LVUSD to decide if kids are getting too much homework

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Are local kids getting too much homework? Almost every student and many parents at one time or another complain about excessive homework. Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) officials are forming a committee to study the topic and examine the latest research to determine if local schools require too much, too little or just […]

Rose Parade tickets on sale

Rose Parade tickets on sale Stop and smell the roses: The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services has tickets to the 114th annual Rose Parade for all ages. Tickets are $75 per person and include bus transportation and reserved bleacher seating at 1350 E. Colorado Blvd. The bus departs the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., […]

Workshop offers women the tools to achieve financial goals

PAUSE4kids will host a brunch event, "Women and Investing," from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun., Dec. 7 at California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, in the Nelson Room of the Alumni Building, Thousand Oaks. The speaker for the workshop will be David Kramer, regional vice president of State Street Research Investment. The workshop is co-sponsored by New England […]


THURS., DEC. 4 A Burning Subject Ventura County Fire Department’s Office of Community Education will present "Remembering When?" program from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks to teach older adults to protect themselves from fire and falls using a humorous and interactive presentation. Raffle (safety prizes), giveaways. Free with registration: (805) 381-2744 Conejo […]


St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church to present winter concert

Saint Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church will present the premiere performance of "Songs for Mid-Winter" (based on the poetry of Robert Graves) and "Ave Maria," two original compositions written by Frederick Bayani Mabalot, at 8 p.m. Sat., Dec. 6 at the church, 5801 Kanan Road (corner of Lindero Canyon Road), Westlake Village. Also featured will be an operatic performance by soprano […]

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Westlake Elementary says thanks

By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer In this season of giving thanks, the students at one local school have found a unique way to express their gratitude. When at home, the third- and fifth-grade students of Westlake Elementary School celebrate with a traditional Thanksgiving meal, but at school they take time to voice their appreciation to loved ones with the […]

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Westlake firm renews Yahoo contract

Overture Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) and Westlake Village-based United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNTD), a leading provider of value-priced Internet access services, recently announced a three-year renewal agreement in which Overture will provide its sponsored search results to the United Online properties. In addition, Yahoo! Inc., the parent company of Overture, will provide United Online […]

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