Yardbirds still cool, relevant after all these years

By Cary Ginell originjazz@aol.com     With so many pale tribute bands on the rock revival circuit these days, it’s refreshing to find a band that not only vibrantly honors its roots but presents a solid display of fresh talent as well.     That band is the Yardbirds, the influential 1960s British group that spawned the careers of guitar gods Eric […]

Agoura mayor endorses Illece

Illece Buckley Weber and her family have been living in Agoura Hills for close to 20 years. But, I will not ask voters to simply vote for Illece because she’s lived in our community for a long time. That’s not enough to qualify someone to be on city council. A city councilmember needs to show vision, leadership, experience, and extensive […]

Vandals admit

Two 17-year-old boys accused of vandalizing Calabasas High School with anti-Semitic graffiti in April admitted the charges in a Sylmar Court, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office said in a recent press release. The teens, who were 16 at the time of the incident and whose names are being withheld because of their ages, pleaded guilty to charges of felony […]

Garden of Hope opens

Marsilio promoted at AHS

Girl loses life in fiery freeway crash

    The mother of a 9-year-old girl who died in a traffic accident Oct. 1 on the freeway near Calabasas remains in critical condition this week at USC Burn Center.     Gilani Taylor of Oxnard received burns to more than 90 percent of her body after her car rolled over and caught fire at about 8:30 a.m. last Saturday on the […]

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If you’re a fan of The Acorn Letters to the Editor, you should check out The Acorn Facebook page. It’s a great forum to share your thoughts and feelings on all things local. Updated regularly with breaking news, meeting times and Acorn content, our Facebook page is just another way to stay connected to your community. Be our friend at […]

Calabasas Chamber president eager to serve business community

As the mother of 22-year-old triplets, Bridget Karl knows how to multitask and get things done. She’s bringing those same skills to her new job at the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce. Karl, a former marketing director for the Chamber, became president and chief executive officer for the local business organization on Sept. 1. With more than 25 years’ experience in […]

Putting weight plan loss to work

In my 20-year battle of the bulge, I’m back to square one, but this time I’m feeling a sea change in my attitude toward food, exercise and a balanced life. I’ve joined Weight Watchers, and although I’ve only lost a few pounds during the first two weeks of classes, my gut feeling is that this program is doable for life. […]

Rummage sale at OPHS

Oak Park High School Athletic Booster Club will host its second annual rummage sale from 7 to 11 a.m. Sat., Oct. 1 in the school parking lot. Eight athletic teams will individually collect and sell goods to benefit their teams. According to rummage sale chair Michelle Bock, eight teams will participate in this year’s fundraiser. The boys’ football, baseball, basketball […]

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