Viewpoint senior sets a foundation for the future

Viewpoint senior sets a foundation for the future By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com A multi-sport athlete while growing up in the San Fernando Valley, senior Pravin Krishna now gives all his attention to the sport that fits him best—football. A serious and dedicated competitor, Krishna was recently selected as the co-captain of his team, setting an example […]

“Sky Captain and

the World of Tomorrow" Directed by: Kerry Conrad Starring: Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Joli, Giovanni Ribisi Rated: PG-13 (for mild, bloodless disaster-film violence) Running time: 108 minutes Best suited for: sci-fi, adventure/thriller, comic book and nostalgia lovers Least suited for: realists tired of the comic hero genre Acorn’s Rating Guide: "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" is a […]

Committee to discuss area’s future challenges

Group to prepare for budget deficits

In order to cope with unprecedented state and federal deficits, business, civic, education, nonprofit and resident group leaders in the Conejo and Las Virgenes areas will convene this month to seek solutions to the most pressing funding issues the region will face over the next 20 years. "Financing our region’s future: Planning now to pay for our quality of life […]

Interested in family history?


Interested in family history? Here’s a celebration to attend The Conejo Valley Genealogical Society, Inc. will host an event marking the 25th anniversary of the group’s formation from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tues., Oct. 12 at the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The meeting is free and open to anyone with an interest in researching family […]

Mayor shows appreciation

Hypnosis helps with holiday stress

By Kim Baccigaluppi Holidays can be a time of joy, celebration and fun. Yet for many, holidays can be a time of stress and emotional triggers. The family dynamics during a holiday get together can sometimes feel like more than we can handle. Research indicates an increase in domestic upheaval during the holiday seasons. From disrupted routines to financial struggles […]

Inside scoop

Hometown: Northridge
Height: 5

Hometown: Northridge Height: 5’9" Weight: 165 Position: RB/LB Parents: Doddanna and Vaidehi Siblings: one brother, two sisters Wants to go to school: either in California, New York or Boston. Would like to study: either business or medicine Can probably catch him: in the weight room

Food and wine festival to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

Food and wine festival to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs The Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo and Las Virgenes will benefit from a fundraising event, the third annual Global Wine and Food Festival, from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 26 in the garden area of Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Among the afternoon’s festivities will […]

Mountains Conservancy to discuss Soka purchase

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy will debate at its Sept. 27 meeting whether or not to use Proposition 50 and Proposition 40 funds to purchase and preserve the 600-acre Soka University campus in Calabasas. When Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the state budget in August, $22 million was earmarked for the Conservancy. Soka University is a private […]

Scandinavian Autumnfest, marketplace is Sunday

The Scandinavian Autumnfest and Marknad (marketplace) will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., Sept. 26 at Vasa Park, 2854 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura Hills. The annual event features Ole Olausson’s Swedish Royal Court, Scandinavian food and beer, traditional music, folk dancing, market with foods, keepsakes, gifts and handicraft exhibits, plus all-day entertainment, water slide and pool. The […]

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