2013-02-28 E-Edition

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An update on our Samantha

Several weeks ago The Acorn published a letter from Samantha Jones, a sixth-grader from Mishawaka, Ind. who was working on a school project and asked our readers to share what they appreciate most about California. Samantha received several responses via Facebook, and also this contribution from the Calabasas Library: Dear Samantha: We are The Dog Eared Book Club, a book […]

Rain forest is topic of Discovery Center talk in T. O. on March 7

The Discovery Center for Science and Technology will present a Science Speaker Series lecture, “The ECO-classroom–Lessons From The Rainforest–Understanding Ecosystems Through the Collection and Analysis of Real Data” at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., March 7 at the Scherr Forum Theater, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Four local school teachers who spent their summer vacation in the rain […]

Club honors third-grade student

Hospital elects new board

Rick Lemmo, senior vice president of community relations for Caruso Affiliated Holdings, was recently elected chairman of the 2013 board of trustees of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center. He succeeds Kyle Himsl, MD, who served as a member of the board for five years. Lemmo has been a member of the board of trustees for the past four-and-a-half years, […]

Council election down to the wire

As a 17-year resident of Calabasas, I am grateful for the vision and leadership our current City Council provides. I am proud to be part of a city that truly supports its public schools. I am delighted every time my family and I visit our beautiful parks and library and enjoy our safe, well-managed city. While nothing is perfect, we […]

Seminar to help parents, teens master stress

LEAP (Life Empowerment and Awareness Program) will host a free community seminar for teens and parents, “Mastering Teenage Stress,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., March 14 at the Hampton Inn and Suites Agoura, 30255 Agoura Road. The seminar will teach parents and teens how to recognize and master stress. Every year the American Psychological Association takes the nation’s emotional […]

Raiders win big game

Hoop dream is now a reality

Westlake boys’ basketball team will play for section title on Saturday

Grant Lozoya dreamed of playing for a CIF-Southern Section championship before the season started. “I knew we had the talent,” said Lozoya, a senior guard for Westlake High boys’ basketball, “but we weren’t going anywhere if we continued to be immature.” The immaturity stopped. The selfish play ended. Lozoya’s dream became a reality. Westlake earned its first trip to the […]

On the record—Calabasas vs. transparency

Continuing a discussion that began in November 2011, Calabasas city officials discussed how to keep the city’s recordkeeping system current at their recent February meeting. Their intent is to preserve important documents and enhance accessibility for residents, officials and city employees. The city’s record retention policies were created in 1996 before digital storage technology was available. Now things have changed. […]