Annual Street Fair draws a crowd

Stage Door production full of laughs

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Coming to the Stage Door Theatre on a Friday night to see "Over the River and Through the Woods"—alone and after having a fight with my boyfriend—well, let’s just say I wasn’t in the best mood. All I wanted was a box of chocolate chip cookies with some milk, a warm blanket and a […]

Local Wellness Community names new boardmembers

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, which provides free support programs for cancer patients and their loved ones, has elected Redonna Donatto, vice president/sales, Community National Bank; Wayne Krok, CPA, Farber & Hass LLP; and Charles Padilla, president, Padilla Management Associates, to the board of directors for three-year terms expiring Dec. 31, 2005. Robin Campbell, Ph.D., retired vice president/general manager, Oncology Sales […]

Lions aim one step higher in softball

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oaks Christian softball team has made it to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship game in each of the school’s first two years of existence. Both times the Lions came up short, finishing as runnersup in the race for a CIF title. This year, OCHS, coached by Pete Ackermann, his third year as Lions’ head coach, is 11-2 overall […]

Conejo Players ‘Pinafore’ sets sail

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Now at port in Thousand Oaks, the Conejo Players’ production of "H.M.S. Pinafore or The Lass Who Loved a Sailor" is a very entertaining almost two-hour "cruise." "Pinafore" questions love between the ranks. The two-act operetta plays from now until May 3 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 […]

Smeck named superintendent of National Recreation Area

Woody Smeck, a 12-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been promoted to Superintendent of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA). NPS Regional Director Jonathan B. Jarvis made the announcement. Smeck has been serving as acting superintendent for the 153,750-acre national park in the Los Angeles region for 18 months. A licensed landscape architect, Smeck has worked […]

Vendors invited to SpringFest

Vendor booths are still available for "SpringFest—Happy Birthday Agoura Hills," an annual event planned from noon to 5 p.m. Sun., April 27 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. A rain date has been set for Sun., May 18. All booths are comprised of a covered 10’ x 10’ area, one 8 ft. table and two chairs, and […]

Several sites host blood drives this month

United Blood Services has been this area’s nonprofit community blood provider since 1976. All of the blood and blood components used by patients throughout Ventura County are recruited, collected, tested, processed and delivered by United Blood Services. United Blood Services will conduct the following blood drives this month. To make an appointment to donate blood, please call Tonia Dawes at […]

All Stars win tourney

All Stars win tourney The Westlake Village Warriors, a third-grade All-Star team, won the National Junior Basketball (NJB) championship by defeating Anaheim Hills, 58-48. The coaches and players are (left to right):Coach Jeff Rudin, Zach Miller, Mitchell Krems, Taylor Tattersall, Brandon Shaw, Michael Khalil, Brett Kaplan, Joey Rudin, assistant coach Stan Miller, Jason Samaam, Marshall Schactel and Gabe Markowitz. Congratulations, […]

Cal Lutheran to host festivals of new music, interactive arts

Events take place Fri. and Sat.,
April 11 and 12;
is free

Events take place Fri. and Sat., April 11 and 12; admission is free California Lutheran University will present a Festival of New Music through tomorrow, Fri., April 11, in Samuelson Chapel on the campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. At 10 a.m. Friday, guest composer Henry Brant, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in Music, will speak to […]

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