2011-09-29

Cutie the lion dog small in size, but has a big heart



One small dog is making a difference in a big way. But is it a dog or a small lion? At first glance you might wonder if he is for real. With his white fluffing mane and striking little pose, Cutie has earned the name lion dog. When you see h im, there’s no doubt how he got his moniker. […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Sept. 30: State reduction dayno school Mon., Oct. 3: Music booster meeting/J-3/7 p.m. PSAT sales in the AAC through Fri., Oct. 7 Tues., Oct. 4: Club rush/nutrition Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Sept. 30: No school ASB retreat through Sun. Oct. 2 Sat., Oct. 1: SAT/8 a.m. NHS tutoring/8:30 a.m. Wed., Oct. 5: Habitat for Humanity/ 12:25 p.m. Thurs., […]

Tracked by coyotes



Coyotes are a major problem in Calabasas and the surrounding area. Anyone who thinks differently must never venture far from their home. I see coyotes in the Mulwood area and Calabasas Lake area every other day, if not every day. I run in both areas. I have seen them in daylight and usually see them more when the sun goes […]

New group to help autistic people gain life skills through farming




A new nonprofit organization is teaching organic gardening, animal husbandry, cooking and other practical skills to young adults diagnosed with autism and developmental disabilities. Agoura Hills residents Sheila and Steve Mayfield launched Farming Independence last January from their home in Old Agoura. Sheila Mayfield said she was moved to start the organization when she learned about the increase in the […]

Spanish guitarist in T.O.



The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present Benise: The Spanish Guitar at 8 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 6 in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Benise, a former street musician and now an international guitarist, and his Emmy-winning Nights of Fire cast, perform “The Spanish Guitar,” a world music and dance spectacular. […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Moorpark Musketeers (2-1) at Agoura Chargers (0-3)

By Eliav Appelbaum eliav@theacorn.com The Agoura High football team is looking for something— anything—to turn this season around. Maybe Al Pacino can give the Chargers his “six inches in front of your face” speech from “Any Given Sunday.” Perhaps Herm Edwards can take time off from his busy schedule to inspire AHS. Something has to work. On the field, winless […]


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