Local youth recognized for his work

Roger Chalfin, a high school junior at Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Mo., was recognized and thanked by actor R. Lee Ermey, host of television’s “Mail Call,” for his recent participation in the Veterans of Foreign War’s “Unmet Needs” program, which raises money for the families of troops deployed overseas. Wentworth cadets are spearheading a national effort to raise funds […]

Oak Park High to host Battle of the Bands

More groups are needed for competition

Bands are needed for the Oak Park High School choir’s annual Battle of the Bands, to be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Fri., March 2. Pitch, tightness, balance, lead vocals, background vocals/harmony, musicianship, originality and stage presence are among the skills judges will consider. Brandon Heinzelmann and John Vanselow of Instrumental Music in Thousand Oaks will serve as judges. […]

Discussion on interfaith marriage

The Valley Interfaith Council will present a panel discussion of interfaith couples from 7 to 9 p.m. Sun., Feb. 11 at Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. The couples on the panel include a Canadian Muslim and his wife who is a United Methodist and a Catholic and her Jewish husband. They will share stories of love and family in […]

Debate heats up

In regards to Robert W. Van de Walle’s letter in the Jan. 25 Acorn about a global warming “hoax,” I have only disbelief that anyone could be so blind. The vast, vast majority of scientific research indicates that the average temperature of the Earth has risen 0.6 plus or minus 0.2 degree Celsius since the late 19th century, and 0.17 […]

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At an office meeting at Prudential California Realty’s Oxnard/Channel Islands branch, owner/ broker Bob Majorino stood before his audience of agents and management team members and presented an idea newly adopted by the company. With a flip chart by his side, Majorino described a series of goals. The first item written on the chart was “Individual Success.” The next was […]

Farmers’ market moves to temporary digs

The Farmers’ Market, held every Thursday at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks, will be moving to a temporary location due to an extensive renovation in the shopping center. The Market will relocate today, Feb. 1, to the parking lot of the former City Hall building, up the hill from The Oaks at 403/ 401 Hillcrest Drive. The new Farmers’ […]

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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., Feb. 2: Comedy Sportz/ G building/JV-6 p.m., V-7 p.m. Tues., Feb. 6: Theater Arts Boosters meeting/faculty lounge/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 2: Dance […]

New classes announced at Conejo Jewish Academy

Winter semester is already underway

The Conejo Jewish Academy will offer the following winter semester classes to all adults. No affiliation or membership is necessary. All programs will be at the academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. For more information, a complete listing of classes or to register, call (818) 991-0991 or visit www.jewishacademy.com. “The Kabbalah of Character,” led by Rabbi Yisroel Levine, begins at […]

History lesson

I read Ms. Sandra Stafford’s letter “Wrong Delivery” (Acorn, Jan. 25) with great interest and agree with her wholeheartedly. As she had stated, downtown Cornell once had a post office to service the unincorporated area. Its function was transferred to the current Agoura Hills location as ZIP code 91301. Nevertheless, the current ZIP code directory of the U.S. Postal Service […]

This Home Is A Great Alternative To A Condo Or Townhome

This single-story, single-family home has 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms with nearly 1,800 square feet. The large residence has a formal living room and dining room with builtins, as well as an oversized family room with a skylight and wet bar adjacent to the open kitchen with a breakfast bar. The master suite has storage with a walk-in closet […]