Teens willing to give T.U.N.S. of Love

Founders want to expand reach to other neighborhoods

What started out as the fulfillment of a high school community service requirement turned out to be a life-changing experience for Caitlin Goldstein, a student at Viewpoint School in Calabasas. Caitlin, 17, will be a senior at Viewpoint School in the fall. In 2008, when she was a freshman, Caitlin and her mother, Cindy Goldstein, along with other students, launched […]


Police shoot man holding BB gun

A 49-year-old Thousand Oaks man remains in intensive care today after being shot Saturday by a Thousand Oaks police officer. Responding to a 911 call about a burglar with a gun around 5 a.m. Sat., July 9, Thousand Oaks police found Carter Jolson at his girlfriend’s house in the 800 block of Dorchester Street armed with what looked like a […]

The Acorn’s guide to what’s going on

THURS., JULY 14 Calabasas Chamber Of Commerce Breakfast 7:15 to 8:45 a.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Davin Hope presents ”How to succeed in a changing & challenging market.” RSVP requested. Phone: 818.222.5680 Contact: Chamber office Time: 7:15 a.m. Conejo Gem & Mineral Club 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest […]

Liberty Canyon parade a rite of summer

Friend to the environment

Thankful for the park concerts

Thank you, Agoura Hills. This year my parents celebrate their 45th anniversary. My father is losing his sight and it has been over 10 years since he and my mother have seen a fireworks display live. Night time is more difficult for them, so they usually return home before it gets dark and watch them on television. I invited them […]

Teacher takes part in Arctic science expedition

Science is a real-life experiment for seventh-grade science teacher Lynda Caiati. The Calabasas resident, who works at CHIME Institute, a charter school in Woodland Hills, recently spent 10 days at the edge of the Arctic Circle participating in a scientific expedition. She was one of 12 teachers sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Foundation to study climate change through an Earthwatch […]

Charitable cupcakes

Simi Valley cupcake contest provides taste of the good life

St. Rose of Lima in Simi Valley added a cupcake contest to the list of festivities at its annual Summer Festival and Carnival, which took place this past weekend. The festival raises money to support local charities. The contest was July 9, and it was my privilege to be included on the debut panel of 10 cupcake judges, plus one […]

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