Make a note of this

Since Valentine’s Day is the perfect time for sharing your love, why not let the community’s most-read news source help you do it? This year you can let your Valentine know just how special they are by purchasing a $10 personalized Love Note that will appear in the Feb. 11 issue of The Acorn in print and online. Not to […]

When the remote is lost, the blame game starts

Family Man

I read a story that said the American family is no longer. The article, which I found on the U.S. News and World Report website, mentioned a study that showed divorce rates in America on the rise. Someone on social media commented on the piece, saying people these days are not focused on others anymore, that they’re too consumed with […]

Synagogue to celebrate diversity

Congregation Or Ami will host an Inclusion Shabbat Celebration Fri., Feb. 5 at the synagogue, 26115 Mureau Road, Ste. B, Calabasas. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. followed by the Shabbat service at 7:30 p.m. The service will celebrate inclusion in all of its forms and the uniqueness of every individual. An American Sign Language interpreter will be provided for […]

Runnin’ down the road tryin’ to loosen our load


Few topics make us fume like high gas prices, high gas taxes and the highway robbery that goes along with it. None of it makes sense. Just a few years ago, officials implored us to drive economical cars as the oil shortage pushed gasoline prices skyward. We responded with record purchases of fuel-efficient vehicles, which helped sink the demand for […]

Chamber’s annual gala honors Calabasas business community

Serving as the voice of the business community for more than 60 years, the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce said the best is yet to come during its annual officer installation and awards gala Jan. 23. More than 120 business people and politicians came to the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village to celebrate the Chamber’s achievements and honor individuals who […]

Sunday is fun day at Four Seasons

CREATING VISIONS—Above, Kenon Lee, 11, of Thousand Oaks; Zoe Thompson, 10, of Oak Park; Dana Lee, 8, of Thousand Oaks, and Gioia Fanciulli, 10, of Woodland Hills make vision boards under the direction of Allie Webb at the Sunday Family Funday Series held Jan. 24 at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village. Webb is the hotel’s marketing director. Left, Zoe […]

Two student earn perfect ACT scores

Nobody’s perfect, but Jackson Terry, a junior at Agoura High School, and Mike Swenson, a senior at the High School at Moorpark College, have achieved perfection on their ACT exams. Earning a perfect score on the college entrance exam is rare, says the Iowa-based testing organization. On average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT […]

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At The Library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free activities at 200 Civic Center Way, which will be closed Sun., Feb. 14. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Thurs., Feb. 4 and 18 at noon will be Yoga and You. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat/large towel. Sat., Feb. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., […]

Program on child safety

Temple Adat Elohim Early Childhood Center will host Pattie Fitzgerald’s child safety presentation about predators and prevention at 7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 8 at the temple, 2420 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. This event, designed for parents and caregivers, is open to the community. Pattie Fitzgerald of Safely Ever After Inc. calls her presentation “An Ounce of Prevention: A Safety Presentation […]