Willow students sell pictures for charity

First grade students from Mrs. LaMonte’s class at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills recently sold their artwork depicting rainbows in a sidewalk fundraiser, netting $40 to be donated to the Make a Wish Foundation which grants wishes of seriously ill children. The students comprising "The Rainbow Club" are Adam Gillett, Sarah McKagan, Jessica Glassberg, Maya Fehler, Hannah Pritchett, J.J. […]

Radio adds ‘Science Friday’ to local lineup

KCLU-FM recently added to its lineup the National Public Radio program "Science Friday," hosted by veteran science journalist Ira Flatow. The program will air each Friday from 3 to 4 p.m. on 88.3 FM in Ventura County and 102.3 FM in Santa Barbara County. Each week, Flatow and studio guests will explore science-related topics on everything from subatomic particles and […]

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Our last column, "Of Mice and Us," was about combining species to create humanzees and humanimals in the hairy future. This column is about women in the future having zero need for men in order to have families and men ending up on the endangered species list. Alas, guys, rise up; be at full attention; your manhood is being threatened. […]

Cooking up something for Passover

DAR to discuss antiques and treasures

The Conejo Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will discuss antiques and treasures at noon Mon., May 2 at Marie Callender’s restaurant, 20 W. Cochran, Simi Valley. Members and guests are asked to bring and share family antiques at the meeting. The chapter includes Cam-arillo, Conejo Valley, Agoura and Simi Valley. For more information and reservations, call […]


FRI., APRIL 29 AHS Murder Mystery Agoura High School’s Performing Arts Department presents student- written and directed murder mystery play and dinner tonight and tomorrow. Doors open at 6 p.m. Enjoy a meal and participate in solving the "crime." $12 for students tonight in show geared to them and teachers; $20 general public tomorrow night on campus at 28545 Driver […]

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The Acorn’s midseason local prep baseball report By Kyle Jorrey and Stephen Dorman Agoura Chargers (12-4, 5-2), tied for first in Marmonte Longest win streak: eight (and counting) Tournament action: 5-0 in Anaheim Lions Tournament, March 28-30, third place. Nicest Surprise: Danny Gallinot, junior, 1B Biggest win: 7-2 victory at Royal, April 6. In a nutshell: If not for the […]

CLU students to present musical

California Lutheran University’s theatre arts and music departments will present the musical "Candide" during April and May in the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The show will open at 7:30 p.m. Fri., April 29 and continue with 7:30 p.m. performances on Sat., April 30, Fri., May 6 […]

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com A number of important issues were addressed in the pages of The Acorn this week in 1975, including a halt to development in Los Angeles County, nuclear power development in California, and changes in local firearms laws. The Agoura Valley Chamber of Commerce expressed their opposition to a ruling by an L.A. Superior Court judge that […]

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