2010-09-09 E-Edition

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Lupin Hill mural pays homage to Wooden

What was once a blank handball court is now a mural of inspiration for students at Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas. Bonnie Latham Lyon, co-chair of the school’s Beautification/ Green Team, saw the blank wall as an opportunity to speak to kids about success, the kind of success exemplified by the late John Wooden’s coaching philosophy. Wooden, the iconic […]

Labor of love

Music fest seeks vendors, volunteers

The Americana MusicFest wants vendors and volunteers for its inaugural event, Sun., Oct. 3 at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. The festival will feature live traditional American music including folk, bluegrass, Cajun, country, gospel, blues and jazz. “In keeping with the festival theme, we’re looking for arts and craft vendors who produce American-made goods,” said Brad Lewis, Kiwanis vendor coordinator. […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Calabasas A burglar caused $500 in damage to a sliding glass door and entered a home in the 22700 block of Paul Revere Drive Aug. 21. The victim wasn’t sure whether anything was stolen during the break-in. A thief took a wallet containing $2,300 in cash from a home in the 2100 block of Stunt Road Aug. 7. The incident […]

County offers tips to reduce junk mail

Official calls effort a ‘spam filter’ for the mailbox

According to some reports, Americans spend eight months out of their lives just opening junk mail. Additionally, 90 million trees are leveled to provide paper for the mostly unwanted mailings. Of the 5.6 million tons of junk mail generated each year, 4.3 million are thrown in the garbage. Some 340,000 garbage trucks are needed to haul away the mail that […]

Community Briefs

Fans can meet anime actor Anime fans can met voice actor Vic Mignogna and preview his newest movie at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 10 at the Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road. Admittance is $2. To sign up for the event, call (818) 865-9304. Topanga Peace Alliance hosts video conference The Topanga Peace Alliance will present “Los Angeles […]

Wedding bells ring for high school sweethearts

First day of school sparks elation, fear in youngsters

Pick your favorite vacation photo online

The annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation photo contest is just around the corner, and you can vote on this year’s winner by taking part in our online poll starting Fri., Sept. 17. Visit www.theacorn.com and follow the prompts to the Take Your Acorn on Vacation contest. The online voting will conclude at noon on Mon., Sept. 27. The announcement […]