2015-09-17 E-Edition

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Water policy clarified

Why does the City of Calabasas feel the need to be the leader in water conservation and restrict water usage to only two days a week? The City of Los Angeles allows three days a week. Now for those who comply, our lawns have turned yellow, and I prefer having a lawn over drought-resistant landscaping. Greg GeorgeCalabasas Editor’s note: The […]

Broadway and ball field unite

Cabrillo Music Theatre teams up with Conejo Valley Little League for free community festival and charity event

The stars and staff of Cabrillo Music Theatre are trading the stage for the ball field this weekend, teaming up with the Conejo Valley Little League for a charity event inspired by the spirit and heart of the theater’s fall musical, “Damn Yankees.” Take Me Out to the Ballgame, a sports-meets-theater free community festival, will take place from 1 to […]

Students send message of hope about suicide prevention

The Calabasas High School Peer Support program supported National Suicide Prevention Week last week to bring attention to an issue that has affected the community. Four years ago, a student went home after the first day of classes at Calabasas High School and took her own life. “It is such a tragedy and it is crucial that more students and […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Santa Margarita Eagles (3-0) vs. Westlake Warriors (2-1) Friday, 7:30 p.m. Westlake High

Westlake High’s football team will be put to the ultimate test—no CliffsNotes allowed. Can the Warriors hang with elite Orange County powerhouse Santa Margarita, ranked No. 6 in the Pac-5 Division in the latest CIFSouthern Section coaches’ poll? Will Westlake’s defense stand its ground against a potent Eagle attack? Can Westlake tune out the hype machine in a game that […]

There are heroes among us

There are heroes who walk among us every day, people to whom we could never be grateful enough that they chose to live a life of public service. These men and women serve and protect the public with little recognition for the incredible services they perform in helping maintain a civilized culture. Among these heroes are firefighters, the U.S. armed […]

Seniors thrive in adult day programs

Years ago, after my grandmother died, my cousin came to live with my grandfather, whose nickname was Bubbles. Don’t ask about the silly moniker, except I will say that (embarrassingly) it was handed down to my father, and his daughters suffered the humiliation of my mother referring to dad as “Bubbles” at restaurants and parent-teacher conferences. Back to Grandpa. While […]

WLV student wins $10,000 scholarship from Cal Water

Westlake Village resident Fariha Hameed was awarded California Water Service’s top college scholarship of $10,000 during a press conference at the California state capitol recently. President and CEO Martin A. Kropelnicki of Cal Water, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (CA-44), and Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) attended the ceremony. Hameed, who graduated from Westlake High School last June, is majoring in psychobiology […]

Other local football matchups

Calabasas (3-0) at Pacifica (3-0) Outlook: The Coyotes remain No. 1 in the CIF-Southern Section Western Division coaches’ poll after whipping West Adams 48-28 last weekend. Pacifica of Oxnard will be a good road test for Calabasas. The No. 10 Tritons have outscored foes 143-24 the past three weeks, including a 63-0 win at San Marcos on Sept. 11. Carpinteria […]

Agoura Hills City Council election

It’s election time and you’re going to see a lot of letters to the editor about candidates running for City Council in Agoura Hills. I’ve spent a lot of time at City Council and planning commission meetings, and in meetings at City Hall. I can tell you who rubberstamps things versus those who dig deep into the issues. I can […]

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