2004-11-11

The Acorn’s Fall Sports Playoff Preview



It’s postseason time and a bevy of local teams remain alive and in contention for a shot at prep glory. Check out below to see which teams will try and crown themselves CIF-SS champions. By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Volleyball Who’s competing: Oaks Christian (Div. IV-AA) and Westlake (Div. II-A). Early results: Oaks Christian (21-5) defeated Westridge 25-19, 25-13, 16-25, and […]

Psychologist to speak about battle of sexes with humor



Licensed clinical psychologist and humorist Bruce Christopher will present a program titled "Why Are Women So Strange and Men So Weird?" from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. Sat., Nov. 20 in the auditorium at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Christopher is described as "America’s foremost ‘Enter-Trainer,’ with 20 years’ speaking and training experience" and delivers more than […]

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Kanan traffic lights to stay desynchronized

Mall signs to get committee review

Mall signs to get committee review The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) voted recently to keep the Kanan Road traffic signal synchronization system off. The lights had been synchronized for several months at the request of the MAC, allowing traffic to flow more quickly down Kanan Road. However, it slowed drivers who were trying to make left turns onto […]

Councilman’s son a member of Navy Cadet League Corps



Councilman’s son a member of Navy Cadet League Corps By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Like his father and his grandfather before him, 12-year-old Christopher Weber plans on continuing a family tradition of serving in the military. Chris is a member of the Navy League Cadet Corps (NLCC) and participates with other boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 14 […]

Senior Concerns to host half-price pre-holiday sale



Senior Concerns will launch its annual Bargain Boutique & Thrift Shop holiday season with a clearance sale—cutting regular prices of all store merchandise by 50 percent—on Wed., Nov. 17. The store is at 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, in the rear of the Human Services building, just east of Moorpark Road. The half-price sale will continue through Wed., Nov. […]

Program helps arthritis sufferers



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Seniors Recreation Program is offering "People with Arthritis Can Exercise" (PACE), a program geared toward adults 50 and older with different types of rheumatic disease and related manifestations. Co-sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, the class includes accommodations for individual limitations and doesn’t encourage activities that might aggravate, rather than relieve, arthritis. […]

Chargers water polo team crushes Camarillo in the first round, 21-4



By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Though they haven’t one game of playoff experience among them, the members of the Agoura High School water polo team know that when it comes to postseason play, anything can happen on any day. And yesterday certainly belonged to the Chargers. Led by Danny Polyakov’s seven goals, Agoura defeated Camarillo, 21-4, in the first round of […]

Oaks Chamber Singers and Royal Chamber Orchestra to perform Haydn



Oaks Chamber Singers and Royal Chamber Orchestra to perform Haydn The Oaks Chamber Singers and the Royal Chamber Orchestra will present Josef Haydn’s "Missa in Augustiis (The Lord Nelson Mass)" at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 20 in Samuelson Chapel on the campus of California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The work "evokes joy and celebration" featuring "exhilarating […]


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