2012-01-26 E-Edition

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Love you

Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to win your heart. This Valentine’s Day, The Acorn invites you to share with readers the moment you knew you were in love. Send a note to valentines@theacorn.com and, in 150 words or fewer, describe that special moment when your true love first came into your life. The deadline for […]

Chamber announces Spirit of Calabasas Award winner

Each year, the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce bestows the Bill Van Gieson Spirit of Calabasas Award to reflect the pioneering spirit, exceptional ini- tiative and outstanding contributions to the Calabasas community in memory of Bill Van Gieson, who is remembered for his creative leadership in developing Chamber activities. The 2012 award goes to Calabasas accountant Don Lucove, past vice chair […]

School district supports ballot measure against smoking

The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education endorsed the California Cancer Research Act earlier this month. The act is a statewide initiative aimed at reducing the number of teenagers who smoke. The measure would impose an additional $1 tax per pack of cigarettes, bringing the cost of a 20-cigarette pack in California to about $6.19. If passed, the […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 27: Lip sync/G building/ 7 p.m. Sat., Jan. 28: ComedySportz/ gym/6 p.m. Mon., Jan. 30: Spirit Week through Fri., Feb. 3 Tutoring ( English) for California High School Exit Exam/K-5/3 to 5 p.m. Tues., Jan. 31: Tutoring (math) for California High School Exit Exam/M-7/3 to 5 p.m. SAT prep class begins/3 p.m. Wed., Feb. 1: Tutoring […]

Discover the Bible with Christian scientists

First Church of Christ, Scientist will present a Bible talk on “The Gospels: Discovering the Unfamiliar Among the Familiar” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 28 at the church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The speaker will be Bible scholar Madelon Maupin. For more information, call Barbara Dragmund at (818) 889- 7966.

Our Lady of Malibu hosting open house

   Our Lady of Malibu School will host an admissions open house at 7 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 2.    The public will be able to tour the campus at 3625 South Winter Canyon Road acorss from Pepperdine University and meet the school’s faculty.    Our Lady of Malibu boasts a 15:1 student to teacher ratio, utilizes computer lab and […]

City Council consensus in Calabasas

A split decision over how to replace Jonathon Wolfson on the Calabasas City Council set in motion a chain of events last week that led to a surprise newcomer being named to the city’s government. Wolfson resigned from the City Council Dec. 15 to move to another city. At a Jan. 18 meeting, some 20 candidates made a pitch to […]

Top prizes in writing contest

The winners of the 12th annual Ventura County Writers Club Short Story Contest were recently announced. The authors read their winning entries at the Jan. 10 meeting of the club, which will include presentation of award and a celebration reception. The contest had more than 100 entries, many from around the country. The winners are as follows. The first, second […]

How to prevent lung aliments

When the lungs are out of shape, the whole body suffers. Simple daily activities like walking can be difficult. And certain lung diseases, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), can gradually reduce lung capacity. Here are some tips to deal with or help prevent the most common types of lung ailments. Stop smoking. Smoking harms nearly every […]