Time change comes early

Daylight-saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sun., March 11. The time change previously began on the first Sunday in April, but has been moved forward three weeks on the calendar in an effort to save more energy. The return to standard time has changed, too. Normally daylight-saving time ended on the last Sunday in October. This year clocks will be […]

Arbor Day events

Mountains Restoration Trust presents the following events in commemoration of Arbor Day. Arbor Day/Dry Canyon Creek Restoration Project will be from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., March 10 at Headwaters Corner, 23075 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas. Help is needed to restore the life of this creek at the headwaters of the Los Angeles River. Reservations are required by calling (818) 591-1701, […]

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“He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.” – – Albert Einstein Excuse Me, The Universe Is Calling Last September I attended a marvelous retreat in Big Sky, Mont., where I was honored to be one of the presenters. I am compelled to tell you about […]

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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., March 9: Dance rehearsal (through March 28)/G building/ 3 p.m. Comedy Sportz/G building/ 6 p.m. Sat., March 10: SAT VICE dance/gym/8 p.m. Mon., March […]

YMCA begins summer sign-ups

Triunfo YMCA is accepting sign-ups for its Spring Camp scheduled for April 9 to 13 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. Each day’s activities will revolve around a theme, such as carnival day, water fun day, Olympics day and adventure day. The camp has a giant water slide and moon bounce. Campers can take part in water […]


Agoura Hills Ralphs undergoes transformation

Attention shoppers: Grocery store strives for 'upscale' appearance

Major changes are coming for the Ralphs grocery store on Kanan Road in Agoura Hills. Open since 1983, the store will be remodeled into an upscale Ralphs Fresh Fare. Work is tentatively scheduled to begin in April with a late fall completion date, according to Terry O’Neil, a spokesperson for the Compton-based company. The store, which may close briefly during […]

Called to the Torah

David Charles Goldberg was called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah of The Center for Early Jewish Education in Thousand Oaks on Jan. 27. He is a seventhgrade student at Los Cerritos Middle School and is the son of Uriel Chaim and Margaret Mary Goldberg of Thousand Oaks. Zachary Umann was called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah […]

Bio-identical hormones can help women

After the Women’s Health Initiative was published, women became aware that synthetic hormone replacement carried risks that they had not previously been aware of. This left many women confused and feeling as though they had no other options, according to Christine Farrell, a family nurse practitioner who saw this happening in her practice and wanted to find a way to […]

Camp Kinneret gears up for summer

Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp will host open houses on Sun., March 18 and April 22 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. for families to tour the site and learn more about the program from the staff and directors. The campsite is at 29646 Agoura Road between Kanan and Reyes Adobe roads. Children enroll for two, three, four or five days […]