St. Jude’s Catholic Church to host Oktoberfest, Fall Boutique in Westlake Village

St. Jude’s Oktoberfest and Fall Boutique will be presented on Sat. and Sun., Oct. 16 and 17, on the church grounds at 32032 W. Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The event will feature a drawing for a new 2004 Lincoln Signature Luxury Town Car, courtesy of Ladin Lincoln-Mercury of Thousand Oaks. The drawing for the car is scheduled for Sun., […]

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Recently I’ve been dealing with a lot of serious problems: people with cancer, families affected by suicide, serious health inflictions, accidental deaths, depression, financial losses, and the list could go on and on. People are looking to God for hope. It’s perhaps the most important lesson in life—a lesson that God is trying to teach us through Scripture, but also […]

Agoura Hills

The loss was $19,300 after eight businesses in the 28700 block of Roadside Drive were broken into and burglarized the night of Sept. 23. Business doors were damaged and mostly computer equipment was stolen. The damages to a business were $17,700 and $200 worth of computer accessories were stolen after recent vandalism and theft in the 30300 block of Agoura […]

Cal State Northridge now accepting applications for spring semester

Upper division transfer students interested in attending Cal State University Northridge next spring still have time to send in their applications. The new state budget has made it possible for university officials to consider applications from eligible students beyond the initial filing deadline. Students interested in attending Cal State University Northridge in spring 2005 are encouraged to apply as soon […]

Head over heels for the Lions

Church hosts event to preach good sportsmanship

On Oct. 9, former National High School Football Coach of the Year and current Oaks Christian head coach Bill Redell will headline a group of presenters at the first ever Emmanuel Church Sports Day, an event designed to teach the "the values of competing with courage, honor, ethics and integrity in our competitive world." Located at 588 Camino Manzanas in […]

Quick Take

Ridiculous defines Tyler Hou-ston’s column in the Sept. 26 Las Vegas Review-Journal. He accused Shawn Green of letting down the Dodgers and their fans by not playing on the most holy of Jewish dates, Yom Kippur. Sandy Koufax did the same thing in 1965 during the World Series. He did it because it was important to him, just as Shawn […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Royal Highlanders (2-2) at
Agoura Chargers (3-1)

Royal Highlanders (2-2) at Agoura Chargers (3-1) Friday, 7 p.m. By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Coming off an impressive 28-14 win over Moorpark in the first week of league play, the emphasis around the Agoura Charger football camp this week is clear—defense. Defense, defense, defense. That’s because Agoura is preparing for a head-to-head battle with the Royal Highlanders, a team that’s […]

Lupin Hill musicians a confident, organized bunch

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com Although music promotes confidence, discipline and lasting friendships, many schools are forced to cut back their efforts because funds are down and academic pressures are up. But at Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas, music is alive and well. Beginning in September 2002, about 25 third-graders have signed up each year for violin lessons offered by […]

Get more bang for your bucks

Naomi Finkel, owner of Say It With Words in Westlake Village, a marketing, advertising and public relations agency, will teach a business class for entrepreneurs, "How to Get More Bang for Your Marketing Buck," from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 16 at Ventura College. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to identify their target groups, develop a […]