Local volunteer gets a taste of Tiger

“Good morning, Mr. Woods.” Standing just off the first tee of Lake Sherwood Country Club’s pastoral golf course, Thousand Oaks resident Charlie Elledge started Sunday morning by greeting 16 of the world’s best golfers on the final day of the Target World Challenge, including the host and winner, Tiger Woods. Elledge spent the next four hours following Woods, who shot […]

Be our guest

The Acorn invites community members to submit brief blurbs for free inclusion in our weekly Datebook calendar. Datebook is devoted to announcements of local events that are offered free of charge to the public or require a minimal fee; exceptions are made. Listings must be submitted typewritten and include: event and date, time, address, fee if any and a telephone […]

Teens send toys to tots

GENEROUS—Jennifer Auten Ramseyer with Prudential California Realty teamed up with United States Marine Corps and Lindero Canyon Middle School to collect unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. From left, students Izzy Tharalson, Chloe France and Sasha Herbstade Cortina display some of the playthings going to less-fortunate children.

Help the Sheriff fight reckless driving

The Sheriff’s Teenage Traffic Offender Program (STTOP) wants you to be the eyes and ears of the community. If you witness a case of reckless driving, call STTOP at (818) 880-5420. To learn more, visit www.sttop.net.

New art exhibit at swim club showcases local talent

A new art exhibit at the Calabasas Swim and Tennis Center features work by local artist Karen Stanol, including landscapes and still life in impressionistic style with a vibrant color palette. The exhibition continues through Fri., Jan 19 at 23400 Park Sorrento. Hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more […]

Don’t sell our schools short

Schools are a hard sell these days. Everybody appreciates what they do for children, but nobody wants to deal with the intrusions the schools supposedly bring. For years, the Las Virgenes Unified School District sought residential approval to build A.C. Stelle Middle School in Calabasas. Plans to build a new preschool in Oak Park fell victim to voter anti-growth sentiment, […]

Agoura Animal Shelter calendar now on sale

Calendar created from the work of local photographers

A photo of Mount Boney covered with snow, a shot of a man surfing at a nearby beach and another of the Stagecoach Inn Museum, all captured by local photographers, are going to provide the gift of life to pets dropped off at the Agoura Animal Shelter, thanks to Starbucks barista Jan Romero. The coffee server and animal lover came […]

Children learn meaning of giving

SANTA’S ELVES—Boy and Girl Scouts from Troops 872, 84, 3745 and 1702 take time to wrap presents bound for an orphanage in Mexco and, in the process, discover the fun in giving. The Scouts attend St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School in Westlake Village

Kids’ computer training on the go

Four excited preschoolers marched anxiously in a singlefile line, fighting the urge to run to the parking lot in front of Born Learners, their small school in Agoura Hills. Their weekly computer class isn’t held in a lab or typical portable classroom. Computer teacher Cindy Lazenby was leading the children to a parked bus. Lazenby drives her renovated bus, filled […]

Contact your local Sheriff’s Department

From area code 818 (Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Chatsworth, Hidden Hills, West Hills or Westlake Village), call (818) 878-1808. From area code 310 (Malibu or Topanga), call (310) 456-6652. Oak Park is located in Ventura County and is serviced by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department at (805) 494-8200.

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