New clue for CVD Medallion Hunt

New clue for CVD Medallion Hunt Here’s the third clue in the Conejo Valley Days (CVD) Great Rabbit Medallion Hunt sponsored by the Acorn Newspapers and 92.7 Lite FM. A medallion is hidden somewhere in the Conejo Valley, and seekers get a new clue each week from the pages of the Acorn Newspapers to try and find the concealed pendant. […]

Chamber welcomes new healthcare facility

HEALTHY RIBBON CUTTING—Westlake Health Care Center owners Ilhie Lee, left, holds scissors with his wife, Jeoung, and the staff is joined by VIPs from the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce during a ribbon cutting ceremony. It’s a 99-bed skilled nursing facility at 250 Fairview Road in the Westlake Village portion of Thousand Oaks, behind the K-mart on Hampshire […]

Westlake shuts out rival T.O. in baseball, 2-0

Westlake shuts out rival T.O. in baseball, 2-0 By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer The Westlake baseball team parlayed a two-run bottom of the first inning into a big Marmonte League victory, 2-0, over visiting Thousand Oaks last week. Cody Cipriano, a junior leftfielder, singled with two outs in the bottom of the first inning against Lancer hurler Alex Clyburn, […]

Murder-mystery starts next Friday at Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills

Murder-mystery starts next Friday at Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills The Stage Door Theatre presents the Agatha Christie murder mystery, "The Unexpected Guest," from April 5 to May 18 at 28311 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The play involves a stranded stranger who stumbles upon a woman who has apparently just murdered her husband and who agrees to help the […]

CVUSD sets wrong priorities

CVUSD sets wrong priorities Compensating teachers for the financially lean 1990s, Gov. Davis and the California state legislature increased public school funding two years ago. The governor and the legislature intended that this appropriation fund an increase in stagnant teacher salaries. Rejecting the clear legislative intent, Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) school board members and administrators diverted funds to […]

YMCA program teaches about California government

Acorn Staff Writer

"Democracy must be learned by each generation," is the motto of Youth and Government. The YMCA-sponsored program began in California in 1949 as a way to let young people learn firsthand about the workings of state government. The Triunfo YMCA made the program available locally in 1998. The highlight of Youth and Government is a mock legislature that students attend […]

Good habits can prevent, reduce back pain

At least 80 percent of American adults experience low back pain at some time in their lives. If you’ve ever experienced back pain, you may be surprised to learn how easy it can be to prevent and manage. People with no major back problems or dangerous medical conditions often don’t realize that acute low back pain can be caused simply […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

I’m about 5’10" tall, and I weigh about 185 pounds. I had the pleasure of meeting "Magic" Johnson at a B’nai B’rith function three years ago; at 6’9" tall, Magic was imposing. Johnson was a guard in the NBA, a guard at 6’9". I remember telling Magic that I’ll play one-on-one with him anytime he wants, but that I’ll need […]

Pepperdine to present classical music performances

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division Mary Pickford-Stotsenberg Performances will present a concert by the Pepperdine Community Symphony at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., April 11 at the campus’ Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. Pepperdine graduate Kristina Bain will be the marimba soloist for "Fantasy on Japanese Wood Prints" by American composer Alan Hovhaness. Music director Thomas Osborn […]

Teachers angry

Our school board of Conejo Valley Unified School District has again stabbed its teachers and other support staff in the back. We are now at an impasse on negotiations going into the eighth month of the school year. Our medical benefits, if you can call them that, have already been decided and have gone into effect as of March 1. […]

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