2008-05-01

School takes shot at a photo contest



JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers   EYES FORWARD–Westlake Village resident Joyce Galonsky examines the photographs on display during the Oaks Christian "Slice of Life" photography show Monday. The event, which showcases some stunning student work, is held each year at the school’s Westlake campus.

Senior singles mingle



The Conejo Senior Singles, for those ages 55 and up, meets every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd. There is no charge to attend. The group is not church affiliated. For more information, call Jean at (805) 526-2551.

Yacht club unfurls plans for ’08 season



TV personality speaks at employee appreciation event



Alexander chasing Olympic dream



Brian Alexander is an aspiring Olympian who coached girls’ water polo at Westlake High last season, his first with the Warriors. The 25-year-old Alexander, a fan of surfing, cycling and the movie “The Big Lebowski,” played water polo at Foothill High in Santa Ana before attending UC Santa Barbara, where he was an AllAmerican, leading UCSB in scoring two consecutive […]

What’s new on DVD this month



Film and television author Randy Williams reviews the latest movies, television shows, documentaries and music programs now available for purchase online and at retail stores. This Sporting Life-Special Edition (Image/Criterion)- This stark, realistic 1963 drama is one of the finest films to ever come out of British cinema. Richard Harris explodes in a fury, an ape of a man, prone […]

Sally Bellerue



The Tattersall Team of Active Real Estate announces their newest member, Sally Bellerue. Bellerue and her family have been living in the Conejo Valley for more than 30 years and have been an active part in the community. A few examples of her contribution to her community are her association with the American Heart Association, Westlake Optomist Club, Chair of […]

Student brawl shuts down Calabasas High School

More than a dozen students involved in scuffle

By Stephanie Bertholdo  bertholdo@theacorn.com A brawl at Calabasas High School on Fri., April 25 brought out police and prompted school administrators to lock down the campus until it was determined students would be safe, a Las Virgenes Unified School District spokesperson said. Following a noon pep rally at the school, a fight involving a reported 15 students broke out in […]

Resource Center offers workshops on managing nonprofit groups



The Resource Center for Nonprofit Management at the Ventura County Community Foundation will offer the following upcoming workshops and training courses. •The Board Leadership Institute is a sevenmonth intensive leadership training program developed to improve volunteer board members’ ability to govern nonprofit organizations and to demonstrate leadership for the nonprofit sector. The certificate program, a part of the larger Board […]

Home gardening tips for May



Flowers, vegetables and lawns are entering their maximum growing months and backyard gardeners can do much in May to help them thrive, say experts at Agromin, a Camarillo-based manufacturer of premium soil products. •Aerate and dethatch warm season lawns: Warm season lawns including Bermuda grass and St. Augustine need a onceover during May. Aerate and dethatch these lawns so water […]


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