Hip hop workshop is Sunday

A series of master hip hop and jazz workshop classes taught by dancer/choreographer Wilberto will be offered Sun., Nov. 17 at Agoura Hills Dance & Performing Arts Center, 5015 Cornell Road, in the Agoura Mann Cinema Center. A beginner class open to all ages is from 11 a.m. to noon; followed by an intermediate/advanced hip hop class from noon to […]

Roots of anti-Semitism to be explored

Roots of anti-Semitism to be explored The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring will host a Shabes potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Fri., Nov. 22 at 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, with an after-dinner discussion of the sources of anti-Semitism with Cantor Sam Brown. The discussion will explore the roots of anti-Semitism: where did it all start? Who were the people who […]

Here are tips to reduce holiday debt

With consumer spending at its lowest point in nine years, Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) offers three tips to help holiday shoppers spend wisely: draft a spending plan in November, stay the course in December and breathe easier in January. Draft a Plan in November Develop your holiday budget: Determine what financial expenses you’ll have in November and December. Decide […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella What do you like to do when it rains?

Warriors play for league championship

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake football team rode the back of senior running back Merrill Mullaly, who gained 233 yards in 38 carries and scored all three of the game’s touchdowns in the Warriors’ 20-0 win over cross-town rival Thousand Oaks last Friday night. The game, played in mud and light rain at Thousand Oaks High School, saw Westlake clinch a playoff spot […]

12-step program offered within a Jewish framework

12-step program offered within a Jewish framework Temple Beth Haverim will offer a 12-step recovery program within a Jewish framework called Lechayim ("to life") for all forms of addiction from 7 to 8:30 p.m. beginning tonight, Thurs., Nov. 14 at the temple, 5126 Clareton Drive, Ste. 140, Agoura Hills. All are welcome to attend and there’s no fee. The program […]

Music teacher in tune with students

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills resident Margaret Fowler Abrahams enjoys one of life’s rare blessings. She gets to make a living at doing what she truly loves—teaching and performing music. During the school year, Abrahams is a music specialist at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills, but when spring and summer arrive, she takes to the road […]

‘Fun-raiser’ is on the right track

Special to The Acorn

Hundreds with Sunday Morning Fever participated in the Disco Dash 5K Run and Free Concert presented by Los Angeles Sports and Fitness Magazine (LAS&F) to benefit Oak Park High School’s improvement fund for building a new track. Runners began arriving Sunday in the parking lot of The Canyon in Agoura Hills at 6 a.m. to register for the 5K and […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

All sports fans love to debate with one another as to who was best at whatever sport he played. I do it constantly with my friends and it’s fun. For example, who’s the greatest running back of all time? I’ve held true to my belief for decades that Jim Brown is the only answer to that question. I still maintain […]

Unity Center schedules service

Unity Center schedules service "Prayers of Praise and Thanksgiving" will be the message delivered by Rev. Irma Oestmann when Unity Center Church meets at 10 a.m. Sun., Nov. 17 at 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 109, Thousand Oaks. Special music will be performed by pianist Zach Spencer and vocalist/guitarist Mary Coppin. Children’s Church is at 10:10 a.m. and childcare […]