Participants sought for spicy car show

The public is invited to participate—via a chili recipe, classic car entry or vendor booth—in the Knights of Columbus, Simi Valley Council No. 5803’s 16th annual Chili Cook-Off and Car Show at 10 a.m. Sun., June 8 on the school grounds of St. Rose of Lima, 1305 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. The family-oriented event will feature food, music, entertainment and […]

For the record

For reasons too complicated to explain, there was a misprint in an advertisement last week. There will be no enrollment for a football camp at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park on this Sat., May 10. We apologize for any inconvenience. The Spring Horse Playday at the Old Agoura Equestrian Center has been rescheduled for Sun., June 1.

Student provides a lesson in history

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Philip Xie’s alarming study about nuclear weapons couldn’t be more timely as far as that goes, what with the recent war in Iraq and the nuclear standoff with North Korea. The Agoura High School student created a Website called "Nuclear Addiction" and the […]

Thousand Oaks Acorn celebrates fifth anniversary

Thousand Oaks Acorn celebrates fifth anniversary The Thousand Oaks Acorn is celebrating its fifth anniversary. Its first edition was published May 7, 1998. In this half a decade, the newspaper’s staff has worked hard to fulfill the promise made by its owners on the front page of that first edition. "Remember that hometown paper you grew up reading? It spilled […]

Market Scan names Zeedik new chief financial officer

Westlake Village-based Market Scan Information Systems, the source of Profitcenter that automobile retailers utilize to automate their sales and financial transactions, recently announced the appointment of Bruce A. Zeedik to the new position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will be responsible for the financial operations of the company and will focus on expanding and enhancing the company’s fiscal infrastructure […]

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Scoutmaster stacks up 40 years of Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfasts

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Forty years ago, Agoura resident Geoff Gunn participated in the inaugural Boy Scout Troop No. 127 Mother’s Day pancake breakfast fundraising event at Malibou Lake Lodge. He was a Boy Scout then. Now Gunn will participate in the 40th anniversary public event as a Scoutmaster with the same troop at the same location. Every […]

Centennial Guild garage sale to benefit ill children

Centennial Guild garage sale to benefit ill children On Sat., May 10, the Centennial Guild, a fundraising affiliate for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, will sponsor a garage sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m at a member’s home, 29603 Ridgeway Drive, Agoura Hills. Guild members’ children will help with many aspects of the event including running a bake sale. They […]

Families look to the past

The Conejo Valley Genealogical Society will host its annual seminar on Sat., May 10 on "Technology for Family Historians." Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Community Room of the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will last until 4:30 p.m., and topics will include: scanning and photo retouching basics, mastering search engines, Legacy, displaying […]

Calabasas Leads Club announces new officers

The Leads Club Calabasas chapter has announced new officers for the next term. Rene McCray of Mobile Notary Service has been elected director, Michael Ebbeson of PGM Technical Services named assistant director, and Barbara Schultz of Schultzwerx Design Studio selected as the recorder. Leads Club offers members the opportunity to market their products and services by building alliances with other […]

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