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Veterans’ Day observed during history lesson at A.E. Wright Middle School

Acorn Staff Writer

Veterans’ Day observed during history lesson at A.E. Wright Middle School By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Your average middle school doesn’t usually go for much pomp and circumstance, but A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas is different. Each year, the campus rolls out the red carpet, not to mention the flags, balloons, music and speeches, to celebrate Veterans’ Day. […]

Free hoops’ clinic coming to Oaks Christian High School

Clinic to be led by Pepperdine

Head coach Paul Westphal and the Pepperdine men’s basketball team will host a free youth clinic at 9 a.m. Sat., Nov. 16 at Oaks Christian High School, 31749 La Tienda Drive, Westlake Village. The clinic is designed for area youth between the ages of 5 and 12, plus all youth basketball coaches. All coaches and youth attending the clinic will […]

Ballroom dancing goes on stage in T.O.

Ballroom dancing goes on stage in T.O. More than 32 champion ballroom dancers from around the world—Australia, Italy, Ireland, Norway, Great Britain and Japan—will waltz, cha cha, samba, rumba. Lindy, jive and swing in "Burn the Floor" running from Nov. 19 to 24 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Producer Harley Medcalf describes the show […]

If Words Could Talk

The Klepto Award

Stealing is exciting. It’s getting caught that’s not cool. Some people believe that it’s not a crime unless you get caught. Supposedly, there’s a big difference between stealing, shoplifting and kleptomania. Stealing and shoplifting are like left and right hands. Stealing is taking items you need or think you need. Shoplifting is stealing and also taking things that you may […]

January workshop to explore the future of Calabasas

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer If you want changes in Calabasas, the city wants to hear about them. The municipality will host an all-day workshop in January when citizens, planning commissioners, the council and staff will attempt to envision Calabasas a decade from now. About eight years ago, according to Mayor Lesley Devine, the city adopted a general plan […]

Adult sports leagues offered this winter

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces that packets are now available for winter sports leagues in adult basketball, and coed and men’s softball. The Adult Winter Basketball League will begin the week of Jan. 5 with a mandatory managers’ meeting on Wed., Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. The fee is $425 per team (does not include […]

Music icons to perform

Gateway Church will host the event

Barry McGuire, best known for his recording of "The Eve of Destruction" (1965) and "Green Green" (1963) with the New Christy Minstrels, and Terry Talbot, founder of the country rock band, Mason Proffit of "Two Hangmen" fame (1969), will perform acoustic folk music at the 9 and 11 a.m. services on Sun., Nov. 17 at Gateway Church, 29646 Agoura Road, […]

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