Scholarships available to Hispanic students

Scholarship applications are now available for the Southern California Ronald McDonald House Charities/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources Scholarship Program. The program awards $1,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. The program is open to high school seniors of Hispanic heritage in the five-county area who plan to attend college […]

New organization will celebrate families

Conejo Jewish Families is a new nonprofit organization currently forming and welcoming new members to participate in planning and enjoying a wide variety of family-oriented activities. Among their upcoming events are planning meetings where members can "brainstorm" new ideas for fun events; Dad’s Night Out and Mom’s Night Out events at members’ homes or local restaurants; excursions to kid-friendly destinations; […]

Holiday ship comes in

The Ventura County Maritime Museum’s Model Guild will stage its annual Holiday Ship Model Expo and Sale through Dec. 31. A broad range of types and sizes of vessels will be represented, from small fishing dories to fully-armed and fitted-out historic war ships, all done to exacting scale to accurately represent the true dimensions of the original vessels. All models […]

Leaving a Charger legacy

Laura Jakosky’s name will soon be engraved for breaking the Agoura Chargers’ course record for best-ever time by a female cross-country runner. Jakosky, who ran a time of 17:51 in the final home meet of her senior year, recently placed 25th at the Footlocker Western Regionals last Saturday at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut. Oak Park star runner Mark […]

Menorah to be lit at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 40 Presidential Drive in Simi Valley, is hosting a Menorah lighting ceremony at 3:30 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 21. A large Menorah will be lit in the facility’s main lobby during a Chanukah ceremony led by Rabbi Noson Gurary of Chabad in Simi Valley. A collection of extraordinary Menorahs from the library’s collection will be […]

New Horizon Singers to perform in Woodland Hills

New Horizon Singers along with the Pacific Pops Orchestra under the baton of conductor Shelly Cohen — along with a special guest in a red suit and white beard — will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., Sun., Dec. 17 at Louisville High School in Woodland Hills. Titled "Happy, Happy Holidays," the festive musical performance will raise funds to be […]

Perry Abourisk

Perry Abourisk Perry Abourisk of Prudential California Realty’s Regional Center was congratulated by the firm’s broker/owner, Bob Majorino, and sales manager Nancy Eke for his outstanding achievement. In a recent 60-day period, Abourisk sold seven properties valued at more than $2.4 million. With more than 13 years of full-time real estate experience, Abourisk is a recipient of Prudential’s prestigious President’s […]

Located on a Beautiful, Woodsy Cul-de-sac in Steeple Hill

Located on a Beautiful, Woodsy Cul-de-sac in Steeple Hill On a beautiful woodsy cul-de-sac in Steeple Hill, this 4 bedroom, 3 bath and 3-car garage home has neutral carpet and smooth ceilings throughout. The tiled entry has a vaulted ceiling, and the dining room has built-in cabinets and sliding doors to the garden. Overlooking the garden, the kitchen has tile […]

Opinions vary on Florida’s vote count

With all the hoopla surrounding Florida ballot counts, dimpled chads and Supreme Court decisions, The Acorn decided to ask local residents what they thought about the whole presidential election dilemma. Here’s what they had to say: "It’s ridiculous … I thought that things like this only happened in third-world countries," said Calabasas resident Dafna Tene. Agoura Hills resident Carrie Gilchrist […]

Old Kranks have a Bicycle Club LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn

Old Kranks have a Bicycle Club LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn SENIORS IN THE SADDLE––Program founder and co-chairman Herb Berger, left, and club president Carter McIntyre, center, are "ready to roll" with seniors 50 and older for regular bicycle rides on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and and Sunday mornings. The Old Kranks Bicycle Club meets in the Westlake Plaza Center parking […]

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