Your Top 25

We invite you to read our March 24 edition of The Acorn as we pay tribute to the Top 25 People of the Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes. It’s the newspaper’s inaugural tribute to the local men and women who help make our community special. What these volunteers, business people, educators and politicians—the movers and shakers of our community—all have in common […]

Young Authors’ Faire set for March 26

The "Families Celebrating Their Young Authors’ Faire" from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., March 26 at Cal State Channel Islands, Conference Hall 1, One University Drive, Camarillo, will feature Amanda Irma Pérez, an award-winning author of children’s stories, and showcase the writings of local kindergarten-through-eighth-grade students. In addition, a book-making activity will be conducted, campus tours will be provided […]

Online help for childhood cancer victims

Online help for childhood cancer victims Every school day, the lives of 46 American children and their families are changed when the diagnosis of childhood cancer is confirmed. More than 40,000 infants, adolescents and young adults currently are being treated for what is the No. 1 disease killer of children, which claims the lives of more young people under the […]

Jaguars qualify for AFA World Series

Method Fest attracts big stars

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The seventh annual Method Fest Film Festival, which will take place in Calabasas from April 1 to 8, has some big events with big stars in the works. The festival will screen more than 50 films. There will also be tributes to actors and filmmakers, daily parties, and acting and filmmaking workshops. Along with a variety […]

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com Some small town controversy marked this week’s issue of The Acorn in 1974. Featured on the front page of the paper was a letter from then-Los Angeles County Sheriff Peter Pitchess in response to an earlier Acorn article. The Acorn had printed a story suggesting that L.A. County Sheriff helicopters were being used for non-law enforcement […]

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