Park leaders are needed

Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is accepting applications for After School Club leaders to staff recreation programs in the Oak Park/Agoura area. Experience working with elementary school-age children and planning daily activities is desirable. To apply, please call (818) 865-9304.

Poetry to be presented

The Workmen’s Circle will host "Slam Shirim: A Poetry Slam for the Los Angeles Jewish Community," at 8 p.m. Sat., Jan. 25 at the Workmen’s Circle, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. Future "Slams" will be presented one Saturday night per month. A "Poetry Slam" is a live competition in which poets face-off against each other presenting their original work. […]

So cold it snowed in Oak Park, sort of

WHITE CHRISTMAS––The Myers family enjoys a snowball fight in front of their Oak Park home over the holidays. The family imported the white stuff and invited local kids to come over and play. Alex, 8, and Christopher, 10, joins parents Chris and Susan in the melee. The snow came from a machine, not the sky, but it was still tons […]

Programs offered by RSRPD

Programs offered by RSRPD The Tot Discovery Club morning enrichment program for pre-schoolers is currently accepting applications. It’s offered at Mae Boyar Park, 130 N. Kanan Road (corner of Conifer), Oak Park, and is sponsored by Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District (RSRPD). This program will feature exploration of colors and utilization of children’s senses through games, activities, crafts, stories […]

Put the school somewhere else

Put the school somewhere else Recently one of your letters asked if the residents of Old Agoura would feel differently if the school proposed to be built on its doorstep was Christian. The author apparently didn’t take the time to educate himself or he would have recognized that Old Agoura is over 40 percent Jewish and fully half of the […]

Acorn readers help Hospice

ACORN READERS HELP A WORTHY CAUSE––Lisa Rule, general manager of The Acorn Newspapers, hands Ed Troupe, executive director of Hospice of the Conejo and Jeanette Hutchison, Hospice board president, a check for $1,693. Rule says "thank you" to all the readers for helping support the Thousand Oaks Acorn and this very worthwhile charity.


FRI., JAN. 3 Musical Reunion "Reunion"is a trio of outstanding folk and contemporary musicians who’ll perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5801 Kanan Road (at Lindero Canyon Road), Westlake Village. Proceeds benefit church’s Youth Center. For families and youth of all ages. (818) 991-3915 SAT., JAN. 4 Let’s Dance It Up! Thousand Oaks Fifty Plus […]

Traffic is bad enough without another school

Traffic is bad enough without another school This letter is in response to the letters of support in the Dec. 19 Acorn for building Heschel West on the current proposed site. Mr. and Mrs. Vandor, I have no doubt that Heschel West Day School is a quality institution and greatly contributes to not only the lives of its students, but […]

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