Cabrillo Music Theatre to conduct auditions for ‘The Secret Garden’

The Cabrillo Music Theater will conduct the below scheduled auditions for "The Secret Garden." Sat., Jan. 13: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Screenland II, 10501 Burbank Blvd. in North Hollywood. Two Equity Guest Artists Contracts will be cast. Sun., Jan. 14: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for non-union adults at Gold Coast Center for the Arts, 1408 Thousand Oaks […]

A Cute and Affordable 4 Bedroom

A Cute and Affordable 4 Bedroom This cute and affordable single-story 4 bedroom and 2 bath home has more than 1,680 sq.ft. There is newer Pergo flooring in the entry, kitchen and formal dining room. The family room is a nicely done conversion of an enclosed patio. This home offers an oversized master complete with a fireplace and large walk-in […]

Neighbors Vance Moran emerges through the good times-and the bad A new book tells the life story of this Agoura Hills businessman and developer who overcame his share of obstacles

Acorn Staff Writer

Neighbors Vance Moran emerges through the good times-and the bad A new book tells the life story of this Agoura Hills businessman and developer who overcame his share of obstacles As the son of abusive parents who lived in poverty-stricken Louisiana during the Great Depression, Vance Moran could certainly be excused if life to him seems like a bowl of […]

In the spirit of the season

HELPING OTHERS––Westlake Village resident, Claire Storm, left, Peggy Hemmings of Pasadena, center, and Pat Spears of Calabasas prepare for the Braille Institute Auxilary Christmas luncheon. Hemmings is the auxilary president, Spears is the first vice president and Storm is a director.

Portraying presidents

YERBA BUENA ELEMENTARY––Students in Joni Sommer’s fifth grade class dressed as former chief executives of the United States last week for an annual Presidential Fair. Student look-a-likes researched and recited to visiting classes the historical background and events of the president they portrayed. On the right are Josh Waller as John Adams, Chris Pearce portraying Franklin Pierce and Sam Eckstein […]

United Methodist services

Services scheduled at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village for Christmas Eve Sunday, Dec. 24, are 9 and 10:30 a.m. for Advent worship and at 4, 5:30, 7:30 and 9 p.m. There will be no 8 a.m. service this week. Pastor Rob Calderhead will use "A Service of Lessons and Carols" format for the morning worship services. Soprano Laura […]

‘Benjamin and Judah’ has message for everyone

Acorn Staff Writer

Although "Benjamin and Judah" is a Hanukkah musical, its message transcends all religions and can be enjoyed by families of all faiths. The show opened last weekend at the University of Judaism, but Acorn readers can see it closer to home, at the Madrid Theatre in Canoga Park, this Sat., Dec. 23. The show, presented by the Golden Performing Arts […]

Gary Paller and Barara Riddle

Gary Paller and Barara Riddle The top sales volume award for the month of October at Coldwell Banker Paller & Co. Realtors was presented to Barbara Riddle by owner and broker Gary Paller. An associate vice president with the company, Riddle has created a strong client base which is attributed to her hard work and dedication. Well known among and […]

Audubon Society focuses on bird count

WATCHFUL EYE – Event coordinator Walter Wehtje looks for birds during the annual Audubon Society Christmas bird count last weekend. Admirers set their eyes skyward throughout different locations in the Conejo Valley. The group will report its findings to the Audubon Society national office. The Conejo Valley chapter has about 100 members. For more information, call (805) 491-3551.

Rotary offers scholarship

The Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise is inviting qualified candidates to apply for the annual Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship. The grant is for one regular academic year of full-time study abroad at an institution in a country selected by the student. Funding up to $25,000 is provided to cover round-trip transportation, required fees for a normal course load, reasonable […]