Acorn deadlines moved up

The holiday season is forcing early deadlines and reduced office hours at The Acorn Newspapers. For the Christmas Day issue on Dec. 25, real estate advertising must be reserved by noon today, Dec. 18. Display advertising must be reserved by noon tomorrow, Fri., Dec. 19. All editorial items, including letters to the editor for the Dec. 25 edition, must also […]

Teachers get first look at middle school


Their Clients Top Priority
at Savvy
Salon and
Day Spa

Their Clients Top Priority at Savvy Salon and Day Spa Savvy Salon & Day Spa opened its new facility this fall in the North Ranch Pavilion, 1165 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Proprietors Michael Hawkins and Susan Hughes converted a vacant former daycare center into a 6,500 sq.ft. full service salon and spa with 36 styling stations and four treatment […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Story of the Week Hank Greenberg had a choice of Venezuelan shortstops in the 1950s and guessed wrong. The Indians’ general manager didn’t think Luis Aparicio was worth a $10,000 bonus and traded instead for his countryman, "Chico" Carrasquel. Carrasquel’s career ended in 1959, the same year Aparicio led his Chicago White Sox to a pennant, their first since the […]

Shomrei Torah welcomes Rabbinic intern from Uganda

Shomrei Torah Synagogue (STS) of West Hills recently announced that Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, spiritual leader of the Abayudaya—the Jewish community of Uganda—has been serving as a rabbinic intern at STS since August, and will continue with the congregation through the end of the academic year and into the following year. The Sizomu family came to Los Angeles so that Rabbi […]

Bay Laurel student flies to the top

Here’s how to send items to servicemen, women in Iraq

For many servicemen and women fighting the war in Iraq, the holidays can be especially difficult. While countless soldiers receive letters, packages and gifts to ease loneliness during their time away from home, many servicemen and women receive none. A new Internet Website, www.AnySoldier.us, gives U.S. citizens a chance to bring a little holiday cheer to the servicemen and women […]

Conejo Democrats appoint new officers

The Oaks Mall Offers Shopping Suggestions for Men

The Oaks Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks offers "Advice to Shopping-Challenged Males" by providing the following tips in the spirit of the holiday season for the clueless among us. •It’s a sport. Take a tip from the ladies in your life and treat shopping like a sport. This doesn’t mean you have to tackle other unsuspecting shoppers, but by all […]

Oak Park girls win third state title

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oak Park girls’ cross country team won its third straight state championship this season. The Eagles, with 58 points, defeated San Lorenzo (167), Riverbank (178), Orange Lutheran (184), and Piedmont (199 for fifth place). La Reina of Thousand Oaks finished 13th with 326 points. After having won two consecutive state titles, Oak Park was the team to beat at […]

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