Las Virgenes School District must pay $300,000 to molestation victim

A settlement has been reached between the Las Virgenes Unified School District and Calabasas resident Alison Baker, who filed a negligent supervision lawsuit against the district on behalf of her son, a special education student who was sexually abused by another student on the campus of Agoura High. The case was scheduled to go to trial in a week. A […]

Book signing

Local author Sarah Weinstein will sign copies of her novel, “The Silver Thimble,” from 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., Aug. 14 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at The Calabasas Commons. For more information, visit the author’s website at www.sarahw.net.

WAGS team wins national softball title

They did it. Through all the blood, sweat and tears, the Westlake-Agoura Girls’ Softball (WAGS) Thunder team fought off early elimination and won the 10-and-under national softball championship played in San Antonio, Texas, from Aug. 2 through Aug. 7. After losing their first game 31 to the Newbury Park All Stars, WAGS “Thunder” went on to dominate the double-elimination tournament […]

Outdoor movie

The community is invited to view Disney’s “A Bug’s Life” under the stars at 7 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. The church will provide popcorn and refreshments. For information, call (818) 889-1620.

Park-Like Grounds with Pool/Spa

This traditional 4-bedroom, 3-bath home is located in Oak Park. It’s been remodeled and it’s immaculate. The outstanding corner setting offers park-like grounds with pool/spa and privacy. Highlights include hardwood floors in the entry and kitchen plus newer windows, kitchen and baths. For more information on this home priced at $1,525,000, call Joyce Merkle and Carol Mullen of Coldwell Banker […]

Repairs at Malibou Lake

Condemned bridge coming back to life

Malibou Lake area residents will soon be able to access their community again via the Lake Vista Bridge on Lake Vista Drive. The bridge, just south of Mulholland Highway, will be replaced with construction beginning this month at a cost of $1.2 million. Los Angeles County condemned the Lake Vista Bridge over a year ago due to storm damage. But […]

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A California senator reacted to federal government actions dealing with the U.S. energy crisis in 1975, according to articles in The Acorn. Sen. John V. Tunney responded to a federal proposal to institute a nationwide, mandatory gas ration of nine gallons per vehicle per week. Tunney planned to counter the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Extension Act by introducing legislation that would […]


Theater troupe is a labor of love

A year ago, local teens with entrepreneurial spirit created their own theater group called Staged Souls. The teens raised their own funds for licensing rights, theater rental, sets and costumes. Now in its second season, Staged Souls will present “Bat Boy: The Musical” on weekends through Aug. 14 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. “We started as best friends […]

Mediterranean Estate with Incredible Views

This exquisitely designed private and gated estate is situated on over three sprawling acres within the exclusive high country of North Ranch in the city of Westlake Village. The main home consists of skillfully proportioned rooms including three bedroom suites, three-and-ahalf bath, living room, family room and gourmet kitchen with butler’s pantry. Two guest suites are connected by a breezeway […]