El Niño worry

As a resident of the area of Morrison Ranch close to the creek which cuts through our tract, I am very concerned about the possibility of flooding if the projected El Niño event materializes. I understand that the management of the creek bed is the responsibility, by virtue of a lawsuit, of the Morrison Ranch HOA. It is also my […]

Class for FCC radio license

The Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club will offer a five-week course to prepare individuals to upgrade their operating privileges by obtaining an FCC Extra Class Amateur Radio License. Classes will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting Sat., Aug. 29 in the conference room of the East County Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The only fee […]

Rabbi marches for civil rights in the Deep South

A local rabbi and his daughter are following in the footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in an effort to bring attention to the civil rights cause. Rabbi Paul Kipnes, the spiritual leader of Congregation Or Ami in Calabasas, and about 160 Reform Jewish rabbis joined NAACP representatives and others in a 40-day march from the Deep South to […]

Kramer recovering following apparent suicide attempt

Former NFL quarterback and Agoura Hills resident Erik Kramer, who lost his son, Griffen, to a heroin overdose in 2011, is recovering from a gunshot injury he received last Tuesday in an apparent suicide attempt. At about 8 p.m. Aug. 18, a representative from the Good Nite Inn motel on Agoura Road in Calabasas called the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station […]

Candidate jump-starts council race

The campaign for Agoura Hills City Council took an early— and harsh—turn last week as Councilmember John Edelston openly admonished city planning commissioner Chris Anstead for a letter to the editor he wrote to The Acorn. Anstead’s letter, printed July 30, criticized the City Council for not annexing 43 acres of unincorporated Los Angeles County land off Liberty Canyon and […]

Weintraub for City Council

I write to you not as the proud mother of Alicia Weintraub, who is seeking a seat on the Calabasas City Council, but because Alicia represents the future of the city of Calabasas. This devoted mother, wife, daughter and sister works hard to ensure that Las Virgenes schools maintain their high quality. She believes in a strong seniors program, which […]

Rockin’ in the park

IN TUNE—Guests have a ton of fun at the 2015 City of Agoura Hills Summer Concerts in the Park series at Chumash Park. Top right, Julie Freedman of Newbury Park twirls Juliet Wojciechowski of Thousand Oaks to the music of Fortunate Son on Aug. 2. At left, Royce Reynolds of The Alley Cats, a doo wop group, serenades Debbie Montrose […]

Judaism taught through film

Temple Etz Chaim’s Adult Education Department will premiere a four-part film-based educational program teaching people about Israel and Judaism during Selichot services on Sat., Sept. 5 at the temple, 1080 E. Janss Road. The program for the evening is: Havdalah (a Jewish religious ceremony that marks the symbolic end of Shabbat and ushers in the new week) on the plaza […]

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