Remembering Alice C. Stelle

As one of the five LVUSD members who named Alice C. Stelle Middle School, I wish to share these thoughts with the community. When Alice was told that the new middle school would be named for her, she was honored and humbled. “I will accept this honor only on behalf of all the volunteers who made this dream a reality,” […]


Brewing up a fundraiser for critter care Brew Fest, an event to benefit homeless animals in need of medical care at the Agoura Animal Care Center, will run from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sun., May 6 at Twisted Oak Tavern, 30105 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Local breweries that will be represented are: 8 one 8 Brewing, Casa Agria Specialty Ales, […]

A little light music with piano, strings

The Luminoso Piano Quartet will present An Afternoon Of Chamber Music: Piano Quartet with music by Handel, Widor and Dvorak at 2 p.m. Sun., May 20 in the large rehearsal room, Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The afternoon features classical favorites performed in an intimate setting. The quartet is comprised of Araksia Nazlikyan on […]

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Agoura ChargersFri., May 4: Dance concert/mainstage/7 p.m.Sat., May 5: SAT Calabasas CoyotesFri., May 4: Murder MysteryNight/7 p.m.Sat., May 5: Hip-hop competition/ Knott’s Berry FarmMurder Mystery Night/7 p.m.Mon., May 7: AP testing throughFri., May 18Dance boosters/ lecturehall/6:30 p.m.Tues. and Wed., May 8 and 9: Tips for dance tryouts/danceroom/3:30 to 6 p.m.Thurs., May 10: Music boostermeeting/choir room/7 p.m. Oak Park EaglesFri., May […]

Trail to nowhere

The story about the Don Wallace Multi-Use Trail Connector in the April 19 Acorn is great, and we are glad it’s now there, but it doesn’t connect to anything. That’s not what we understood from reading your article. Here’s a couple of early quotes from it: “A 1,700-foot trail connecting the network of trails on the south side of the […]

Hear no EarPods, see new Airpods

Family Man

You know it’s the end of the world when a teenager’s in-ear headphones break. Those Apple EarPods are life to a teen, and if they don’t work anymore, any upgrade will do. My son is 14. We pay him for his grades: an A gets him $20, a B $10, a C nothing, a D costs him $10 and an […]


THURS., MAY 3 Friendly Book Discussion 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Discussion of “Buddhism Plain and Simple” by Steve Hagen. Goebel Stamp Club 6:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Unique stamps on display, show and tell. Contact: Jeff Goldstein. Phone: 805. 358.6162 Jewish Republican […]

CHS alumnus on spring internship with Yamaha

University of Michigan graduate and Calabasas native Chase Lancaster was chosen as the spring intern for Yamaha Corporation of America’s percussion internship program. Lancaster was selected from a national pool of applicants to provide marketing and artist relations support for Yahama percussion products. Lancaster has moved to Placentia, Calif., for the duration of the internship, which runs through July. Lancaster […]

Man’s best friend

Each day brings the gloom of violence, strife and inhumanity, news burdening us with the grim side of life—yet, happily, acts of kindness often shine through. That was what I witnessed on a recent warm afternoon in Agoura Hills. It began as I was driving toward Healthy Pet in the Agoura City Mall and noticed a man and his dog […]

Youth play to spin its magic

Young Artists Ensemble journeys to the barnyard for “Charlotte’s Web,” a heartwarming play about a smart spider who befriends a pig. The production, based on the classic book by E.B. White, will be performed May 4 through 20 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and […]