The Oaks mall expansion opening this weekend

Construction took longer than expected

Holiday shoppers will want to load up their wallets and put on their comfortable walking shoes because the two-level, open-air expansion at The Oaks mall will be awaiting them on Sat., Nov. 15. The 103,000 square feet of new retail stores and restaurants was expected to open in October to take full advantage of the holiday shopping season, but construction […]

Cut-athon for a cure

Pacific Breeze salon will host a cut-athon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Nov. 15 at 584 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The event will raise money for The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, a nonprofit organization that provides free support and education for people with cancer and their loved ones. The event will offer reduced prices on cuts for […]

Tri-Valley standings

Calabasas family hosts student from India

Viewpoint School hosted Sarita Chaudhary, 17, and Kumkum Chauhan, 20, two female students from the Pardada Pardadi Educational Society (PPES), based in rural Uttar Pradesh, India. This visit was part of a three-week visit to some of California’s high schools. During their stay, Sarita and Kumkum were hosted by the families of senior Sara Wolfson of Calabasas and freshman Tali […]

Always listen to the opinions of others

The strength of The Acorn, our community newspaper, is not necessarily the articles and editorials we deliver to you, but the comments and letters you return to us to complete the feedback cycle. Unfettered letter writing is the purest expression of First Amendment freedom, and during the past several weeks—with the election in full swing—those freedoms were exercised to the […]

Triunfo looks at mandatory water rationing

Water rationing, higher rates and other restrictive measures are being considered by the Triunfo Sanitation District to curb water use by customers in Oak Park and Thousand Oaks. California American Water, a separate supplier for T.O. only, announced it will encourage conservation by giving customers a new rate structure. The twoyear drought in California has forced local water districts to […]


THURS., NOV. 13 Gingerbread Fundraising Boutique 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. Bid on themedecorated trees in silent auction. Homemade baked goods, gingerbread cookies for sale. All proceeds of baked goods go to local charities. Portion of vendor sales go to charity. $5 admission, […]

Other local football matchups

Agoura (4-5) at Calabasas (1-8) Outlook: As anticipated, Calabasas has struggled to move the ball against bigger, deeper Marmonte League opponents. The Coyotes have been shutout in their last two contests and are averaging only 6.6 points per game in six league tilts to date. Agoura finally broke its nasty four-game losing streak with a 42-17 stomping of Royal last […]

American history told through art exhibit

When Oak Park Library patrons enter the library, one of the first things they see is a display of art reproductions that depict the history of America. There is a portrait of Paul Revere before he became a hero, painted by John Singleton Copley in 1768. “Washington Crossing the Delaware,” painted in 1851 by Emanuel Leutze, is a depiction of […]


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