Incumbents will be challenged in Calabasas

Two more candidates will join incumbents Barry Groveman and Dennis Washburn on the ballot for the Calabasas City Council election March 6. Toby Keeler and Dale Reicheneder filed papers for the local election and began their campaigns by expressing concern about the boom in city development. Keeler is co-founder of the Old Topanga Homeowners Association and has served as a […]

World Hypnotism Day coming to T.O.

In recognition of the third annual Wo r l d Hypnotism Day, Thurs., Jan. 4, the Center for Personal Power will host an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. at 1429 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 203, Thousand Oaks. Hypnotists will offer information and demonstrations to improve awareness of the uses and benefits of hypnosis. For more information, call […]

New board members for Wellness Community

Harriet Wasserman and Frank Maguire will join the board of directors for the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura. Wasserman is a personal manager and has worked in the entertainment business for more than 36 years. The Tarzana resident first learned about the Wellness Community when her daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer. Maguire, who served as an ex ecutive at FedEx, American […]

Area volleyball players honored by CIF coaches

Several area standouts were recently honored by the CIFSouthern Section Girls Volleyball Coaches Selection Committee for their performances on the court this season. In Division III, a pair of La Reina seniors—middle blocker Lauren Anselmo and outside hitter Jackie Martyn—were named first-team selections. Molly Cindric, a senior outside hitter at Oaks Christian, also made the Division III first team. Oak […]

Nature hikes in January

Mountains Restoration Trust will sponsor these hikes in January. The Cold Creek Docents will lead a first Saturday walk in the Cold Creek Valley Preserve from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sat., Jan. 6. Hikers meet at the Lower Stunt High Trailhead, one mile from Mulholland Highway. The second Saturday walk in Cold Creek will be 9 a.m. to noon Jan. […]

Teacher wars

Recently a couple of people have written letters to The Acorn insulting our teachers. All we have to do is examine their rant a little closer to see that they are disgusted only with themselves. Individuals who are not at peace with themselves find it easier to attack others than to face their own failures. Carrie Rackow Agoura Hills

Beach Access

This property has access to beaches or the 101, high ceilings, an open floorplan, tile flooring, lower level master bedroom, private patio, center island granite kitchen, stainless steel appliances, large secondary bedrooms, expanded back yard, mountain and sunset views overlooking Triunfo Creek. Across the street is a national recreation area. For information on this property listed at $1,279,000, call David […]

School board names Finders new president

The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education reorganized Dec. 13, welcoming Terilyn Finders as president. Finders replaces Cindy Iser, whose one-year term as president expired. Board member Pat Schulz will serve as vice president, and Gordon Whitehead as clerk. Iser was honored by colleagues, friends, family and local representatives at the ceremony for her service over the past […]

Program befriends special needs children

The Conejo Valley Friendship Circle will host a monthly program, “Sunday Circle,” for special needs children. The program is designed to improve motor, cognitive and communication skills in a happy, positive environment. The first meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. Sun., Jan. 7, at Temple Beth Haverim, 29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. “Children spend oneandahalf hours with teen volunteers enjoying […]

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THURS., DEC. 21 Bring Toys To Improv Agoura High School’s Comedy Sportz hosts family-friendly improv benefit for Toys for Tots, G Bldg., 28545 Driver Ave. Junior varsity team 6 p.m., varsity team 7 p.m. Musical entertainment at halftime. Refreshments, souvenirs for sale. $5 general admission, $3 with ASB card, $2 with new, unwrapped toy. (818) 879-6542. In Memoriam Simi Valley […]