Support group for new parents, infants

The Infant and New Parent Education Center at Conejo Valley Neighborhood for Learning offers a newborn/parent group where expectant and new parents can come for support and information. The group meets Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Walkins are welcome. The group is for parents and their infants up to 6 months old. For more information, call (805) 496-9035.

Boys & Girls Clubs expands in Conejo Valley

Eighth-grader Johnny Hadzipetros carefully looked over his grand opening speech, handwritten in pencil on looseleaf paper. He had nothing to worry about. After all, Johnny was the first Boys & Girls Club member at Colina Middle School, having joined in early 2006. He knew what he was talking about. On Monday, Johnny joined distinguished members of the community in the […]

Westlake Council needs new blood

I am gratified to witness the growth, progress and beautification of the city of Thousand Oaks. Each project seems to be the fruition of serious thought and professional understanding of architectural design, color and landscaping, to enhance and accommodate existing structures and to visually unify the city. On the opposite side of the spectrum it saddens me to see the […]

You May Be Pleasantly Surprised At What You Find When Shown A ‘Diamond In The Rough’

There are a few “diamonds in the rough” for sale. A property with incredible potential may be in a great location, have large sunny rooms and a big yard, but it may also have dated wallpaper, worn carpeting and uninspired bathrooms. If you can look beyond the surface, you may see a house that could be transformed by a little […]

Man is arrested in mom’s stabbing death

By Joann Groff  joann@theacorn.com A 20-year-old man was arrested early yesterday after his mother, a high school teacher, was found stabbed to death in her Calabasas home. Deputies believe Jesse Winnick called his sister around 11 p.m. Tues., Sept. 25, confessing that he had just killed their mother, 55-year-old Hadas Winnick. The sister rushed to the house and called the […]

Local artists’ work to be on display at Reyes Adobe Days

Several local artists will showcase and sell their work at Reyes Adobe Days, scheduled for mid October. The Art Gallery is being presented for a second year at the event, which will be held Oct. 12, 13 and 14. Tom Spiegle, a Thousand Oaks-based photographer, will exhibit a variety of fine art landscapes and seascapes. His work is on display […]

Volunteer Opportunities

Residents are invited to participate in any of the following volunteer opportunities in the area. For more information or to sign up, call the phone number listed for the event. •The Conejo Valley Art Museum is seeking an ArtWalk coordinator for ArtWalk 2008. Those interested should mail a resume of coordinating experience to: Conejo Valley Art Museum, Attn: President Maria […]

The bell tolls at Calabasas

Football team wins for the first time since November 2002

Nobody was going to hand the Calabasas High football team its first win in years. They had to earn it on their own. Following 44 consecutive losses, the third-longest streak in state history and a mark that dates back to November of 2002, the Coyotes finally won a game last Thursday night, upending Channel Islands 28-14 on the road. “Our […]

Riding off into the sunset

SHINING LIGHT- A bicyclist is silhouetted by the rays of the setting sun as he cruises along Westlake Boulevard recently. For bike routes in the area, visit www.bikely.com. Runners can find numerous foot paths on the website www.mapmyrun.com.

Another nod for Kirschbaum

I’m very glad that Carol Kirschbaum is running for a seat on the Westlake Village City Council. She has been a dynamic leader in our community for over 20 years with the goal of improving the quality and lifestyle of our citizens. Carol will bring a passionate and positive contribution to our city. She was a leader in opposing Measure […]