Foundation will study venues for the visual arts

Local artists and art aficionados alike will be pleased with the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation’s next project. The nonprofit organization, which is known for studying quality of life issues in the region, announced its next project will focus on housing artwork created by local talent living in the Conejo Valley. “After discussions with many members of the arts community and […]

Students get in motion for Walk to School Day

International Walk to School Day will be Wed., Oct. 3. According to National Center for Safe Routes to School, event organizer, the day is intended to promote walking to school for several reasons. It encourages physical activity and teaches safe walking skills to children. Walking to school also gives students a sense of how walkable a community is and where […]

Low-cost parenting classes offered

Interface Children Family Services offers a low cost 10week series of Active Parenting Classes emphasizing effective discipline techniques, understanding children’s behavior and strategies to encourage responsibility and problem-solving skills. A new series will start Thurs., Oct. 4 in Thousand Oaks. For more information or to sign up for a class, call (805) 485-6114, ext. 685.

Press Box Prattle

Take it from me, the worst way to begin a surf trip in Baja is by stumbling into a pit of hot coals. Not only will it bring a premature end to your coveted vacation, the fall will affect everything else in your daily life as well. Goodbye sunshine, exercise, plastic bag-free showers, shaking hands and a bunch of money. […]

Chabad celebrates holidays

Chabad will celebrate the holidays of Sukkot and Simchat Torah with services, festivals and Hakafot dancing through Fri., Oct. 5. Sukkot services will take place on Thursday and Friday at 10 a.m. at all five local Chabad Centers: Chabad of Agoura Hills at 30345 Canwood St., Chabad of Westlake Village at 2524 Townsgate Road, Chabad of Oak Park at 5998 […]

Says Bush has cost us dearly

The Bush administration and our corporate media keep us focused on Iraq like an adult waving keys in front of a baby’s face to grab and hold its attention. Why is this so? It’s to keep us from looking at the dismal domestic record of this dismal administration. The gap between “haves” and “have nots” is the highest in the […]

Book sale to benefit library

Looking to support a cause and take home some new old books? Friends of the Calabasas Library will hold a book sale at the library Sat., Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The organization promises books for children of all ages, as well as popular best sellers and classics- and each for just $2 or less. The volunteer […]

Lights, camera, action!

SEX CHANGE- The former Ralphs market in the Oak Park Shopping Center is a makeshift green room for the movie extras in Eddie Murphy’s latest film, “Nowhere Land.” Thomas Haden Church is also starring in the comedy, set for a September 2008 release.

Kids in peril aren’t forgotten

COMFORTING- My Stuff Bags Foundation President/CEO Janeen Holmes, right, shares bagging duties with Disney live performer Amy Sontag during a stuff-a-thon at the foundation headquarters in Westlake Village last Wednesday. The bags will be distributed to children in peril who have been removed from dangerous domestic situations.

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Agoura Chargers (2-1) at Thousand Oaks Lancers (1-2) Friday, 7 p.m.

The hunt for a Marmonte League championship begins now. Preseason records and statistics will be of little consequence when Agoura High travels to Thousand Oaks Friday night for a league opener between two of Marmonte’s most talented teams. “There’s a little bit more intensity when league starts,” Agoura head coach Charlie Wegher said. “After going through Hell Week, it really […]