2009-05-28

Nature of Wildworks gearing up for benefit



The Nature of Wildworks will host a benefit from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun., June 7 at the historic Leonis Adobe Museum, 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. The event will feature a presentation of the wild and exotic animals of Wildworks, a bluegrass concert, a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, nohost beer and wine bar, tours of the museum and […]

Hoopfest benefits Lou Gehrig’s disease



Westlake golfers one round away from state tourney



Westlake High’s boys’ golf team will participate in next Wednesday’s Southern California Golf Association Regional Tournament at Murrieta. The Warriors qualified for the event by posting a fourth-place finish at the CIFSouthern Section Team Championships at Rancho San Marcos Golf Course on May 14. At stake for WHS is a trip to the CIF State Championship at Pebble Beach’s Poppy […]

Janss Marketplace chooses talent search winners



Janss Marketplace recently hosted its inaugural Talent and Model Search. The title of “2009 Beauty/Talent of the Year” was awarded to Josephine Parks. The winners in each age category were Cotton Oliver (age 2 and under), Evan Kyriazopoulos (age 3 to 4), Josephine Parks (age 5 to 8), Madi Green (age 9 to 12) and Melissa Klein (age 13 to […]

Regarding the First Amendment and gun talk



There has been much talk lately over gun control, along with the freedom of speech. While laws vary from state to state, it is not easy to buy a gun in California. Safety classes, a permit to purchase, background checks and waiting periods serve only to force taxes on those who are within the law, and they do little to […]

Winners named in water-wise poster contest



Twelve local students were selected as finalists in Las Virgenes Municipal Water District’s annual Water Awareness Poster Contest. The youths were recognized during a recent water district board of directors meeting and each was presented with a personalized Certificate of Recognition. The top 12 posters were selected from 3,061 entries received from public and private elementary schools within the LVMWD […]

Prostate cancer climbs discussed



The Thousand Oaks Us TOO/ Man 2 Man prostate cancer education and support group has two meetings planned for June to help keep men apprised of the latest developments in the battle against the disease. At 6:30 p.m. on Wed., June 3, The Acorn managing editor, John Loesing, will discuss his involvement with the Climbs for Prostate Cancer, a team […]

Volleyball playoff updates for Westlake, OPHS online



Girl Scouts travel by trolley



Traffic snarl



Just another few millions were wasted for those new on ramp lights along the 101. So far they have not been operational, thanks for that. That is one of the many useless “improvements” Caltrans came up with. I frequently enter the 101 between Calabasas and Newberry Park. And most of the time when I enter the 101 there are maybe […]


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