2005-05-04

Park program welcomes kids



Razzle Dazzle Kids in cooperation with the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District offers "Kids’ Night Out" from 6 to 10:30 p.m. on selected Fridays at the Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. The event offers organized fun with arts and crafts, games, sports, movies and popcorn. A supervised kitchen features a cooking class where the […]

Was city hypocritical about development?



Was city hypocritical about development? Shame on the Calabasas City Council and Calabasas Planning Commission. After spending millions of taxpayer dollars fighting Ahmanson Ranch, which wasn’t even inside the city limits, the city’s two main legislative bodies have sanctioned an absolute and total development mess on Las Virgenes Road just south of Agoura Road. For almost two years, a housing […]

Mountains Restoration Trust celebrates



Adobe announces changes at top

Tammy Ennis is stepping down

The Leonis Adobe Museum has announced that Angela Schwanz will be replacing Tammy Ennis as general manager of the living history museum in Old Town Calabasas. Ennis is relocating to Texas with her family and will serve as a consultant for the museum until July. "Tammy was instrumental in launching many of our successful programs that have created public interest […]

THURS., MAY 5



GOP Women Meet Westlake Village Republican Women Federated hosts a "Cinco de Mayo" luncheon at noon (social hour 11:30 a.m.) at Chateau Pleasance, the Lake Sherwood estate of Ed and Lynn Hogan in Thousand Oaks. Donna Larkin of Westlake Village will speak on "Identity Theft." $35. (805) 494-4407 Cloggers Teach All Conejo Valley Cloggers teach all ages, all levels, at […]

Kids shoot commercial



Students from Lupin Hill Elementary School’s GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) Program filmed a commercial on the beach near Malibu’s Point Dume on April 17. The fourth- and fifth-grade students will edit, score and record the voice track to the commercial and then submit the finished piece to local network and cable television stations as a public service announcement. The […]

Viewpoint film project wins two awards



Viewpoint School in Calabasas announced that "Locker Space," the film project for its Upper School’s Film IV class, earned two awards at Method Fest, the recent film festival in Calabasas that celebrates breakout acting in independent films. As part of the festival’s Youth Film Program, which provides an outlet for young filmmakers, writers and actors, Method Fest screened 10 short […]

Principal will be missed



Principal will be missed J. Guidetti (Calabasas High School principal) has done a phenomenal job. California Distinguished school under his leadership, higher API scores, great communication between students and parents. What is wrong with this picture? If J is going to be placed on "special assignment," please assign him to the Oak Park Unified School District. I hear there are […]

Tracking local real estate

Home sales still rising

March sales of Conejo Valley single-family homes totaled 199 compared to 111 sold in February and 201 sold a year ago, according to Mike Plisky, president of the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors. Median sales price for single-family homes in March was $752,120. In 2004 it was $736,440. The median price is the point where half of the units sold […]

Teen nutrition, health stressed



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Pizza, soda, hours in front of a television set or a computer screen, and other less-than-healthy habits may be a staple for many teens, but one group of students learned the importance of balance at the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation 21st annual Youth Congress. "What the Health! An Inside Scoop on Exercise, Nutrition and Personal Management" […]


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