Oak Park, OCHS earn plenty of All-TVL selections

The Tri-Valley League announced its All-League selections for 2009 fall sports season. First- and second-team athletes from local schools are listed below. Football Decorated Oaks Christian seniors Malcolm Jones and Nick Montana shared co-most valuable player honors on offense. Teammates Cassius Marsh and Erik Kohler were the defensive and lineman MVPs, respectively. Lions Alani Fua, Zachary Stout, Jordan Payton, Max […]

Library invites community to a holiday tea

Am I nuts?

At a recent meeting with my publishers at the Acorn , a column on acorn recipes was suggested. With the utmost confidence, I said, “Oh, for sure, that would be fun!” I even tossed my head back just a little, adding to the aura of my culinary competence. When I got home, I jumped online and googled “acorn recipes.” Bingo! […]

The Courtyard in holiday spirit

Visitors wandered through The Courtyard at the Commons in Calabasas last weekend, mingling with Santa Claus and singing holiday tunes as more than 20 businesses hosted a holiday festival at the shopping center. The Courtyard at the Commons retail center is across the street from The Commons at Calabasas Road and Park Granada. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. […]

Warrior girls eager to finish decade of dominance on a winning note

Soccer team’s depth the key to overcoming injuries to impact players

The Warriors have been a dominant force this decade. Westlake High’s girls’ soccer team has won five Marmonte League titles and finished second in league three other times under 10-year head coach Frank Marino. The Warriors won a CIFSouthern Section Division II championship in 2003. Westlake has another strong team this season. “We’re pretty balanced,” Marino said. “We graduated only […]

Oak Park water rate increase put on hold

Customers say their bills have more than doubled

Oak Park Water’s proposed 22 percent rate hike has been postponed, for now. At its December meeting, Triunfo Sanitation District board members agreed to defer a vote on the rate hike at least until January. The district owns Oak Park Water, the community’s potable water provider. Vice Chair Mike Paule suggested re-examining a rate study completed last summer that used […]

Cabrillo Theater dreaming of Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas’

Cabrillo Music Theatre will present the Irving Berlin musical “White Christmas” for seven performances from Dec. 26 through 29 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Showtimes are 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., Dec. 26; 2 and 7 p.m. Sun., Dec. 27; 2 p.m. Mon., Dec. 28, and 2 and 7 […]


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