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 […]

Sevie Krasnow, daughter of Dale and Renee Krasnow of Westlake Village, was to celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Sept. 8 at Temple Beth Haverim, Agoura Hills.

Sevie Krasnow, daughter of Dale and Renee Krasnow of Westlake Village, was to celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Sept. 8 at Temple Beth Haverim, Agoura Hills. Rabbi Gershon Johnson and Cantor Kenny Ellis officiated. Sharing Sevie’s special occasion were her sister Marah, parents and grandparents Yvette Geta, Joe Geta, Anita Krasnow and other relatives. Sevie is an eighth grade honor […]

Don’t believe everything you hear from the group opposing Home Depot

It is obvious to me that Mr. Abrams and his Citizens for Responsible Growth (CFRG) are merely a concerned group that feels these obnoxious "big box" retailers will compromise the integrity of our beautiful city. The issues are clear. Crime will definitely increase. According to unnamed sources, violent gangs are waiting to stake their turf on a new Home Depot […]

Donations needed

Conejo Valley Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is accepting donations of clean, good condition, wearable sweaters, coats, scarves and hats for the homeless to fit men, women and children. Donations can be delivered to RSVP between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. weekdays at 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Donations of eyeglasses are also being accepted. Eyeglasses are turned […]

Teens invited for paintball

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the city of Westlake Village are currently accepting registrations for the "Paintballs: Fields of Honor!" trip offered from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sat., Oct. 6 for youth ages 11 to 17. The $30 fee includes transportation, admission, paintball gun and ammunition. All participants must have a parent permission slip […]

CSUN receives funds for community help

Cal State University Northridge (CSUN)has received more than $34,000 to support innovative community service-learning classes and programs at the university over the next academic year. The money is coming from three sources: the Academic Mentor Program in the California Department of Education, the California After School Service Learning Initiative and the Western Regional California Campus Compact Consortium. "Over the past […]

Westlake beats Buena to go 2-0 on season, but loses inspirational senior leader to injury

Acorn Sports Writer

There was little celebrating after the Westlake football team defeated Buena, 43-19, last Friday night at Warrior Stadium. The usual players again led the Westlake football team offensively. Jon Contos broke loose for 188 yards on 16 carries and had touchdown runs of 26 and 79 yards, and quarterback Todd Feiereisen threw for 191 yards and three touchdowns. Kasey O’Brien […]

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