Bird’s-eye view offers glimpse into warblers’ world

Bird’s-eye view offers glimpse into warblers’ worldHERE’S LOOKING AT YOU, KID– Chaparral Elementary School kindergarten student Nicholas Salit, 6, is on bird watch at the Mountains Restoration Trust headquarters in Calabasas Saturday along with the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society. Below, the camera freezes hummingbirds midflight. A hummingbird’s wings flap anywhere from 15 to 80 times per second, depending on […]

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Residents are invited to participate in any of the following volunteer opportunities in the area. For more information or to sign up, call the phone number listed for the event. +Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks is looking for volunteer docents to lead educational tours. Training is provided. Volunteers are asked to work for three hours per week. For […]

Agoura High drives on to National Auto Tech Competition

Agoura High School finished first in the High School Auto Tech Competitions at Cerritos College Sat., Feb. 10. The team will represent Los Angeles at the National Auto Tech Competition April 10 and 11 in New York City. Team members also received tool box sets. Agoura High’s auto shop class, taught by John Andersen, will receive a late Ford Mustang […]

Marmonte soccer rivals will meet

The Westlake High girls’ soccer team will host Marmonte League rival Thousand Oaks tonight at 6 p.m. in the quarterfinals of CIFSouthern Section Division II playoffs. On Tuesday, the Warriors defeated South Hills 3-1. TOHS, meanwhile, got by Crescenta Valley 2-0. The teams played twice during the season.

Leno brings chuckles to The Canyon

Jay Leno, NBC’s “Tonight Show” host, will perform a benefit show for Tri-Valley Special Olympics Wed., March 7 at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills. All proceeds from the evening, including a silent and live auction, will go to fund the TriValley Special Olympics sports and competition programs. Corporate and VIP sponsorship tables are available from $500 to $5,000. Tickets […]

Teachers like the status quo

While the Las Virgenes Educator’s Association, by policy and practice, does not endorse candidates for City Council seats, we as individuals wish to make a strong endorsement for the reelection of Barry Groveman for Calabasas City Council. Barry has shown an ability to be an activist, a progressive thinker and a dynamic leader. Where many politicians talk, he acts. His […]

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Agoura’s Sunny Skies Day Camp property sold

33-year-old camp looking for a new home

33-year-old camp looking for a new home By Stephanie Bertholdo   bertholdo@theacorn.com After 33 years of operation, Sunny Skies Day Camp near Agoura Hills must move, but where it will go is anyone’s guess. The camp will operate at its longtime site through summer. Actress and model Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber are said to have purchased the 23-acre […]

Inspect home heat/cooling systems

A good way to bring in the New Year is by doing all you can to keep your heating ventilation and air conditioning system running to the best of its potential. There are benefits to keeping a wellmaintained system. It has the ability to lower utility costs, increase service life (reducing replacement costs), as well as delivering greater comfort for […]

Ventura County schools earn grants

Ventura County schools have received $3.28 million in After School Education and Safety grants. The funds will be used to open 29 new afterschool programs serving 2,500 elementary and middle school students. The grant program funds the establishment of local after school education and enrichment programs, which are created through partnerships between schools and local community resources to provide literacy, […]