

‘Every 15 Minutes‘ program hits home

This is in regards to the "School Program Drives Home Danger of DUI" article on April 21. For seniors in high school, the anticipation of graduation can lead to foolish choices such as driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Celebration is at hand, and liquor seems to increase the vibe of the party atmosphere. As ridiculous as it […]

Extra daylight means more construction

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Contractors working on the modernization of Viewpoint School in Calabasas have been granted extended workday hours during the summer months. Record winter rains delayed the first phase of the three-phase project, which includes the construction of a new school theater and classrooms. Viewpoint officials want the building to be finished by the first day of school […]

Couple plans to wed soon

Kevin Galpin and Carrie Diercks recently announced their engagement and plans to wed next March. The groom-to-be attended Round Meadow Elementary, A.E. Wright Middle School and graduated from Calabasas High School in 1992. He earned an undergraduate degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA and his medical degree from Emory Medical School. Currently Galpin is a primary care physician at […]

Wellness events coming soon

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will present the following events in May at their facility, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Movement therapist and psychologist Susan Lovell, Ph.D., will present "Movement Therapy in the Healing Process" from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., May 14. Pancreatic cancer survivor Tom Cronan will stop at the center during his 6,000-mile cross-country motorcycle ride at […]

Middle school students to read stories in character

Students from Lindero Canyon Middle School’s eighth grade honors language arts classes will be at Barnes and Noble at the Westlake Promenade from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., May 12 and 13, reading from their favorite childhood books, dressed in costumes portraying characters from those books. This "Children’s Story Time" event is presented in conjunction with an in-store […]