2013-02-28

Library creativity



DOODLES—Below, Ella Sudit, 16, paints 9-year-old Kyle Lau’s arm during a Teen Library Council-funded Kid’s Arts and Crafts Program at the Calabasas Library.

Travel team goes undefeated



Neuroscience center upgrades equipment



The Los Robles NeuroScience Gamma Knife Center, a leader in the treatment of brain disorders, has recently enhanced its equipment capabilities by installing the Perfexion upgrade to the Leksell Gamma Knife, the standard in the non-invasive treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors, vascular malformations and other functional brain disorders. “The Perfexion upgrade to our Gamma Knife allows us to […]

Another try for civility in Calabasas



The Calabasas City Council election is less than a week away. Residents who haven’t voted by mail are encouraged to make an appearance at the polls on Tues., March 5. Precincts throughout the city are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. The City of Calabasas is finishing one of the smoothest two-year runs in municipal history. Since the election […]

Other Side of 50



The potential of aging My best friend’s 16-year-old daughter must make one of the toughest decisions of her young life. Jennifer is a scholar and a talented soccer player, ranked sixth in her state, destined for a scholarship to a Division I school. Like most talented players who want to hone their skills in the off-season, Jennifer joined a traveling […]

Scouts cookin’ up treats



Boy Scout Troop 485 of Westlake Village invites families and their sons to attend an evening of scout skills and treats from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mon., March 11 in Westlake Village. Any boy age 10 through 17 is welcome to join the troop, regardless of any previous scouting experience. At this meeting, visitors can meet the Scouts, team up […]

Free brain tumor seminar



The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara’s free educational seminar titled “Treatment of Adult Brain Tumors” has been rescheduled to Thurs., March 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The monthly brain tumor networking group will host Kofi Kessey, MD, speaking about the latest treatments for adult brain tumors, symptom management and after-surgery options. Kessey is […]

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