Activities offered to kids on break

Several holiday programs are available for local children during school break in December. Among them are the following: The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will present "Winter Wonderland" for ages 3 through 6 from 9 a.m. to noon Mon. and Tues., Dec. 22 and 23 at the Agoura Hills Recreowation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. […]

Chargers win playoff game

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura football team won a first round California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division IV playoff opener when it defeated Dos Pueblos, 22-8, in a game played at Agoura High School last Friday night. The Chargers, who improved to 10-1 overall, came back from an 8-7 halftime deficit, shut out Dos Pueblos in the second half, and will be […]

Master Chorale to usher in holidays

The Los Robles Master Chorale will celebrate the holiday season with a concert at 8 p.m. Fri., Dec. 5 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Under the direction of conductor James Stemen, the Chorale will perform "Christmas Cantata" by Pinkham and "Canite Tuba" by McCullough, accompanied by brass, percussion and organ […]

Kiosk at The Oaks to serve residents

Thousand Oaks Police Chief Keith Parks has received permission from the T.O. City Council to install a law enforcement kiosk inside The Oaks mall. The kiosk would give shoppers information about city services and law enforcement and give the mall an additional police presence. Parks said he hopes the booth will attract new volunteers. "I think that this kiosk is […]

Firefighters appreciated

Warriors beat San Marcos

Special to The Acorn

Westlake (11-0) opened its California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoff campaign with a 47-14 victory over San Marcos (7-4) last Friday night. The Warriors—ranked No. 2 in the Division IV CIF playoffs—capitalized on two first-half turnovers inside the Royals’ 20-yard line and went on to score 40 points in the first 24 minutes of play. Westlake tailback Tahj Mowry used his […]

Tips to keep your vehicle from being stolen

Car thefts are up, according to a recent study, but there are simple ways you can protect yourself. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports have shown an annual increase in motor vehicle thefts of about 5 percent in recent years. The average stolen car is worth about $6,500; about 62 percent of the $8.2 billion worth of motor vehicles stolen per […]

Local woman a genuine heroine in Iraq

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Heroes do come in all sizes. Petite Capt. Esther Bley, 29, of Westlake Village, an HH-60G "Pave Hawk" helicopter pilot for the 129th unit of the California Air National Guard, is five feet two inches tall. But there isn’t a giant in the world who could reach the heights Bley has. After graduating from […]

Bike Rodeo enables time with firefighters

Bike Rodeo enables time with firefighters

Lions win CIF opener

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oaks Christian football team defeated Yucca Valley, 37-0, in the first round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division XI playoffs in a game played at Yucca Valley last Friday night. The Lions, now 9-2 overall, will host Twentynine Palms (4-7) tomorrow night at Thorson Field in Westlake Village in the second round of the CIF playoffs. […]

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