2005-06-02

Calabasas staff earns public TV acclaim

Awards for programming and website

The city of Calabasas Media Department won five STAR Awards during the States of California and Nevada Chapter of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors annual conference in Santa Monica. The STAR Awards recognize excellence in government programming from cities throughout California and Nevada. “This isn’t a minor thing,” said Calabasas Mayor Barry Groveman. “(Calabasas) competed against cities […]

Local women form bonds in friendship, business



When Anne Lockhart walked through the door of Karen Crane’s Agoura Road antique shop, La Dee Da, the two women began talking and discovered they had much in common. Besides being partial to vintage and antique items, both are the daughters of 1960’s television icons. Lockhart’s mother, June Lockhart, played the mother in two popular TV series, “Lassie” and “Lost […]

Local schools honored by Newsweek magazine



All of the schools in the Conejo Valley have made the grade, reaching a narrow benchmark defined by Newsweek magazine’s 100 Best High Schools in America. Although local schools didn’t crack the top 100, all were listed in an extended report found online that ranked the top 1,000 schools. The list is based on a ratio that is derived from […]

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French Fantastic Old World tradition, can it continue? At Le Rendez-Vous Restaurant and Wine Bar, the answer is yes. Francois Zanni opened the doors to his restaurant 30 years ago and it remains the jewel of Newbury Park. The ambience is warm and the people are friendly; some of the staff have been there for decades. At Le Rendez-Vous, you […]

Dark issue clouds the wilderness



I oppose drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and believe destroying this last bastion of untouched wilderness is not the appropriate way to become more energy independent. The U.S. government should adopt a policy of developing other forms of alternative energy and not focus on finding other ways to cultivate oil. The U.S. accounts for four percent of the […]

FOR THE RECORD



•Heschel West school is expected to host about 24 events each year with 1,500 people at each event, not 150 people. •Charly Kaspar was the treasurer of the Westlake Joint Homeowners Association, not president.

Viewpoint students recognized



Viewpoint School in Calabasas recently inducted 22 students into the Cum Laude Society. The juniors and seniors earned this high recognition for scholastic achievement and the demonstration of good character, honor and integrity in all aspects of their school life. New inductees included seniors Blake Beisswanger of Hidden Hills, Kara Jancourtz of Calabasas, Jodi Nagelberg of Thousand Oaks, Meagan Sheff-Atteberry […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., June 3 TAB awards banquest/G Bldg. Sat., June 4 New SAT Comedy Sportz/G Bldg./6 p.m. Mon., June 6 Senior awards/gym/6:30 p.m. Tues., June 7 Music banquet/G Bldg./6 […]

Conejo Players holds auditions



Conejo Players Theatre, Inc. will host auditions for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical comedy, “Once Upon a Mattress,” based on “The Princess and the Pea” by Hans Christian Andersen. Auditions will be at 7:30 p.m. Sun. through Tues., June 26 through 28 at the theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Callbacks will be at 7:30 p.m. Wed., June 29. […]

The Oak Park we know and love



With two new members of the Municipal Advisory Council sworn in last week, Oak Park government is back at full strength. These are halcyon days for the unincorporated community just north of Agoura Hills and the newly appointed Bonnie Biddison and Jay Kapitz will make sure that Oak Park’s residents continue to be well represented. Although some in the community […]


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