Longtime local insurance agent known to many, retires

Don Liebman spent 36 years taking care of the needs of people throughout the Conejo Valley. On Feb. 28, the Westlake Village resident retired so he could focus more on himself and his family. A State Farm insurance agent with an Oak Park office and staff of nine, Liebman had a client list that at one time included 3,000 local […]

Band concert supports Chinese studies at Oak Park High

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., March 23: Monterey Jazz Festival (through March 25) Dance rehearsal (through March 28)/G building/3 p.m. Comedy Sportz/G building/ 6 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., March […]

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Synthetic turf is pricey protection

The LVUSD has agreed to purchase synthetic stadium turf for its high schools from a Canadian company, FieldTurf, which is listed with the California Multiple Award Schedule. CMAS is run by the state to ensure that school districts obtain the best price for products listed. An Acorn article last month stated the district proposed to spend $1 million per field […]

Bill and Elizabeth Avery

RE/MAX Olson & Associates would like to congratulate Bill and Elizabeth Avery for their sales production in the month of February totaling more than $2.5 million. The Averys have built a strong referral business. They do an annual Community Clean every year for the three communities in Lang Ranch. They are involved in their church and contribute a portion of […]

Earth Day cleanup scheduled

The California State Parks Foundation will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup Program at state and community parks throughout California on Sat., April 21. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help restore California’s state parks. Statewide, volunteers will plant native trees and community gardens, restore trails and wildlife habitats, install recycling bins, remove […]

April field trips are for the birds

The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will sponsor the following birding field trips during April. For more information, call the leader for each trip. Sat., April 7: Sisar Canyon in the upper Ojai Valley. Look for woodpeckers, bluebirds, sparrows and early migrants. Meet at Las Posas Park-and-Ride at 7:30 a.m. or meet at Summit Café at 8:30 a.m. Trip leader: Tom […]

Women’s history month

The Agoura Hills Library will celebrate Women’s History Month with a presentation by Patty Colman on women homesteaders of the Santa Monica Mountains at 2 p.m. Sat., March 31 at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Coleman will present the stories of a few of the female pioneers who cleared land and built homes in the Santa Monica Mountains […]

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Dance instructor brings misfit pets to class

M.C. Callaghan, a dance instructor who hosts classes at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, once a month invites Bob Ferber, animal attorney, and Sky Valencia, founder of St . Martin’s Animal Foundation, to introduce misfit animals to her class. The animals help educate the public about the importance of spaying, neutering and adopting elderly and handicapped animals from local shelters. […]