2007-02-01

Behind Keeler



I am writing to express my support for Calabasas City Council candidate Toby Keeler. Toby is a longtime Calabasas resident with a commitment to the Calabasas way of life. As a former Calabasas planning commissioner Toby has demonstrated both leadership and knowledge of the (often complicated) Calabasas planning and development processes. As president of the Las Virgenes Homeowner’s Federation Toby […]

Technology Brings the Spa Experience to Your Bathroom



Technology has become so integrated into our daily lives that we hardly even notice it anymore. From cell phones that keep us in constant communication to laptop computers with instant access to the Internet to MP3 players and other personal forms of entertainment, we are surrounded by gadgets that we take for granted, even though they were rare less than […]

State of City boasts ‘eventful year’



Wearing a hard hat to draw attention to construction of the new city hall, Calabasas Mayor Dennis Washburn presented his State of the City address to a packed house of local residents Wednesday, highlighting past accomplishments and upcoming projects in Calabasas. “This community has always been driven by arts, culture, music, good times and quality of life issues and measured […]

Kids and Company Therapeutic Intervention

Programs build social skills

Kids & Company Therapeutic Intervention offers the following programs: Early Therapeutic Intervention is a program designed for preschoolers who may be at risk for social, emotional or behavioral difficulties. With a 31 ratio of child to teacher/therapist, the groups provide handson interaction. Two sessions are available: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:45 to 11 a.m., and Monday, Tuesday and Thursday […]

The Acorn’s Super Bowl XLI showdown, Bears vs. Colts



Editors Kyle Jorrey and Stephen Dorman debate which team will win the big game in Miami Jorrey Outlook: Regardless of what sour grapes my esteemed colleague- aka Señor San Diego- is about to share with you, the underdog Chicago Bears will be crowned champions of Super Bowl XLI. This, despite the fact that: A) they play in the NFC, B) […]

‘Dooley’s America’ in Malibu



“Mr. Dooley’s America,” a turn-of-the-century comedy of sociopolitical satire, comes to the Malibu Stage Company direct from New York, where the play received rave reviews. Written by the late Malibu screenwriter Philip Dunne and Martin Blain, the two-character play is set in a Chicago pub, owned by a character based on the Chicago Evening Post columns of Finley Peter Dunne, […]

A very brave spokeswoman



I attended the event where Nonie Darwish spoke. She is a very brave woman who felt intimidated to speak out against radical Islam until 9/11. There are those who wish to silence moderates like Nonie because she and others are trying to open our eyes to what is being taught to Muslim children and broadcast daily by Arab media. If you […]

Group assumes role in fighting terrorism



With the nation still facing the threat of outside attack, the city of Agoura Hills has expanded its emergency preparedness to include terrorism training. A Jan. 17 Community Emergency Response Team meeting featured a presentation by Sgt. Jim Royal of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station and an overview of how the county handles emergencies, including terrorist attacks, and how CERT […]

Girl cuts hair for good cause



Having long hair was painful for Drew Nathanson, 10, of Oak Park. It took about an hour to comb out the knots after a shampoo. But the Oak Hills Elementary School fifthgrader refused to cut it, letting it grow for nearly two years, to a length long enough to donate. On Dec. 29, Drew finally had almost a foot of […]

Eagles soaring following win over OCHS

Oak Park girls' soccer squad second in TVL

Although they go into every game expecting to win, Oak Park High’s girls’ varsity soccer players surprised themselves with a 32 victory in overtime on Monday against their longtime rivals Oaks Christian. “We’ve only tied or lost to Oaks Christian. This was huge for our school,” said Kirstie Lincoln, an Oak Park team captain along with fellow senior Brooke Mandell […]


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