WIT program assists WHS students reach their future careers

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer While too many of today’s public schools are failing academically and are in desperate need of deliverance, educators and students at Westlake High School are singing the praises of one alternative to traditional education. It’s called Westlake Information Technology Academy (WIT Academy) and it’s bringing hope to a generation of kids who desire to […]


Heed These Tips "Practical Food Tips to Lower Your Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure" is a free education seminar presented by West Hills Hospital & Medical Center Diabetes Education Program from 7-8:30 p.m. at 7300 Medical Center Drive, West Hills. (818) 676-4567 West Side Story Oaks Christian High School presents the musical "West Side Story" tonight at 7 p.m. […]

Westlake beats T.O. Lancers, Notaro stars

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Westlake beats T.O. Lancers, Notaro stars By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer Westlake defeated Thousand Oaks, 7-4, behind the hitting of junior first baseman Michael Notaro, who belted two home runs and a double and walked in going 3 for 3 with five runs batted last Friday afternoon at Thousand Oaks High School. "It’s a typical Thousand Oaks High School-Westlake […]

‘Sleeping Beauty’ awakens to ballet

The T.O. Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present the Tchaikovsky Perm Ballet Theatre’s "Sleeping Beauty" as part of its International Dance Series at 8 p.m. Tues., April 8 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. "Sleeping Beauty" includes a company of 125 with a ballet in three acts, complete with a […]

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Agoura bows to Newbury Park in softball

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The march to taking the Marmonte League softball championship began in earnest last week as all eight teams clashed twice each and went right back at it this week. For Agoura, after blanking the Moorpark Musketeers, 3-0, on Tuesday, the Chargers (5-2, 1-1) lost to the Newbury Park Panthers, 8-3, on Thursday. The Panthers (1-1) lost to the Simi Valley […]

Sonatas strum into T.O. Civic Arts Plaza

Sonatas strum into T.O. Civic Arts Plaza Camerata Pacifica’s next concert at 8 p.m. Sun., April 6 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., will provide the audience an opportunity to hear in comparison two major violin sonatas, from two periods performed in two very distinct styles. J.S. Bach’s "Sonata […]

SpringFest in full bloom

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer SpringFest, the annual celebration of food, fun, music and activities in Agoura Hills, isn’t getting older; it’s getting younger. When SpringFest returns Sun., April 27 to Chumash Park, the event will offer a Youth Fair for the first time. The theme for this year’s SpringFest is "Celebrating Heart and Home." The idea of inviting […]

Local software company appoints new vice president

Westlake Village-based Market Scan Information Systems, a provider of financing software solutions for automotive dealers, recently announced the appointment of David Bartels as vice president, sales. Bartels will be responsible for the national sales operations of the company including field and inside sales, and will work in tandem with customer support to drive renewals, deliver new solutions within current dealerships […]