Agoura High student earns second journalism award

Shiran Teitelbaum, Agoura High School’s senior class president and editor of the school paper, The Charger, recently earned her second journalism award. Shiran, the daughter of Sheldon and Lilith Teitelbaum of Agoura Hills, won a third-place award for best student columnist in the 2004 Los Angeles Times Student Journalism Awards. Her winning column, selected from 69 entries, was titled "Massey […]

Teens shoot for business careers

Survey indicates there

Survey indicates there’s a growing gender gap for those seeking careers requiring higher education The idea of being a businessperson appeals to teens, more than being a doctor, teacher or computer programmer. According to a recent survey, nearly 13 percent of teens say businessperson would be their ideal job. That’s nearly twice the number who selected doctor (6.5 percent), teacher […]

Westlake cut short of championship in volleyball

By Kyle Jorrey Acorn Sports Writer Been there before. Three words often used in sports to talk about the role "big-game" experience can play in the outcome of a pressure-packed contest. Take, for example, last Friday’s California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I volleyball championship between Westlake and Loyola. Loyola (22-2), the defending CIF champion with seven previous Southern Section titles […]

Oaks Christian girls now poised for repeat

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn Finding the softball field in Irvine won’t be any challenge for the Oaks Christian team. Once again the Lions (33-1) will return to play at Deanna Manning Stadium at Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park, behind city hall, on the corner of Alton Parkway and Harvard Avenue, for a CIF Division IV […]

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Story of the Week

Story of the Week Tom Landry, the Dallas Cowboys coach who led America’s Team to five Super Bowls and was famous for pacing the sidelines for three decades wearing a stone face, business suit and felt hat, died on Feb. 12, 2000. He was 75. Landry, who coached the Cowboys for their first 29 years, won two Super Bowls with […]

Coed, men’s slow pitch softball leagues coming to Oak Park, games to be played June 14-Aug. 18

Coed, men’s slow pitch softball leagues coming to Oak Park, games to be played June 14-Aug. 18 The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District will offer Adult Slow Pitch Softball leagues for men and coed this summer in Oak Park. Games will be played June 14 to Aug. 18 at Valley View Park, 100 Los Arcos Drive, Oak Park. Men’s […]



Agoura Between 5 p.m. May 14 and 12:30 p.m. May 15, two hubcaps to a Toyota Camry were stolen ($100 loss) in the 30400 block of Mulholland Highway. Agoura Hills A bronze vase valued at $2,500 was stolen during an auction in the 28700 block of Canwood Street around 12:30 p.m. May 17. Someone stole an estimated $400 worth of […]

Chabad to celebrate silver anniversary

Chabad of the Conejo will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a gala banquet and concert on Tues., June 15, at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The banquet will begin at 5:30 p.m. and be followed by a concert with Broadway entertainer Dudu Fisher in the Fred Kavli Theatre of the Performing Arts Center. The event will commemorate the 25 […]

Church of the Hills to honor peace officers, firefighters

Christian Church of the Hills in Agoura Hills will express gratitude to law enforcement and fire personnel as part of a Community Appreciation Day program on Sun., June 6. The event will include equipment displays and food booths for the public. Events begin at the 10 a.m. worship service with a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Color Guard presentation. Following […]