Motorcycle publisher hopes for smoother roads

Acorn Staff Writer

Officials with Easyriders, Inc., the motorcycle publisher and retail licensing company based in Agoura Hills, said the firm is still firing on all cylinders despite a bankruptcy proceeding that threatens to leave creditors and stockholders in the dust. Easyriders and its principal operating subsidiary, Paisano Publications, Inc. filed for Chapter 11 relief in the San Fernando Valley Division of the […]

Creative ways can make reading fun

Attention, all kids, did you know you are more likely to succeed when you read outside of school? That’s why it’s important for you to read during your free time. Just as you would practice riding your skateboard or playing an instrument, it’s important to practice reading every day. It’s even more fun when you get creative. Try using these […]

Senior resource guide available

The "Resource Directory for Older People" is a comprehensive listing of services and organizations compiled by the National Institute on Aging and the Administration on Aging. Along with a brief description of the organizations, the book contains mailing addresses, phone numbers, as well as Internet and e-mail addresses. State agencies on aging and ombudsman programs are listed in the appendices. […]

OCHS football improves to 2-0

The Oaks Christian football team battled back from a 8-0 deficit and defeated Rosamond, 23-8, last Friday in the home opener for the Lions at Thorson Stadium in Westlake Village. Freshman Aaron Ware ran for 241 yards on 18 carries and scored on runs of 82-yards and 22-yards to bolster the OCHS attack. Adam Richter added 79 yards on 17 […]

Rabbi assists at High Holidays

Rabbi Shimon Paskow, Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks, will assist at the Temple’s observance of the High Holidays. Paskow served as the temple’s rabbi from 1969 until his retirement in July 2000. The temple will have its Rosh Hashana services at 8:15 p.m., Mon., Sept. 17 and 9 a.m., Tues., Sept. 18. Rabbi Richard Spiegel and […]

Oaks Chamber Singers seek new voices

The Oaks Chamber Singers has openings for a lyric tenor and one bass. All soloists are taken from their membership. They provide performance opportunities with a professional chamber orchestra. Their season runs from September through June. Among works to be performed are J.S. Bach’s "Magnificat" on Dec. 2 and Gilbert and Sullivan’s "Mikado" (concert presentation) on June 16 in the […]

Event will emphasize public awareness of domestic violence

Interface Children, Family Services of Ventura County has announced that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Camarillo Premium Outlets will once again sponsor "Hands Are Not For Hitting" and "Safe Homes and Community Day" on Oct. 6. "Hands" is a project to educate about domestic violence and to encourage children, youth and adults to make a commitment to non-violence in […]

Ventura exhibit studies earthquake history

For centuries, earthquakes have been one of the most mysterious and feared of all natural phenomena. Beginning Sept. 14 and continuing through Nov. 25, the Ventura County Museum of History & Art will examine the history of earthquakes from the 14th century to modern times. "We are pleased to be able to exhibit more than 50 rare engravings and woodcuts […]

Health risks may be lurking at school

Learning more about the air quality in schools may help make learning a more healthful experience for your child. By the time a child graduates from high school, he or she has spent at least 14,000 hours breathing the air inside school buildings, and, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), that air isn’t always clean. More than 20 percent […]

Agoura football team defeats rival Calabasas, 31-7, in opener for both squads

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura football team fought off a sluggish start, scored on two successive possessions in the second quarter to build a 14-0 lead against Calabasas, then utilized a 98-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to start the second half in defeating the Coyotes 31-7 in the season opener for both teams. Agoura head coach Charlie Wegher said his players were […]

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