Local quilter enters global competition

Calabasas-area quilter Jean DellaMonica has been selected as a semifinalist for the 24th annual AQS Quilt Show and Contest April 23 to 26 at the Paducah Expo Center in Paducah, Ky. DellaMonica has been chosen to join 394 others in the annual contest. Her quilt, Sawtooth Dragon, measures 53 by 53 inches and represents hundreds of hours of work. The […]


Indie film takes Method Fest audience on a hell ride

In his directorial debut, Colin Cunningham manages to create a living hell in just 15 minutes. Cunningham’s short film, “Centigrade,” screened last week at the 10th annual Method Fest Independent Film Festival in Calabasas. “Centigrade” was written, directed and performed by Cunningham, a veteran actor turned director who hails from Agoura Hills. The nameless character Cunningham portrays in “Centigrade” exudes […]

Talk to address empty nest syndrome

When children grow up and leave home, parents often find themselves in a state of flux, happy that their children are selfsufficient, yet sad and confused about their changing role as parents. The empty-nest syndrome will be explored from noon to 1 p.m. Fri., April 4 at the Teen Scene Outpatient Program in Agoura Hills. Helen Edler, M.A., marriage and […]

‘Our Town’ to play at Westlake High

Westlake High School Theater Department presents Thornton Wilder’s Pulitizer prize-winning drama “Our Town” on April 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 in the campus theater, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Evening performances are 7 p.m. with matinee shows at 2 p.m. on Sat., April 12 and 19. This three-act play centers on a small town in New […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’

The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your story to newstip@theacorn.com, or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

Chumash Center seeks volunteers

The Conejo Valley Retired & Senior Volunteer Program is recruiting men and women, ages 55 and up for the Chumash Interpretive Center in the following areas: •Education program assistants work with third and fourthgrade students on a three-hour education program. Duties include carrying a backpack, monitoring outdoor games, crafts and helping staff the gift shop if needed. •Craft volunteers assemble […]

A Single-Story Home Located On A Cul-De-Sac

This Morrison Ranch single story home, with approximately 2815 square feet and 4 bedrooms, is located in a cul de sac on a 8250 square foot lot. The formal dining room and sunken living room with fireplace have high vaulted ceilings. The kitchen has granite counters and matching centre island, a breakfast bar and separate breakfast nook. The family room […]