2013-09-19 E-Edition

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He is—the most important man in the world

After returning from my weekly shopping trip to Costco today, I was impressed that the “most important person in the world” continues to shop there on a regular basis. He’s the guy who traps you behind his car in the parking lot for 10 minutes while he waits for that one parking spot that is 10 feet closer to the […]

Horses strut their stuff at special event

DRAMATIC ENTRANCE—Bareback riders from the Foxfield Equestrian Team of Westlake Village carry American flags into the arena at the ninth annual Day of the Horse on Sept. 14. Below, Foxfield riders demonstrate how to control their mounts without bridles or saddles. The event was at Conejo Creek Equestrian Park in Thousand Oaks.

Kids enjoy their just desserts

SUGAR RUSH—Above, from left, Bay Laurel Elementary School students Jordana Ghajar, 9, and Tamara Garreeb, 8, pick up some sweet treats at the bake sale that was part of the school’s annual pancake breakfast on Sept. 15. Sami Weiss, 11, and her brother Eli, 5, are staffng the bake sale table. At right, 8-year-old Masha Trachuk digs into into a […]

Chaminade president steps down

Jim Adams recently announced that he will step down at the end of the school year as president at Chaminade school in West Hills, a coed Catholic school for grades six through 12. He will become a president emeritus at the school. During Adams’ tenure, the school sponsored two major capital campaigns that built the Fr. Allen DeLong Center for […]

Blackout softball team is lights out

Bay Laurel traffic still bad

I am a resident who lives in Calabasas Hills behind the upper gate at Bay Laurel School. The student drop-off and pickup has created traffic congestion for a long time. The new, costly drop-off lane created on the Parkway, although not perfect as noted in a previous Acorn submission, is hopefully going to relieve some of the local traffic congestion. […]

Awardwinning writer at Brandeis luncheon

Patt Morrison will be the guest speak at Brandeis Conejo Valley’s fall luncheon and boutique at 10 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 10 at North Ranch Country Club, 4761 Valley Spring Drive, Westlake Village. Morrison is a Los Angeles Times writer, public radio and TV host, author, and winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and six Emmy Awards. Admission is $ 70. For […]

AAUW breakfast raises scholarship funds

The Thousand Oaks Branch of the American Association of University Women will hold its annual fall breakfast at 8 a.m. Sat., Sept. 28 at Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road. AAUW promotes equity for all women and girls, life-long education and positive societal change. The AAUW Educational Foundation provides funds to advance education, research and self-development for women, and […]

School volunteer club busy in Malibu