2014-01-23

PLAYER TO WATCH



Wing runs the offense for the Oak Park High girls’ basketball team. The senior captain delivers crisp passes for teammates and spots up for corner 3-point attempts. “Courtney is our leader,” head coach Kenny Golub said. “She was a role player last year, and now she leads us in scoring. She has improved her game.” Wing, a combo guard, averages […]

Jazzed-up State of City address delivered in Calabasas




Excellent community programs, first-class municipal services and devoted citizen volunteers: They all contributed to the success of Calabasas in 2013, Mayor Fred Gaines said during the 16th annual State of the City address. The Jan. 15 event was co-hosted by the city and the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce. “Calabasas is home, and it’s a great home. It’s because of you,” […]

Come discover hiking trails and hills



Members of the Rancho Simi Trail Blazers, a volunteer group of the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, will meet participants for a free guided hike in Oak Park at 7:45 a.m. Sat., Jan. 25. The hike will begin at 8 a.m. The hike is a six-mile round trip, rated moderate to strenuous, with a 1,000-foot elevation gain/ loss. The […]

The Other Side of 50



Housing choices for life According to former MLB pitcher Vernon Law, “Experience is a cruel teacher. She gives the test first, the lesson afterward.” My neighbor quoted Law the other day in regard to the lessons she learned caring for her father. If she’d only known then what she knows now as a result of her experience, she said, the […]

Business of the Month



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce named Acura101West as its January 2014 Business of the Month. Freddy Tamayo, the dealership’s general manager, has been in the automobile industry for more than 13 years. When he started as a sales associate at Keyes Acura, Van Nuys, Tamayo competed to outsell Acura101West. Now he is the general manager of the Calabasas dealership, which […]

Westlake baseball preps for alumni game



The Westlake High alumni baseball game pitting former Warriors against current players will be at noon Sun., Jan. 26 at the WHS varsity field. Tyler Adamczyk, a 2001 WHS graduate, will have his number retired in a special ceremony at the game. Adamczyk was drafted out of high school in the seventh round by the St. Louis Cardinals, and he […]

Post your Love Note



Valentine’s Day is special, and your loved one deserves to know they’re the No. 1 person in your life. This year, you can let your Valentine know how special they are by purchasing a $10 personal Love Note that will appear in The Acorn the day before Valentine’s, Thurs., Feb. 13. Not to exceed 100 words, your Love Note should […]

Reception for Solo Artist Series



The Agoura Hills Cultural Arts Council will host a Solo Artist Series opening reception for artists Wes Van Dyke and Devin Krista from 6 to 9 p.m. Fri., Feb. 7 at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 5464 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills. Van Dyke will exhibit his newest work, originals and prints. Krista will participate with custom jewelry made from […]

Car show fundraiser



The Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station will host a car show fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Jan. 25 at 27050 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The event will have entertainment, kids’ zone, vendor booths and food. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Rain date is Sat., Feb. 1. Call (818) 878-5548.

Chamber names new executive committee for 2014



Leonard Greenlee, the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce chair of the board, has announced his executive committee for 2014. Greenlee, director of facilities management for Baxter Healthcare Corporation, appointed Rick Lemmo, senior vice president of Caruso Affiliated, as chair elect. Lemmo will serve as chair in 2015. Other executive committee members are Kristen Davis of Amgen, chair emeritus; Mary […]


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