Photographs to be exhibited

Thousand Oaks Community Gallery will host "Camera Illuminata," a fine art photography exhibition featuring the works of this organization’s member photographers, from Dec. 1 through 17. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m., Thursdays through Sundays. The gallery is at 2331-A Borchard Road (adjacent the Newbury Park branch library). For more information, please call (805) 498-4390.

Lions win boys’ basketball opener, 75-43

By Steve Ames Special to The. Acorn Monday will be a night to remember on the Oaks Christian High School (OCHS) campus in Westlake Village. The boy’s inaugural basketball team opened the season with a home win in the new Dallas Athletic Center by easily defeating the West Valley Christian High Falcons, 75-43, as Aron Cline scored 21 points for […]

Taking the driver’s test in style

Acorn Automotive Editor

For most high school kids the most stressful event isn’t taking the SAT or graduation. It’s the event that’s the highlight of their junior or sophomore year – their driver’s test! At last they don’t have to be driven to school. They can drive themselves and if they’re lucky, they can show off their car in the parking lot. Robert […]

Sheri Karp

Sheri Karp Sheri Karp of Fred Sands Realtors is a longtime leading sales associate and a major selling force in the Agoura Hills and Westlake Village areas. A consistent top producer for more than 13 years, Karp is a member of the prestigious Director’s Circle which represents the top 5 percent of 2,300 Fred Sands agents. She has been the […]

Holiday shopping spree officially starts

Acorn Staff Writer

With last Friday marking the official start of the holiday shopping season, area merchants report steady sales, with the biggest crowds at major mall stores, especially The Oaks, a regional shopping mall in Thousand Oaks. Both KB Toys and Toys International at The Oaks opened to waiting shoppers at 6 a.m. Friday. KB Toys had at least 150 people waiting […]

Triunfo YMCA is blazing new trails LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Triunfo YMCA is blazing new trails LISA ADAMS/The Acorn A COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENT––Oak Park residents Eric Koons, left, and Kathryn Smolarski, both 8, plant shrubs and trees with Nat Cox, an environmental service intern for California State Parks, as part of the second annual Triunfo YMCA Trailblaze. About 150 families participated in the planting on Las Virgenes Road near Lost […]

Firm encourages employee education

Informa Research Services, Inc. of Calabasas has reported that employee Zoya Reznikova has received her certification through the Association for Financial Professionals as a Certified Cash Manager (CCM). The certification program is designed to measure an individual’s knowledge of the fundamentals of cash/treasury management and is widely recognized as one of the highest standards of professionalism in the field of […]


THURS., NOV. 30 They’re Tiny Travelers City of Agoura Hills: Trip to La Brea Tar Pits in L.A. for parents and children to age 5 begins 8:30 a.m. at Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. $14. (818) 597-7361 Hey Kids It’s Storytime! City of Calabasas Library, 26135 Mureau Road, Calabasas: Special program for kindergarten thru 2nd […]


AMG & Mercedes Special more special

Acorn Automotive Editor

Based on the award-winning E-Class sedan, the E55 AMG combines blistering performance with Mercedes-Benz refinement and the highest level of luxury available in any E-Class model. This V8-powered performance sedan benefits from a 5.5-liter V8 producing 349 horsepower and 391 lbs.-ft. of torque, all-conquering brakes and athletic suspension. Capable of reaching 60 mph in just 5.4 seconds, the E55 AMG […]