Calabasas Fine Arts Festival

Sat., May 1

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at Calabasas Civic Center on Civic Center Way and The Commons shopping center. Hundreds of artists sell paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, pottery, glass works. Live entertainment. Admission, parking free. Web: www.calabasasartscouncil.com Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 5/1/2010 FRI., APRIL 30 Chamber Of Commerce Reception 5 to 8 p.m. at Blue Table restaurant, 28912 […]

Townsend race-walks to victory

Julia Townsend of the Westlake Track Club won the 5,000-meter race walk at the U.S. Youth Olympic Trials in Arlington, Texas, on April 3. Townsend completed the race in a personal record time of 30:29.61. The youngster, a junior at Louisville High in Woodland Hills, hopes to qualify for the first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.

Helenmar Pedicord Ingersoll Cravens

January 18, 1927 ~ March 9, 2010

Tell mom you care

Mother’s Day is Sun., May 9, and The Acorn wants your mom to receive the recognition she deserves. In 100 words or less, please write and tell us why your mother is special. Whether it’s a poignant memory, a small story you’d like to tell or just a few kind words for Mom, your thoughts are important. Even if she’s […]

Work begins on Viewpoint Upper School

Ride On to host open house

Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., May 1 at 401 Ronel Court, Newbury Park. The free event will include demonstrations highlighting the programs Ride On provides such as therapeutic riding and hippotherapy (physical therapy on horseback). There will also be vendors, entertainment and children’s activities. Staff and board members will […]

Superstars lining up to roast Redell

Question: Who’s the only guy in town with enough pull to get Wayne Gretzky and Joe Montana to roast him? Answer: Bill Redell, of course. “I was hoping we could get some name people,” said the 69-year-old varsity football coach for Oaks Christian. “But we had to settle for Gretzky and Montana.” The Coach Redell Roast is scheduled for Sun., […]

Acorn barked up the wrong tree

I found it ironic that The Acorn would cover the Nutts for Mutts-Walk and Festival and then choose to put an obviously purebred Maltese and Labrador retriever on the cover. Thank goodness Bailer, the adorable Shepard mix, pulled up the slack with his “high five” photo. Whoever picks the photos for your paper did the event a disservice. There were […]

Oak Park students make a difference

Market moves to OPHS

The weekly Oak Park Farmers Market at the Oak Park Plaza shopping center will be moving to Oak Park High School next week. Starting Sat., May 8, the Oak Park market will take place at the high school parking lot at 899 N. Kanan Road. The market will continue on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to Coastal […]

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