‘Matter’ to be topic of

Bible lesson/sermon

"Matter" is the subject of this week’s Bible lesson-sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Sept. 21 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from II Corinthians 4:18. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Childcare is provided […]

The new Volvo S40: Safety, dynamic driving wrapped stunningly together

Acorn Motoring Editor

A few years ago, Volvo stunned the North American auto market when it finally introduced the S and V40. This strikingly beautiful car, a joint project with another major auto manufacturer, had only been available overseas and it even had its own racing series. But time moves on and now it’s time to introduce its worthy successor. To be shown […]

Westlake Village to party

Plans for the inaugural Westlake Village "City Celebration Day" are currently underway. The all-day event is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 25 at the Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Local organizations and nonprofit groups are partnering with the city to help stage the event. Sponsored by the city, the event will include morning, afternoon and evening activities suitable […]

Viewpoint of Calabasas opens season with 43-28 victory

Special to The Acorn

It’s eight-man football, but it’s taken every bit as seriously as conventional 11-man football for members of the Viewpoint High School Patriots of Calabasas. The Patriots opened the season last Friday night with a 43-28 victory over the host Desert Christian High Conquerors at Bermuda Dunes. The team’s first home game, at Calabasas High School’s football field, is 7 p.m. […]

Beth Emunah to observe High Holidays

Beth Emunah Messianic Synagogue invites the community to experience the High Holidays beginning with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, in all its richness—"full of the celebration of Messianic Judaism and faith in the risen Messiah of Israel, Yeshua." The synagogue invites people to rediscover the meaning of the High Holy days in their lives. The sound of the shofar […]

Takes aim at Kuperberg

I found the recent "Letter to the Editor" by Agoura Hills City Councilman Kuperberg on Sept. 11 to be pure hogwash. His "commitment" to open space and his self-appointed title as "watchdog of overdevelopment" is laughable. Let’s state the facts. 1. Mr. Kuperberg was for Home Depot. He had his name and endorsement appear on every piece of printed propaganda […]

LVUSD fails yearly progress criteria because of low student participation

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) failed to meet the 95 percent participation benchmark for the 2003 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program, resulting in a "no pass" grade in this year’s Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Phase I Report. Although all of the schools within LVUSD far surpassed the minimum academic standards, the participation […]

Men now have a place of support where they can find role models

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer After years of controversy over "good ole boys" clubs and their near demise, the West Coast Men’s Center is making it popular again for "men only" to meet. Husbands, brothers and fathers are becoming better men because of it, according to Wayne Levine, West Coast Men’s Center director. For over a year, the West […]

Westlake hopes to avenge defeat

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake football team hopes to get some retribution for a loss at the hands of Notre Dame last year. The Warriors, who defeated Santa Paula 42-0 in their regular season opener last Friday, were defeated by Notre Dame, 35-21, last year, one of three losses Westlake had in 2002. "There’s definitely a revenge factor," said USC-bound tight end/defensive end […]

Christian author to speak on family issues

Christian author to speak on family issues Dr. Paul David Tripp of "Changing Lives Ministries," author of "War of Words" and the parent-teen communications bestseller "Age of Opportunity," will direct a full-day seminar about relationship struggles beginning at 9 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 20 at Church In The Canyon, 4235 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. The seminar is premised on the […]

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