Anchors aweigh (except when it rains) CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Anchors aweigh (except when it rains) CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn FESTIVITIES GO INDOORS––Due to Saturday morning’s rain storm, ceremonies that marked the Westlake Yacht Club’s 2001 season were held inside for the first time in the club’s 32-year history. Above, Commodore Ray Colesworthy addresses Yacht Club members following introductions of special guests that included U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman, Larry and Betty […]

Cedars-Sinai to present free lectures

Cedars-Sinai to present free lectures Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s ongoing community lecture program will present the following lectures this month. Lectures are from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Cedars-Sinai’s Harvey Morse Conference Center, South Tower, Plaza Level, 8700 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. Reservations are required. Wed., April 18: "On the Frontiers of Knowledge: The Future of Medicine." Wed., April 25: "Stroke: […]

Brookside Elementary School plans major fundraiser

Brookside Elementary School, part of the Oak Park Unified School District, will host its major fundraising event April 28 at Calamigos Ranch. Themed "Wild, Wild, West Extravaganza," the event is Brookside’s annual faculty/parent dinner dance and includes a silent auction. Brookside Elementary School PTA is organizing the event and is seeking financial support from the community and businesses. Donations assist […]

Cheer teams celebrate national recognition

The Eagles, Oak Park High School’s cheerleading team, set a new school record by placing second in the nation at the USA National Cheerleading Champ-ionships held recently at the Anaheim Convention Center. They competed against 35 teams in the "Large Show Cheer" division that required team members to demonstrate gymnastics, stunting, dancing, pyramid transitions and crowd leading techniques in a […]

Calabasas Players to present comedy

Calabasas Players will present "Fools," a comedic fable by Neil Simon, on three weekends from April 20 to May 5 at the Mirage Theatre (formerly the Calabasas Actors Studio Theater), 25000 W. Mureau Road, Calabasas. Performances are 8 p.m. with 2:30 p.m. Saturday matinees. Set in a tiny Russian village more than 100 years ago, the plot revolves around a […]

Calabasas to host meeting, get public comments on the new civic center complex

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Calabasas will host a community meeting to gain input as to public preferences on the future civic center from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Tues., April 17 at Calabasas City Hall. "It’s a chance for people to come down and say what they want for their new city hall," said Planning and Building Services Director Mark Persico, […]

Orientation is set for volunteers

Orientation is set for volunteers Interface Children, Family Services is hosting an orientation from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tues., April 24 to introduce prospective volunteers to the challenging opportunities available at Interface, 1305 Del Norte Road, Ste. 130, Camarillo. Volunteers are needed in many capacities including providing information and referral services, assisting runaway and troubled youth and their families and […]

Middle school hosts ’Crazy Hair Day’ CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Middle school hosts ’Crazy Hair Day’ CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn HAVING A GOOD TIME FOR FUN AND MONEY––Lindero Canyon Middle School (LCMS) couples a rain-delayed fundraising Jog-A-Thon, with a student/teacher/staff "Crazy Hair Day" last Friday in Agoura Hills. About $14,000 was needed–and raised–to pay for a Climbing Wall to be constructed in the LCMS gymnasium. The wild and "crazy haired" group […]

Agoura baseball team wins two, gains share of second place

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura baseball team kept itself in contention for not only a playoff spot with two wins last week, but the Chargers finished the first half of the regular season one-half game behind Westlake in the Marmonte League championship race. In a 4-1 win over Moorpark last week, junior Brandon Canning pitched a complete-game five-hitter and junior outfielder Ashley Trujillo […]

Concertmaster to make solo orchestra debut

New West Symphony’s concertmaster Elizabeth Pitcairn will make her solo debut with the orchestra at 8 p.m., Fri., April 20 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. New West Symphony music director Boris Brott will conduct. The program will consist of the Overture to Oberon by Carl Maria von Weber, Felix Mendelssohn’s Concerto […]