2014-05-08

High School Hi Lights



Agoura ChargersFri., May 9: AP exams throughFri., May 16Fashion show/performing artseducation center/7 p.m.Sat., May 10: ComedySportz/performing arts and educationcenter/6 p.m.Tues., May 13: Makeup California High School Exit ExamCharger Club meeting/A1/7p.m.Wed., May 14: Makeup California High School Exit Exam Oak Park EaglesFri., May 9: AP exams throughThurs., May 15ComedySportz/ pavilion/ 7p.m.Tues., May 13: OPPAA meeting/library/7 p.m.Wed., May 14: Dance show/gym Westlake […]

Young actors get busy



The Young Artists Ensemble presents “Busytown, The Musical” through May 18 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The show is based on the books of Richard Scarry and adapted for the stage by Kevin Kling with music by Michael Koerner […]

Progam on healing



Malibu Christian Science Church will host a talk on healing at 3 p.m. Sun., May 18 at 28635 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Guest speaker Jill Grimes will discuss the topic “Healing Love— Never Out of Reach.” The event is free. Childcare will be available.

Cyclist death investigation slow in coming




Five months after a patrol car from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station hit and killed cyclist Milton Olin Jr. in Calabasas, authorities have yet to disclose the cause of the fatal crash. A former Napster executive, attorney from Woodland Hills and devoted bicyclist, Olin had many friends in the local cycling community. Several people told The Acorn they are eager […]

‘Toxic’ leaders taken to task

Documentary by Army veteran and Calabasas High alumnus links abuse by commanders to military suicides


A military commander’s leadship style can mean the difference between life and death, says John Shaff, a Calabasas High alumnus and former Army first lieutenant who served in the Afghanistan war in 2012. Shaff, 33, is developing a documentary called “No Way Out” to raise awareness of the military’s leadership culture and its link to soldier suicide. Studies show that […]

A cleaner environment



SAFE DISPOSAL—Philip Services employee Brent Smith of Los Angeles unloads a box of electrical cords from a resident’s car and adds it to a pile of televisions, batteries and other electronic waste items during Oak Park Residential Community Beautiftcation Day on May 3. The event provided an opportunity for community members to get rid of and recycle hard-to-dispose-of items such […]

Cronies to replace Angel Cafe in Agoura




Though it offered lunch and dinner at moderate prices and received positive reviews online, the Angel Cafe in Agoura Hills has closed. Cronies Sports Grill will open in the restaurant’s location at the Agoura Meadows Shopping Center this summer, said Nathan Hamburger, Agoura Hills assistant city manager. Some Angel Cafe patrons are upset at the loss of the restaurant. The […]

Calendar



THURS., MAY 8 Conejo Valley Days Four-day family festival at Conejo Creek Park South, 1300 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. 5 to 10 p.m. today; 5 p.m. to midnight Friday; noon to midnight Saturday; and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Carnival rides, giant Ferris wheel, food booths, animal and motocross shows, live music. Outhouse races on May 10. Admission $10 […]

No restraining order against Westlake Village water tank



The man who sued Las Virgenes Municipal Water District over the 5-million-gallon storage tank in Westlake Village withdrew his request for a temporary restraining against the tank’s construction during a Los Angeles Superior Court hearing on May 5. While Las Virgenes Municipal Water District is free to move ahead with the project, another hearing regarding an injunction has been set […]

Watershed workshop



The Los Angeles County Flood Control District along with the cities of Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Malibu and Westlake Village will hold a public workshop for the Enhanced Watershed Management Programs for the Malibu Creek and the North Santa Monica Bay Coastal watersheds from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., May 22 at King Gillette Ranch, 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy., […]