Stefanie Schaeffer trumps the competition

Oak Park resident wins 'Apprentice'

Whether Stefanie Schaeffer purposely devised a strategy to fly under the radar of her fellow candidates on this season’s “The Apprentice”–and away from the firing squad in Donald Trump’s boardroom–or is simply a poised, behind-the-scenes business professional who knows how to get the job done without ruffling any feathers, it doesn’t matter. Schaeffer, a resident of Oak Park, was named […]

Look out below

GREAT VIEW FROM ABOVE- Stunt rider Mike Saavedra does a flip while performing a trick at last weekend’s cycling festival in Westlake Village. For story, please see page 19A.

Scramble to the finish line

EASY DOES IT- Lindero Canyon Middle School sixth-grader Katelin Finn, aboard the quarter horse Bailey, balances an egg as she makes her way to the finish line during an event last weekend at Conejo Creek Equestrian Park in Thousand Oaks. Katelin received a blue ribbon for her fine balancing act.

Relay for Life kicks off Saturday

The Agoura Relay For Life walkathon is set to begin at 10 a.m. Sat., April 28 at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills. The event, which is in its fifth year locally, was moved from Agoura High School because the field there is being renovated. More than 50 teams are committed to keeping at least one member on the Willow […]

Tell us why your mom is special

Mother’s Day is May 13 and The Acorn wants your mom to receive the recognition she deserves. In 100 words or less, please write and tell us why your mother is special. Whether it’s a poignant memory that you have, a small story you’d like to tell, or just a few kind words for mom, your thoughts are important. Even […]

Reach Out to Calabasas

The Calabasas City Council generally meets the first and hird Wednesday of every month at 7.30 p.m. at city hall. Meet ngs are telecast live on CTV cable Channel 3 in the city. The city’s planning commission generally meets the second and ourth Thursdays of every month at 7 p.m. Those meetings are also televised. City hall is at 26135 […]


+The grand opening for lululemon, a new yogainspired athletic apparel company at The Commons in Calabasas, was not hosted by the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, store manager Ana Sapriken said. For more information about the company, email calabasasstore@lululemon.com. +Jennifer Liu, the 14yearold awardwinning violinist from Oak Park, is not a current member of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut […]

Assemblymember Brownley delivers keynote address

Julia Brownley, 41st District member of the Assembly, intends to continue the legacy of former Assemblymember Fran Pavley by focusing her efforts on the environment and education. Brownley (D-Woodland Hills) delivered her first keynote address as an Assembly member to guests at the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation’s 40th annual installation banquet, held at the Malibou Lake Mountain Club on April […]

Relay is pleased with donations

The American Cancer Society may have already surpassed its fundraising goals and team participant numbers before this weekend’s fifth annual Agoura Relay for Life event has even started, but organizers say there’s always room for more. The fundraiser slated for April 28 and 29 at Willow Elementary School already has garnered $105,000 in pledges from 57 teams, said Ling Wu, […]

City seeks resolution over cell issue

Calabasas can't dictate what towers look like

The Calabasas City Council discussed the appearance and placement of cellphone towers at a recent meeting, issues over which the city admits it has no jurisdiction. Mayor James Bozajian suggested updating and tightening the nineyear-old ordinance that regulates applications for the towers. Stemming from a proposed antenna project in the residential Greater Mulwood area, city staff members put together a […]