2007-06-28

Dean’s list students named



The following local Pepperdine University students have been named to the Seaver College dean’s list for the spring 2007 semester. Newbury Park: Kyle Thompson and Adam Wall. Thousand Oaks: Hannah Klodt. Camarillo: Andrew Ishibashi, Eric Burdullis, Lindsey Laubacher, Colby Long and Catherine Whittinghill. In order to earn dean’s list honors, students must be in the upper 10 percent of their […]

Bring your pet



The city of Calabasas and the Calabasas Park Homeowners Association will host the annual Fourth of July Pet Show at Calabasas Lake. All types of pets are welcome, including dogs, cats, snakes and lizards. Awards will be given in a variety of categories, including best ears, longest tail and sweetest smile. Additionally, one best in show trophy will be awarded. […]

How to fight crime the right way



I find the city of Agoura Hills’ agreeing to fund an additional sheriff’s vehicle somewhat puzzling and a touch humorous. I mean, I certainly can understand the move if this was a high or even moderate crime area filled with chases and felonies and gangs, oh my. Yet, last week’s Sheriff’s Blotter for Agoura Hills listed eight crimes involving theft […]

This Northgate Home Features A Large Library/Loft With Two Walls Of Bookcases



This Northgate home has 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths plus a large library/loft with two walls of bookcases. The large cul-de-sac lot is in a neighborhood of 26 homes bordering hills, trails and open space. The granite kitchen has highend stainless appliances, sink and refrigerator. The cabinets have been upgraded. The home includes a built-in entertainment center; five designer ceiling fans; […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



Don’t forget to share your vacation with other readers of The Acorn. It’s easy. Take a front page of any edition of The Acorn. Have someone hold the front page so it’s visible in the photograph with the background depicting scenery of wherever you are. We’ll be awarding prizes for the top three: $100 for first place, $50 for second […]

A summer night’s dream



St. Patrick’s offers music camps for children



St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church will offer several music camps for children this summer. Teddi Cassity will lead a music theater camp from 9 a.m. to noon in two sessions. Children will take all parts in the production. “Finding Nemo” will be July 2 through 13 and “Cinderella” is coming Aug. 6 through 17. New West Symphony Children’s Music Camp will […]

CLU students receive Fellowships

Science and technology will be focus

Students at California Lutheran University were awarded Swenson Summer Fellowships, allowing them to complete research projects focusing on various topics in science and technology. The 11 students were selected by a committee comprised of CLU science faculty members. The selections were based on the students’ overall performance in physics, math, bioengineering, biology and exercise science/sports medicine, as well as written […]

Loving pit bull needs a new home



When Maya and Mika Harari found the abandoned female pit bull in their neighborhood of Monte Nido in Calabasas, they named her Sprinkles. Their mother, Dalit, allowed them to take her in for three weeks before they had to put her in the Agoura Animal Shelter. The dog stayed there for one week before being transferred to Karma Rescue, based […]

Are locals paying a gas premium?



Why are local residents of Agoura, Westlake Village and Calabasas paying more for gas than residents of all surrounding communities? On June 18 we checked gasoline prices in the aforementioned cities and found them to be 25 to 30 cents per gallon higher than those found in Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, West Hills, Woodland Hills and Canoga Park. For example, […]


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