2006-01-05

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



Charity gives thanks for successful food drive



The Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond food drive would like to thank the following for donating money so that turkeys could be provided to needy local families and worthy organizations: Justin Allen, the Ajir family, Carol and Roger Ballard, Paul Bancroft, Phyllis and Adam Bennett, Susanne Benjamin, Beth, Beth Bierman, Mike Bigger, Philip and Kathy Black, the Boys of “N5B” […]

Restoration Trust offers children’s nature program



Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT) will offer a youth naturalist program, “Wetlands and Birds,” from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 14 for children ages 8 to 12. This month’s program will feature a field trip to Sepulveda Wildlife Reserve, a wetland area. Participants will view pond life through microscopes and will observe bird behaviors using binoculars. MRT will explore […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Sat., Jan. 7: Comedy Sportz/ 6 p.m. Mon., Jan. 9: AP sales at AAC/ through Friday Music Booster meeting/A1/7 p.m. Wed., Jan. 11: PFC meeting/ […]

Lectures, stories coming to Getty



The J. Paul Getty Trust is an international cultural and philanthropic institution devoted to the visual arts that supports the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Getty Research Institute. The J. Paul Getty Trust and Getty programs serve a varied audience from two locations, the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty […]

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Veronica Ellias and Howard Schuster are pictured organizing toys that they delivered to the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors Toys for Tots Drive. Dilbeck Realtors GMAC Real Estate would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you in our community who participated in this year’s annual Toys for Tots drive benefiting youth who participate in such organizations as […]

Westlake vocalists sing for Polish charity



Seven students from Oak Woods Vocal Academy in Westlake Village will participate in an internationally televised benefit to raise funds for Polish children in need of medical attention. The third annual concert will feature an array of American and Polish artists, but the Oak Woods students are being offered more than just an opportunity to show off their singing talents. […]

Know your credit score when buying a new car



If you’re in the market for a new set of wheels, you need to know much more than the make and model of your dream car or truck. Whether you buy or lease, it’s important to walk into the dealership knowing your credit score and the interest rate you’re likely to receive. This information can help put you in the […]

Driver safety campaign launched



The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has launched a new statewide driver safety education campaign urging teens to “Slow for the Cone Zone.” Caltrans is offering high school students a chance to win a new Toyota Scion xA, tires, rims and car insurance for a year. The program teaches teens to be cautious in highway construction and repair zones. “Sixteen-year-olds […]

Pepperdine presents tribute to Benny Goodman



Pepperdine University Center for the Arts presents “Sing! Sing! Sing!,” a tribute to Benny Goodman starring clarinet virtuoso and recording artist Ken Peplowski at 8 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 12 at the university’s Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Tickets are $35 and available by calling (310) 506-4522. Goodman’s 1938 Carnegie Hall concert opened the door for jazz to be […]


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