‘Bethlehem Experience’ this weekend in Westlake

‘Bethlehem Experience’ this weekend in Westlake "The Bethlehem Experience," a re-creation of the town of Bethlehem at the time of Jesus’ birth, will be presented on the grounds of Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. It will be performed from 6-9 p.m. on Fri.-Sat., Dec. 14 to 15, and from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 16. […]

AHS still taking donations

The Agoura High School fundraiser show of Nov. 30 was a great success. The show sold out completely, 15 minutes before show time. The show raised close to $5,000, all of which is donated to the Sept. 11 victims. In addition, new toys were collected at the show, for holiday gifts for the children of the Sept. 11 victims. The […]

Calabasas library to get a new home

Special to The Acorn

Calling it "the most landlord-oriented lease that I have ever seen," Calabasas City Councilwoman Lesley Devine voted with City Councilman Michael Harrison against a contract to lease a 12,000 square-foot space to temporarily house the city library. The council approved the lease by a narrow 3-2 vote, electing to move the library from its current location on Mureau Road to […]

Oak Park senior citizen finally earns some well deserved gratitude

Acorn Staff Writer

Oak Park senior citizen finally earns some well deserved gratitude We’ve been fortunate at the Acorn Newspapers to watch how our local residents donated so enthusiastically to the Sept. 11 disaster relief fund. Car washes, cookie sales, blood drives, silent auctions, people did everything, and they also mailed in cards, pictures and letters by the score to congratulate themselves and […]

Christmas festivities on tap in T.O.

Christmas festivities on tap in T.O. Christmas festivities on tap in T.O. Janss Marketplace will host holiday festivities for the whole family from noon to 3 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 22. Children under the age of 12 will be able to take part in a kids’ craft activity where they can decorate Janss tote bags to take home as souvenirs. […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

It’s a fabled boxing story indeed. That fight was a classic, and has always been one of my favorite sports stories. It’s been 74 years, but "the Long Count" legacy lingers. Jack Dempsey was a mauling former hobo who got his start fighting in saloons in mining towns in the West. He was a magnet for publicity, either in the […]

Sermon series addresses Christmas at local church

Sermon series addresses Christmas at local church Christian Church of the Hills (CCH) continues its sermon series, "Getting to Know the Christ of Christmas" at 10 a.m. on Sun., Dec. 16 at the church, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. "Christ, Our Everlasting Father" is the title of this week’s sermon. Special music will be provided by the adult choir in […]

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‘Here’s the one I want’ MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

‘Here’s the one I want’ MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn PICK THIS ONE—Allison Borg, 5, of Agoura Hills selects the tree she wants for Christmas at the Triunfo YMCA tree lot on Sunday. Their lot is at the corner of Agoura and Kanan roads. The holiday season has arrived; Hannukah continues through Sunday and Christmas is only 12 days away. It’s time […]

Use creative ideas to improve holiday gift wrap

Impress friends and family this holiday season by ditching the wrapping paper for a more personalized gift presentation. Creative packaging can heighten suspense and make gift exchanges more memorable and meaningful. Here are some suggestions: Make reusable gift bags from silk, taffeta, burlap, chintz or another fabric; or from dishtowels, doilies or pillowcases. These are great for wrapping odd-shaped or […]

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