2015-05-21

Simi’s Cajun and blues fest will be smokin’




Guests at this year’s Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Music Festival are in for a rocking treat. More than dozen musical acts are set to perform on two stages in the 26th annual event. Presented by the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise, the popular twoday festival will be held Sat. and Sun., May 23 and 24 at Rancho Santa Susana […]

Programs on animals and nature at state park

Campfire included

Malibu Creek State Park will host these events for the 2015 Campfire Programs at the campground amphitheater, 1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. The programs are available to all campers and park visitors and will last one hour. “History, Mystery, Stories and Music of the First People of the Santa Monica Mountains” with Peter Rice at 7 p.m. Sat., June 20. […]

Recycling water in your home



There were some thoughtful water-saving tips in a recent Acorn letter. I installed one of my own recently; actually, it was forced on me. My laundry room drain got plugged up and neither I nor my plumber was able to get the rooter through the drain. So out went the washer and dryer and off came the wall. We found […]

Life in the Single Lane

‘Honey, I’m home’

I get the most wonderful greeting every time I get home from work, or even if I just step out for a minute. When my little dog, Abbey, hears the door open, she comes running to me—tail wagging effusively as she wiggles all over with happiness. I swear I can almost hear her yipping with glee, “Mommy, I’m so glad […]

Who will be Mr. May?




Reggie Jackson is Mr. October. Somebody with the Agoura and Calabasas high school baseball teams hopes to be anointed Mr. May. The Chargers and Coyotes qualified for the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. Agoura, which has won four straight Marmonte League championships, plays host to Edison at 3:15 p.m. today. Calabasas plays Lakewood at Blair Field in Long Beach at […]

Grandmother stays upbeat despite illness




Despite having a rare neurological condition that affects her mobility, Calabasas resident Judy Sherman is determined to stay active and upbeat. A wife, mother and a grandmother of four, Sherman carries on with her daily routine and travels regularly to New York to be involved in her grandchildren’s lives. She was diagnosed with ataxia in 2012, a condition which affects […]


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