Thousand Oaks Elks Lodge to host annual salute to law enforcement, firefighters

Thousand Oaks Elks Lodge 2477 will host its 26th annual "Law Enforcement and Firefighters Recognition Program" at 8 p.m. Wed., Jan. 29 in the meeting room of the lodge, 158 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Attending the program to assist in the presentation of the peace officer awards will be Ventura County Sheriff Bob Brooks; Los Angeles County’s Lost Hills […]

Children’s Bureau needs adoptive parents

With nearly 120,000 children removed from their parents’ homes due to abuse or neglect, there is a great need for caring adults to provide permanent loving and nurturing homes as adoptive parents. A parent orientation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 21 at the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, for those […]

Coyote wrestlers hungry for victories

Special to The Acorn

The Calabasas High School wrestling team is showing its will to win as it works its way through a tough Marmonte League season. It’s head coach Andy Falk’s seventh year of guiding the varsity Coyote grapplers, and two years ago his team was the Frontier League champion. But that was 2000-01. Last year, Calabasas began wrestling in the Marmonte League […]

Famed Irish band to perform in T.O.

Famed Irish band to perform in T.O. The Chieftains, hailed as Ireland’s premier musical ambassadors and also considered the most enduring and influential creative force in establishing the international appeal of Celtic music, will perform on Thurs., Jan. 23 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Six-time Grammy Award winners, the […]

Local shooters show their stuff

Results of the Hotshot Contest sponsored by the city of Agoura Hills have been announced. Conducted last month at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, the contest tested a child’s speed, dribbling, shooting and rebounding skills in basketball. There were four categories of competition in four separate age groups. Children competed to receive special prizes and awards. The first place winners […]

Take a visit to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory in Newbury Park

The Young Artists Ensemble will present "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," a musical based on the novel by Roald Dahl, from Fri., Jan. 31 to Sun., Feb. 2 at the Newbury Park High School Performing Arts Center, 456 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday through Saturday with 2:30 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday. The play involves […]

Warrior boys continue to improve in basketball

Acorn Sports Writer

With a win over Newbury Park, 54-41, and then over Agoura, 74-65, the Westlake boys’ basketball team began the Marmonte League season 2-0 last week and improved to 13-5 overall under first-year coach Tom Donahue. In the win at Newbury Park, Rob Daniel, a 6-foot-4 senior forward, led the Warriors with 17 points. And against Agoura, Jonathan Wiley, a 6-5 […]

Classics revisit the big screen

Skirball Cultural Center will present screenings of classic films from January through April at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. Admission is free and no reservations are required. Through June, museum gallery admission is also free for all visitors, so movie buffs are invited to come early to tour the galleries. All movies are shown at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The […]

EMS agency relocates in Ventura County

The County of Ventura Public Health Department’s Emergency Medical Services Agency has relocated to new offices at Pacific West Building, 2220 E. Gonzales Road, Ste. 130, Oxnard. The agency can be reached by calling (805) 485-9230 or by fax at (805) 485-9214.

Youngsters swing over to baseball signups

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