Children make a cultural connection

Wedding bells will chime

The Acorn’s 2008 Basketball Playoff Preview

It's postseason basketball time and we've got all the local hardwood teams covered. Read below to see which schools have a shot at CIF-Southern Section glory.

Boys Agoura Chargers Marmonte League No. 3 (tie) Season record: 16-10, 9-5 league Division IAA Impact player: Ben Ricard First-round opponent: Loyola, Mission League No. 1 Outlook: Of Agoura’s five Marmonte League defeats, four came to Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks, both of whom are perennial area powerhouses. AHS lost once to Westlake. The Chargers are led by a pair […]


William Turner Levy, an educator at Viewpoint School in Calabasas and at Baruch College in New York, an author, and a confidant of Eleanor Roosevelt, T.S. Eliot, and Frank Capra, died on January 21 at Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center. He was 85. The cause was complications after abdominal surgery, said his friend and colleague Dr. Robert J. Dworkoski, […]

This Home Is Move-in Ready

This home is move-in ready. There is a Flagstone staircase that leads to this two-story home with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, an open flowing floor plan, granite countertops in the kitchen, stainless steel appliances, cherry wood cabinets, hardwood flooring that has been special ordered, custom decor paint throughout, crown & base molding, travertine flooring, custom carpet, Plantation shutters, and more. […]

Artist to give demo in clay

Thousand Oaks Art Association will present “Sculpting the Portrait with Paul Lucchesi” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 21 at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331-A Borchard Road in Newbury Park. Lucchesi is a sculptor and painter whose work is inspired by Italian Renaissance and Baroque sculpture. He has served as professor of sculpture at New School University and […]

Music For Heart Foundation schedules Heart Walk

A benefit “Heart Walk” to raise funds to help save the lives of children with congenital heart disorders is scheduled on Sun., Feb. 24, announced Brenda Small, president of the Music For Heart Foundation and co-founder of Delaney Kate Heart Fund. The first annual Heart Walk will kick off the group’s bigger goal of raising funds at their annual Music […]

Time has come for Chargers to defend CIF crown

AHS girls' water polo team enters postseason without its top player

Winning a championship is always tough. Repeating is even more difficult. When the Agoura High girls’ water polo team begins its quest to defend its CIFSouthern Section Division II title today at home against Ventura, they’ll be doing it without one of their best players, senior Casey Flacks. Flacks, headed to Loyola Marymount in the fall, suffered an injury to […]

Restaurant changes name, menu

Native Café & Gathering Grounds in Calabasas has changed its name to Calitalia Restaurant & Lounge. Renee and Ron Lebow bought Gaetano’s in Calabasas Old Town in 2005 and renamed it Native Café. Under its new banner the restaurant will focus more on California/Italian cuisine. The menu will merge Renee Lebow’s California comfort cooking with many of Gaetano’s authentic Italian […]

Erik Sellfors

Re/Max Olson and Associates would like to congratulate Erik Sellfors for his sales production in the month of December totaling over $3.2 million. Sellfors has been a licensed broker since 1986 serving the San Fernando and Ventura County areas. He handles the sale of bank owned homes for some of the nation’s largest lenders. Sellfors can be reached at (805) […]