Actors needed for video

Volunteer actors are needed for a video about the financial abuse and exploitation of senior citizens. The production will be taped in August. Auditions will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon., July 25 and Fri., July 29 in the community room of the Newbury Park Branch Library at 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Roles to be filled include […]

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LAS VIRGENES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SECTION 504/ADA POLICY NOTICE The Las Virgenes Unified School District wished to provide notice that it does not discriminate on the basis of disability with regard to admission, access to services, treatment, or employment in its program or activities. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in any […]

Mustangs gallop past competition at Districts

‘Moonlight and Roses’ event to benefit New West Symphony

Billed as “the most romantic evening of the summer,” the “Moonlight & Roses” event is a benefit for the New West Symphony and its educational programs. Guests are invited to dine and dance under the stars. The seventh annual fundraiser will be presented by the New West Symphony League from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sun., July 31 at the Ronald […]

Winds of change come to Agoura Hills

It’s election year in Agoura Hills and the citizens are getting restless. The city has had only one new council member in the past eight years (John Edelston in 2003), and with this week’s news that longtime leaders Ed Corridori and Jeff Reinhardt will not be seeking reelection, it appears as though change at city hall is inevitable. Perhaps it’s […]

Westlake, Oak Park students earn B’nai B’rith scholarships

Haverim B’nai B’rith, one of the largest Jewish organizations in the Conejo Valley, has awarded three local high school seniors $500 scholarships to be used for their college education. The awards were based on 250-word essays that the students submitted regarding their volunteer service to the community. They had to explain if their service made any change in their lives. […]

Making sense of ‘urgent’ versus ‘emergency’ care

By Daniel Wolowiczdanielw@theacorn.com While playing a weekend game of driveway hoops, you roll your ankle and a sharp pain rockets up your leg. In a few moments, your throbbing ankle has begun to swell and you figure it’s badly sprained, possibly broken. Your family doctor suggests you go to an emergency room. Upon arriving, you’re told the wait may take […]

Water polo team sets sails for the South Pacif

By Kyle Jorreyjorrey@theacorn.com New Zealand—the land of kiwis, Tasmanian Devils and “The Lord of the Rings,” will welcome a new act this summer—the Agoura High School varsity boys’ water polo team. After years of settling for an annual trip to the Hawaiian Islands— the boys go one summer, the girls the next—Dustin Litvak and his fellow coaching staff decided the […]

The coyote got the cat

Regarding the letter from the Oak Park woman who was so shocked that her two cats were eaten by coyotes; she should move to the city. Some of us live in semi-rural areas because we enjoy living among the beauty and realities of nature. I can’t imagine being so totally unaware of my surroundings that I would send my two […]

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Take Your Acorn

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