Pet of the Week

‘HMS Pinafore’ sails to Conejo Players

Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic light opera "H.M.S. Pinafore or The Lass That Loved a Sailor" sails into the Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, for an April 4 to May 3 run. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays. Considered the first great Gilbert and Sullivan success story, the show features a union […]

A.E. Wright students go back in time with Medieval Market

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Butchers, bakers and candle stick makers, better known as A.E. Wright’s seventh-graders presented a Medieval Market last week, a colorful event that allowed students to recreate the history of the Middle Ages. The students paraded in costumes and operated homemade booths that displayed a particular trade common to the Medieval times. The event took […]

Ventura County health merges division offices under one roof

Various departments of the behavioral health division of Ventura County in Thousand Oaks will be consolidated under one roof following the county’s inking of a lease for an entire 21,000-sq.-ft. office building in the city, according to Westcord Commercial Real Estate Services. Tony Principe, executive vice president of Westlake Village-based Westcord, said that the county planned a mid-March occupancy of […]

Squirrel of the Month

Jazz orchestra to perform at Cal State Northridge

The Center for the Visual and Performing Arts at California State University, Northridge will present the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (CHJO) at 8 p.m. Sat., April 12 in the Performing Arts Center on Zelzah Avenue, between Prairie and Plummer Streets in the student union complex. The CHJO is a featured component of this year’s Diana Krall tour and perform with her […]

Debate gets hot over Heschel West School plan

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer An overflow crowd of more than 300 people listened to passionate testimony Monday on the new Heschel West School in Los Angeles County, a 165,000 square-foot Jewish day school being planned for the vacant hills just east of Old Agoura. The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District headquarters in Calabasas, where the hearing was located, […]

Local club to host fashionable fundraiser

The Westlake Women’s Club will present its 34th annual philanthropic fashion show and luncheon on Tues., April 8 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. With a theme of "Sailing into Spring Fashions," the show features "Holly Mitchell Presents." Boutiques and a silent auction will get underway at 10 a.m. followed by a social hour […]

Business trade show coming

The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will present their annual Spring Business Expo Trade Show from 5 to 8 p.m. Thurs., May 8 in the outdoor garden patio area of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. More than 70 exhibitor booths will provide an opportunity for guests to see what local businesses have […]

Agoura Hills

Agoura Hills Two front seats, a center console and the backseat of a Acura Integra and $25 cash were stolen. The vehicle parts were valued at $1,500 and the burglary occurred the night of March 17 on Cedarhaven Drive. No signs of forced entry were noted. An unlocked vehicle on Jon Dobson Drive provided easy access for burglar(s) who stole […]