The battle begins

The Acorn

The Acorn’s baseball playoff preview Royal Highlanders (23-3, 11-3, first in Marmonte) First-round opponent: Valencia (15-12, 9-6), home Playoff picture: The road to Angel Stadium and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I title game begins at home for the Marmonte League champion Royal Highlanders, currently ranked second in the CIF Southern Section coaches’ poll. Winners of 10 of its […]

‘The Odd Couple’ opening at Agoura High

Music instructor gives encore at Lindero

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Popular music instructor Gregory Fried has returned to Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hils. Fried taught at the middle school for eight years before accepting a position at a private school in St. Louis in 2002. A call from Lindero Principal Ronald Kaiser prompted Fried to return to California and the school where he had […]

Westlake pediatrician wears many hats

Doctor is columnist, spokesperson and media consultant

Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann of Westlake Village has been elected to a two-year term of the board of directors of the National Association of Medical Communicators (NAMC). She is a board-certified pediatrician in private practice, clinical instructor at UCLA and author. As an active fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Altmann is on the executive board of the […]

Agoura Chargers (19-6, 10-4, second in Marmonte)

First-round opponent: Hart (17-8-1, 10-5), home

Playoff picture: Even though the Chargers wound up just one run short of achieving their goal of a Marmonte League championship, losing 1-0 to Moorpark on May 6 to fall one behind first place Royal, the team’s strong pitching staff helps keep it a favorite to win the program’s first ever CIF championship. Winners of 15 out of 17, the […]

Midnight movies to benefit kid’s charity

The Westlake Village Twin will host "Insomniac Cinema!" for patrons who enjoy viewing movies that get underway at midnight. Ten percent of all profits from this series will be donated to Variety Children’s Charity. The midnight shows will be presented Sat., May 21 and 28 at the theatre, 4711 Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. On May 21 late-night moviegoers can […]

On the lookout for code violations

Have you noticed loud music in your Calabasas neighborhood or construction workers beginning a job too early in the morning? Have you seen other violations of the city’s municipal code? If you have, now’s your turn to blow the whistle. The city of Calabasas recently launched a hotline for area residents to call if they see municipal code violations. "A […]

West Hills hosts Wellness Fair

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center will host a free "Diabetes Wellness Fair" from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thurs., May 26 at 7300 Medical Center Drive, West Hills. This special event in the hospital cafeteria will feature numerous information booths as well as free health screenings. Following the fair, West Hills physicians will present a seminar from 7:30 p.m. […]

Moorpark Musketeers (17-11, 9-6, third place in Marmonte)

First-round opponent: Saugus (23-3, 14-1), away

Playoff picture: Like a UPS driver delivering packages on Christmas Eve, the Moorpark Musketeers come through when everything is on the line. Moorpark’s one-game playoff victory over Westlake last Thursday catapulted the Musketeers into the Division I playoffs and sent the Warriors home for the summer. And what is Moorpark’s reward for such an accomplishment? How about a first-round matchup […]

Abstract painting demo, dinner to reflect nature

Joe Cibere, an instructor at the California Art Institute and a partner in the advertising firm of Westlake Marketing Works, will be the guest artist on Tues., June 7 for the Westlake Village Art Guild (WVAG) at the Clarion Palm Hotel, 495 Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Cibere will demonstrate his abstract watercolor painting techniques which reflect his strong love […]

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