Report cards to change in LVUSD

Report cards to change in LVUSD By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com A new report card will be implemented this year at elementary schools in Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD). Ann Eklund, director of curriculum and instruction, presented the elementary school report cards to the board of education last week. They were developed over the past year by a committee comprised […]

Westlake Women’s Club to host a ghostly speaker on Tuesday

The Westlake Women’s Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tues., Oct. 12 at the Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village, with a luncheon to follow at noon. Cost is $20. After lunch, guest speaker Steve Savage will present a seasonal program, "Ghost Stories and Cowboy Humor." Savage has been featured in radio broadcasting and more recently in movies […]

Bike rodeo makes annual return to Agoura Hills


THURS., OCT. 7 What ‘Wood’ You Bid? Conejo Valley Woodworker’s Association hosts an auction at their 7 p.m. meeting at Redwood Middle School, 233 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks featuring new power tools donated from dealers and members plus other items to bid on. By check or cash only. (805) 402-0172 Learn, Grow, Buy Thousand Oaks African Violet Society presents […]

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Classics from greatest composers to be performed by Westlake Village Music Society

The Westlake Village Music Society, a community outreach program sponsored by Music Ministry at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, will host a "Duos from the Masters" concert at 7 p.m. Sun., Oct. 10 in the church sanctuary, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Featured performers are Christine DeKlotz, piano; Landon Baumgard, piano; and Armen Anassian, violin. The instrumentalists will […]

Differences between Republicans and Democrats discussed

Differences between Republicans and Democrats discussed My letter to the editor in support of President Bush brought the Democratic spinmeisters out of the woodwork with a barrage of anti-Bush and anti-Republican spin in your Sept. 22 edition. One writer went so far as to derogatorily define Republican ideology. This is my response to those who take issue with the Republican Party. If […]

Acorn goes ‘North to Alaska’

Navy veterans to discuss combat experiences at meeting of GOP women

Republican women are hosting a meeting next week. Two Navy veterans with combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan will be guest speakers during an Oct. 15 luncheon meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Plug Nickel restaurant, 717 Lakefield Road in Westlake Village. The public is invited to hear Cmdr. Terry Moran of Newbury Park, a 16-year naval reservist, and […]

Ventura County Senior Deputy D.A. earns honor

Ventura County Senior Deputy D.A. earns honor The Ventura County Prosecutors’ Association (VCPA) has announced that the California District Attorneys Investigators’ Association (CDAIA) has awarded its inaugural "Prosecutor of the Year" Award to Ventura County Senior Deputy District Attorney Stacy Ratner. She has been a prosecutor in Ventura County for 17 years. CDAIA represents about 1,300 sworn peace officers who […]