Republican women hear historical information about Thomas Jefferson

Acorn Staff Writer

In celebration of the April birthday of Thomas Jefferson, (some calendars claim the date is April 2, while new style calendars say he was born on April 13), the Thousand Oaks Republican Women, Federated, were visited by a Jefferson look-alike during their recent luncheon meeting. Brian Adams, in full period Jefferson regalia, addressed the club as if he were actually […]

Jason Love book signing at the Oaks

Ever wonder what Jason Love does when he’s not writing "There Goes the Neighborhood?" for The Acorn? Afraid to know? From 1 to 4 p.m. this Sat., April 14, Jason will be signing his book of "Snapshots" cartoons at Walden Books in The Oaks Mall, Thousand Oaks. You’ll be able to identify him as the guy wearing the cape with […]

Kindergarten kids learn by singing CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Kindergarten kids learn by singing CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn STANDING ROOM ONLY––Five Sumac Elementary School kindergarten classes with a total of 98 students presents two performances of "learning songs" in a program titled, "ABC-123." Sumac Elementary’s multipurpose room wasn’t large enough, so two separate performances were given to accommodate the parents and guests who attended last week in Agoura Hills.

Coyote sophomores spell bright future for Coyotes, Nathanson

Acorn Sports Writer

Calabasas baseball has been successful so far this year, in large part due to a contingent of six sophomores, all contributing for Coach Rick Nathanson and the Coyotes. John Henry Jacobs, Kevin Cohn, Aaron Lowenstein, Michael Benford, Ilie Kramer and Brett Waxler have all played a role in helping Calabasas go through its first round of Frontier League games undefeated […]

Modernist prints on display at Carnegie

Carnegie Art Museum will present "Modernist Prints 1900-1955," an exhibit from the Syracuse University Art Collection including works by Picasso, Kandinsky, Miro and Dufy, through May 20. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. to Sat., and 1 to 5 p.m., Sun. Admission is $3. Due to construction work, the museum may be subject to periodic closure; visitors […]

GOP women to host leaders’ forum at library

The second annual Golden State Republican Women Leaders’ Forum will be held April 20 to 22 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. U.S. Rep. Mary Bono, GOP congresswoman from Palm Springs, will preside at the welcome reception honoring other dignitaries Fri., April 20. She also will be a keynote speaker during the Saturday sessions. The Saturday sessions […]

Calabasas now offering acting classes

The city of Calabasas Community Services Department is offering acting classes and workshops for teens and adults from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays beginning April 16. Participants will learn to focus on skills such as character development, motivation, voice and physicality. All students from beginning to advanced will be attended to at their skill level. […]

Students prepare lunches for local shelter LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Students prepare lunches for local shelter LISA ADAMS/The Acorn SHARING TOGETHER IN A COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT––Round Meadow Elementary School student Jennifer Weiser, left, parent volunteer Cyndy Ryan, and Willow Elementary School students Jennifer Solomon, Allison Presberg and Brandon Rapoport prepare homemade lunches for a nearby homeless shelter. The second graders from the two elementary schools recently came together in a […]

Westlake ends first half in first place after Royal win

Special to The Acorn

In the mind of Westlake High head baseball coach Chuck Berrington, his Warriors have hit heavy waters and he hopes they’ll take what they’ve learned and use it to win this year’s Marmonte League championship. Westlake beat Royal, 10-2, on Friday and with that triumph the Warriors have established a strong presence in the league race. "Our pitchers threw well […]

‘A Love Affair’ an insightful romantic comedy

Acorn Staff Writer

There’s only one thing to say about the adult-oriented, romantic comedy, "A Love Affair," now playing at Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills: don’t stroll, walk or even jog, but run to the theater and see this play as soon as you can reserve a ticket. This may sound more like hype than praise, but it’s warranted. The play is […]

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