Goodbye to beloved resident

FRIENDS NO MORE- Max, left, a 27-year-old Percheron horse who lived at the Leonis Adobe Museum, spends a quiet moment with corral mate Rocky. Max died recently in his sleep under his favorite oak tree. Rocky, who died in January, and Max lived at the museum for the last 12 years. Two younger resident horses, Merlin and Morgan, also Percherons, […]

Beauty and beast

The High Street Arts Center, in association with Gypsy Productions, presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” a summer musical theatre camp production, at 7 p.m. Fri., July 25, and 2 and 7 p.m. Sat., July 26, at the arts center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. The show is directed by Mayme Paul-Thompson, a Broadway veteran and is presented with full […]

Upgraded Former Model Home

This Woodridge Estates former model home has 3 bedrooms plus office and 2.5 baths. It has been upgraded and has a gated courtyard, mosaic marble entry and tile flooring throughout. The master bedroom has access to a bonus room. The house backs up to open space. The backyard includes a built-in fireplace. For more information on this property, listed at […]

Westlake Rotary gets new officers

The Rotary Club of Westlake Village appointed the following officers for 2008-09: •President, Gloria Rocca; president elect, Bob Phillips; immediate past president, Mark Jaffe. •Board of directors: Jeanne Archer, Elaine Marchessault, Dave Nelson, Dapper Spar, Russ Stone, Ray Taylor and Margie Tobin. •Club service, Marty Blumenthal and Bruce House; community service, Grant Wilkins; international service, Larry McLaughlin; new generations, Dapper […]

Students get firsthand look at China

Nineteen of Viewpoint School’s Upper School students recently returned from a twoweek educational exchange in China, which included visits to Beijing, Xian and Shenyang. After a few days of sightseeing in Beijing and Xian, the students participated in a four-day learning exchange with the freshman class at Shenyang Normal University in Manchuria. Each student had the opportunity to teach a […]

Feeder offers hummingbird heaven

SUGAR HIGH- A hummingbird stops sipping sugar water for a few seconds in Oak Park, just long enough to catch its breath before continuing to consume the sweet treat.

Artists take off the gloves for exhibit

When the United States went to war in Iraq in March 2003, Georgia artist Cecelia Kane began documenting the conflict by painting news headlines on stuffed white gloves. By 2006, Kane was ready to quit the paint-a-glove ritual, but artists around the world rallied to maintain the effort until the war ended. Five years into the war, the “Hand to […]

A Spanish Style Home In Lynn Ranch

This Spanish style 1 story home is in neighborhood of Lynn Ranch and has been upgraded. Rooms feature French Doors that open to a courtyard. The floor plan includes 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with separate wing perfect for an office or guest quarters. For more information on this property, listed at $995,000, call Nona Green of Coldwell Banker Regional (818) […]

Enter Acorn writing contest

If you think you have a knack for writing, put your creative juices to work this summer in The Acorn contest, “Fiction in a Nutshell.” Here’s how it works: In 100 words or less, write a fiction story and e-mail it to newstip@theacorn.com. You may also send it by mail to the address on page 4A. Include your name, address, […]

Dance teams win trip to Hawaii

THEY GOT THE BEAT- The Agoura High School JV and Varsity Competition Dance teams strike a pose around their Superior Award at the USA Dance Intensive Camp at California Lutheran University. The teams have been invited to perform at the NFL Pro Bowl halftime show in Hawaii.