Changes planned for Kanan, Roadside intersection

Note to self: Be prepared to make a mandatory right turn onto Roadside Drive when traveling north on Kanan Road in Agoura Hills. City officials say many motorists are ignoring the "Wait Here" sign at the busy intersection to enable them to scoot ahead to the freeway on-ramp just beyond Roadside Drive. Because drivers are impatient, accidents on the freeway […]

Poppy festival scheduled

While on the way to view the poppy display in the Antelope Valley this spring, check out the annual California Poppy Festival presented on April 7 and 8, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the city of Lancaster. Among the attractions is a children’s carnival, crafts and activities; helicopter rides for poppy field aerial viewing; arts and crafts vendors; a […]

Agoura dance team is right in step Cory Schwartz Acorn Sports Writer

Agoura dance team is right in step Cory Schwartz Acorn Sports Writer There’s a new team on the Agoura High campus and most students probably aren’t aware of it. Its members get neither the hype of football nor the crowds of basketball, but to them, they’re just as important as any team on campus. Parents of some of the Agoura […]

Oak Park Eagles whip St. Bonaventure in league opener, 7-2

Oak Park Eagles whip St. Bonaventure in league opener, 7-2 By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer Oak Park’s baseball team improved to 4-4-1 overall and 2-2 in Tri-Valley League play with a big win over St. Bonaventure, 7-2, in Ventura last Friday. The Eagles wasted no time, scoring one run in the first inning and four in the second inning, […]

Tango dancers to appear in Thousand Oaks

Hailed as the world champions of Argentine tango, life as well as dance partners Fernanda Ghi and Guillermo Merlo will bring "Tango Dreams" to the stage of the Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., April 6. Argentina is often considered the tango capital of the world, and this "intense, passionate, joyous" presentation […]

Here’s this week’s Conejo Valley Days Medallion Hunt clue

Conejo Valley Days (CVD) 2001 is underway, with the next major event the "Miss Conejo Valley Days Pageant" to be held Saturday, April 21, in the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. But right now, you have the chance to become $1,500 richer! Join in the fun of the "Rabbit Medallion Hunt," find […]

Program helps needy animals

Pet Orphans Fund of Van Nuys is gratified by the success of its "Good Samaritan Program," funded entirely through private donations and the services of kind-hearted veterinarians in the San Fernando Valley. To date, the program has provided medical care and treatment for more than 1,000 dogs and cats who have suffered, among other things, broken limbs, cat renal failure, […]

Smart guys still popular with cheerleaders

SITTING PRETTY––Agoura High’s Brad Altman is surrounded by members of the school’s cheerleading squad after being named a winner of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award. Agoura High School hosted the recent event.

Oak Park baseball team is led by their tri-captains Ozar, Williams and Nelson

The Oak Park baseball team is led this year by its three captains, senior pitcher-outfielder Collin Ozar, senior first baseman Evan Williams, and junior catcher Blake Nelson. Eric Pryor, a 1992 Oak Park graduate who’s in his fourth year as head coach, said Ozar—who’s been a starting pitcher since his sophomore year—has been a reliable mound-ace for three years. "He’s […]

Not a fan of the superintendent

From our experience and actual encounters with Las Virgenes Unified School District Superintendent John Fitzpatrick, we strongly agree with the results of the casted votes of the LVUSD teachers. Superintendent Fitzpatrick "claims" his priorities are for the best interests of the students and parents. However, in reality, this has not been borne out as far as our experience. Indeed, we […]