Youth Congress seeks volunteer opportunities

“Our Community Counts: GIV (Get Into Volunteering)” is the title of the 22nd annual Youth Congress sponsored by the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF). The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., March 18 at Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village. The 16-student planning committee wants local nonprofit organizations and agencies that could benefit from teenage […]

Calabasas Chamber hosts key events, including Method Fest kickoff

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will present two mixers and a luncheon this month. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Feb. 16, Chamber members and the public are invited to the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce and Method Fest Mixer and Film Preview presented by Prudential California Realty, John Aaroe Division in Calabasas. The event is free and will be […]

The Acorn’s 2006 Basketball Playoff Preview


Girls Westlake Warriors Marmonte League No. 2 Season record: 16-10, 10-4 league Division IIAA Impact player: Lindsay Williams First-round opponent: Santa Barbara, Channel League No. 3 Outlook: The Warriors have won seven of eight games entering the postseason, including a big win in the regular-season finale against Moorpark. Westlake’s only loss during that stretch was to Marmonte League champion Newbury […]

Film festival expects record submissions

The Method Fest independent film festival is scheduled for March 31 to April 7 in Calabasas and a record 650 film submissions are expected. From these films, about 25 features and 45 shorts will be chosen for the festival. The final lineup will be announced March 2 at a reception at Pierce College’s Performing Arts Center in Woodland Hills. The […]

Luxury In A Gated Community

This elegant 2-story, 5bedroom, 4.5-bathroom house has so many upgrades. It opens up behind a wrought iron, gated courtyard with a lovely fountain to hardwood leaded-glass front doors and a traditional marble floor with wood border entry leading to a large staircase with oak banister. The elegant living room directly ahead has one of two fireplaces and overlooks the private […]

Parkinson’s disease not an obstacle for local agent

Don Liebman, a long-time community resident and State Farm insurance agent, has no qualms about discussing his battle with Parkinson’s disease. While people with the illness often shy away from publicly discussing their condition, Liebman has two motives that prevent him from keeping his disease in the shadows. “I do a lot of good work for people with Parkinson’s disease […]

Richman seeks local support

MaxPreps.com’s final Marmonte League basketball statistics

Points 496 Conner Faught (Agoura) 465 Jordan Cameron (NPHS) 338 Sam Adams (MHS) Rebounds 206 Sam Adams (MHS) 204 Ryan Delgizzi (Agoura) 201 Justin Nouri (Agoura) Steals 73 Lorne Jackson (Simi) 66 Jordan Cameron (NPHS) 62 Sam Adams (MHS) Assists 78 Lorne Bell (Simi) 74 Sam Adams (MHS) 73 Lorne Jackson (Simi) Blocks 53 Collin Franklin (Simi) 27 Royce Mason […]

Maritime Museum celebrates anniversary with host of activities

The Ventura County Maritime Museum will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a celebration on Presidents’ Day weekend, from Sat., Feb. 18 through Mon., Feb. 20, at Fisherman’s Wharf in Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. Free activities and entertainment will include knot tying, whale drawing, and free crafts for children. Tall ship and marine life videos will run continuously. The Maritime Museum […]

Paramount Rodeo Realty Turns 20: Independent Broker Looks To The Future

When Syd Leibovitch founded Paramount Rodeo Realty in 1986, he wanted to create a nurturing, supportive and motivating environment where agents could become so good at what they did, that Paramount Rodeo Realty would be the only real estate company people would want to use. That was 20 years ago. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the firm has been […]