Maurer to address Calabasas

Calabasas Mayor Mary Sue Maurer will present the 11th annual Mayor’s State of the City Address on Wed., Jan. 21 in the Founders Hall at the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas. A reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres will begin at 6 p.m., and the address will begin at 7 p.m. Maurer’s talk will cover the city’s accomplishments […]

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 Mon., Jan. 19: No school/Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tues., Jan. 20: Charger Club meeting/A-1/7 p.m. Wed., Jan. 21: Half day schedule/final exams Thurs., Jan. 22: Half day schedule/final exams […]

Kids learn from former NBA player

'He is passionate about making basketball a fun part of his players' lives.' — Tami Miller league president

To the 6- and 7-year-old boys on the Tigers Westlake National Junior Basketball team, former UCLA and professional star Don MacLean is just another dad. He’s the father of their teammate, Kyle, and also the Tigers’ coach. But savvy fans remember MacLean, who’s been a resident of Westlake Village for the past 11 years, from his days as a Bruin […]

It’s the center of attention

Yes, the city is considering a new recreation center. All we have done so far is ask an independent consultant to objectively evaluate over 20 possible sites throughout Agoura Hills and we accepted the study. The study did list Forest Cove Park as the number one choice, but the study is merely the starting point in the process. Now is […]

Car hits boy on bicycle

A student who was riding his bicycle to Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park was hit by a car, Wed., Jan. 7 at dismissal time. The boy was not injured, said Tony Knight, superintendent of Oak Park schools. The boy apparently was riding his bike down the school’s entrance driveway where a parked SUV obstructed his view. He rode […]

Parent Education Night to explore technology’s effects

Guest speaker is expert on how the brain functions

The Internet, iPods, iPhones, text messaging, video games and other technological wonders may have revolutionized the way people live, but the constant barrage of gizmos and gadgets has also altered our brains, according to a doctor scheduled to speak at Agoura High School this month. Dr. Gary Small, a UCLA professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and an expert on […]

Be careful with that fireplace

During cool weather, many families look forward to the warmth and ambience of crackling fires in their home fireplace. But before lighting a fire, there are some tips to consider: Get the fireplace ready. Past fires may have left soot deposits inside the chimney, so it is always a good idea to have it swept before use. Also, take a […]

Not at Forest Cove

Our City Council has been in the planning stages of building a community center at the upper part of Forest Cove Park. While a community center could be an added asset to our community, the location selected is a major issue. It will bring increased traffic to the Oakview Ranch, Chateau Springs, and Chateau Park neighborhoods. Forest Cove Lane and […]

T.O.- Westlake Chamber names new exec

Jill Lederer The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce has selected an interim president to lead the Chamber upon the retirement of president and CEO Janet Levett, who will leave the position at the end of January. The board has chosen Jill Lederer as interim president. She will assume the day-to-day operations of the Chamber. Lederer is a local […]

Kick-off meeting to spotlight charities

The Keys to Survival program will be held as a part of The National Day of Service from 2 to 5 p.m. Sat., Jan. 17 at 31565 Rustic Oak Drive, Westlake Village. The meeting will discuss how residents can participate in volunteer opportunities for three long-term sustainable projects: •The Fair Children/Youth Foundation connects communities in Conejo and Rwanda to help […]