Lupin Hill students charged in sex case

Alleged perpetrators are only 8

Two 8-year-old boys from Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas are under investigation in the alleged sexual assault of an undisclosed number of students in the school’s restroom, according to a local attorney hired to represent one of the boys. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Bureau was called to the school Oct. 30 to investigate allegations of […]

Protect athletes’ eyes

Regardless of the sport played, protecting the eyes can help athletes stay on top of the game. That’s why the Vision Council of America reminds all athletes- weekend warriors or otherwise- to schedule regular eye exams with an eye doctor and wear proper sports eyewear, such as goggles or masks, to protect eyes from injuries. Eyewear can help improve performance […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Webb Gauls (1-7) vs. Viewpoint Patriots (4-4) Friday, 7 p.m. at Calabasas

When former Chicago Cubs shortstop Ernie Banks coined the phrase “Let’s play two,” the last thing he was talking about was football. Still, the Viewpoint School football team is thinking just that this week. With a Prep League record of 1-3, the Patriots need a win over Webb High on Friday coupled with losses by league rivals Poly High and […]

Squirrel of the Month

POOPED- Westlake High School student Svetlana Lyalina of Thousand Oaks shot this little guy taking a break in the afternoon sun on a patio chair.

Thanks for helping fire victims

I would like to thank our local community for supporting Red Cross by donating funds to help the Southern California fire victims. In addition I would like to thank the Peterson family for donating calendars to this cause as well as the club members that participated in this event in the last two weekends. We were able to raise $2,400. […]

Paul Puopolo

Paul Puopolo has joined Sotheby’s International Realty following a career of 25 years as a business owner. A California native, Puopolo and his family have called Ventura County and the Conejo Valley their home for more than 40 years, giving him vast knowledge of the area. As a Sotheby’s real estate professional, he has joined a team which has closed […]

Brownley denounces wildfire victims fraud

Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Woodland Hills) is fighting mad. On Oct. 29, Brownley discovered her name was attached to a fraudulent e-mail that asked people throughout the United States to contribute money to a “recovery” and “rebuilding” program for fire victims in Southern California. “I was stunned and horrified by what is clearly an e-mail scam,” Brownley said. Brownley, who represents […]


THURS., NOV. 8 New On Internet Simi Valley Computer Users Group meets 7:30 p.m., Simi Valley Library community meeting room, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Mounir Ibrahim of EZ2 Networks gives update on status of the Internet, what’s new, how to be safer. John Burres demonstrates Mixcraft audio editing program. Barbara Cott, (805) 218-0909, www.svcug.org. Holocaust Play Oaks Christian High School […]

Other local football matchups

Calabasas (1-8) at Agoura (5-4) Outlook: This game carries major playoff implications. If they lose, Agoura is out of the postseason hunt. Even if they win, AHS still needs help, particularly from Newbury Park in its game against Thousand Oaks (see page 42A for tiebreaker scenarios). Calabasas will be playing for respect. Since ending their long losing streak against Channel […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Burglars stole a $300 iPod, a $150 portable electronic game station and $75 in cash from a vehicle parked in the 4100 block of Jim Bowie Road on Oct. 27. Vandals ransacked the interior of a vehicle parked in the 27300 block of Oak Summit Road on Oct. 27, but nothing was reported stolen. Burglars took a $250 […]

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