New West Symphony reaches collective bargaining agreement

New West Symphony, represented by Local 581 of the American Federation of Musicians, voted overwhelmingly to approve a new collective bargaining agreement. The agreement is through the 2005-06 season. "The five-member orchestra committee, the union representative and symphony representatives each approached these negotiations with the same positive, win-win attitude," said Ken Hopper, New West executive director. "With regard to compensation, […]

Wedding bells ring for AHS graduate

Hallie Beth Sherman, daughter of Agoura Hills residents Gail and Jay Sherman, wed Paul Michael Avolio, son of Rosa and Glenn Avolio of Santa Barbara, in a ceremony and reception at Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo this past summer. Rabbi Dan Moskovitz of Temple Judea officiated. Area residents who were part of the wedding party included Pamela Grabell, Jennifer […]

Goebel Center also salutes Broadway

The Goebel Senior Center will present "Broadway Highlights," a musical performance by local singers and their teacher, Chrys Page from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 26 at 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The community is invited to attend and hear "some of the most well-loved Broadway songs." Refreshments will be served and there will also be door prizes. […]

Against pet stores

I am disappointed that The Acorn has resumed printing advertisements for pet stores. Ironically, you put these ads on the same page as the "Pet of the Week" featuring one of the hundreds of pets currently at the Agoura Animal Shelter which needs a home. Don’t you know that pet stores profit off the misery of "stock" that churn out […]