Soap Box Derby tradition comes to life

DOWNHILL RACER- Above, Oak Hills Elementary School third-grade student Zachary Gordon, 9, takes a trial run in his Sioux team racer before the Triunfo YMCA Soap Box Derby begins in the State Farm parking lot in Westlake Village last Sunday. Left, Lupin Hill Elementary School fourth-grader Henry Weddle, 9, is led off the racetrack by his father, Tony, after a […]

Read to a dog at Calabasas Library

Parents are invited to bring kindergarten through third grade children to share in a unique reading program at the Calabasas Library on Sat., April 7 from noon to 2 p.m. Therapy dogs trained through Paws 4 Healing will relax and listen while the children read aloud. Signups start at 11:30 a.m. Each child will have 15 minutes to read to […]

Lakes Kids Club on Wednesdays

The Lakes Kids Club is offered every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon at The Lakes community stage, 2200 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Free children’s entertainment in the following weeks will be the Hollow Trees, April 11; singalong with Wendee, April 18; Melissa playing songs from her “Here We Go” CD, April 25; and a petting zoo with […]

Summer music camp coming to Conejo Valley

The Conejo Recreation and Park District will present the 19th annual Conejo Valley Summer Music Camp for children ages 11 to 15 in the band and chorus rooms of Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 Moorpark Road. Two sessions are available and campers may choose either or both sessions. Session I is 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 2 through 13 […]

Religious poetry contest

The Christian Fine Arts Society is offering a $1,000 grand prize in a special religious poetry contest. There are 50 prizes in all totaling more than $4,000. There is no entry fee. The entry deadline is Sat., April 21. Poems may be on any subject using any style as long as there is a spiritual inference. The work could be […]

A final word from Toby Keeler

It has been one month since the Calabasas election, yet some still find it necessary to justify the incumbents’ victory by bashing the challengers. Get over it . . . you won! Mr. Pope, in particular, is part of an “insiders club” whose sole interest is controlling power in Calabasas at any cost. In his letter to The Acorn of […]

Tim Ready

Tim Ready was recognized for his sales production by RE/MAX OTB Estates. Ready’s sales productivity earned him status as the top producing agent for RE/MAX OTB Estates- Oak Park/Agoura office for the months of November and December 2006. Ready attributes his real estate sales success to business planning and the use of effective marketing strategies and programs which produce exceptional […]

Approval near for 66-home Triangle Ranch development

Custom homes would be built near Ladyface Mountain

Triangle Ranch, a custom home development proposed at the base of Ladyface Mountain in the Cornell area of unincorporated Agoura, may soon receive approval by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, but how many homes will be allowed and where the homes will be built still remains a question mark. Sage Community Group, the developer of the project, appealed […]

Library to screen animé film

The Calabasas Library will present an animé movie at 2 p.m. Sat., April 14 at 23975 Park Sorrento St. A newly released anime movie will be shown. The movie is not rated, but is appropriate for ages 13 and up. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served. No one under the age of 13 will be admitted without an […]

Photographer to describe life through the lens

Photographer Larry Janss will present “Eye of the Camera” during the Westlake Women’s Club general meeting at 10 a.m. Tues., April 10 at the Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Janss will discuss his experiences as a photographer, including his nature photos shot for the New West Symphony performances of “Yosemite: A Journey of Light,” which will premiere […]