Recent fires hit close to home

Holiday Homes Tour Boutique to open this weekend

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will hold its 16th annual Holiday Homes Tour Boutique from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Dec. 1 and 2 at White Oak Elementary School, 31761 W. Village School Road in Westlake Village. A percentage of sales will be donated to The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, which provides support and education for people fighting cancer. […]

Lions cross country team runs away with state title

Wedding bells

Move-In Ready

This Skyline home, built in 1975, is move-in-ready. The garden entrance is shaded by a large saltbush tree. The side path leads to a lemon tree. The house is air-conditioned and includes a skylight, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an indoor laundry. Space rent in this gated senior park for ages 55 and older is $514, and the park is […]

Club gives law enforcement a boost, cuts through red tape

When Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff ‘s Booster Club board members received a request for 80 smoke aspirators and 50 pairs of unvented goggles last month, the wish list was fulfilled in under four hours. The gear, gathered by club leaders with the assistance of several local Doit Center store managers, helped deputies breathe more safely while they coordinated traffic and evacuation […]

Does your child always challenge authority?

Ever see a family under the control of one of the children? It’s a troubling sight. Sometimes the role reversal is due to the inability of a parent to effectively discipline the child while, at other times, a recalcitrant child has forcibly stripped the parents of authority. All children are oppositional to some degree, but when a child becomes so […]

Calabasas wants to run

Boys' basketball team, led by the ultra-talented Evan Smith, is quick, athletic

As the Calabasas High boys’ basketball practice came to a close Tuesday, head coach Jim Nielsen ordered his team to do one thing before leaving: make 50 free throws. “Not take 50 free throws, but make 50 free throws,” the secondyear coach said. As if it mattered to Evan Smith. The 6foot7 junior hit nothing but the last thread of […]

Christmas trees go on sale Saturday

The Triunfo YMCA will be selling Christmas trees for their eighth holiday season. Their tree lot will be open from Dec. 1 to 23 on the southeast corner of Kanan and Agoura roads in Agoura Hills. Hours are 3 to 9 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekends. Proceeds from the lot help support teen programs and provide […]

Real Estate Leaders Look Ahead

As homeowners and homebuyers across America, especially those who live in Southern California, continue to feel the effects of a struggling market, The Acorn continues its multipart series about the future of the real estate industry and what might be expected from the economic forces ahead. Our discussion this week welcomes Keith Myers, president and coowner of Remax Olson & […]