AHS boys’ soccer squad getting its kicks at Marmonte’s expense

Thomas Hampton of the Agoura High boys’ soccer team admitted the Chargers don’t have quite the individual talent of last season’s squad. They are, however, a much better team. “Last year we had even more talent but no one listened to each other,” said Hampton, a senior captain. “This year it’s a younger team but everyone’s listening. That’s been the […]


The comedy show fundraiser for Calabasas City Council candidate Lucy Martin is 6 p.m. Jan. 27, not Jan. 28, at the Sagebrush Cantina in Old Town Calabasas.

Busy in Calabasas

Calabasas Mayor Barry Groveman will present the 13th annual Mayor’s State of the City Address on Mon., Jan. 31 at the Civic Center Founders Hall. Groveman will review the city’s accomplishments from the past year and outline goals for the future with a focus on city finances and public safety. The 7 p.m. address will be followed by a reception […]

Many Boomers don’t notice early signs of Alzheimer’s

The words of the physical therapist whirled in Alicia’s head. “Your mother is having some difficulty following directions. We are giving her verbal cues to help her stability, but she cannot remember them long enough to imbed them into her long-term memory.” Alicia recently took her 83-yearold mother home to care for her after a recent fall. While her mom […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’

The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your story to newstip@theacorn.com, or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

Sophomore surprise

Westlake duo has girls’ water polo squad playing beyond expectations

One can only imagine the ceiling for Maddie Lyon and Emily Kerchner. The Westlake High girls’ water polo standouts are only sophomores, yet the two leading scorers propel the Warriors in a tough Marmonte League. “They’re so young, but they work so hard in practice,” Westlake head coach Farhad Ghaemi said. “They have been very impressive.” Lyon and Kerchner were […]