2011-01-20

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Former deputy secretary of state to speak at women’s event



The Westlake Village Republican Women Federated will host Colleen P. Graffy, former deputy secretary of state for public diplomacy under the Bush administration, on Thurs., Jan. 27 at Westlake Village Inn Provence Room, 31943 Agoura Road. Social hour will be at 6 p.m. and dinner served at 7 p. m. Graffy, based in London, is director of global programs and […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 21: Final exams ComedySportz/G building/6 p.m. Sat., Jan. 22: Spirit team competition/ gym Tues., Jan. 25: Hot Spots on sale Wed., Jan. 26: Hot Spots on sale Blood drive/G building/8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Blue Crew barbecue/soccer field/6 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 27: Hot Spots on sale Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Jan. 21: Finals-half day (tentative) Music appreciation/8:40 […]

Cross Cultural School Concert



Tues., Jan. 25 At Calabasas High School, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. CHS music students in joint concert with 55 Chinese vocal students from award-winning Shenzhen Middle School in China. Contact: CHS Music BoostersEmail: chsmusicboosters@hotmail.comTime: 7:00 p.m.Date: 1/25/2011 THURS., JAN. 20 Pleasant Valley Garden Club Meets at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3975 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Ann Dustan, owner of Love House […]

Actions are louder than words



My dog and I were jogging up Cornell Road when my dog was attacked by two dogs. In the drama that ensued, two bicyclists and four cars stopped in concern. Before it was done, one driver, with his bare hands, had muzzled and wrangled an attacking dog off my dog, causing no harm to himself or the dog. It was […]

Council candidate hosts fun fundraiser



Headliners Wayne Cotter Carol Leifer, and John DiCrosta will be the featured stand-up comedians at a comedy show and dinner for Lucy Martin for Calabasas City Council 2011 from 6 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 28 at the Sagebrush Cantina, 23527 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Tickets are $ 50; go to www.lucymartin2011.com, call ( 818) 730- 6796 or e- mail bethckramer@yahoo.com.

Chinese vocalists to visit



The Calabasas High School music program will host 55 Chinese vocal students and their teachers from the award-winning Shenzhen Middle School Choir on Jan. 25. The Chinese musicians and CHS students will present a joint concert at 7 p.m. that day at the school. “This is a unique opportunity for students from opposite parts of the globe to expand their […]

Classroom superstar becoming a hardwood hero at Calabasas

Dewar plans to study neuroscience


Callum Dewar waited patiently for his chance. The senior forward for the Calabasas High boys’ basketball team played behind star Jordan Coleman last year. Minutes were hard to come by, and Dewar did what he could in limited action. Every day in practice Dewar battled Coleman, who now plays at Hawaii. The younger Coyote sharpened his skills while getting ready […]

GOP vs. Dems



This is in response to Mr. Tavolieri’s rather depressing editorial letter in the Jan. 13 edition of The Acorn. I grew up in lower middle class neighborhoods during the 1950s and ’60s. As a child I once asked my parents why they usually voted Republican. Their reply to me was that most Republicans strived for self sufficiency, while many Democrats […]


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