New West Symphony presents fundraiser

Symphony of Wine VIII, a fundraiser for New West Symphony’s children’s youth programs, will be held at 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 21 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The event will include dinner prepared by the Four Seasons Westlake Village’s executive chef and other chefs from around the country, as well as live and silent auctions. […]

Your turn to speak

Just as physical exercise is good for the body, First Amendment exercise is good for democracy. The Acorn Letters to the Editor section gives you an excellent opportunity to put your freedom of speech to work by voicing opinions, thoughts and concerns on any matter you wish. Anonymous letters, however, will not be published. After sending us your letter— which […]

Rotary Penny Party planned

Raffle tickets from one cent

The Calabasas Rotary Club invites the public to the inaugural Penny Party from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 7 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. The Penny Party is a raffle event where patrons have the opportunity to win a number of prizes. Raffle tickets cost from one penny to one dollar each and […]

Fluoridation will be hot topic at water board meeting

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will discuss water fluoridation at the Sept. 9 board of directors meeting in an attempt to address growing concerns about the tap water additive that many people believe does nothing to improve dental health and is actually a poison at the root of many illnesses. General Manager John Mundy said the meeting is intended […]

The Acorn’s 2008 Marmonte League Preview

  Agoura Chargers Last season’s results: (Tied for 3rd in Marmonte, 6-4 overall) Agoura defended its home turf well, going 4-1 at AHS. The Chargers picked up victories against Ventura and Rio Mesa in non-league action, and Marmonte wins against Simi Valley, Moorpark, Royal and Calabasas. Agoura didn’t lose when it scored 27 or more points in a game. Notable […]

Interweave to hold dance

Interweave is a new group in Ventura County open to bisexual, gay, lesbian and transgender people and others allied with the BGLT community. All are welcome to the group’s first social event, a square dance featuring caller Paul Waters from 7:15 to 10 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., Sept. 5 in the sanctuary of the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old […]

Cabrillo CEO nominated for award

Nussbaum up for creative director of the year

Carole Nussbaum of Thousand Oaks, president and chief executive officer of Cabrillo Music Theatre, has been nominated for the Spotlight Award for creative director of the year. The Spotlight Awards recognize and honor top individuals that who lead the entertainment industry. The creative director category honors those individuals who have mastered directing the creative process from concept to execution of […]

Squirrel of the Month

SNEAKING A SNACK—Agoura Hills resident Tom Binder is visited by this squirrel every time he adds seed to the bird eeder in his backyard. “He’s getting quite plump and is very happy,” Binder said. “I’m not so sure the birds are as happy.”

Calabasas woman continues to work with cause despite husband’s death

Ben Kendall and his wife, Sheila Scott-Kendall, didn’t know July 29 would be their last day together. Kendall had seen his doctor earlier in the day to have his heart checked. Though the certified public accountant seemed in good health, he died unexpectedly that evening. The couple would have celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on Aug. 11. Kendall’s sudden death […]

Sharing the love

JOEY TIME—Seniors from Silverado’s Calabasas senior living community and their family members meet Marley, a baby kangaroo. An intergenerational pool party was held at the community in honor of Marley’s arrival.

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