Museum to give free lectures on the early 1900s in Ventura County

The Ventura County Museum of History & Art will present a free lecture series focusing on life in Ventura County up to and including the year 1910. The series is a precursor to the second 1910 Ventura County Exposition, a living history fair on Oct. 14 at the Pierpont Inn in Ventura. Lectures begin 7 p.m. at the city of […]

Oak Park and La Reina get ready for league finals

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oak Park and La Reina girls’ track teams were on the same track last Wednesday, along with St. Bonaventure. But only the boys’ race vs. St. Bonaventure (a big win for Oak Park) counted regarding the quest for a Tri-Valley League title. The Oak Park girls had already defeated La Reina by a mere one point when the teams […]

Agoura High School to present jazzy musical ‘Wonderful Town’

Agoura High School to present jazzy musical ‘Wonderful Town’ Agoura High School will present "Wonderful Town," the musical adaptation of the play "My Sister Eileen," from May 9 to 12 in "G" building at the school, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Set in 1950s Greenwich Village, this Leonard Bernstein musical production is noted for quirky characters and the two […]

Road repairs set for August

L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has announced plans for a project to slurry seal various county roads in vicinities of Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Malibu. Slurry seal is a mixture of asphalt and sand applied over existing pavement to seal minor cracks and extend the life of the roadway. L.A. County Department of Public Works officials will unseal bids on […]

‘Medallion Hunt’ clues are finally solved

Acorn Staff Writer

Participating in a Conejo Valley Days (CVD) contest has left a 30-year-old Thousand Oaks finish carpenter/furniture maker $1,500 richer. Using only six of 10 clues, Brandon Chapman, who’s lived in Conejo Valley less than a year, found the prize in the "Great Conejo Rabbit Medallion Hunt" co-sponsored by the Acorn Newspapers and 92.7 Lite FM. Sunday, during the annual Chili […]

Cops N’ Jocks rock ’til they drop

Acorn Staff Writer

To bring students together off of the streets, the "Cops N’ Jocks" program was successful last Saturday. The Cops N’ Jocks and Celebrity second annual Talent Show Contest invited kids from many high schools and filled the Oak Park High School (OPHS) gymnasium to welcome the entertainers. Cops N’ Jocks tries to mix local law enforcement officers with high school […]

Floral design taught at Pierce

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class to teach flower lovers how to create dazzling displays of floral art. Participants will learn how to use flowers to enhance any occasion, and will have the opportunity to experiment with long and low centerpieces, cheerful bouquets and dramatic arrangements. "Fun with Floral Design" will be held from 1:30 to 3 […]

Westlake defeats Thousand Oaks in extra-inning squeaker

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake Warrior softball team kept its playoff hopes very much alive with a 1-0 win over Thousand Oaks in a game played at Westlake last week. Westlake improved to 3-4-1 in Marmonte League play and 11-5-2 overall when they produced a two-out eighth inning run, the only score of the game, to defeat the Lancers. Thousand Oaks (14-4, 7-1) […]

Take the home improvement warehouse store to another city

Take the home improvement warehouse store to another city Do we really need another place to buy a toilet seat or a sprinkler head? Ninety percent of what I need home improvement-wise, I find at the Do-It-Center. The Home Depot in Woodland Hills is 12 miles from my house in the Old Agoura part of Agoura Hills. The Home Depot […]