2015-04-09

Student honor roll



Calabasas resident Todd Midler was among the more than 1,100 students who earned fall 2014 dean’s list honors at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Music fest raises funds for cancer programs



The Diamond American Music Fest, a day of country, bluegrass, blues, rock and traditional folk music, will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., April 12 on the outdoor ranch grounds of the Leonis Adobe Museum, 23527 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. The day will also include refreshments, and activities for kids. Proceeds from the event will go to the […]

Dear reader . . .



Did you know April is National Card and Letter Writing Month? Probably not. The art of letter writing—once the primary method by which the story of our lives and the history of nations passed among generations—has mostly been replaced by emails and text messages. No more will we experience the great correspondence that used to take place between friends and […]

On the Trail

Choosing favorites

As evidenced by vivid photos in recent issues of the Acorn, this year has produced an abundance of blooming native plants. The specter of drought still looms, but for now these wildlings have adopted a botanical “carpe diem” ethic. Cool overcast days and overnight fog are helping to prolong the color-saturated wildflower display. With such plenitude it is hard to […]

Students meet principal’s challenge and reap the rewards



Legendary rocker Dave Mason returns to The Canyon




Fabled rocker Dave Mason is coming back to The Canyon club in Agoura Hills on Sun., April 12. He’s played the venue several times before and always draws raucous applause from his devoted baby boomer followers. A founding member of Traffi c, the legendary British rock band with such early hits as “Dear Mr. Fantasy” and “Feelin’ Alright,” Mason later […]

Cartoon



the Winning hand



High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Fri., April 10: Spring break-no school Mon., April 13: Late start day Wed., April 15: Senior Servants/ main quad/12:30 to 1 p.m. ACT course/3 p.m. Thurs., April 16: Senior Servants/ main quad/12:30 to 1 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., April 10: Spring break-no school Mon., April 13: PFC/9:30 a.m. Dance booster meeting/library/ 6:30 p.m. Tues., April 14: Cheer workshops/ […]

Hillcrest Players tame the Wild West




Imagine a western town where there is no dueling. Instead, all conflicts are settled by a lusty contest of rock-paper-scissors. That’s the gist of the play “Rock, Paper, Shoot!” an original comic satire of westerns written by Michael Fischer and directed by Andrea Tate, which played for four performances on March 21 and 28 at the Hillcrest Center for the […]


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