Discovery Center seeks volunteers for outreach programs

The Discovery Center for Science and Technology welcomes volunteers for their Museum Without Walls Outreach Programs. These programs are: Starlabs, which is a portable plantetarium that holds up to 25 people and turns the vastness of the universe into an intimate experience. RAYS (Reading Awakens Young Scientists) brings science alive through the pages of high quality literature. The books brought […]

Youth invited to take their best shots

The city of Agoura Hills and Agoura Youth Basketball are sponsoring the Hotshot contest for boys and girls ages 8 to 15 on Sat., Dec. 8 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center. Registration begins 9 a.m. and competition at 9:30 a.m. The contest provides the opportunity for youth to compete against their peers in dribbling, shooting and rebounding contests, with […]

CLU grads obtain degrees after summer session

CLU grads obtain degrees after summer session One hundred and twenty-five undergraduate and graduate students officially became alumni of California Lutheran University, (CLU) Thousand Oaks, when bachelor’s and master’s degrees were conferred following the summer academic session last August. Graduates from the Conejo Valley area included the following. Agoura Hills: Mark L. Segedie, Margaret De Young Mulder, Ingrid Cornelia Romeijn-Davis. […]

Holiday shoppers to be greeted by strolling musical groups

Holiday shoppers will be treated to musical entertainment from 1 to 3 p.m. each Saturday during the season at Oak Park Shopping Center, on the southeast corner of the intersection of Kanan and Lindero Canyon Roads, Oak Park. Strolling musical groups scheduled to perform are as follows: Dec. 1: The Los Angeles Brass Quintet; Dec. 8: The Merrywoode Singers; Dec. […]

Ladyface Mountain won’t get any facelifts from development, Moran says

Special to The Acorn

The face outlined at the top of Ladyface Mountain will always be preserved, according to Vance Moran, president of Whizin Enterprises and part owner of Ladyface Mountain. The site is in the process of being donated to the city of Agoura Hills, said Moran, and will never be developed. The face is visible from the Ventura Freeway and can be […]

Upbeat job market predicted for Ventura/Santa Barbara

Upbeat job market predicted for Ventura/Santa Barbara There are encouraging signs for job seekers in the Ventura/Santa Barbara area this winter, based on results of Manpower’s First Quarter 2002 Employment Outlook Survey. The report indicates 20 percent of firms interviewed expect their payrolls to increase in the new year, 5 percent said fewer workers will be needed and 62 percent […]

Round Meadow to host campus tours

Round Meadow to host campus tours Round Meadow Elementary School, in the Las Virgenes Unified School District, will host tours of the school for prospective parents from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on the following dates: Nov. 30, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8, April 5 and May 10. The school is at 5151 Round Meadow Road, Calabasas. Parents are also […]

Postal service seeks to protect all Americans

The United States Postal Service (USPS) wants to send a message to the American people: we are alive and well and continuing to deliver America’s mail as we always have through every crisis in this nation’s history. Employees of the USPS are also sending a message of hope and courage by going to work every day and processing and delivering […]

Westlake to shine with Parade of Lights

Residents of Westlake Village are invited to participate in the annual parade of decorated boats on Sun., Dec. 9 on Westlake Lake. Sponsored by Westlake Yacht Club, the "Parade of Lights" participants will register at noon at the yacht club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. There is a $5 entry fee and a $5 refundable deposit. The parade will form at […]

Entertainment industry subject of VICA luncheon

Bruce Davis, executive director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will highlight the valley’s contributions to the entertainment industry, discuss the current status of the academy, its new home in Hollywood and the standing of the valley’s entertainment-driven economy at the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA)’s 52nd annual meeting and luncheon from noon-1:30 p.m. on Tues., […]