Jewish Academy to screen documentary

The Conejo Jewish Academy will screen a film directed by French director Pierre Rehov, “The Road to Jenin,” at 8 p.m. Mon., Nov. 14 at 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. The film focuses on the Israeli army attempt to combat terrorist cells based in Jenin which spawned more than half the suicide bombings against Israeli civilians. According to the documentary, […]

Chorus to honor Jewish composers

The San Fernando Valley Master Chorale will present a Jewish Composers’ Series Concert at 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 19 at Pierce College’s Theater on the Hill, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. The chorale will perform music from Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass,” Jerry Herman’s “Hello, Dolly” and “Milk and Honey” and George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess.” Tickets range from $12 to $18 […]

The voters have spoken

The Agoura Hills City Council race ended Tuesday with little real surprise. Longtime incumbent Denis Weber was elected to a fourth term, while planning commissioners Bill Koehler and Harry Schwarz, the other two-thirds of the powerful Old Agoura slate, also earned seats on the council. All three men are highly competent, wellintentioned city leaders. Challenger Todd August, who was criticized […]

Maryann Cassidy

Agent Maryann Cassidy of Prudential California Realty’s (PCR) Thousand Oaks branch is truly the consummate real estate professional. Licensed since 1987, Cassidy has enjoyed an active, full-time real estate career for nearly two decades. She specializes in the Conejo valley and its surrounding communities. She also focuses on Simi Valley, Moorpark and parts of the San Fernando Valley. Not only […]

Feast wisely this Thanksgiving

There are ways to keep weight gain from becoming part of your Thanksgiving tradition. Doctors and dieticians say moderation is the key to getting through special occasions without overindulging or missing out on familiar goodies. That means festivities don’t have to be eliminated or avoided. You can have a fabulous time while maintaining your weight and without giving up your […]

Wellness Community seeks tour volunteers

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is seeking volunteers for its 14th annual Holiday Homes Tour scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Dec. 3 and 4. The self-guided tour, which includes a holiday boutique at Willow Elementary School, is the organization’s largest fundraiser. The tour includes four Conejo Valley homes featuring elaborate holiday décor, from electric trains and […]

School district limits advertising sent home with students

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Las Virgenes Unified School District students will slump a little less under the weight of their backpacks, now that the board of education has revised a policy to limit the amount of flyers, brochures and other promotional materials allowed to go home with the children. The revised board policy limits the distribution of materials to children and their parents regarding […]

Chabad introduces KidsCorps

Chabad of the Conejo has announced the formation of KidsCorps, a new Jewish children’s club designed for ages 5 to 11. The goal of the club is to provide children from all affiliations, temples and non-affiliated families with “a Jewishly fun and meaningful experience,” according to Rivky Galperin, one of the program coordinators. KidsCorps will meet monthly and offer a […]

Pepperdine talent show will help charity

A team of students from Pepperdine University’s Students in Free Enterprise program will host a talent show at 7 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Nov., 10 in Elkins Auditorium on the Pepperdine University campus. The talent show, “Talent for Life,” is a fundraiser for Ryan’s Reach, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of people with brain and spinal cord damage. […]

Holiday brings early Acorn deadlines

Thanksgiving on Thurs., Nov. 24 will affect the deadlines at The Acorn Newspapers for the issues of Nov. 24 and Dec. 1. Deadlines for editorial items, including letters to the editor, are also advanced. Items for the Thanksgiving issue must be received by noon Thurs., Nov. 17. Press releases and letters for the Dec. 1 issue must be received by […]

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