2007-10-04

Spotlight on Conejo QBs

Clausen's status uncertain as Rose Bowl braces to host Notre Dame vs. UCLA

It’s a small world after all. Although both Notre Dame and UCLA recruit nationally, when the university’s football teams face off this Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, there’s a good chance the two starting quarterbacks will be from local high schools located within a few miles of each other. The Bruins’ starting quarterback will be Ben Olson, who […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Calabasas A thief stole a $1,500 mountain bike that was inside a van parked on Las Virgenes Road Aug. 8. Hidden Hills Someone stole two pairs of sunglasses with a combined value of $700 from the center console of a vehicle parked on Long Valley Road Sept. 21. Westlake Village Burglars stole a $500 cellphone from an unlocked vehicle parked […]

The Acorn climbs to new heights



I really enjoyed the article “Fundraising conquers Mont Blanc.” The Acorn editor, John Loesing, is very committed to making a difference in our community. Beyond his personal climb of Mont Blanc to raise funds for prostate cancer, he, his team and The Acorn have also supported various causes including my personal cause for suicide prevention. Each week I look forward […]

Largest Model In The Complex



This end unit is the largest model in the complex and has views of the city and city lights from almost every window. The open floor plan includes a family room, den/study, formal dining room, breakfast bar and eat-in kitchen with a six-foot garden window. There are vaulted ceilings in the living room, bedrooms and master bath. The kitchen has […]

Dog park under consideration



A dog play area could be coming to Oak Park. The Oak Park Recreation and Park Planning Committee will discuss the dog park proposal at 7 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 11 at the Oak Canyon Community Center. The facility could be located at the back of Oak Canyon Park, according to Mike Green, a member of the Oak Park Municipal […]

Windjammer Girl Scout troop seeks new sailors



Girl Scout Senior Troop No. 2003 Windjammer will host an informational recruitment meeting to learn about Senior Scouts and troop activities at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the house of troop leader, Alyssa Selogie, at 5521 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills. This meeting is open to all girls between the ages of 13 and 18 who live in Ventura or […]

Pumpkin Fest sells sponsorships



Organizers of the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival are auctioning off sponsorships. The festival takes place Oct. 20 and 21 at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, Minimum bids are as follows: Welcome station: $5,000; main stage: $5,000; beer garden: $2,500; event stage: $2,500; country store: $2,000; inflatables: $1,500. Bid increments are $100 each, starting at the minimum bid listed for each sponsorship. […]

WAGS sign-ups now online



The Westlake Agoura Girls Softball Association (WAGS) has opened registration for the 2008 spring season on its website, www.wags411.org. Offering play for girls age 4 and a half to 16, WAGS is one of the largest girls’ softball leagues in Southern California. The WAGS season runs from mid-March through the end of May. Players registering in October are eligible to […]

Early Childhood Center celebrates 40th anniversary



Ascension Lutheran Church’s Early Childhood Center will celebrate its 40th anniversary Sun., Oct. 14 with a celebration during the 9:30 and 11 a.m. worship services at the church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. During the services, students will sing, and former families and employees will be acknowledged. Cake will be served between services. The public is welcome. The Early […]

Where, oh where is that village?



Has someone lost a village? I keep on hearing that we have to find our village, that we need a village again, that we need to put village back in our city. I sure could use some help with this because I still see a village in Westlake Village, and it is one that is stronger and better than ever. […]


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