Calabasas Classic to run Sunday

'It's gotten so huge. . . . It's going to be a lots of fun with so many people.' — Julie Talbert

The Calabasas Classic returns to the community this Sunday, and organizers say registration for the annual charity run is at an all-time high. The Classic, headlined by 5K and 10K races, will begin at the new Calabasas Civic Center at 8 a.m. Nov. 9. The event benefits the Talbert Family Foundation, which offers financial support to families affected by cancer […]

Fundraiser for new House of Hope slated

A fundraiser to create a residential care home will be held at 7 p.m. Fri., Nov. 14 at North Ranch Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. “Our Community House of Hope” will be a residential care home for terminally ill patientsi nthelastthree months of life. According to project head Theresa Wolf, there are no affordable end-of-life care homes in […]

High School Hi-Lights

All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to email updated information to newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Nov. 7: Homecoming Mon., Nov. 10: No school—SDD Tues., Nov. 11: No school—Veterans Day Wed., Nov. 12: Late start day Military information day/ 12:25 p.m. Fall play/G building/7 p.m. […]

Pet of the Week

GOOD BOY—Fito, 9, a male Collie tri-color rough coat mix, needs a home. Fito can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Fito home, ask for ID No. A3570479. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit animalcare.lacounty.gov.

Agoura students start ‘Rumors’

GOSSIP CHAIN—The cast of Agoura High School’s production of Neil Simon’s comedy “Rumors” hams it up at a recent rehearsal. The play will run Nov. 12 through 15 in the school’s G building. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students, and will be available at the door. To make a reservation, call (818) 519-3434.

Keep up the good work

With extreme pleasure and no surprise the Oak Park Unified School District came in first in the API scores for Ventura County and I send my sincere compliments to the entire district. Our schools work hard to achieve honors and in many, many cases they do achieve honors. The accomplishment of the top API scores in Ventura County is a […]

Agoura teen swims Alcatraz channel

Carlie Jansen, 13, of Agoura Hills, recently completed in the 2008 Alcatraz Invitation Swim, where participants are dropped off at Alcatraz Island and swim back approximately 1.5 miles to the shore at Aquatic Park in the San Francisco Bay. Out of the approximately 600 swimmers in the event, Carlie took fifth place in the Women Under Age 19 category and […]

Drive through for flu shots

A drive-through flu clinic will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8 at the Los Robles Westlake Campus, 4415 S. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The event is sponsored by Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center. Attendees will be able to receive a flu shot without parking their car. The clinic is open to all adults. […]

School health clerk launches advisory group

A parent advisory program started last year at Calabasas High School by health clerk Joey Levin is open to parents throughout the Las Virgenes Unified School District this year. The adults-only educational program, called RAP (Resolve and Problem Solve), was launched by Levin in 2007 to help parents “discuss real teen issues,” Levin said. Dennis Poncher, the creator of the […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Thieves stole a pair of $450 reading glasses, a $200 camera, a $150 cellphone, $60 in cash and some car keys from a home in the 5500 block of Colodny Drive Oct. 25. Vandals caused $150 in damages by spray-painting a wall at the Old Agoura Park on Cheseboro Road Oct. 24. Someone stole sunglasses, CDs and a […]