Youth perform in ‘Jungle Book’

The Young Artists Ensemble’s (YAE) production of "The Jungle Book" based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic children’s stories will be performed "in the round" and feature beautiful and exotic costumes. Mowgli was a young Indian boy raised by wild animals that befriend and protect him. Featuring YAE participants as well as alumni, the show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Fridays […]

All bids rejected for Decker Canyon recycled water project

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) has rejected all bids for the proposed Decker Canyon recycled water facilities project. Pre-qualified contractors placed bids on two aspects of the project—installing a pipeline that would bring reclaimed water to a golf course and construction of a pump station that would have delivered the reclaimed water for irrigation. A […]

‘Recycling 101’ topic of field trip

Numerous local groups participated in educational tour

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com A local water agency and other groups took interested participants on a recent educational tour. It was titled "From the Headwaters to the Lagoon: The Malibu Creek Watershed Tour," and it was conducted last month. The Tapia Water Treatment facility in Calabasas was among the stops. The all-day adult field trip was spearheaded by Las Virgenes […]

Cal Lutheran gets grant to tell history of Chumash

California Lutheran University (CLU) has received a grant from the California Council for the Humanities to tell the modern-day stories of the Coastal Chumash Indians. The $5,000 matching gift is part of the council’s California Story Fund, which provides money to support public humanities projects that bring to light new and compelling stories about the state’s diversity. The CLU project […]

Snack sensibly with organic foods

The New Year’s resolution is as much a part of the holidays as shopping for gifts. And one of the most common resolution is the resolve to eat better, especially after a season filled with treats. Problem is, it’s not a resolution most kids are willing to make. Luckily, children and the entire family can snack sensibly while choosing organic […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Agoura Chargers (5-3) at
Newbury Park Panthers (5-3)

Agoura Chargers (5-3) at Newbury Park Panthers (5-3) Friday, 7:30 p.m. By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com If you think the race for president was tight, just take a quick peak at this week’s Marmonte League standings. Four teams find themselves deadlocked in second place with a 3-2 record, and two of them will meet on the field this Friday as Agoura […]

Chabad to rededicate 84-year-old scroll

Chabad of Calabasas will celebrate the renewing and rededication of an 84-year-old Torah scroll during ceremonies beginning at 1 p.m. Sun., Nov. 7 at Chaparral Elementary School, 22601 Liberty Bell Road in Calabasas. The observance will include the actual writing of the final letters of the Torah, followed by dancing and celebrating. When the Torah was originally written in 1920 […]

Rabbi Mentz to speak on Monday

Rabbi Chaim Mentz will speak at 8 p.m. Mon., Nov. 8 at Conejo Jewish Academy, 30345 Canwood St. in Agoura Hills. Mentz, who hosted the Rabbi Mentz Radio Show on KFI, will talk about his experiences on the Hollywood sets of "L.A. Law," "Brooklyn South," "NYPD Blue," and on KFI. He’ll discuss how to balance the religiosity and humility of […]