2013-01-23 E-Edition

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Not so sure about proposed bus line

I am catching up on the Acorn newspapers after the holidays and found an article about a bus service being initiated from Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Agoura Hills up Kanan Road to Lindero Canyon Road. As far as I can tell, no one has questioned this in the letters to the editor. Is there really a need for this, and […]

Friendly contest pits Agoura vs. Calabasas

Reliving the Lindbergh saga

High School Hi Lights

Agoura ChargersFri., Jan. 25: Festival for openingof the performing arts educationcenter through Sat., Jan. 26Tues., Jan. 29: Late start day Calabasas CoyotesFri., Jan. 25: Vision and hearingtestingPep rally- wear class colors/ 11:15 a.m.NHS meeting/11:30 a.m.Freshman shirt sales/12:30 p.m.Performing arts education center opening festival/7 p.m.Sat., Jan. 26: SAT/8 a.m.Saturday school tutoring/8:30a.m.Performing arts education center opening celebration/10 a.m.Tues., Jan. 29: Club constitutionforms […]

Game over — Bankruptcy court approves THQ breakup

Agoura Hills-based game-maker THQ Inc. closed its bankruptcy sale Thursday for an estimated $72 million, a far cry from the $2 billion market capitalization the company enjoyed during its heyday five years ago.  U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved the sale of THQ’s studios and titles to multiple buyers.  Plans to sell the company to “stalking horse” bidder Clearlake Capital Group, a […]

Oak Park district looks carefully at upgrading its school safety

Since the deadly shooting in December at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the issue of safety has topped the agenda at school board meetings throughout the country, including Oak Park Unified School District. At a Jan. 15 board of education meeting, Superintendent Tony Knight said he and his staff met with Ron Stephens, executive director of the National School […]

At The Library

The Calabasas Library will feature the following programs throughout February at 200 Civic Center Way. The library will be closed on Sun., Feb. 17 for the President’s Day holiday. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Sign-ups for the Dog Reading Program will start at 10:30 a.m. Sat., Feb. 2. Children in grades K-3 will read for 15 […]

Auditions open for ‘Comic Book Artist’

Young Artists Ensemble’s Hillcrest Players will have auditions for the one-act play “Comic Book Artist” by Pat Lydersen. Audition are by appointment only on Sat. and Sun., Jan. 26 and 27 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Time slots begin at 9:45 a.m. Saturday and 11:15 a.m. Sunday. When a shipment of magical […]

Kindergarten registration opens

Oak Park Unified School District has announced kindergarten through fifth-grade registration for the 2013-14 school year. All local residents with new students in grades K-5 should contact their resident elementary school starting Jan. 28 for times to register, or visit www.oakparkusd.org for additional information. New resident students in grades six through 12 can register at Medea Creek Middle School and […]