2008-01-24

Calabasas gives final okay to apartment smoking ban

Ordinance goes into effect on Feb. 16

The outside smoking ban that ignited flames of controversy in Calabasas in 2006 has now been expanded to include rental units in the city. The ordinance currently prohibits smoking in all public places, including businesses, hotels, parks, restaurants and multiunit housing common areas. The addition, which was approved by the City Council last week, requires that at least 80 percent […]

Intergenerational prom on tap



Oak Park High School students are busy planning a prom, but not for themselves. Students for a Cure, a high school service club, is inviting Oak Park couples and singles age 55 and older to attend a “senior” prom from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Wed., Feb. 13 at the high school Pavilion. The Valentine’s Daythemed evening will include […]

High School Highlights



All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Mon., Jan. 28: Dead Week for finals/no field trips Wed., Jan. 30: Final exam schedule/half day Thurs., Jan. 31: Final exam schedule/half day Calabasas Coyotes Mon., Jan. 28: […]

La Reina High to hold parent education night



The Guidance Department at La Reina High School will offer a Junior High Parent Education Night 7 p.m. Wed., Jan. 30 in La Reina’s cafeteria, 106 W. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. The workshop will explore how students can prepare for college and is for parents of students in grades five through nine. Topics will include adolescent development, the various […]

This Home Features Multiple Fruit Trees In The Backyard, As Well As Patios And An Arbor



This property sits on over a half acre lot and has four bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a loft. The master suite is in its own wing and has a walk-in closet and mountain views through all the windows. There is a large granite bathroom with a frameless stall shower, Roman spa tub, dual vanity and private commode […]

Calabasas Chamber plans gala annual event

Van Gieson award announced

The 2008 Calabasas Chamber of Commerce board installation and “Hollywood Glamour Evening” is set for 6 p.m. Sat., Jan. 26 at the Calabasas Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada in Calabasas. According to the Chamber, it will be an evening of recognition and fine entertainment. Television, film and stage actor Tim Snay (“The Practice,” “Ally McBeal,” “The Gilmore Girls,” “Close to […]

Canines cavort at Bark Park

Pets and owners can mingle outdoors in Calabasas

It’s a puppy playground, a place where canines can cavort and dog owners kibitz. The Bark Park in Calabasas is only a small strip of land, but it’s a popular hangout for dog lovers who want their dogs to romp and play leashfree. Last Sunday, large dogs were king. Calabasas resident Stacey Kass brought Hunter, a 9-year-old yellow lab, to […]

Education fund provides grants

Checks presented to Parent Faculty Clubs

Members of the Calabasas City Council, as directors of the Calabasas Education Fund, presented check awards to the Parent Faculty Clubs of schools in Calabasas during the City Council meeting on Jan. 16. The Calabasas Education Fund, a nonprofit benefit corporation, was established to help finance certain educational needs in the city. The fund provided grants to the Parent Faculty […]

Assembly addresses middle school issues



Hormones, changing bodies, depression, peer pressure and selfesteem were among the topics addressed during a performance for eighth-grade students and their parents at Medea Creek Middle School. The Jan. 10 program, called “Someone Like Me,” featured four professional actors portraying middle school students facing difficult and confusing adolescent issues. Through comedy, skits and music, the characters addressed the question “am […]

Upgraded And Move-In Ready



This home has been upgraded and is in move-in condition. It sits on a cul de sac of a gated community in Thousand Oaks. The home features travertine tile floors, designer carpet, crown molding, window casing, recessed and spot lighting, plantation shutters, courtyard with fountain, and custom fabric window treatments. The kitchen includes a walk-in pantry, granite countertops, and built-in […]


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