Hunter safety class offered

The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is offering a state-certified Hunter’s Education Course at the Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. The 10-hour course will be held 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tues., Aug. 16 and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20. Participants must attend both sessions to receive credit. The course fee is […]

What was life in America like 101 years ago?

Only 8 percent of homes had telephones, 14 percent had bathtubs, the average wage was 22

Amazingly, here are some of the statistics for the United States in 1904: The average life expectancy for an American was 47 years. Only 14 percent of the homes in the U.S. had a bathtub. Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone. There were only 8,000 cars in the U.S., and only 144 miles of paved roads. The […]

Yeager gives verbal commitment to Penn

From the Tri-Valley League to the Ivy League

By Kyle Jorreyjorrey@theacorn.com At just 16, soon-to-be Oak Park senior Jessica Yeager is clearly mature beyond her years. Rather than hold out for the acceptance of a top-ranked collegiate volleyball program, the talented Eagle middle blocker/ outside hitter opted to use her athletic gifts to get her into one of the country’s top academics institutions—the University of Pennsylvania—a move she […]

Viewpoint students participate in teenage drama workshop

CSUN’s 48th annual TeenAge Drama Workshop will present four children’s theatre productions now through Aug. 6 in Nordhoff Hall on the campus, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. The six-week summer workshop combined four hours of daily instruction in acting and theatre skills with play production. Six students from Viewpoint School in Calabasas participated in the program and will perform in the […]

Totally Private Home with Luxurious Floor Plan

This 4-bedroom, 3.5bath, almost 4,200 square foot home has beautiful curb appeal in Morrison Highland. The entertainer’s dream corner lot with a view features a pool, spa, built-in barbecue and a huge grassy area. This totally private home offers generous sized bedrooms. A luxurious floor plan includes a huge kitchen and family room, formal dining room plus a master suite […]

Teens’ dreams are out of this world

By Michelle Knightknight@theacorn.com Future space shuttle launches may include the intellectual contributions of Oak Park teens Mateen Saffarian and Neil Shah and Westlake’s Claudia Lopez. The three won awards recently in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) competition for students. Although all three teens are headed for high school in the fall—Mateen and Neil to Oak Park High and […]

Golf tourney to benefit students

Prudential California Realty will honor its scholarship-award winners at a dinner at 6 p.m. Mon., Aug. 1 at Sunset Hills Country Club, Thousand Oaks.The dinner will be preceded by the Golf Classic Tournament, which raises funds for the awards. This year the company granted scholarships of $2,500 to graduating seniors from Agoura, Oak Park, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, […]

Nice grab even without the pads

‘Precious Piglet’ plays at Whitefire

The Whitefire Theatre presents the children’s musical “Precious Piglet and Her Pals” by Carrol Mendelson, with words and music by Ken Mazar, at 11 a.m. Saturdays now through December. The theatre is at 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. Precious Piglet and her pals plan a surprise birthday party for her younger brother Lolly. They pretend they don’t know it’s his […]

Suzan Kozman

Suzan Kozman was recently congratulated by branch manager, Vicki Earnest of the Troop Real Estate office in Agoura Hills for her outstanding production in a recent 30-day period. Kozman was awarded the top listing agent award for May and the top listing agent award for June. Kozman’s professionalism and organizational skills are what keeps her on track and her clients […]

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