Baseball great visits Pony players

Young baseball players from the area came in touch with some of the game’s history last weekend at Agoura High School. Former Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Wes Parker visited Agoura Pony Baseball players during picture day on March 18 at Agoura High School. “It was so great for the kids to see him. He’s a really nice man,” said […]

Local art school expands

Age doesn’t matter at Sheldon’s Art Academy in Oak Park. Middle and high school students work side by side with college students to learn the core fundamentals at an industry level. Sheldon Borenstein, owner of Sheldon’s Art Academy, has worked in the animation industry for more than 20 years and is an adjunct professor at San Jose State University. Borenstein […]

Church to screen ‘Happy Feet’

Christian Church of the Hills will present Movie Night with the Academy Awardwinning animated film “Happy Feet” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sat., April 28 at the church, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The event is open to the public and will include games, a candy counter, popcorn and beverages from 5:30 to 6 p.m., with a pizza and salad […]

Attack of the slime

By Leslie Gregory Haukoos leslieh@theacorn.com

Yes, we know. It is every creature’s inalienable right to partake of the bounty of God’s good earth. We all share this planet, it’s true. But I’d like to know who gave so many of them permission to partake of it in my garden? We’re talking snails here, those slow, slimy, persistent little creatures that attack in the cool hours […]

Gated Sherwood Glen Community

This gated-community home is in Sherwood Glen. It has a large lawn surrounded by trees providing privacy. The downstairs has wood floors and one bedroom. Three more large bedrooms are upstairs. For more information on this home listed at $1,549,000, call Shirley Richards at (805) 370-2851.

Antiques Faire coming to Stagecoach Inn

The Stagecoach Inn Museum will host its annual Antiques Faire from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., May 5 at 51 S. Ventu Park Road in Newbury Park The show features antiques, art, collectibles, silver, china, crystal, jewelry, toys, kitchenware, furniture, vintage clothing, timepieces, books and other accessories. Camarillo antiques expert Rita Faulders will give a lecture on Victorian jewelry, […]

Honor educators

Nominations are being sought countywide for the first annual Educators’ Hall of Fame dinner and awards ceremony this fall. Nominees can include teachers from preschool through university. While the awards are intended to honor retirees, posthumous nominations will be considered as well. Hall of Fame nomination forms can be obtained online at www.vceh.com. All nominations are due by Sat., May […]

St. Jude hosts open house

St. Jude Catholic Church in Westlake Village will host an open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sun., April 22 at 32032 W. Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Open house visitors will receive a guidebook and tour stations set up in the church at their own pace. There will be seven stations, each offering detailed information about the objects and […]

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A happy marriage You don’t have to stop dating just because you’re married with a family. I don’t mean to say that I’m dating outside my marriage. I mean to say that I continue to date my wife in order to maintain a happy marriage. Please allow me to present this column as an unofficial Guide to Enjoying a Happy […]

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