2010-04-29

Art for any budget at festival

Calabasas show to feature hundreds of artisans

The 13th annual Calabasas Fine Arts Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., May 1 and 2 at the Calabasas Civic Center at 100/200 Civic Center Way and The Commons at Calabasas shopping center next door, adjacent to the previous Park Sorrento festival location. Admission and parking are both free. Hundreds of artists will […]

Tourney to benefit Camp Laurel



A Child’s Dream, an organization that produces fundraising events for local children’s charities, will present a basketball tournament fundraiser for Camp Laurel from noon to 5 p.m. Sat., May 22 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Pasadena-based Camp Laurel is a nonprofit organization started by Margot Andrew-Anderson in 1992 to provide educational and support programs […]

Small businesses encouraged



The Small Business Development Center, hosted by College of the Canyons, the city of Calabasas and the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce, has announced a partnership to provide free business consulting and low-cost training services to small business owners and entrepreneurs throughout the Calabasas area. Through this partnership, the SBDC will serve as the core source of workshop trainers and business […]

Records in peril at county championships



Local student-athletes look forward to the Ventura County Track and Field Championships every year. This year is no exception. “It’s the one and only time the best Ventura County athletes compete against each other,” Moorpark High athletic director and track coach Rob Dearborn said. “It’s a great meet.” The yearly bonanza takes place Friday at Moorpark High. Most field events […]

Remembering Phynneas

Critter tails

On March 21, 2010, Phynneas died. He was asleep just in front of the barn when a driver ran over him. I was raking the yard of grass for the horses when the driver walked up and said, “I ran over your dog.” I raced to him, cradled him in my arms. Then, after gently laying him on the blanket […]

The Acorn brings home CNPA awards



AN EYE FOR EXCELLENCE— In a statewide contest with 4,000 entries in 28 categories and nine circulation divisions, the Acorn Newspapers were winners of two first-place photography awards and a second-place award for general excellence. Right, Wendy Pierro’s black-and-white photo of a fireman cutting through the brush during last summer’s Canwood Street fire in Agoura Hills was an award finalist […]

Conejo Valley artists to show paintings, sculpture



The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley will present an art exhibit, “New Works: ACCV and Friends,” with paintings of all media and sculptures, from May 6 through June 30 in The Galleria at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The show can be viewed daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is […]

CHEVRE Club cleans up in Oak Park



Restaurant partners with teachers



Wolfgang Puck Bistro in Westlake Village has partnered with the Conejo Council PTA, the Conejo Valley Schools Foundation and Las Virgenes Unified School District parent groups to celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week. The goal of the partnership is to publicly recognize teachers who have played an instrumental role in the lives of students. Residents can nominate any CVUSD or LVUSD […]

Great 8 for Oak Park lacrosse club



Brittany Stalzer, Robin Estrin and Sommer Kobashigawa each scored multiple goals as the Oak Park girls’ lacrosse club powered past El Segundo, 15-6, for its eighth win in as many games. Stalzer led the way for the Eagles’ multipronged attack with five goals and two assists. Estrin also had a pair of assists to go with four goals. Kobashigawa returned […]


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