Eagles, Lions hit the road for baseball playoffs

The Oak Park and Oaks Christian high school baseball teams are taking scenic routes in pursuit of a section championship. Oak Park travels to Palm Desert for today’s CIF-Southern Section Division IV first-round matchup, while Oaks Christian heads to Santa Fe Springs. All of today’s games are slated to begin at 3:15 p.m. By first pitch, the Eagles will have […]

School draws out the best

When Susie Jo Fox enrolled at Sheldon’s Art Academy she hoped to pick up some new drawing techniques. She wasn’t quite prepared for what she encountered with husband-and-wife team Sheldon and Robyn Borenstein, who own and operate the Oak Park school. “Coming here was like being adopted into Sheldon’s family,” said Fox, 20, who’s been a student at the academy […]


Calabasas car fire ignites the night sky

HOT WHEELS—Below, an automobile is consumed by flames at approximately 2:30 a.m. Tuesday on Las Virgenes Road near the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District headquarters in Calabasas. Left, firefighters assess the situation. The Saturn sedan was not involved in an accident and there were no injuries, a deputy said. The cause of the blaze was not determined. Calabasas resident Marc […]

Mikayla Lee Miletich

Mikayla attends Westlake High School where she’s on the varsity girls’ tennis team and has received the WHS scholar athlete award for tennis. She’s the journal editor of the WHS Arrow newspaper, a member of the California Scholarship Federation and has received the gold academic award. She’s a member of the math club and the advanced anatomy club. Outside of […]

Universal Love Foundation lunch celebrates moms, raises funds

A “Hats Off to Mothers” fundraiser, sponsored by the Universal Love Foundation in Agoura Hills, combined food, shopping, art and music to raise funds for the nonprofit’s House of Hope Center for Grief and Loss. The money will benefit programs for single parents and grief counseling. The May 3 luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel began with a shopping boutique […]

Area netters cruise into quarterfinal round

Marmonte League boys’ volleyball teams continue to make tons of noise in the CIFSouthern Section Division II postseason. Four Marmonte squads— Agoura, Royal, Thousand Oaks and Westlake—won secondround matches Tuesday night to advance to Friday’s quarterfinal round. On Friday, Westlake plays at Costa Mesa; Thousand Oaks travels to Claremont; Royal is on the road against Valencia; and Agoura’s at topseeded […]

Red Oak kids are royal performers


The Acorn’s May 7 story about the Triunfo Sanitation District elections should have stated that four seats on the board of directors will be up for reelection in November 2010, not just two. The board still has to decide the term duration of those four seats in order to stagger the cycles.