Lasorda hits a homer with students

Tommy Lasorda, considered one of the most successful managers in baseball history after leading the Dodgers to eight division titles and two World Series championships, scored a big hit with A.C. Stelle Middle School students last week. Lasorda delivered a powerful message to students about the value of hard work, respect and fulfilling their dreams, one step at a time. […]

Republican Women to host GOP press secretary

The Thousand Oaks Republican Women Federated will host a reception for Hector Barajas, press secretary of the California Republican party, from 6 to 8 p.m., Tues., Jan. 30 in the Founders Lounge at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The public is invited. Reservations are required. The cost to attend is $20. For more […]

Westlake wins championship

HOLLYWOOD HEIGHTS- The Westlake High School Competition Cheer Team performs at the “Hollywood Battle for Fame” at the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena on Sunday. The team won the national champion title.

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Calabasas newt visitors take up unexpected residence

We have a small shallow swimming pool in the yard of our Calabasas Highlands home, only 3 feet to 5 feet deep, with an in-ground Jacuzzi attached. We designed it so we would use the very minimum amount of scarce resources (water, gas and electricity as well as nasty chemicals animals do not like), and we could also surround it […]

‘On Golden Pond’ coming to Civic Arts Plaza

The Tony-nominated play “On Golden Pond” will be presented Feb. 13 through 18 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Fred Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Show times are 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday with matinees at 2 p.m. on the weekend. Tom Bosley and Michael Learned will star in the production. […]

Dilbeck Real Estate Announces A New And Improved Website Experience

Dilbeck Realtors announced that it has a new and improved website that helps both buyers and sellers view and compare p r o p e r t i e s – www.dilbeck.com. With more than 70 percent of home buyers searching the Internet to find the perfect home, it has become apparent to Dilbeck Realtors GMAC Real Estate that real […]

Burnett, others to speak at diversity seminar

“Lifelines: Celebration of Culture” is the theme of Oaks Christian School’s Symposium 2007. The all-school event will be held on campus from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tues., Jan. 30. Keynote speaker Dennis Prager, author and radio talk show host, will address the student body on the topic of diversity. Other speakers and panelists include Hector Barajas, press secretary of […]

Astronomical Society looks at Triton

The Ventura County Astronomical Society will host guest speaker Dr. Gary Peterson, geology professor at San Diego State University, at the monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 16 in the multipurpose room at Mesa Union School, 3901 Mesa School Road, Somis. Peterson, an independent planetologist, will discuss Triton, a large satellite orbiting Neptune. There is no charge to attend. […]

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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 Fri., Jan. 26: First semester ends Sat., Jan. 27: Comedy Sportz/G building/JV 6 p.m., varsity 7 p.m. Tues., Jan. 30: Late start day- special bell […]

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GOOD DOG– Charlie, 10, a male black-and-gray Lhasa apso, is shy and gentle. Charlie can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Charlie home, ask for ID No. #A1684526. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:// animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.