2011-02-03 E-Edition

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Weintraub for Calabasas Council

One of the reasons why the city of Calabasas thrives is due to the smart decisions made by our elected officials. As a 20-plus year resident of Calabasas, I look for a leader who not only understands the needs of the community but someone who knows the process and how to make things happen. Alicia Weintraub is the type of […]

Spelling bee winner a real champ

S-U-C-C-E-S-S—Hannah Mach displays her rewards for winning the Brookside Elementary School Spelling Bee this year. The fifthgrader in Marion Morris’ class will now advance to the area spelling bee and, hopefully, on to the Ventura County Spelling Bee.

Four Seasons Hotel chef designs Reagan centennial birthday cake

Pastry chef David Laufer from Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village will create a celebration cake in honor of the late President Ronald Reagan’s centennial birthday Sun., Feb. 6. The 6- footlong, 6-foot-tall cake will be five layers decorated with symbols associated with Reagan’s life from Hollywood actor to California governor to U.S. president. Culinary specialist Petty Officer 2nd Class Edgar […]


In the Jan. 20 edition of The Acorn, we incorrectly reported that Adam Gootnick led the Agoura High boys’ soccer team with six goals. At the time, Gootnick was one of the Chargers’ premier goal-scorers, but he didn’t top the team in scoring.

Keeler endorses Bob Sibilia and Lucy Martin

On April 1, 2008, the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, a state agency, received a letter from the law offices of Gaines & Stacey on behalf of their developer clients informing them that a “6-foot high chain link gates will be constructed shortly” to block access to the Calabasas Peak Motorway, also the county fire access road, atop the crest […]

Counting days to math event

The Discovery Center for Science and Technology will host Super Science Sunday: Math Matters! on Sun., Feb. 27 at the Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Entrance times are 1 and 3 p.m. for identical sessions. Math Matters! is designed for elementary school children. Each session will begin with a live performance by Tom Wahle called […]

Sandoval to play at Ventura festival

Jazz artist Arturo Sandoval, who lives in Hidden Hills, will perform a concert at the Ventura Music Festival on Sat., Feb. 12 at Seaside Park, Ventura. Each spring, the festival hosts a critically acclaimed series of concerts featuring a lineup of world-renowned musical performers. This year’s show will run from Apr. 28 through May 7. Sandoval plays a variety of […]

Chargers are the undisputed champs

Girls’ water polo team locks down another league championship

One word came to Jason Rosenthal’s mind while describing the Agoura High girls’ water polo team. “Resilient,” he said. Rosenthal, the Charger head coach, has seen Agoura tackle adversity all season. Injuries affect all teams, but the Chargers have played most of the year sans two important starters. Another star missed five months with a major thumb injury before returning […]

Vote for Gaines

We have lived in Calabasas for 19 years and feel compelled to express our strong endorsement for a candidate for Calabasas City Council, Fred Gaines. He’s the kind of man every community wants representing it: intelligent, upstanding, honest, open and enthusiastic. When we first saw Fred in action, he was the voice of calm and reason when a contentious neighborhood […]