2016-10-06

Student granted $10,000 scholarship



Calabasas High School graduate Christine Aboseif was awarded a $10,000 Community Outreach Award scholarship toward her first semester’s tuition at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. This scholarship recognizes students who have shown exceptional dedication to their communities, hospitals or charities. The award is renewable for two additional semesters for a $30,000 maximum. Aboseif graduated from CHS in […]

Taking on fight against bridge



Last week, I was informed that a large mountain lion was spotted in my neighbor’s backyard, approximately 150 feet away from my property and my three domesticated animals contained within. With this in mind, I want to please ask that The Acorn make sure the public is duly informed in a timely manner of any and all upcoming meetings, forums […]

FCC testing



The Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club will administer FCC licensing exams at 8:30 a.m. Sun., Oct. 9 in the conference room at the East County Sheriff ’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The fee is $15. For more details, visit www.cvarc.org.

Newbury Park Rotary gets rolling for vets



Rolling Thunder CA-1 and the Rotary Club of Newbury Park will present Rides and Rods to benefit local military veterans Sat., Oct., 8 at the Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The day will start at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and last-minute registrations for the Poker Run, in which car and motorcycle participants will collect playing cards at […]

Golfers to aid basketball program



Agoura High School Chargers basketball will host its third annual golf fundraiser Mon., Oct. 10 at Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave., Camarillo. The registration and putting contest will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at noon. No-host cocktails, silent auction and dinner will begin at 5 p.m. All silent auction proceeds go directly to the […]

Opinions about Measure F



A citizens-led coalition of westside Calabasas residents is currently locked in a battle with our City Council to save the natural qualities of our surrounding beautiful city. The City Council refused to protect the voters’ interests as required, so the residents obtained over 2,000 signatures to take the decision power away from the council and give it back to the […]

Hurricane can blow travel plans

Flying Squirrel

If you follow the weather news in the fall, you may hear about tropical storms or hurricanes in the Caribbean. Hurricane Matthew is the most recent storm in the headlines. Its impact on travel and vacation destinations may be significant. Seeing these stories, many vacationers consider their own upcoming plans and wonder: What happens if weather interferes with my own […]

Reagan Library seeks new docents for 2017



The Reagan Library in Simi Valley is now accepting applications for volunteer docents for all shifts. The library is looking for retirees, working professionals and students who are at least 16 years old and who enjoy history and would like to share historical information to visitors from all over the world. The next docent training class will begin in January […]

Donation supports science education



Worried about animal shelters



On June 1, I stopped by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl’s Calabasas office to speak to someone about the deplorable conditions at the L.A. County Animal Shelters, and since the shelters fall under the purview of the L.A. County supervisors, could she please look into making changes? The way things are, it appears the county supervisors just do not care about animal […]