Achievers–in and out of the pool

CIF CHAMPIONS––The Agoura High School girls’ water polo team, recent winners of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section, receive recognition from the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education. The team, which started five years ago with a 5-14 record, compiled a 27-4 record this season. Head Coach Jason Rosenthal is on the right. The Charger girls, in addition […]

Rolling blackouts a reality here, elsewhere in Southland

Acorn Staff Writer

Warm weather and a shortage of power generation caused rolling blackouts that had been predicted by electric companies earlier this year. On Monday, blackouts occurred in parts of Agoura Hills, Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park, and were expected to continue into the week, according to Southern California Edison (SCE) regional manager Rudy Gonzales. The first blackout left Agoura Hills City […]

Culinary event finds new location

The sixth annual "Men Can Cook, Too!" culinary event, sponsored by the Thousand Oaks Kiwanis Club, will get a new date and a new venue for this year’s popular cooking competition. Ventura Farms in Hidden Valley, kindly provided by David Murdoch of Dole Foods, Inc., will be the new home of the event. It will be 3 to 7 p.m. […]

Interface offers low-cost counseling

Interface Children Family Services provides low-cost, ability-to-pay counseling for individuals and families. Interface, a United Way member agency, has 60 therapists with a variety of counseling specialties. For additional details, please call Interface’s Family Guidance Clinic at (800) 636-6738.

Lindero musicians to appear on TV

PRIME TIME DEBUT––Members of Lindero Canyon Middle School’s (LCMS) Philharmonic group will make a television appearance in the April 14 episode of "Kate Brasher," a new series produced by Danny DeVito and starring Rhea Perlman. LCMS student fiddlers making their debut include Andrea Escobar, Alex Chai, Erika Ishii, Sherman Ng, Alex Cole and Emily Wachtel. The LCMS String Orchestra, from […]


UNDEFEATED–The Blazers of the Agoura Youth Basketball Association went 13-0 to win the championship of the seventh grade. Top row, left to right, are: Coach Tony Calhoun, Kevin Paul, all-star and league scoring leader Brady Bates, Matthew Ianniello, all-star Ben Yarin, Tyler Stone, Ben Fredgant and Coach Chuck Bates. Bottom row: Jeff Milberg and Paul Jeng.

City council reorganizes in Calabasas

Acorn Staff Writer

Janice Lee became the new mayor of Calabasas Tuesday night when three recently elected councilmembers—Lesley Devine, James Bozajian and Michael Harrison—were sworn-in and the leadership was reorganized. "It will be an interesting year. We have a lot of work to do … We have a great deal of resources … we are one of the richest cities in the nation—what […]

April Varnadore and David Foreman

Mr. and Mrs. Neil Forman of Agoura Hills are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, David Samuel Forman, to April Michelle Varnadore. A 1994 Agoura High School graduate, David attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Lt. j.g. Forman is currently stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii aboard the USS Chicago. April is from Charleston, S.C., where she […]

Learning newborn care LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Learning newborn care LISA ADAMS/The Acorn CARING FOR BABY BEFORE BIRTH––Pediatric and neonatal specialist Dr. Alvin Miller, center, shows Leonard St. Jean and his wife, Manuela, the proper way to hold a baby during a newborn care class sponsored by the Community Medical Group of Thousand Oaks. Participants learn the basics of caring for newborns, including bathing techniques, diapering, swaddling, […]

Theater group gathers on stage

TALENT GALORE––Oaks Christian Middle School students at a rehearsal prepare for the inaugural production of a sixth grade talent show showcasing a variety of acts from singing and dancing to the comedy of Monty Python. Friday night’s show, directed by Anne Altmark, was presented in the theater of Westlake Village’s Calvary Community Church and consisted of 20 different acts and […]

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