2013-04-25 E-Edition

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New business brings Old Town to life

Hotel, restaurant add to the ambiance

A renovated hotel along with new restaurants and shops are helping to breathe life back into Old Town Calabasas, Located along Calabasas Road at the city’s eastern border, the western-style Old Town district is home to the historic Leonis Adobe Museum and includes shops and restaurants within walking distance of The Commons shopping center and Calabasas Civic Center. Channel West […]

Brown Bags and Books program meets at library

The Westlake Village Library’s Brown Bags and Books program will present a discussion titled “Too Much Happiness” by Alice Munro from noon to 1 p.m. Wed., May 1 at the library, 31220 Oak Crest Drive. In this collection of 10 short stories, Munro explores the various and unpredictable ways in which people react to and sometimes overcome the events that […]

Learn to make houseplants smile

Learn how to make houseplants come alive and smile again at a free demonstration from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thurs., May 2 at the Thousand Oaks Farmers’ Market, The Oaks mall, east end parking lot at Wilbur Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard. Larry Iba, owner of Alive Styles Nursery, will discuss general houseplant care and will offer suggestions on how […]

Dechter to play at Bogie’s

Patriot games move to brand-new level

. Viewpoint boys’ volleyball battles for playoff spot in tougher division

Head coach Byron Goff has done nothing but win championships since taking over the Viewpoint High boys’ volleyball program five years ago. The Patriots had won four straight Liberty League titles and didn’t lose a league match during that span. “Beating up on teams got old,” senior outside hitter David Cutler said. “We were winning every match 3-0. We weren’t […]

MOM Deserves the Best

Moment. Your note to Mom will be published May 9 in the newspaper and online. Send your Mom Moment email to moms@theacorn.com. You may also submit your entry online at www.theacorn.com. You must include your name and hometown. Email and online submissions must be received no later than noon on Fri., May 3. Remember: your name, hometown and no more […]

At The Library

The Calabasas Library will present the following Lunch at the Library programs every Thursday in May from noon to 1 p.m. in the library’s multi-purpose room at 200 Civic Center Way. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit online www.cityofcalabasas.com/. Yoga and You with instructor Deanne Wenger on May 2 […]

Humanism is subject of lecture at CLU

James Croft of the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard will explore “What is Humanism?” at 6 p.m. Thurs., April 25 in the Lundring Events Center at California Lutheran University, 60 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. This event is free and open to the public. Parking is free at the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center. Croft is the Research and Education Fellow […]

‘Secret Agent Man’ to play local show

concert preview Ventura County Blues Festival This year’s Ventura County Blues Festival, which takes place Saturday at Moorpark College, covers a lot of musical ground, including in its lineup such artists as Savoy Brown, Kenny Neal, Dona Oxford, Preston Smith & the Crocodiles, and Michael John & the Bottom Line. The headliner is rock ’n’ roll pioneer Johnny Rivers, who […]