Performances to educate children

Performances to educate children The Ventura County Superintendent of Schools has announced the publication of "Exploring the Arts Standards." The publication contains a variety of resources in the arts sponsored by the Ventura County Supt. of Schools that are available to schools both public and private in Ventura County and beyond. The brochure includes staff development workshops in the arts, […]

Art open house to feature 150 events

Art open house to feature 150 events More than 150 arts events including performances of music, dance and theatre, visual arts exhibitions, film and television screenings and classes and workshops will be offered free to the public on Sat., Oct. 6. All are part of Los Angeles Arts Open House, held to mark National Arts and Humanities Month and to […]

Oak Park enrollment exceeds district expectations

Acorn Staff Writer

Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) has higher than expected enrollment this fall. This is the first time in two years that the projection fell short of actual figures. In February, OPUSD annually predicts the number of students for the following academic year. The purpose is to anticipate staff size, and the amount of materials and services to be offered. […]

Scouts chip in to help firefighters

BEARING GIFTS––Cub Scouts from Pack 333 visit with the firemen of the Cornell Road station in Agoura after presenting them with cookies, cakes, American flags and streamers. Den 3 from Viewpoint School in Calabasas went to four local fire stations bearing gifts of appreciation for the way that firefighters helped New York City in a time of tragedy and in […]

Mistakes cost Agoura

Special to The Acorn

In years past, the Rio Mesa Spartans might have been merely a blip on the radar screen for the Agoura Chargers. The Spartans would have been an easy tune-up for Agoura’s Marmonte League football opener. But every dog has its day. The Spartans (2-1) put any notions of a pushover behind them with a 17-14 victory over Agoura (2-1) at […]

‘A taste of the Promenade’

Westlake Village’s Coldwell Banker at the Promenade will host ‘‘A Taste of the Promenade–A Magical Evening,’’ which will benefit USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center’s breast cancer research program on Wed. night, Oct. 3 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ‘‘This magical evening will feature delicious food, a silent auction and some terrific entertainment,’’ said Coldwell Banker, Westlake Village Regional branch manager […]

Westlake firm shows its true colors

Acorn Staff Writer

Westlake firm shows its true colors Like most American citizens, Paula Weiser wanted to do her part for the New York City disaster relief effort. Driving back from a meeting in Ventura two days after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the 36-year-old owner of a Westlake Village printing company decided she would make a patriotic poster to donate to local […]

Bike Rodeo will teach kids bike safety

Bike Rodeo will teach kids bike safety The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will host the 12th annual Bike Rodeo for kids ages 6 to 14 from 10 a.m. to 1:40 p.m., Sat., Oct. 6 at the Yerba Buena Elementary School playground area, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. The event is designed to help parents make sure […]

Morales wins

Morales wins At Oak Canyon Park last week, Lauren Morales began the 2001 cross country season with a win after having performed so well as a freshman last year. She said the tone for this season was set at the Great Race at the Great Bay in San Francisco two weekends before. "It was a really good experience," Morales said. […]

Concert to benefit Red Cross

Concert to benefit Red Cross West Model & Talent will conduct a 3 to 7 p.m. free Concert in the Park on Sun., Sept. 30 at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills to benefit the Red Cross relief fund. Local musical artists will perform . A moon bounce, face painters, games and prizes, food and soft drinks are also planned. Agoura […]