2018-08-23

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS

Sheriff’s Blotter

Calabasas A home on Queenscliff Court was vandalized Aug. 10 when someone shot a window with what may have been an air rifle, leaving a 1-inch hole in the glass and causing $800 in damage. A thief stole a woman’s wallet out of her purse while she shopped at Gelson’s Market on Mulholland Highway on Aug. 3. The purse was […]

A trip to Washington is a capital idea

Flying Squirrel

When most of us think of vacation destinations, places like Hawaii, the Caribbean, Mexico and Europe immediately come to mind. What about a city like Washington, D.C.? Maybe it’s not at the top of your list, but I can give you a number of reasons why it should be. I’ve just returned from our nation’s capital. I grew up there, […]

Cast’s enthusiasm proves infectious

play review /// ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’


No playwright’s works have been transplanted into more different time frames and settings than those of William Shakespeare. Part of the reason for this is to make the Bard’s works more accessible to modern audiences, which is what playwright Alex Timbers (“Peter and the Starcatcher”) is striving for with his musical version of “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” Shakespeare’s comedy about a […]

JSerra Lions (1-0) vs. Calabasas Coyotes (0-0)

— Friday, 7 p.m. at Calabasas High School —



First impressions matter. Nobody wants to be caught with chunks of buffalo burger between bicuspids on a first date with Rihanna. Don’t worry, the Coyotes are brushing and flossing twice daily. They want to make a memorable first impression in first-year Calabasas head coach Chris Claiborne’s debut when Trinity League juggernaut JSerra Catholic of San Juan Capistrano cruises down Mulholland […]

Beware: Back to school means back to traffic

Here at The Acorn we couldn’t be more excited about the return of students to class. The end of summer is bittersweet, but a relief to many parents, especially those with younger children who’ve been underfoot since June, complaining about nothing to do. Let’s face it, classrooms can be a great home away from home for the little ones. No, […]

Stars shine at Cooperstown

TOURNEY CHAMPS—The So Cal Stars baseball team wins the Cooperstown Dreams Baseball Tournament in Cooperstown, N.Y. Over 100 teams participated. The Stars beat teams from across the U.S. to make it to the championship game, where they beat the Tidewater Horns from Virginia 15-10 to become the tourney champs. From left are: Braylen Murth, Cole Clark, Brady Hewitt, Cade Sramek, […]

Pet of the week

TEENY TINY—Rolly digs the room and enjoys playing with his small dog buddies. He’s very affectionate. If you would like to adopt Rolly, ask for ID No. A5187223 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control before visiting the shelter.

The Acorn Power Poll, Week 1

1. Oaks Christian (1-0) Lions secure top-ranking by defeating Chaminade, 31-13, avenge last year’s blowout loss. 2. Westlake (1-0) Warriors move up one spot from our preseason Power Poll. Great games from athlete Jason Heller and QB Marco Siderman. 3. Calabasas (0-0) Coyotes open season Friday at home against JSerra. Calabasas has offensive playmakers, but linemen must dominate the line […]


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