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 […]

Fundraising continues for CHS musicians

Calabasas High School’s music trip to New York last month was cancelled due to uncertainty over the war with Iraq, administers said, but the city of Calabasas recently contributed $10,000 so the CHS Jazz "A" Band can take an alternate trip in May to New York. The band is attempting to raise $20,000 to $25,000 for the trip. The Jazz […]

Young gymnastics star on the rise

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer There’s a bright future for one Agoura Hills gymnast, maybe even a shot at the big time. This year, 13-year-old Genevieve Powers-Absey won two major events that solidified her role as the top junior in the state and put her on the fast track to the Olympics. Two weekends ago, she took first place […]

Arthritis Walk coming soon

The Arthritis Foundation’s second annual Arthritis Walk is scheduled for Sun., May 18 at Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and walk festivities begin at 8:30 a.m. The distance of the walk is 5K (3.1 miles) with a 1-mile option. Participants are encouraged to raise donations to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. For more information, call (800) […]

Agoura Hills

Agoura Hills A minivan window had $250 damage and somebody stole a briefcase, a laptop computer, a Palm Pilot and a cell phone. The burglary occurred in a hotel parking lot (30100 block of Agoura Road) between 5 p.m. March 27 and 8 a.m. March 28. The loot was valued at $4,400. A pickup window was damaged and somebody stole […]

Vocal instruction course coming here

Women of all ages who love to sing are invited to join the award-winning Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus for four weeks of vocal instruction from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays beginning April 22 in the cafeteria at Newbury Park High School, 456 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. Offered through the Conejo Recreation and Park District for a $16 supply fee, […]

STAR program gets help from Celebration of Youth

Kiwanis, Optimists cooperate to host event that helps STAR program, which helps kids stay off drugs, out of gangs

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer What better way to prepare for the future than a celebration of youth? The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department, the Kiwanis Club of Calabasas-Agoura and the Las Virgenes Optimist Club on last Saturday hosted an inaugural STAR fundraiser. STAR is an acronym for Success Through Awareness and Resistance. The "Our Community Celebrates Youth" event was […]

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