2002-04-04

‘Swan Lake’ to grace the stage



‘Swan Lake’ to grace the stage The Ventura County Superintendent of Schools will present "Swan Lake, Act II" performed by the Tchaikovsky Ballet Theatre of Russia at 10 a.m. on Tues., April 9 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The performance includes a company of 70 with a symphony orchestra. Tickets are $8 for groups […]

Parent praises AHS Spirit Team



Parent praises AHS Spirit Team I had the privilege of attending the recent competitions for cheerleading at Universal Studios and in Anaheim for the National Championships. My daughter is on the Spirit Team for Agoura High School. I want to congratulate all of our Spirit Team members for their extraordinary performances and exceptional achievement. For the third year in a […]

Opponents say assemblywoman’s water conservation bill is all wet

Acorn Staff Writer

Opponents say assemblywoman’s water conservation bill is all wet There’s one bill currently on the California Assembly floor that local realtors want to flush down the drain. Assembly Bill 2734, introduced in February by state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills), calls for the installation of low-flow shower heads and toilets inside any residential property that’s being sold. According to the […]

Study unveils trends for job seekers



Study unveils trends for job seekers DBM, a global workplace consulting firm, has released the results of its study "Career Choices and Challenges of People in Transition," which highlights trends for individuals in career transition in 2001. During the year, DBM worked with more than 48,000 people who participated in an individual career transition program in the U.S. (and a […]

Club to host patio tour



The Westlake Village Garden Club will showcase five outstanding gardens at its 29th annual Garden and Patio Tour from 12:30 to 5 p.m. on Sun., April 28. Located in Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks, the gardens vary in scale from standard lot size to acre-sized properties and offer considerable variety in style and plant materials. "Proceeds from the tour will […]

Special program will be of interest to science-loving girls Twelve experimental workshops will be offered April 13 to seventh through 12th-graders at Valley College in Van Nuys



Special program will be of interest to science-loving girls Twelve experimental workshops will be offered April 13 to seventh through 12th-graders at Valley College in Van Nuys Hosted by the San Fernando Valley branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), "Brighter Horizons" is a half-day program of hands-on science workshops presented from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on […]

Kids will love the slugs in T.O.



Kids will love the slugs in T.O. The Banana Slug String Band will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Fri., April 12 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. This group of musicians, songwriters and educators blend music, theatre, puppetry and audience participation to create a lively concert for all […]

On the Trail

Left from Right or Vice Versa

All my life I’ve never known left from right. That’s not to suggest a confused political leaning but rather a geographic inclination—relating to the territory governed by the right hand versus the left hand or more specifically, knowing one from the other. As a child I wore mittens imprinted with the words "Right" and "Left." However, as a training tool […]

Oak Park Community Center stalls again



Oak Park Community Center stalls again Already delayed more than a year because of unacceptably high construction bids, the new Oak Park Community Center has suffered yet another setback. Construction on the $3.5 million center and botanical gardens was placed on hold for an additional 20 days when workers discovered that the Kanan Road site wasn’t surveyed properly. The error […]

Gateway to Agoura




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