2008-05-15

Group commemorates annual tournament with new book



As boys, Wynn “Biff” Sherman and John Mueller played Monopoly on their front lawns and baseball in the street, the same street that all their friends lived on. The quiet Woodland Hills neighborhood was typical of the Valley in the ’50s and ’60s, the site of years of memories. Now, more than 50 years later, seven of the kids who […]

Local Business Briefs



•Century 21 Adobe Realty hosted a recent bowl-athon for Easter Seals at Harley’s Simi Bowl. The event brought in more than $4,000. Last year the organization provided services to more than 1,500 people living with disabilities. Century 21 Adobe Realty has offices in Newbury Park and Agoura Hills. •The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer […]

Pet of the Week



Gotta have heart



Measure C crucial for Oak Park schools

Guest opinion

For the sake of the Oak Park Unified School District, as well as the community at large, I urge the residents of Oak Park to vote yes on Measure C. Measure C simply renews an already existing parcel tax for a period of eight years. This additional source of revenue, under the purview of a fiscal oversight committee, plays an […]

T.O. Acorn celebrates 10th anniversary



The Thousand Oaks Acorn– part of a weekly newspaper chain that covers community news from Calabasas to Camarillo- celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. Creating a community newspaper for Thousand Oaks was a natural progression for Acorn owners Lisa and Jim Rule, who live in Newbury Park. Their family owned, community focused Agoura Hills-based newspaper, The Acorn, was well known […]

Strawberry fest blooms this weekend



The 25th annual California Strawberry Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sat., May 17 and Sun., May 18 in Oxnard. Free on-site parking is available at Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 S. Rose Ave. The festival began in 1984 as a tribute to the agricultural industry. It now ranks among the top outdoor festivals in […]

High School Higlhights



All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to email updated information to newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., May 16: Link Crew May Day/gym/3 p.m. Mon., May 19: Thespian inductions/G building/6 p.m. Tues., May 20: Charger Club meeting/A-1/7 p.m. Bridging the Gap/G building/7 p.m. Wed., May 21: […]

A big catch in Westlake



Young cellist to perform with orchestra



The Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra will present the annual spring concert at 3 p.m. June 1 in the Fred Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Elevenyearold cellist Matthew Chen will perform with the orchestra, playing the last movement of Lalo’s “Cello Concerto” in D Minor. The concert, titled “Imagine,” will include music […]


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