2007-02-15

Calabasas delivers stern warning on mail service



By Joann Groff  joann@theacorn.com The Calabasas City Council met with representatives of the U.S. Postal Service in an attempt to solve ongoing complaints about mail delivery in the city. After listening to a 15-minute speech from Postal Service representative Stacia Crane regarding 800 numbers and an updated website, council members said they were still concerned about mail service in the […]

Westlake youth donates wheels to others



Skateboarding is such a fun activity for Devin Schneider, a 13yearold from Westlake Village, that he wants to share it with others. The Lindero Canyon Middle School eighth-grader collected skateboard decks, trucks, wheels and bearings donated by friends, family and local businesses and put together 32 skateboards with plans to donate them. Using his allowance and donations from relatives and […]

Cancer foundation donates money to Wellness Community program



The Jennifer Diamond Cancer Foundation has donated $5,000 to help underwrite a portion of the Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura Kid’s Circle program for 2007. The funds will help support the Tuesday afternoon program for children between the ages of 5 and 11 who have a parent or a grandparent with cancer. Harvey Diamond, president of the Jennifer Diamond Cancer Foundation […]

Local students named Spotlight Award semifinalists



The Music Center of Los Angeles County announced 91 high school students who were chosen as performing arts semifinalists for the 19th annual Music Center Spotlight Awards. The students were selected from more than 1,155 Southern California applicants who auditioned in ballet, nonclassical dance, classical voice, nonclassical voice, classical instrumental and jazz instrumental music. Auditioning students performed for a panel […]

Local wrestlers working together in preparation for CIF Individuals



This past week Thousand Oaks High seemed to be the best place to start a fight. Of course, if you weren’t one of the best high school wrestlers in the area, it may have been the worst. With the wrestling season winding down, TOHS hosted practices that included most Marmonte League teams as well as squads from outside the league […]

Play Review

Five's a crowd in Stage Door play

In Hollywood, a boffo movie is often followed with a sequel that cashes in on marquee value. Recently, playwrights have hit on this idea as well, revisiting the old characters of their popular shows with new scripts. Stage Door’s current comedy is a sequel to the 1984 “Alone Together” by Lawrence Roman, which the theater produced about two years ago. […]

What is Heschel’s ‘fair share’?



I would like to draw everyone’s attention to an issue that gets glossed over quite a bit: paying the bill or what’s referred to in land development as “fair share.” Yes, Heschel West Day School, if approved, will ultimately add another 2,600 vehicle trips per day to an already overburdened intersection which supplies access to Agoura High and three preschools. […]

Oak Park school district accepting senior exemptions



The Oak Park Unified School District is accepting requests for senior exemptions for the Measure D4 Parcel Tax. The forms are available from the district’s support services office at 5801 E. Conifer St., Oak Park, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or call (818) 735-3200. Senior citizens 65 years old or older are eligible to apply. Seniors must […]

Audubon Society to host bird trip



The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will visit Santa Barbara hotspots Sun., Feb. 25. The group will leave Los Posas ParkandRide at 7:30 a.m. The trip leader will be Oscar Johnson. The trip will be cancelled in case of rain. For more information, call Dee Lyon at (805) 499-2165.

Support group for new moms to meet



A Postpartum Support Group will be offered for new mothers in Calabasas from 10:30 a.m. to noon beginning Thurs., March 15. The group will be focused on helping mothers of infants up to 12 months old who may be experiencing sadness, anxiety, irritability or mood swings. Research shows that between 15 and 20 percent of new mothers, whether it is […]


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