2008-02-07

Griffin chooses Tulane



Ryan Griffin, the starting quarterback for Chaminade College Preparatory in West Hills, signed a National Letter of Intent with Tulane University on Wednesday. The senior signal-caller threw for 2,137 yards and 19 touchdowns this season.

Teacher of the Year Award accepting candidates

Educators, students, parents can submit nominations

Teachers’ Insurance Plan has opened nominations for the California 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year Award of $1,000 to the winner and $500 to that teacher’s school. The state winner will be eligible for the National TOTY Award which includes special recognition and a $2,500 travel certificate. Teachers, students and parents can nominate any of the state’s accredited teachers. Nominations should […]

Smoking law will help apartment dwellers



In his letter to The Acorn Jan. 31, Michael Siegel asserted that the new smoking regulations recently passed in the city of Calabasas would make life more difficult for the residents in apartments. He could not be more wrong. The city of Calabasas has three apartment complexes, each one consisting of as many as 50 buildings, each building consisting of […]

This Exclusive Home Features Travertine Flooring Throughout The First Level



This gated community home features a 3 river rock/stone entrance and courtyard, travertine flooring throughout the first level, upgraded carpet throughout, a water filtration system, and wireless internet access. The house has 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, an upstairs laundry room, mahogany railing staircase, four car garage, a large amount of storage, master suite/master bath with marble floors, his and hers […]

DUI checkpoint is today



The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. tonight, Thurs., Feb. 7 in Calabasas. Such checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol-involved crashes, and also to educate the public on the dangers of impaired […]

Residents may sign up for Calabasas historical tour



The Calabasas Historical Society taking reservations for its new guided tour excursion highlighting local historical landmarks. The Calabasas History Tour will be Sun., March 9 and again on Sat., April 12. The tour will visit several significant landmarks representing the area’s rich historical diversity. Knowledgeable guides from the historical society will share facts, legend and lore at such points of […]

Datebook



THURS., FEB. 7 News Editor Speaks Democratic Club of Camarillo meets 7 p.m., UFCW Hall, 816 Camarillo Springs Road. Joe Howry, editor/vice president of Ventura County Star, speaks on how news is selected and positioned in the newspaper. Local candidates may attend. Public is invited. Jack Phillips, (805) 504-3749. Women’s Club RSVP Reservations due for Westlake Women’s Club meeting 10 […]

Fundraiser for AHS baseball boosters



The second annual golf tournament fundraiser for Agoura High baseball will be held at Moorpark Country Club on Feb. 25. All proceeds benefit Agoura Chargers Baseball, a nonprofit organization. For more information, visit the website www.agourabaseball.com, or call Charlie Russo at (805) 230-2430 or Brad Bartlett at (818) 5192580.

Gilbert & Sullivan concert



The Arts at St. Patrick’s program, sponsored by St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, will host the Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Company in a concert at 7 p.m. Sun., Feb. 17 at the church, One Church Road, Thousand Oaks. The company will perform selections from various Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, such as “The Mikado,” “Iolanthe,” “Patience,” “Ruddigore,” “HMS Pinafore” and […]

Thanks for the new school



As a parent of a third-grader at the Las Virgenes Community Learning Center, I’d like to praise and thank the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board for having the courage to start and support a new and progressive school such as ours. This experience has been lifealtering for many of the students and their families. Because of the Hararis’ vision […]