Having fun with math at Westlake High LANNON HARLEY/The Acorn

Having fun with math at Westlake High LANNON HARLEY/The Acorn PI DAY RALLY––Chris Whitney, a 17-year-old student at Westlake High School, won the Pie Eating Contest at last week’s Pi Day event at the school. The math department sponsored activities for the entire school in honor of Pi Day. The theme was "Getting to know Famous Mathematicians" and the rally […]

Agoura Hills wants to clean up the town

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services has announced that the 13th annual Trashbusters Day clean-up program is scheduled for Sat., April 21. The Trashbusters program serves two purposes: 1) to clean and beautify the city of Agoura Hills; and 2) to provide an opportunity to nonprofit organizations to raise funds. In the past, volunteers such as the […]

Joggers out for a good cause CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Joggers out for a good cause CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn JOG-A-THON––A.E. Wright Middle School Principal Mary Sistrunk, left, and physical education department chairwoman Jean Flemion pose with 11-year-old Melissa Gross, top fundraiser for last week’s 23rd annual Jog-A-Thon. Melissa, a sixth grader, was credited for bringing in pledges of $1,000. Each of the school’s 1,700 students ran for 18 minutes during […]

CHS rocks new musical

Calabasas High School theater students will present the contemporary rock musical-drama "Blood Brothers" at 7 p.m., March 27 to 31. A 2 p.m. matinee is also scheduled for Sat., March 31. The play follows the lives of twin boys separated at birth who become friends but are unaware of their blood connection. One twin is poor while the other enjoys […]

New West Symphony plans garden party

Acorn Staff Writer

The steering committee for this year’s New West Symphony "Ascot Garden Party" recently visited the Lake Sherwood area home of Dole Food Company CEO David Murdock to plan this year’s gala. The event will begin at noon Sun., April 29 in the "Murdock Private Boulder Gardens and Chinese Scholar Pavilions" on the grounds. The honorary chairman will be actor Larry […]

Spring has sprung

AT LONG LAST––Evidence of about 24 inches of rain that fell on Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes areas this winter is obvious along Lindero Canyon Road in Westlake Village. This photo is a colorful reminder that the first day of spring was Tuesday. Enjoy the greenery while you can. The landscape will quickly get brown.

‘Warm Line’ now available

Interface Children Family Service will begin operating a 24-hour "Warm Line" for parents of young children who have questions about basic child development, concerns about child care or just a friendly voice on the other end of the phone. If you or someone you know has children and is in need of this free service, please call the Warm Line […]

National Kidney Month raises awareness

During the month of March–– National Kidney Month––the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) wants to make the public aware that an elevated blood level of a waste product called creatinine may be an early sign of kidney disease, occurring at a stage when treatments can help to prevent kidney disease from advancing to a more serious problem. When kidney disease progresses […]

Pepperdine to showcase student films

The annual Pepperdine Student Video Festival showcasing student projects in four categories–music videos, dramatic shorts, news packages and comedy shorts–will honor the best of the categories at 7 p.m., Fri., March 30 in Elkins Auditorium on Pepperdine’s Malibu campus. The entire body of work is airing on the university’s own TV 26 around the clock (except from 6 to 9 […]

Middle school ‘Oliver’ comes to T.O.

Middle school ‘Oliver’ comes to T.O. SPRING PRODUCTION––Drama Club students from Lindero Canyon Middle School’s sixth, seventh and eighth grades will have worked through a total of six dress rehearsals before they open with "Oliver" on Wed., March 28 at the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks. The 75 student cast members, under the direction of Mayme Paul-Thompson, will present […]

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