Band seeks musicians

Musicians interested in joining the Community Concert Band, sponsored by the city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services, the Las Virgenes Unified School District and the city of Westlake Village are invited to call Roger Vick at (805) 381-1325.The band rehearses Tuesday nights in the band room at Agoura High School. The band’s spring performance is scheduled for 5 […]

Seniors can visit NBC

The Agoura Hills Senior Center is offering a 70-minute tour of NBC-TV’s studios followed by lunch at the Smoke House Restaurant on Wed., Feb. 16. Highlights of the tour include viewing The Tonight Show stage and various soap opera productions.The cost of $35 includes the tour, lunch and bus transportation. Participants need to be registered members of the Agoura Hills […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time, if provided. If school calendars are modified, sources at the school site are asked to contact us with updated information at newstip@theacorn.com. Calabasas Coyotes Thurs., Feb. 10 Music Boosters meeting/7 p.m. Fri., Feb. 11 Comedy Sportz/7 p.m. Tues., Feb. 15 Spring sports parent meeting/Lecture Hall/6:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. […]

Celebrate Presidents’ Day at Reagan Library

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library will host a Presidents’ Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon., Feb. 21 at 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Activities will include children’s discovery areas with a large assortment of fun and educational activities for children; Thomas Jefferson, George Bush, Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan presidential look-alikes mingling with the crowd; an Abigail […]

Acorn brings back good times

Acorn brings back good times I didn’t have any particular reason to write, other than to say how nice it was to see your paper again. I am a college student, and one of my recent assignments was to write about the differences we see when comparing a local paper to its own online version. I didn’t have to think […]

Valentine’s a day for ‘sissies’?


Valentine’s a day for ‘sissies’? By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Hey Tommy, look who it is. It’s William Bernwender. He’s the epitome of all sissies, don’t you think? I can’t believe he actually came to school with that box of Valentine’s Day cards. If Valentine’s Day isn’t a sissy’s holiday, I don’t know what else is. What did you say to […]

Local delegates earn recognition

Members of the World Affairs Council of Ventura County (WAC-VC), including three people from Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks, were among more than 500 delegates to receive commendation from U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Nebraska) during a national conference in Washington, D.C. last week. The conference theme, "Tackling the World’s Toughest Issues," gave Ventura County’s delegation of 12 the oportunity to […]

Local teacher wins award

Chani Malamud, a third-year Hebrew and Judaic teacher at the Conejo Jewish Academy Hebrew School in Agoura Hills, received the Smotrich Family Foundation’s Award of Merit for Religious School Educators. The award was presented to Malamud at the annual Conference for Educators at the University of Judaism on Jan. 16. Rabbi Yitzchak Sapochkinsky, principal of the Religious School, extolled Malamud’s […]

Pint-sized qualifiers

Movie review was right on

Movie review was right on Your "Movie Nut" review of "Million Dollar Baby" was right on. You took the words right out of my mouth. With that in mind, I am awaiting your review of "Ray," another over-hyped movie, both script and performance. But then again, that’s just my opinion. Connie Raabe Agoura Hills Editor’s note: Thanks Connie, but the […]

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