2013-08-29

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Feels school district ignores traffic it creates



A letter writer to The Acorn suggested that LVUSD provide a traffic cop to direct traffic at the intersection of Driver and Chesebro every school day in the morning and the afternoon so that the line of cars snaking through Old Agoura can move faster. The simplest solution, of course, would be for LVUSD to have the teenagers walk to […]

At The Library



The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way will present these free events in September. The Pumpkin Patch story times will changed starting Sept. 12. Most Thursdays will have a story time at 1:30 p.m. for ages 3 to 6. Most Fridays will have a baby story time at 11:10 a.m. for infants to 17 months and a toddler story […]

Karate class takes a swing outdoors



‘Noises Off’ opens Labor Day weekend



Conejo Players Theatre will present Michael Frayn’s farce “Noises Off” Aug. 30 through Sept. 21 at the theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. The production is directed by Brian Robert Harris. Considered by many to be the funniest farce ever written, the plot concerns a […]

More open space



I have been a resident of Agoura Hills for 36 years. There have been a lot of changes— some good, some not so good. Whether you moved here years ago or yesterday, the reasons are the same: great city, good schools, clean air, beautiful mountains and open space. The more open space we build on, the less our quality of […]

Learn printmaking at library



Westlake Village Library’s latest artist-in-residence Rose McCaughey will demonstrate her printmaking technique and show how guests can make prints at home at 2 p.m. Sat., Sept. 7 at the library, 31220 Oak Crest Drive. All ages are welcome. Residents can also view Mc- Caughey’s art on display in the library from Sept. 7 through 14. The Westlake Village Library is […]

Learn what’s best for special needs child

COMMENTARY Special education


If you’re a parent with a child who has any of the following conditions your child may be eligible for educational assistance from your local school district starting at 3 years: autism, ADD, ADHD, bi-polar, orthopedic, cerebral palsy, a learning disability, visual impairment, fetal alcohol syndrome, and other conditions not on this list. Educational assistance is provided under the federal […]

New play adds musical tone to classic Anne Frank story

PLAY REVIEW ‘The Diary’


Many theater fans are shocked when they discover the original premise of the classic Broadway musical “West Side Story” was actually a Passover/Easter turf war between Jewish youths and Irish Catholics in New York City. So Lloyd and Barbara Cooper, who’ve written a new musical based on the life of Anne Frank, shouldn’t be disappointed if, somewhere on its way […]

Parent alienation is very real



This is in response to the Stephanie Bertholdo’s enlightening article titled in part, “When one parent poisons a child against the other parent.” On behalf of divorcing fathers in my situation everywhere, I want to thank The Acorn for publishing this article; it is a godsend. I am a victim of the very real and painful abuse of child alienation. […]


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