Veteran to address GOP women

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Jeff Gorell, a deputy district attorney for Ventura County, will present an illustrated talk about his experiences as a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve during "Operation Enduring Freedom" at the luncheon meeting of the Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated at 11:30 a.m. Fri., Feb. 21 at the Clarion Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. The […]

Gala night for Calabasas Chamber

Coyotes will play for league championship

Special to The Acorn

After two consecutive losses to Simi Valley and Newbury Park, the Calabasas boys’ basketball team came back to beat Agoura, 57-53. Senior guard Jonny Wilson led CHS in scoring with 16 points and junior forward Steve Saunders had 13. Junior guard Robert Babadjouni came off the bench for a clutch performance, sinking two three-pointers in the third quarter for six […]

‘On the Move’ will create interest in dancing for kids

Performances to Grow On will present the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company of Utah in "On the Move" at 4 and 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 22 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. "On the Move" contains nine dances by some of the leading choreographers in the nation and a […]

Stories must be told whether we like them or not

Some people around here don’t like unpleasantness. Because we live in a sheltered part of the world, without much crime, they’d prefer not hearing about the seamier side of society. But the fact remains, no place is immune from trouble. Take, for example, drugs. If you don’t think that there’s drug abuse around here, you’re kidding yourself. Drugs are abused […]

Attorney of man convicted in local murder case seeks a new trial

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer A lawyer for one of the five men found guilty in the 1995 stabbing death of Agoura Hills teenager Jimmy Farris said she will seek a new trial for her client in United States Federal Court. Tony Miliotti, now 25, was given life without parole along with two other teens in a fight that […]

Boys, Girls Club no longer interested in Oak Park

In a letter from Ronnie Hewett, president and chief professional officer of the Conejo and Las Virgenes Boys and Girls Club, which was sent to Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District General Manager Al Church, the youth-oriented organization officially withdrew its interest in locating a youth center anywhere in Oak Park. The letter to withdraw support of a Boys and […]

OCHS girls to make basketball playoffs

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So far this season the Oaks Christian High girls’ basketball team has had minimal trouble with its Frontier League opponents. The Lions, 16-6 overall and 4-0 in league after last Friday’s game, traveled on Tuesday to Ojai to play the Nordhoff Rangers. Today, the Lions are on the road again at 6:30 p.m. to play the Santa Paula Cardinals. Last […]

Conejo Players’ show blends suspense, humor

By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer The Conejo Players’ production of "The Mousetrap," a mystery melodrama written by Agatha Christie, serves up a finely balanced tea cart of suspense and humor. In the show, recently married Giles and Mollie Ralston are opening up old Monkswell Manor to a bevy of paying guests in 1950s England when an impending snowstorm and […]

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