2006-04-06

Film fest announces lineup

Malibu International festival runs April 7 to 10

With its focus on quality, not quantity, the seventh annual Malibu International Film Festival returns to Malibu and Santa Monica for four days, April 7-10. The opening night offering, “Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi,” will be screened at Santa Monica’s Aero Theatre and will be followed by 70 independent films, 53 of them making their premieres. An […]

Acorns are sprouting



Last year, The Acorn newspaper celebrated its 30th anniversary as the voice of the Las Virgenes community. Earlier this week, April 3 to be exact, local residents Jim and Lisa Rule observed their own special anniversary. The Rules assumed ownership of The Acorn 10 years ago on this day in 1996, but instead of one, the family-owned business now produces […]

Sherry Zolfaghari



During a breakfast awards banquet on Feb. 24, real estate professional Sherry Zolfaghari received several honors. First was the Chairman’s Circle Gold for her outstanding production last year. She also achieved the elite Gibraltar Circle Award, which places her among the top 20 agents in Prudential California Realty (PCR) for 2005. Zolfaghari was also a frequent winner of 2005 monthly […]

Acorn grows in Camarillo



The Camarillo Acorn, a free weekly community newspaper, will begin delivery tomorrow to 25,000 homes and businesses in Camarillo. It becomes the fifth publication in The Acorn family of newspapers. The Camarillo Acorn will join the Moorpark Acorn and the Simi Valley Acorn with a Friday distribution, while The Acorn and the Thousand Oaks Acorn will continue to be distributed […]

Creative artist dedicates life to making tiki sculptures



Zach Zachary, 53, couldn’t tell you what drove him more than a decade ago to quit his job, sell his house and dedicate his life to carving tiki sculptures. Nor could he tell you what each one of his peculiar-looking wood sculptures means or represents, or even how long it took to create them. In fact, the eccentric artist isn’t […]

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THURS., APRIL 6 Prom for Senior Adults Members of Agoura High School’s National Honors Society will sponsor a “Senior Prom” for older adults from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the G Building on the AHS campus at 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills featuring the theme “All That Jazz.” Music of the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s will be featured and […]

Valley Interfaith Council elects new president



The board of directors of Valley Interfaith Council (VIC) has selected Cambria Smith to serve as the president of VIC following Barry Smedberg’s retirement on April 17. Smedberg retires after 18 years as president and executive director of VIC. “We are confident that Cambria will be a capable and creative leader of VIC and that our staff, associates, clients and […]

CLU musicians to play marches, modernists



The California Lutheran University Wind Ensemble will present the concert “Marches of Freedom” at 8 p.m. Fri., April 7 in Samuelson Chapel on the campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Under the direction of CLU music professor Dr. Daniel Geeting, the wind ensemble will play marches and works inspired by the march form. Civil War tunes, late 19th-century […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



The Entry Door To This Home Is Light Oak And Leaded Glass.



The Ovdat Team is pleased to announce their new listing, a spacious 5bedrrom family home that has been highly upgraded. The entry door is light oak and leaded glass. This house features light travertine flooring almost throughout the downstairs with a matching custom fireplace in the family room. The remodeled kitchen features oak cabinets with glass inlays, corian counters, breakfast […]


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