Triunfo YMCA offers Babysitter’s Club

The Triunfo YMCA will offer the Babysitter’s Club program at 5:30 p.m. for six Wednesdays beginning with CPR on Sept. 19. The class is designed to better aid sixth to eighth graders in child-watching techniques. Classes will run 2 to 4 hours and provide more than 12 hours of professional training. Subsequent sessions will cover first aid, safety and emergencies, […]

After-school enrichment program to get underway

The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are accepting registration for the Lindero Canyon After-school Enrichment Program getting underway the week of Oct. 15. The program is open to youth ages 11 to 14 and features a variety of classes presented from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m., Mon. to Thurs. Classes will include computers, homework zone, basketball, cartooning, babysitter-in-training, junior […]


WRAP THIS, PLEASE–Westlake’s Ryan Wiesehan makes certain this Buena Bulldog ball handler’s progress is stopped cold during the Warriors’ 43-19 victory last Friday night at Westlake.

Sermon topic: ‘Substance’

"Substance" is the subject of the Bible lesson-sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Sept. 16 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from I Timothy 6:11. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Childcare is provided […]

Consider the alternatives to Home Depot

Years ago the Agoura Hills City Council created a Redevelopment Agency to control, beautify and upgrade the freeway corridor. With this came additional powers to accomplish their goals. Since then, many quality development opportunities have passed by, opting for neighboring communities. Some very beautiful projects were lost, most without big boxes. Agoura Hills (needs) new revenue resources to pay for […]

Where to help in response to the terrorist attacks

Where to help in response to the terrorist attacks Tuesday’s terrorist acts in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania injured many victims and created a desperate need for blood. The American Red Cross is responding by collecting blood from donors nationwide and transporting it back east. Your help is needed. The Red Cross has extended its hours at Southern California […]

Creek cleanup scheduled for this Saturday

Cornell Preservation Organization, Heal the Bay and state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley’s office are hosting the Medea Creek Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon, Sat., Sept. 15 at the intersection of Kanan and Cornell roads, Agoura. Families are invited to participate in helping to clean up the environment and explore little-known local waterways. Limited supplies and refreshments will be available on […]

Another sure sign of autumn MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Another sure sign of autumn MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn CHEERS––Kurt Sauter of Thousand Oaks, left, and Rich Maier of Moorpark make a toast at the Oktoberfest on Sunday in Newbury Park. The annual event was sponsored by Newbury Park Rotary Club and supported a variety of worthy causes.

After-school volleyball offered

The Triunfo YMCA is accepting registration for a new after-school girls’ volleyball league open to sixth to eighth graders that includes instruction and competitive games against other schools. The Youth Middle School Sports League (YMSL) is currently on the campuses of A.E. Wright, Lindero Canyon and Oaks Christian middle schools. The cost for the program is $120 and includes transportation […]

Fall is in the air at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church

Fall is in the air at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church FAMILY DAY–More than 1,000 people came to St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Oak Park last weekend for the inaugural Feast Day and Fall Celebration. Above left, 6-year-old Daniela Bussard keeps a watchful eye on the face painter, while 10-year-old Chris Pigozzi, right, jumps for a water balloon just […]

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