Soccer camps now available with emphasis on ball mastery

California Youth Soccer Association South, a nonprofit organization under the direction of former U.S. National team coach Steve Sampson, will host a soccer camp from June 25 to 29 in Oxnard. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 8 to 16. The purpose of the camp is to offer an instructional soccer program while identifying prospective players for […]

Vacation bible school offered at St.Paul’s

Vacation bible school offered at St.Paul’s St. Paul Lutheran Church invites children to participate in their vacation bible school from 9 a.m.-noon, June 25 to 29, at the church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. The school’s theme is "Polar Expedition." The program "will provide fun, memorable Bible-learning activities for kids of all ages…an exciting way for kids to discover […]

Ready for the Old West CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Ready for the Old West CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn CALABASAS HISTORICAL SOCIETY––Wool spinner Joan Gilmore, a goat named "Leo" and docent Doris Butler will be on-hand for Sunday’s annual barbecue and dance at the Leonis Adobe in Calabasas. The celebration at historic site in Old Town Calabasas begins at 4 p.m. Arrive at 3 p.m. and take advantage of the Leonis […]

Friends important to Oak Park grads

Acorn Staff Writer

A ceremony filled with anecdotes, memories, smiles and tears—emotions swelled during commencement exercises last week at Oak Park High School. Gold-colored graduation gowns gowns shimmered in the late day sun and some parents arrived wearing sunglasses, if only to hide their tears of joy. Mary Krikorian couldn’t have been happier that her daughter, 17-year-old Mariam, is not only class valedictorian, […]

Kids: Play the Math MazeTM Puzzle

By Ralph Colao Children or adults will enjoy playing the Math MazeTM Puzzle. A unique path connects the two black boxes. The route is solved by using math (addition, subtraction, multiplication or division) by going up, down or sideways (but never diagonal). False paths lead to dead ends. The solution is on page 57.

Women’s circle presents evening of music and poetry

The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring will host a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Fri., June 29 to close out the exhibition of paintings by Franceil Masi titled "Jews: A Work in Progress." In her exhibit, Masi brought to life the Jewish working class at the turn of the last century as her subjects tell their stories on canvas. The artist will […]

Mountain bike club seeks more riders

Acorn Staff Writer

Feel like participating in bike rides year round? The North Ranch Mountain Bikers, the biggest and oldest mountain bike riding club in the Los Angeles area, is looking for members. Founded in 1988, the group began as a vehicle to enable mountain bike riders to come together for group rides. The Bikers have grown to over 100 members and the […]

Oak Park High School Class of 2001

Jason Bradley Adams, Matthew Charles Adams, Nahal Afshar-Tavana, April Marie Alexander, Michelle Marie Armstrong, Dina Mychal Arnheiter, Keith Larronde Asher, Anthony Victor Attalla, Derek Willis Axelson, Leonard Charles Baer, Alessa Marie Balber, Jennie Constance Beal, Jared Ryan Becker, Jennifer Leila Rose Bejanpour, Benjamin Noah Benditson, Sabrina Bernal, Kristin Nicole Bernard, Stephan Eliazer Beuzieron, Matthew Jason Binder, Cristina Maria Bisciglia, Casey […]

Stress can strike young, but high school students learn to cope

Acorn Staff Writer

Students at an area high school recently learned it’s never too early to learn how to manage stress. Forty-five peer counselor students at Agoura High School attended the Learning Enhancement and Enrichment Program (LEEP), which is designed to help students deal more successfully with stress and test anxiety. Doctor Jeffery Gero teaches the LEEP seminar, which is sponsored by the […]

Words of Hope Graduate…But Keep the Faith

Words of Hope Graduate…But Keep the Faith Why is it important for young people to "keep the faith"? My concern is for young people who start out in life with tremendous dreams, enthusiasm, with lofty goals and ideals they wish to achieve – but somewhere along the way, when the battles of life come – they settle back and accept […]

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