2008-10-30

Brownley seeks reelection to state Assembly



Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Woodland Hills) will be challenged in the 41st District in the Nov. 4 election by Republican Mark Bernsley, an attorney and business consultant in Woodland Hills. Locally, the 41st includes Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Oak Park and Calabasas. Brownley, who was elected in 2006 and filled the seat left by Fran Pavley from Agoura Hills, has served […]

AAA goes on Alaskan road trip



The Automobile Club of Southern California offices will host a free multimedia show, “On Stage Alaska,” at 3 and 7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 5 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. The show features video footage of the Alaskan wilderness, including Glacier Bay, the misty fjords and the Inside Passage. The event also has a comprehensive program from […]

Oaks Christian netters topple Oak Park

Lions' win sets up potential league title showdown with La Reina

The list of teams with a shot at a TriValley League championship in girls’ volleyball just got a little shorter. Although Oaks Christian went a full five games to get a win against Oak Park High on Oct. 2, the Lions had no trouble disposing of Oak Park on the road Tuesday night. Oaks Christian won the match in three […]

Basketball league sign-ups



The city of Calabasas Community Services Department is holding sign-ups for the Calabasas Winter Basketball League. Sign-ups for boys and girls ages 5 to 15 are held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Registration will be held until leagues are filled. League play runs from January […]

Union action was inappropriate



With the current budget crisis in the state of California affecting our schools and quality of education, I am astounded that the California Teacher’s Association would donate $1.25 million to the “No on Prop 8” campaign. This donation to “No on Prop 8” will do nothing to improve the quality of education in California. In fact, this donation makes me […]

Wood Ranch Townhome



This Wood Ranch Town Home is near parks, shops, restaurants and a golf course. Wood Ranch Country Club memberships are available. This home has almost 1,600 square feet of living space with a direct access 2 car garage. There are large bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a fireplace and an atrium. There is a short walk to the pool and spa and […]

The California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest 2008

This year, there were 276 newspapers across California participating with over 4,000 entries in weekly and daily categories. Photographers from The Acorn received several top awards.

UP AND AWAY—An unidentified surfer kicks off the lip of a high wave at Point Dume in Malibu. A pair of large storms that originated north of the Hawaiian Islands produced powerful waves along the West Coast on Dec. 5, 2007. In Ventura County, wave faces reached 15 feet on the biggest sets. We’d also like to congratulate our sister […]

Oral exam



Dr. Steven Greenman, a UCLA graduate with more than 27 years experience, has completed training at the USC School of Dentistry to qualify for a state of California permit to provide intravenous conscious sedation services. The 75hour course consisted of concentrated study in the basics of IVconscious sedation for dentistry. Dr. Greenman practices in Westlake Village.

Pet of the Week



CURIOUS—Lance, 6, a male domestic longhair white and orange cat, was surrendered by his owner. Lance can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Lance home, ask for ID No. A1096368. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit animalcare.lacounty.gov/.