BINGO, seniors find way to entertain outdoors

Young musicians sing for the money

Live musical performances will be one of the last features of normal life to return once the pandemic starts to wind down. In the meantime, musicians will have to make due by performing on camera. For two Calabasas High School alumni and their college a cappella group the Scattertones, the digital performance is their only option for musical expression. The […]

10 speakers on 10 topics in 10 minutes—annual event goes virtual

The Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation will present its sixth annual 10×10 Event virtually at 6 p.m. Tues., Nov. 10. The 10×10 is a community wide event that consists of 10 experts speaking on 10 different topics for 10 minutes each. The topics and speakers for this year are: Health Tech: How Innovation Impacts the Future of Medicine by Desert Horse-Grant, […]

Leadership program now open

The Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation is accepting applications to the Youth Leadership Program for students in grades nine through 12. Kicking off its 12th year in November, the program gives high school students across the region the opportunity to develop leadership skills from a variety of speakers with different perspectives. A diverse group of speakers will make virtual presentations. Meetings […]

Comedy night

THE Foundation Room for Las Virgenes Schools will livestream a Comedy Live fundraising event at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 24. The headliner is Vargus Mason of NBC, Comedy Central and Disney. The other participating comics are Adam Freeman, Carlos Oscar, Anthony Davis, Kyle Eerby and Kira Soltanovich. The event is for ages 21 and up. Digital access will be provide […]

Sister’s illness inspires blood drive

Matt Miles, a 17-year-old football player at Agoura High School, will host a blood drive for the community from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 24 and 25, in the parking lot of the YMCA, 35505 E. Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Westlake Village. This is the third year Matt has held the drive. He began the drives after […]

High schoolers sweep the beach

CIVIC DUTY—Members of the Oak Park High School Our Future Club clean up trash at Topanga Beach. At far right is junior Leo Mazzocco, club president. The boys collected multiple bags of trash during the Oct. 11 cleanup. Heal the Bay ranks Topanga as the fifth dirtiest beach in California.

Last call for ‘staycation’

The Acorn Newspapers have been celebrating summer getaways for more than four decades with the Take Your Acorn on Vacation photo Contest. Friends and family have gathered for photo ops on all seven continents with Acorns in hand. The Take Your Acorn on Staycation/ Vacation photo contest is an annual tradition, and despite the challenging times, it continues this year. […]

Cancer team welcomes new leadership

Monica Merryman was named recently as the new executive director of Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/ Santa Barbara (CSCVVSB). Merryman brings a background in fundraising, donor stewardship, volunteer management and staff development experience, the organization said. She also has more than 15 years of nonprofit experience in the Central Coast from Ventura County to Monterey County, including 10 years at American […]


Virtual COVID update, statistics Senior Concerns will present a virtual community seminar titled “Update during COVID-19: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Now and What to Expect” from 4 to 5 p.m. Tues., Nov. 10 via Zoom. Dr. Carlo Reyes, assistant medical director at Los Robles Medical Center, will lead the seminar. He will discuss the path of COVID-19 […]

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