2006-09-28

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Let’s make one thing crystal clear, I’ll never shy away from an “I told you so.” Some people think the practice is tacky and unwarranted. I believe it’s entirely necessary. In fact, I’m having a difficult time writing this column because it’s tough to type and pat yourself on the back. While others were claiming a close contest between Oaks […]

Book group



On Wed., Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. the Malibu Book Discussion Group will feature a live reading of selections from the play “Inherit the Wind” by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee with a discussion to follow. Readers Theater is providing ac- tors for the meeting. Readers The- ater, which celebrated its seventh an- niversary in June 2006, draws on […]

Sugar and spice and everything nice, but not during election season



The Nov. 7 elections aren’t far off and voters are feeling the drumbeat of the campaign. Local elections will determine the outcome of Oak Park’s school bond measure and the fate of the Lowe’s in Westlake Village. On both sides, the noise is making it difficult to separate fact from fiction. Both camps are out to spin the truth. Perhaps […]

Views, Views, Views!



The Ovdat Team com- prised of Bev, Saul & Tami is pleased to present a model perfect tri-level home with views of moun- tains and valley in Agoura Hills with 3-bedrooms, 2.5- baths, pool and spa located on a charming cul-de-sac street. This home has exquisite curb appeal with an inter- locking brick driveway and walkway, a newer white roll-up […]

Musicians wanted



The city of Agoura Hills De- partment of Community Services, the Las Virgenes Unified School District and the city of Westlake Village announced the fall perfor- mance of the Community Concert and Jazz Band at 5 p.m. Sun., Nov. 19 at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills. The band rehearses on Tues- day nights in the Agoura High School band […]

Symphony League schedules annual Poinsettia Ball



Marney Janss, the Poinsettia Ball chairperson for this year, an- nounced at a recent New West Symphony League meeting that the Poinsettia Ball has been scheduled for Thurs., Dec.7 at North Ranch Country Club. “The Poinsettia committee and I are thrilled to plan this very spe- cial evening that has been a high- light of the holidays for almost 20 […]

Teacher returns to Academy of Dance



SHE’S SOARING, FLYING-Jessica Hallam returns to the Academy of Dance in Westlake Village where she will be teaching jazz, hip-hop and lyrical dance on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Hallam dances professionally on television, in commercials, for movie premiers and master classes. For information, call the academy at (818) 889-1515 or visit www.academyofdance.us.

Westlake girls’ volleyball squad makes short work of Simi Valley



It was a dominating perfor- mance from the opening whistle to the final horn. On Tuesday night at Westlake High, the Warrior girls’ volleyball team swept Simi Valley in three games 25- 12, 25-18 and 25-14. “We played them in the summer once and they got off to a quick start and caused us trouble. We had to play come- […]

Children’s festival to feature ‘box city’

Participants are urged to wear 'messy clothes'

The Conejo Recreation and Park District in cooperation with the Conejo Chapter of the National Charity League will present the 12th annual Children’s Festival of the Arts from noon to 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 7. This fall tradition will once again be staged at Conejo Creek North on Janss Road and features hands-on arts, crafts, music and en- tertainment. Children […]

‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’ Winners & Honorable Mentions



Second Place: in Kenya, East Africa. She was studying Olive baboons on the Laikipia Plateau with Kenyan researcher Francis Rimpaso Ole Molo. This simian snapshot won the $50 second prize in the 2006 “Acorn on Vacation” photo contest. Third Place: Thank you, Acorn readers, for submitting photographs to this year’s “Take Your Acorn on Vacation” contest. The entries were funny, […]


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