Rockin’ the house

Neil and Renee Bodie have the ultimate home stereo system. As part of an ongoing service to the local music community, the couple hosts live concerts at their Agoura Hills home featuring a variety of performers. The next Concert at the Bodie House is 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 13 with Caroline Aiken, a versatile guitarist who plays rock, blues, folk […]

Eyeing a beauty

LOVELY LOLA- John Fitzpatrick and Carolyn Skeren, Thousand Oaks residents, check out “Lola,” a 1935 Ford Roadster owned by Charlie deSantis of Calabasas, at the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Regional Chamber of Commerce Westlake Village Auto Show in the Countrywide parking lot in Westlake Village on Sunday.

Several Oaks Christian students named AP scholars

Fifty-six students at Oaks Christian School have earned the designation of AP Scholar from the college board in recognition of their achievement on the college-level advanced placement exams. Students took AP exams in May 2007 after completing college-level courses at their high schools. The board recognized several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP exams. Oaks Christian School […]

Last week’s top performers

Agoura defensive line: The Chargers’ front seven rose to the challenge against Simi Valley, holding the Pioneers to 31 total rushing yards on 22 attempts. Adam Azoff, RB, Agoura: The senior running back had 88 allpurpose yards and a touchdown during the Chargers’ 3121 victory over Simi Valley. Chris Brown, RB, Newbury Park: Brown, a junior, rushed for 218 yards […]

Calabasas is not renter-friendly

Calabasas’ attempt to ban smoking in apartments is nothing more than a ploy for the city to gain publicity and national recognition. The city’s current smoking ordinance was simply based on a councilmember’s desire to gain a seat in the state Assembly (a failure), using the national coverage from the smoking ordinance as a means to gain notoriety much like […]

Turn Your Favorite Room Into A Place To Spend The Winter

The arrival of winter usually means you have to abandon your favorite room in the house because it’s about to get very cold in there. But the three season porch, your home spa or a lower level exercise room would all be viable year round if you could just heat them. “A lot of people think that’s easier said than […]


•The Washington D.C. trip parent information meeting scheduled on Oct. 24 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, has been changed to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 8. The meeting scheduled at Lindero Canyon Middle School has been changed from Oct. 11 to Oct. 18. The trip is a non-school event, and Donald Zimring will oversee the trip as an individual and […]

Music fundraiser plays well

TICKLING THE KEYS- Lindero Canyon Middle School sixthgrader Garrett Isaacs, 11, plays the keyboard as his music instructor Carol Arias enjoys his performance during the Acacia Elementary School fundraiser for the school’s music program in Thousand Oaks on Sunday.

High School Highlights

All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact The Acorn by e-mail at newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 12: Homecoming Sat., Oct. 13: Homecoming dance/gym/8 to 11:30 p.m. Tues., Oct. 16: Workshop for college-bound athletes/G building/ 7 p.m. Wed., Oct. 17: Boys’ soccer parent […]

Children discover ‘What makes a mammal a mammal’

Mountains Restoration Trust will present a program titled “Learn What Makes a Mammal a Mammal” from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 13 at Headwaters Corner, 23075 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Youth ages 8 to 12 can learn about mammals and how many of them live in the Santa Monica Mountains. Activities include a hike to look for signs of […]