Jordan lauded by Las Virgenes colleagues

After 16 years of service with the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education, saying farewell to Judy Jordan was bittersweet for the colleagues and friends who attended Tuesday’s celebration to honor her time working with the school district. Teachers, administrators, city officials, family and friends spoke about Jordan’s legacy to the district. “I would like to begin by […]

Oak Park winter recreation brochure now available

The Oak Park winter recreation brochure may be picked up at the Oak Park Community Center or Mae Boyar Park or by calling (818) 865-9304 to request one by mail. Recreation class information may also be found on the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District ’s website at www.rsrpd.org or www.oakparkupdate.com. Highlights of the winter activities include tennis, softball, yoga, […]

Westlake boys’ soccer team has new faces, same results

Offense has been explosive

Last season the Westlake boys’ soccer team captured the Marmonte League title behind a stout defense which produced 18 shutouts. To repeat as league champions this year, head coach Bill Propster said the Warriors will have to lean heavily on an explosive offense to make up for a defense that’s now in transition after losing several key players on the […]

Church of Religious Science to celebrate Season of Light

The Westlake Church of Religious Science will celebrate December’s Season of Light with a candlelighting service at 7 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 22. Hot spiced cider and ginger snaps will be served. Through word and music, the sacred traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Religious Science will be honored. The Sunday “Celebration of Life” service is at 10 a.m. Preceding the service […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

REMEMBER THE ALAMO—Stephen and Sandra Wurtzel of Calabasas step back in history with local friends during a recent visit to the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.

Oak Park pedophile arrested

Oak Park resident and registered sex offender Robert Mark Nebens, 45, was arrested Mon., Dec. 5 in the city of Rubidoux by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for attempted child molestation and for providing a child with pornography, police said. According to the police report, Nebens thought he was meeting with a 13-year-old boy at a Rubidoux strip mall when […]

Sing, sing, sing

U10 Junk Yard Dogs advance to AYSO sectionals

Love Wins Church to host Christmas Eve service at CLU

Love Wins Church of Moorpark will host a special Christmas Eve service at 5:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 24 at Samuelson Chapel at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.  Love Wins church is a sister congregation of Saddleback Church of Lake Forest, Calif. For more information, visit www.lovewins.com or call (805) 433-5400.

$1 million donation to fund playground

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com

Calabasas just received its biggest gift ever, according to Mayor Barry Groveman. The Friedman Charitable Foundation gave $1 million to the city to fund the construction of Brandon’s Village, a universally accessible playground at Gate’s Canyon Park in Calabasas. According to city officials, the playground will mirror the Shane’s Inspiration concept in Los Angeles’s Griffith Park. “I’m proud to have […]