High school softball officials needed

The Channel Coast Softball Officials Association is currently seeking new officials to umpire high school softball games. The Association provides umpires for all schools from Calabasas to Santa Barbara. It also provides classroom training and on-the-field experience before the high school season starts March 3. Classes start Jan. 18 and are open to everyone 18 years and older who have […]

Repairs delayed on Malibou Lake bridge

Malibou Lake area residents will be able to access their community again via the Lake Vista Bridge on Lake Vista Drive, but reconstruction of the bridge just south of Mulholland Highway won’t be completed by Jan. 18 as planned. Due to bad weather and high costs of steel, the bridge repair has been delayed at least a month, according to […]

How to soothe back pain during pregnancy

More than 4 million women give birth each year in the U.S. An enormous number of changes occur within a woman’s body during the nine months of pregnancy. Among them, hormonal changes cause ligament laxity, or a loosening of the ligaments, especially where the spine and pelvis connect. As the weight of the growing baby increases, a woman’s posture shifts […]

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Trash your electronics properly

The city of Calabasas offers free electronic waste collection from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month at the future Calabasas Civic Center site at Park Sorrento, behind the Commons Shopping Center. Acceptable items include answering machines, camcorders, CD players, copiers, fax machines, laptops, computers, microwave ovens, stereos, tape players, telephones, VCRs and other items. […]

Help your child make new friends

Whether your child is a social butterfly or a bit more of a wallflower, there are ways to help him feel less anxious about making new friends and about making friends with children who are different from him. Try these tips: •Teach tolerance. Be certain your children know that it is okay and, in fact, a good thing to be […]

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2005 Year in Review

The top stories of the past year affecting The Acorn community

Agoura Hills Kanan Road interchange gets green light Bitter election brings changes to city council New Yerba Buena Elementary School finally on track Stories by Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com It’s been 10 years in the planning, but the Kanan Road-101 Freeway interchange improvement in Agoura Hills finally showed signs of getting underway. The bulk of the work on the massive, $25-million […]

Free low vision testing offered

Free low vision consultations will be available through the Braille Institute from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri., Jan. 20 at Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. During one-hour private sessions, a low vision rehabilitation specialist will assess visual skills, offer techniques to make the most of existing vision, determine what low vision devices are needed […]

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Calabasas A wallet containing a social security card, a driver’s license and several bank cards was stolen from a cart while the victim was shopping at the Albertson’s supermarket on Agoura Road. The incident occurred on Dec. 8. Golf clubs, clothes and other items were stolen from a locked vehicle parked in a driveway on Pulido Court on Dec. 8. […]

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