Another pole sign comes down in Agoura Hills

The Shell/Texaco service station pole sign has been removed by Agoura Hills as part of the city’s commitment to improving aesthetics of the 101 Freeway corridor. The 60-foot pole sign was at 5226 Palo Comado Canyon Road. It had been there since 1967, according to city officials. Ben Hazany, the operator of the Shell station at the site before Shell […]

Local youth inspired by blues

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com By the time 14-year-old Devon Geyer of Oak Park reached his 12th birthday, his guitar playing had been heavily influenced by B.B. King, Eric Clapton, the Beatles and one of the greatest guitarists he has ever known––his dad, Steven Geyer. "I was an old, grumpy, narrow-minded blues guitarist until I was 12," says Devon, as he […]

Enrollment starts for summer music program


Students entering grades one through eight in the fall are invited to apply for a summer musical arts program, "Pizazz 2004," sponsored by United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd. Celebrating its 12th year, "Pizazz" stresses the joy of music through a variety of musical experiences in a nonreligious arts curriculum. A highly qualified staff uses singing, hand […]

Kindermusik open house to promote summer camp

Kindermusik will host an open house from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Sat., May 15 at Total Child Safety, 575 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The event will feature music and stories for children from newborns to 5 years. Those registering by this date for Kindermusik’s Summer Adventures Camp will receive $25 off. To reserve a space, please call (805) […]

For the record

In a photo caption last week, it was Trevor Duffy of Oak Park who was turning the double play against Carpinteria, not Steven Toon. Duffy is Oak Park’s shortstop.

Handbell choirs to perform in Westlake Village

The youth, teen and adult handbell choirs of United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will present a free concert at 4 p.m. Sun., May 16 at the church, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The "Ring It!" program will include a variety of music, including "Phantom of the Opera," "My Heart Will Go On" from "Titanic" and "Spring" from "The […]

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Quick Take This article is being written on May 3, just so you know I’m not waiting for an advantage. It’s my prediction that the NBA championship series will be between the two No. 3 seeds in the playoffs, San Antonio from the West and Detroit from the East. They were the best defensive teams in the regular season, tied […]

Scout serves his mother

Agoura, Calabasas high school teacher to demonstrate ‘crinkle art’

Richard Evans, who teaches animation, computer graphics and other applications at Calabasas and Agoura high schools, will present a demonstration of "crinkle art" at 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 21 at the Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley. The event is sponsored by the Simi Valley Art Association. Participants can try their hands at the crinkle technique, which […]

CLU introduces technology camps for youth 7 to 17

California Lutheran University is among the 35 prestigious universities nationwide offering ID Tech Camps, weeklong computer summer camps, for youth 7 to 17 years of age. ID Tech Camps has an innovative teaching approach that includes using college-age students, recent college graduates and technology professionals as instructors who teach cutting-edge technology in subject matters ranging from digital movie production and […]

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