Soft rock group to perform in concert Sunday

The musical group "Ambrosia 2001" will headline the next Agoura Hills "Summer Concert in the Park" at 6 p.m. on Sun., July 22 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The Acorn Newspapers help sponsor the concert series. Among the group’s hits are "Biggest Part of Me," "How Much I Feel," "You’re the Only One" and "Holdin’ on […]

Local student makes Dean’s List

Vincent J. Lupinacci of Agoura Hills has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.

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 54.

Summer school reading classes availaable

Los Angeles Pierce Extension, Community Services is offering the last in their series of summer reading skills programs in Agoura Hills. The program meets once each week for five weeks and will begin the week of July 25. The tuition is $269 per student. For children in preschool through third grade, the programs focus on the phonics and comprehension skills […]

Conejo Valley Jaycees host special events in August

Conejo Valley Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) serves the communities of Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village. They’re a nonprofit organization for people ages 21 to 39 who are interested in meeting new people for professional development and to serve their community. Among their August events are: The Conejo Valley Jaycees District Mixer is planned for […]


FOR A GOOD CAUSE–– Monica Schneider, 5, left, and her sister Allison, 8, will be donating slightly used and new school supplies left over from Bay Laurel Elementary School’s academic year to help Pacific Lodge and Haven Hills in the San Fernando Valley.

Home Depot ballot measure will be delayed until January

Acorn Staff Writer

An Agoura Hills group fighting the proposed Home Depot on Agoura Road will postpone until January a special election aimed at keeping the large retailer out. Citizens for Responsible Growth hoped to place an initiative on the November ballot barring future "big box" stores from coming to Agoura Hills, but a group spokesman said they couldn’t meet an Aug. 10 […]

Theatre helps in teen’s fight for life

Acorn Staff Writer

The owners of the Agoura Stage Door Theatre last week hosted a fundraiser to benefit the younger sister of one of their theatre family. The evening raised almost $1,000 to help fund 15-year-old Adrienne Wilson’s fight for life against an overwhelming opponent; liver cancer. "We wanted to do something," said Mike Monteleone, Stage Door owner. "This was the only way […]

Golf tourney to benefit youth

Visions for Recovery and Optimist Clubs of Conejo Valley are collaborating to present a $2 million hole-in-one competition, a golf expo and craft faire and golf tournament with a $1 million hole, a Harley Davidson motorcycle hole, a $10,000 putting contest plus other special prizes. Visions for Recovery, based in Westlake Village, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities […]

New film goes to bat for spelunking

The adventure of cave exploration meets the myth and folklore of bats in a summer program running through Sept. 3 at the California Science Center, 700 State Drive, Exposition Park. Los Angeles. "Science in the Dark: Caves, Waves and Other Curiorities" features kids’ activities that make a connection between two offerings at the Science Center: "Journey Into Amazing Caves," an […]