2018-09-06

As summer winds down, kids cool off

Security measures begin at home


Last week someone published our community’s entrance gate code on social media and in printed signage. Neighbors were in an uproar and, of course, the code needed to be changed to deter trespassers. While this was an unfortunate situation that cost our homeowners association money (to send a mailing of the new code to all homeowners and for the gate […]

Top trends to create relaxing outdoor living

Outdoor living spaces rank first among special function rooms desired by consumers, according to the American Institute for Architects, and so homeowners are expected to be going all-in for the outdoors in 2018. Trex Company, a maker of premium decking and railing, has gleaned insights from contractors, homeowners and industry experts to compile the following outdoor living trends that will […]

Alemany Warriors (3-0) vs. Oaks Christian Lions (3-0)

— Friday, 7 p.m. at Oaks Christian High School —


The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week Casey Clausen’s returning to Oaks Christian High. Well, for one night, and on the opposing sideline. Clausen, Alemany’s firstyear head coach, spent five seasons as offensive coordinator for Oaks Christian. He then led the revival of the Calabasas program for four years before landing at his alma mater, Alemany. He said […]

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City just got bigger

Calabasas completes 57-acre annexation


A move by the Calabasas City Council to annex new property on the west side of town will generate up to $600,000 in annual tax revenue and add 57 acres of land to the city. The council approved a deal Aug. 8 with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to annex unincorporated county territory on Agoura Road between Liberty […]

All aboard Westfield Topanga Food Crawl

Three fixes for fall

Autumn is coming soon. When the colder weather is not ideal for working on outside home maintenance projects, one can focus on sprucing things up indoors. These four fall tune-ups will give a home a pick-me-up. Revamp the doors Looking for an inexpensive way to update the home? Give the doors in the home a makeover. Source unique doorknobs from […]

The Acorn Power Poll

1. Oaks Christian (3-0)2. Westlake (3-0)3. Calabasas (1-1)4. Camarillo (3-0)5. Moorpark (2-0)6. Simi Valley (2-1)7. Grace Brethren (2-1)8. Newbury Park (1-1)9. Rio Mesa (2-1)10. Agoura (2-1) Comment: Oaks Christian ranked No. 19 in the U.S. by MaxPreps. Calabasas picks up first win for head coach Chris Claiborne. Moorpark stuns Notre Dame, 35-34, on two-point conversion.

ACORN ON VACATION


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