A hero’s game

KEVIN’S NUMBER—Above, Calabasas High School senior Josh Himmelstern, right, holds a jersey made in honor of Kevin Cordasco as Morgan Lieberman talks about Kevin during a memorial basketball game at Calabasas High School on March 21. The jersey was given to Kevin’s parents, Melodie and Kevin Sr., before the game. At right, a trophy for the winner of the Kevin […]

Cross-country walk promotes family values

“As goes the home, so goes the nation.” It’s a maxim that Jim Buckley, a longtime pastor at Newbury Park First Christian Church, takes to heart. “The home is so important,” he said. “Addiction, pornography, abuse. . . . If we have struggling, dysfunctional homes, our nation is in trouble.” On April 1, the day after Easter, the 66-year-old Newbury […]

Accidental rooster greets the morning

We have lived in Old Agoura for years and love the rural nature of the area. We have had new neighbors move in and much to our pleasure they decided to build a chicken coop. It is a beautiful coop and adds to the neighborhood. They bought several chicks that were all supposed to be hens laying a variety of […]

Restaurant specializes in wine tastings

Private room available for meetings, parties

Cuvée Terrace, at the site of the former Plug Nickel Restaurant and Catering in Thousand Oaks, celebrated its grand opening March 21 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Cuvée Terrace serves breakfast and lunch daily. In the evenings the restaurant operates as a tasting room serving limited production boutique wines with small food […]

Role of the Federation

Those who question the activist role of the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation forget that this organization has worked in the political arena for 45 years, lobbying for environmental protection and quality of life in the Santa Monica Mountains. Without support from the federation’s citizen watchdogs, Malibu Creek State Park would have become a racetrack and there would be a freeway […]

Musicians wanted for community band

The Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and City of Westlake Village will present a spring performance of the Community Concert and Jazz Band at 7 p.m. Sat., May 11 at Oaks Christian High School, 31749 La Tienda Drive, Westlake Village. Musicians are invited to participate in rehearsals on Tuesday nights in the Lindero Canyon Middle School band room. Matt […]

Joyful Easter service in T.O.

Godspeak Calvary Chapel Thousand Oaks invites the community in a celebration of All Things New at 10 a.m. Easter Sunday, March 31 in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Art Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Worship leader Wilson Howard will provide praise music. Navy SEAL Chad Williams will give his testimony. Mike and Pam […]

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 […]