Staying motivated key to fitness regimen

Starting a regular workout schedule has its perks including stronger muscles, higher energy levels and overall better health. According to the "For The Long Run" survey, one of the keys to a successful exercise program is motivation. Consider the following tips to help you stay motivated and get focused on reaching your fitness goals: Plan ahead. Determine what you want […]

Food drive to culminate Dec. 2

Food drive to culminate Dec. 2 Here’s the schedule of events for Sat., Dec. 2 when the "Santa Comes to Agoura’’ food drive culminates at the Do It Center on Agoura Road, east of Kanan: 7:30 a.m.: Committee members set up the parking lot 8 a.m.: Sorting and bagging begins 9 a.m.: Elementary school singers will entertain 9:15 a.m.: Introductions […]

Chabad of Conejo teaches ‘Keeping Kosher’ LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn

Chabad of Conejo teaches ‘Keeping Kosher’ LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn A 3,000-YEAR-OLD TRADITION––Chabad of the Conejo Rabbi Dov Greenberg, right, and Irwin Weiss show a shopper, Barbara Tober, how to properly identify kosher foods. Chabad sponsored workshops at Bristol Farms in the Westlake Promenade shopping center to help educate Jews about this daily dietary practice. Free in-home consultations on making […]

Anthony David will be missed An open letter to the family of Anthony David: Dear Justine, Nicky and Michael:

Anthony David will be missed An open letter to the family of Anthony David: Dear Justine, Nicky and Michael: Our hearts were broken today as we read in The Acorn about Anthony David’s death on Nov. 3. We were totally unaware that he was seriously ill, and cannot believe that we will no longer see him to share a hug, […]

This Mediterranean Villa is Your Chance to Live in Luxury

This Mediterranean Villa is Your Chance to Live in Luxury This spacious Mediterranean Villa features about 4,767 sq.ft. of elegant luxury, spectacular city lights and lake views. The residence has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and an office with a separate balcony. Marble flooring and a dramatic staircase highlight the entry hall. There is a formal step-down living room and a […]

A Custom Pool Estate in Beautiful Ojai

A Custom Pool Estate in Beautiful Ojai In an Ojai gated community on about 2 level acres is this 7 bedroom, 6.5 bath Ranch Matilija custom pool estate that has been listed for sale by Bill Carter and Fritz Kling of Young Realtors for $2,295,000. The single-story residence spans about 6,000 sq.ft. and is highlighted by a family room with […]

Sex offender information available

While youth organizations like American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) and some churches in the area check employees and volunteers against the Megan’s Law computerized system for identifying serious and high risk sex offenders on a regular basis, individuals may not be aware that this system is also available for private use. Megan’s Law is named after 7-year-old Megan Kanka, a […]

Holiday happenings set for Arboretum

The Arboretum of Los Angeles County invites the public to participate in any or all of their upcoming holiday-themed special events. It’s at 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. A holiday wreath-making class is offered from 10 a.m. to noon, Wed., Dec. 6 in Ayres Hall. Participants will make a wreath utilizing fresh greens (both the traditional and the unusual) from […]

‘Fun’ raising to help Wellness Community

Runners and walkers of all ages can experience the Universal Studios Backlot "up close and personal" when they participate in the eighth annual San Fernando Valley Charitable Foundation (SFVCF) 5-10K Run & Family Fun Walk for Wellness on Sun., Nov. 19. Proceeds from the run will support the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, the Westlake Village-based nonprofit organization that offers cancer patients […]

Agoura’s Adam Allegro salutes Navy

Acorn Staff Writer

He may not be the next "Admiral," as in the great David Robinson, but Agoura High’s Adam Allegro, who recently agreed to play college basketball at the Naval Academy, certainly has his ship sailing in the right direction. Allegro committed to play for Don DeVoe’s Navy team after picking from a pool of colleges that included West Point. Navy, now […]

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