Taking Thanksgiving off

The Acorn will be delivered a day early because of Thanksgiving. Both papers will be distributed next Wed., Nov. 26, instead of Thurs., Nov. 27. This makes it necessary to change deadlines for the Nov. 26 and Dec. 4 editions. Letters to the editor and press releases for the Nov. 26 editions must be received by noon today, Nov. 20, […]

Tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers

The holidays are hectic for everyone but can pose special challenges for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other memory impairments and for their families. With preparation, this time of year can be a joy. The start of the holiday season in November coincides with the annual observance of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Rachelle Dardeau, administrator of Silverado Senior LivingCalabasas, […]


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Oaks Christian wins league

RUN FOR THE GOLD—Oaks Christian Middle School Cross Country Boys’ team show off their first-place plaque from the Delphic League Finals on Nov. 5 at Brentwood School. Back row, from left: coach Wanda Long, Julian Andrews, Jake Davis, Tyler Pidduck, Eric Jakob, coach Brian Renner. Front row: Daniel Sutman, Dean Alabrandi, Nate Zelie, Zach Bornstein, Luke Shubin. Not pictured: Douglas […]

Westlake High choral group to sing at luncheon

The Conejo Valley Guild of Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wed., Dec. 3 at Westlake Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Luncheon will follow the meeting. The Westlake High school Choral Group A Class Act, led by musical director Alan Rose, will present the program. The cost is $26 and reservations are due by Wed., Nov. […]

The wily fox

Did you know? There are five species of fox found in North America: The red fox, swift fox, kit fox, island fox and gray fox. The female fox is called a vixen and the male a reynard. Young foxes are called kits, cubs and pups, and a group of foxes is called a skulk. Characteristics The gray fox is a […]

Student needed to serve on center’s governing board

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Joint Powers Authority has an opening for the city of Calabasas student member position on the board of directors. The board acts as the governing and policy making body of the authority in the operations, control, improvements and planning of the center, personnel and fiscal operations. Student members are nonvoting members appointed to the board to […]

Wellness Community offerings

Orientations, support groups slated

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura has orientation meetings at 7 p.m. every Tuesday and 10 a.m. every Friday. The orientations are open to cancer patients, survivors and their families and should be attended before participation in any of the agency’s other programs. For location and information, call (805) 379-4777. The agency has ongoing weekly support groups for those diagnosed with a […]

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 e-mail updated information to newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Nov. 21: Driving safety display/12:25 p.m. Comedy Sportz/G building/6 p.m. Mon., Nov. 24 through Thurs., Nov. 27: No school, fall break Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Nov. 21: First trimester ends […]

Stingrays go undefeated

PERFECT RECORD—The AYSO Girls’ U7 Stingrays celebrate their undefeated season. Team members are Jessica FitzWilliam, Alex Goldbeck, Katie Holmes, Brynn Larimer, Lynsay Garrett, Julia Winck and Madison Suwara. Coaches are Brian FitzWilliam and Andy Goldbeck.