Officials excited about Oak Park Community Center

The community center is located next to Oak Canyon Community Park, which opened to the public in 1997. "When it’s all finished, it should be award-winning," said Kent Behringer, a MAC member. "It’s a real triumph." In addition to community meetings, weddings and other social events, the facility will serve as headquarters to the dozens of park district programs, which […]

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Spirent adds multi-million dollar
muscle to local technology corridor

Spirent adds multi-million dollar muscle to local technology corridor By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The slowdown in the tech economy hasn’t thwarted Spirent’s plans to grow and prosper. The United Kingdom-based computer network testing company recently announced plans to acquire Caw Networks in a deal valued at more than $100 million in stock and cash. Santa Clara-based Caw will […]

Youth tennis tournament coming soon

Ages 8 to 15
can participate

Ages 8 to 15 can participate The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is co-sponsoring a tennis tournament for ages 8 to 15 from noon to 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 17 at Moranda Park in Port Hueneme. This is a novice tennis tournament for youth who have not won a match in a sanctioned SCTA satellite tournament. Deadline […]



Yiddish writers’ lives, works to be recalled in Aug. 11 program On Aug. 12, 1952, the Soviet regime of Joseph Stalin executed 14 prominent Yiddish writers in an attempt to wipe out Jewish culture. It was the last wave of executions before Stalin’s death the following year, sending a strong statement of anti-Semitism that poisoned life for Jews in the […]

Books will be available in Oak Park

Books will be available in Oak Park In response to Ed Glass’s letter in The Acorn on July 18 concerning the Oak Park Library, I would like the community to know that I and the Oak Park School District are also very much concerned about the lack of progress in the construction of the new library. For the past year […]

Beach buses operate Mondays through Saturdays

Bus riders must have a picture ID with them to show the driver and have exact change. For more information about the Calabasas program, call (818) 880-6461. The Agoura Hills beach bus is available Mondays through Saturdays. Pickups are at: Lindero Canyon Middle School at 7:50 a.m., 10:20 a.m., 12:40 p.m. and 3:10 p.m., with return trips at 12:30 p.m., […]

Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for

Agoura Design Center

Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for

Red Cross offers class in CPR

Red Cross offers class in CPR American Red Cross of Ventura County will offer "Adult CPR with First Aid" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 24 at Conejo Community Center, 1300 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. The course teaches rescuers how to treat cardiac emergencies, breathing emergencies, choking and first aid skills. Fee is $40 and advance registration is […]

Bar and Bat Mitzvahs celebrated

Recently celebrating their Bar Mitzvah at Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks were: Zachary Levin, son of Lynn and Mark Levin of Agoura Hills; Sequoia Middle School honor students Ben Iker, son of Steve and Sharon Iker of Oak Park; Miles Yim, son of Keith and Kerri Yim of Newbury Park; and Drew Abrams, son of Mara and Gary Abrams […]

Concerned about power lines

To all parents of future Yerba Buena Elementary students: Do you think the new school will be at the end of Reyes Adobe, tucked away safely in your neighborhood? Think again. You need to drive up Lindero Canyon to see the new school site. Check it out and be sure to look up. I called Southern California Edison to see […]