For the first time the Oak Park varsity, junior varsity and freshmen baseball teams geared up into costumes and played in the first annual Oak Park Halloween baseball scrimmage
RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Oak Park’s varsity, junior varsity, and freshmen baseball teams warms- up dressed in costumes before participating in the first annual Halloween Scrimmage Game at Oak Park high School on Wednesday, October 23.
Annie Banannie With ACME Balloon Company shares her joy of creating balloon sculptures at a Balloon Twisting Workshop at the Westlake Village Library
RG 408 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers PERFECT FIT- Oxane Mc Govern of Calabasas adjusts her son, Alex, 15, balloon hat that they made during the Teen Balloon Twisting Workshop at the Westlake Village Library on Wednesday, September 18.
Betty Heron of Westlake Village is a volunteer with Hospice of the Conejo. Heron has been partnered up with 96 year-old Hilda Salz for two months and a steady friendship has grown from their time together. On September 1, 2013 Heron and Salz went on their first outing together to Costco. This audio slideshow is about their outing and what a few hours a week can mean to someone near the end. Audio slideshow produced by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers
Betty Heron of Westlake Village is a volunteer with Hospice of the Conejo. Heron has been partnered up with 96 year-old Hilda Salz for two months and a steady friendship has grown from their time together. On September 1, 2013 Heron and Salz went on their first outing together to Costco. This audio slideshow is about their outing and what a few hours a week can mean to someone near the end.
The Women’s Council of Realtors 4th Annual Wine Festival was held on Thursday, August 29 among Bentleys and Rolls Royces at O’Gara Coach Rolls Royce Dealership. Photos by Richard Gillard/Acorn Newspapers
RG 106 RICARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers BE CAREFUL- Dave McLaughlin helps Demi Fox from bumping into a Bentley on display under the watchful eye of Al Dejesus during the Women’s Council of Realtors 4th Annual Wine Festival held at O’Gara Coach Rolls Royce Dealership on Thursday, August 29.
RG 205 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers CRUZN” – Lee Ann Sisson, 9, sail down the lake during the Westlake Yacht Club Summer Sailing Program on Thursday, August 1. The sailing classes are a week long. Sign-ups for next summer start April 1 at www.westlakeyc.org
A car fire that spread to brush along the 101 freeway in Calabasas has been contained to 170 acres by Los Angeles County firefighters. Multiple helicopters including two super scoopers assisted in fighting the Old Fire. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers.
MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers SMOKE – Firefighter Nick Dennison of the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority sprays down a hillside with water in Calabasas while fighting the Old Fire on Sun., Aug. 18.
The band Knight Fever performed for residents on July 7 during the Agoura Hills Summer Concert in the Park at Chumash Park. The next concert is July 21 with the Billy Joel and Elton John tribute band, Face to Face. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers
MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers SUMMER SPECTACLE – Fireworks explode in the air over Chumash Park following the Agoura Hills Summer Concert in the Park on July 7.
ENJOYING THE EVENING – Camarillo resident Blake Dougherty hugs his wife Dominique as he sings along to DSB, a Journey tribute band, at a Rancho Simi Recreation & Park District summer concert in Oak Park on Saturday, June 22.
Agoura High School graduation on Thursday, June 13
RG 311 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers EVERYBODY WAVE – Wyatt Carnel leads his classmates in the wave as they wait to walk into the ceremony during the Agoura High School graduation on Thursday, June 13.
Calabasas High School held their commencement ceremony on Thurs., June 13 at Keith Ritchie Stadium.
MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers BIG MOMENT IN LIFE – Peter DiCosimo holds up his diploma to the crowd during Calabasas High School’s commencement ceremony at Keith Ritchie Stadium on Thurs., June 13. MC 311
On Sunday, June 9 at Malibu Creek State Park, the Malibu Search and Rescue team performed their annual helicopter recertification training. All team members practiced being hoisted into Air Rescue 5 and rappelling out of the hovering helicopter. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers
MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers TRAINING FOR A RESCUE – Malibu Search and Rescue team members watch as rescuers are hoisted into Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Air Rescue 5 during the Malibu Search and Rescue team’s annual helicopter recertification at Malibu Creek State Park on Sun., June 9.
MAKING MEMORIES – Oaks Christian High School graduates embrace each other and sway in unison as they sing the alma mater at the conclusion of the commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 30.
FEELING ACCOMPLISHED – Oaks Christian High School graduate Austin Haldeman smiles at his classmates as he strides down the aisle, diploma in hand, during the commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 30.
READY TO GRADUATE – Oaks Christian High School graduate Justin Matthews and his grandfather Don Matthews jokingly adjust his graduation cap on his 11-year-old brother Joe’s head following the commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 30.
INSPIRING WORDS – Grace Brethren High School salutatorian Emily Patrick addresses her classmates, school faculty and family members with words of inspiration for their future endeavors at the commencement ceremony on Friday, May 31.
IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers SLIGHTLY EXCITED – Grace Brethren High School graduate Brendan Perry hams it up as he poses for a photo with principal John Hynes at the commencement ceremony on Friday, May 31.
IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers PROUD FAMILY – Grace Brethren High School graduate Samir Hawit greets his cousin Mahriam Gorlick, 1, following the commencement ceremony on Friday, May 31.
The Oaks Christian baseball team defeated El Rancho of Pico Rivera 4-0 to win the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 title at UC Riverside on Sat., June 1. This is the first CIF section championship for Oaks Christian baseball. Oaks Christian ended their season 29-3-1. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers
MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Oaks Christian players celebrate their 4-0 win over El Rancho of Pico Rivera in the CIF-SS division 4 championship at UC Riverside on Saturday. MC 122
Sixth graders at A.E. Wright Middle School focuses on different aspects of three civilizations: China, Greece, and Rome during the TAN Festival.
RG 400 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers COMBINED STUDIES- David Shoats plays Ming Court, an ancient Chinese folk song, while dressed like a Roman soldier during the TAN Festival at A.E. Wright Middle School on Friday, May 17.