2011-01-13

Taxpayers entitled to their benefits



After months of negotiation, the board of the Calabasas Park Homeowners Association has signed an agreement with the city of Calabasas which will allow access to Calabasas Lake to all Landscape Maintenance District 22 taxpayers, whether or not they are members of CPHA. Certain residents living within LMD 22 are not mandatory members of CPHA, but their tax funds are […]

Boys & Girls Clubs launch youth soccer league



The Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo & Las Virgenes offer noncompetitive Sunday Youth Soccer Leagues for children ages 3 to 6. The eight-week program begins Sun., Jan. 16. Games will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Sumac Elementary School field, 6050 Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. The leagues consist of two team divisions, ages 3 to 4 and […]

Museum gives pointers on collecting artwork



The Museum of Ventura County will give a presentation on the history and strategies of collecting California paintings at 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 22 at, 100 E. Main St. in downtown Ventura. The speaker will be Scott Levitt, vice president of fine arts and director of California and Western painting and sculpture at Bonhams & Butterfield. Levitt’s expertise ranges from […]

Let’s hear your ‘tails’



The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. Not to exceed 300 words, your story can be about an interesting occurrence, or an inspirational moment involving your pet. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste.108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your tale to newstip@theacorn.com; or fax us […]

Lions on the attack

Boys’ hoops team prefers up-tempo game


Andre Chevalier will not let the Lions lollygag, not even for a second. The Oaks Christian boys’ basketball head coach can sense his players’ minds drifting during a series of 17 full-court sprints. He makes them do the drill again. And again. By the third series of sprints, the Lions run harder than before. They dash and perspire and struggle […]

Green bags filled for homeless



Name of the game



In Jason Arthur’s rebuttal to my letter regarding Wiki Leaks, he levels a litany of erroneous accusations regarding what he imagines my views might be on a wide variety of unrelated issues, none of which I took a position on, then he calls me “a nut” but goes on to agree with the point of my letter, which was that […]

Arts Council to sponsor youth art exhibit



An awards reception from the “Hang With The Best” show will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Sat., Jan. 22 at the Galleria in Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Cash, prizes and certificates will be awarded to winning entrants. The artists in the juried exhibit are middle and high school students from the […]

Thousand Oaks officials to dedicate newly re-opened Norwegian Grade

Road was built in early 1900s

The city of Thousand Oaks Public Works Department will host a monument dedication ceremony and grand opening of the recently improved Norwegian Grade at 1:30 p.m. Wed., Jan. 26 in the McCrea Ranch parking lot, 4500 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. A rain date is scheduled for Feb. 9. The section of Moorpark Road between Thousand Oaks and the Santa […]

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