Pet of the Week


Mulwood’s objection

I know I shouldn’t be surprised at what is and isn’t considered news these days, but I am. The March 21 Acorn carries a front page story about Mulwood’s not re-joining the Las Virgenes Homeowner Federation. As a well-known critic of LVHF, I can say without fear of correction that the same vote has been taken almost every year for […]

Family Men

Coffee head I had nothing to worry about. The caffeine in that coffee I drank before bedtime wouldn’t keep me awake. I’d get to sleep in good time and be well rested before a very busy day of work to follow. As I loaded that single-serving K-Cup canister into the coffee machine, my wife insisted the caffeine would not only […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

Parkinson’s patients stay active

“We may have Parkinson’s, but Parkinson’s doesn’t have us,” says Westlake Village resident Richard Grenn, who hosts weekly exercise classes tailored for people who have Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s is a progressive disorder of the brain affecting about 1 million people in the U.S. It damages the nervous system, which controls movement, posture and balance. It is the second most common […]

Martin snubbed by Calabasas council

   The mood went from celebratory to sour at the March 27 Calabasas City Council meeting when four officials unexpectedly snubbed a fellow council member.   The evening began with three incumbents who won the March 5 election taking the oath of office in front of a room full of supporters. The council members then voted unanimously to select Fred […]

We say it’s still a free country

In response to David Litt’s letter to the editor on March 14, perhaps, David, you would feel differently if you were one of the Calabasas citizens marginalized and persecuted for standing up for what you believe in. The last time I checked, the United States, which includes Calabasas, is still a free country, and whether a citizen is protesting in […]

With a wink and a smile

Great day, Great race

KEEPING THE PACE—Above, runners in last weekend’s Dole Great Race 10K turn off Thousand Oaks Boulevard onto Argos Street in Agoura Hills. Right, Karen Kalan of Encino and Lucie Murray of Los Angeles cheer on fellow runners from the “Moms in Motion” team. Left, Matt Sexton holds his year-old son, Henry, as the two watch the action unfold. Charlie Serrano […]

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