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Chargers engage in tug of war

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

PUSH AND PULL—Agoura High football linemen pull during the tug of war at the Los Angeles Rams’ 7-on-7 passing and big man tournament June 23 at Cal Lutheran University.

High school volleyball officials needed for fall season

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

The Channel Coast Volleyball Officials Association is seeking individuals interested in officiating high school volleyball matches for the upcoming girls’ season this fall. The certification training occurs once per year, in July. The Channel Coast association officiates high schools matches in Agoura, Calabasas, Oak Park, Westlake, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Moorpark, Simi Valley and Camarillo. For more information, fill out […]

Picnickers of all faiths gather to nosh, share and learn

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

Shadi Ghafari spent last Saturday afternoon making snow cones. Serving the icy treats in paper cups near the turtle pond at Conejo Creek North Park in Thousand Oaks, his hands were sticky with a mix of cherry-, watermelon- and green-apple-flavored syrups. The 14-year-old, who will be entering Newbury Park High School in the fall, was one of dozens of volunteers […]

Jewish jazz for the Fourth

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

In honor of America’s birthday, Temple Ner Simcha will host a “Jewish Jazzy July Shabbat Under the Stars” service at 7 p.m. Fri., July 6 at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. The clergy and musical team of the synagogue will be joined by guest jazz musicians as they create musical interpretations of some of the Sabbath […]

Can your hummingbird do this?

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

SMALL WONDER— Wildlife enthusiast and photographer Steve Geldman has a faithful— and brave—hummingbird that often visits his Westlake Village backyard. With a hummingbird feeder as bait, he even got the little follow to come and say hello. Send your special pet or animal photo to newstip@theacorn.com. Make sure the pictures are high resolution and include your name and information about […]

Crow’s ice cream compulsion

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

I need to get this out of the way immediately—I am not enraptured with crows as a number of my buddies are. My experience with them has not been pleasant. A flock roosted in the oak in my Agoura backyard, cawing until I had a headache the size of Texas, and their gruesome plundered goods rained down on my patio […]

Pet of the week

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

LOVING- Sammi is very sweet, loves to be petted, likes playing with toys and gets along well with the other cats in the Habikat room. To adopt Sammi, ask for ID No. A5174638 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 […]

Women’s business group honors Buxbaum

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

Sarah Buxbaum, owner of Custom Cupcakes by Sarah, was honored by eWomenNetwork, Calabasas chapter as the Emerging Leader Nominee for 2018. She will attend the 2018 Rise Conference in Dallas from July 12 to 14, where she will represent the chapter and be honored on stage in front of thousands of businesswomen from across the world. She will vie for […]

Bike shop rolls into town

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

Trek Bicycle Westlake Village recently opened at 3835 E. Thousand Oak Blvd., Unit K in Thousand Oaks. The full-service bicycle shop serves the cycling community with a wide range of specialty bikes, tune-up services and social events, including group rides and clinics for cyclists. The store features the Trek and Electra brands along with cycling accessories from Bontrager and others. […]

MEET YOUR ACORN ADVERTISER

By The Acorn Staff | July 05, 2018

3623 Old Conejo Road, Ste. 100, Newbury Park (805) 375-9988 • thrivedancecenter.com This feature will highlight the local businesses that make the Acorn Newspapers possible. We ask that you support them like they support us. Q: When was your business founded, and who founded it? How many locations do you have? How many people do you employ? A: Jennifer Maples […]