LVUSD celebrates 50 years of education

Las Virgenes Unified School District’s 50th anniversary celebration concluded May 28 at the Calabasas High School performing arts education center with photographs and monologues that breathed new life into a half-century’s worth of school lore. Lesli Stein, president of the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education, called the celebration to order by ringing the bell from the original […]

Leader in the making

Ben Winck, a sophomore at Oak Park High School, recently attended the HOBY ( Hugh O’Brian Youth) Leadership seminar at California Lutheran University. He was selected as the California Central HOBY representative for the July HOBY World Congress in Chicago. HOBY leadership conferences bring together sophomores from public and private high schools to interact with leaders in business, government, education, […]

Walk a dog for cancer research

Bark For Life, a canine event to fight cancer, will take place on Sun., June 23 at Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. Registration will start at 10 a.m., with opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. and closing ones at 2 p.m. The event, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will start with a walk for pet […]

Healthy sushi

Winner announced in art contest

Westlake High School senior Lily Wang is the winner of this year’s 26th Congressional District art competition. Her piece titled “Strawberry Summer” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building for one year along with the winning pieces from other congressional districts across America. Lily will visit Washington, D.C. on June 26 to see her artwork hanging in the Capitol […]

No sad faces on the Blue Team

Let us hear your ‘tails’

The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; email your tale to newstip@theacorn.com, or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

Local software developer earns school award

Banking software developer Tom Shen of Calabasas recently returned to The King’s Academy campus in Seymour, Tenn., where he was named outstanding alumnus of the year for the college prep religious school. The Taiwan-born Shen came to the academy as an international boarding student. He graduated in 1973. After attending the University of Tennessee and UCLA, he launched a career […]


Retire U.S.flags honorably

The public is invited to attend the Community Flag Retirement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Fri., June 14 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in Mary and Richard Carpenter Plaza Park, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Residents can drop off worn, torn and tattered American flags at the Thousand Oaks City Hall year round. These flags are kept until the […]

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