Shakepeare company to stage ‘Othello’

The California Shakespeare Company will open its 2008/2009 season with William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Othello,” from Aug. 22 through Sept. 14 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks. The play revolves around Othello, his wife Desdemona, his lieutenant Cassio and his trusted advisor Iago, the villain who plants in Othello’s mind an erroneous belief […]

Fresh & Clean

This 5 bedroom, 3 bath house has a 3 car garage and nearly 2,600 square feet. The house has new carpeting and tile, fresh paint, refrigerator, washer and dryer, vaulted ceilings in the formal living room and a fireplace in the great room. For more information on this property, listed at $599,900, contact C.C. Kenney at Aviara Real Estate at […]

Lotto winner hits jackpot in Agoura

At first, Tami Senoff couldn’t believe her eyes. “I checked the numbers four or five times,” said Senoff, a local resident who won $11 million in the Aug. 13 California Lottery. “I thought it was a dream.” The midnight realization that she was a millionaire several times over prevented her from going to sleep, so, at 3 a.m., Senoff got […]

Agoura Hills doctor remains confident about a cure for Alzheimer’s

Struggling to speak through her tears, Mary Ann Holstrom told a group at Senior Concerns in Thousand Oaks earlier this month that it’s difficult to watch a loved one slowly succumb to Alzheimer’s disease. The retired mental health nurse said families dealing with the disease should continue the activities they love to do. “Do what you’ve always done the best […]

Soccer stars run circles around competition

PERFECT—The Real SoCal boys’ U-10 soccer team from North Ranch won a championship at the Xtreme Cup in Huntington Beach. The team won all four of its games by scoring 24 goals while allowing two goals. Pictured in the bottom row, from left, are Harrison Schulman, Michael Taavon, Joseph Alas, Chase Dapello, Zachary Ahmadi and Logan Wyner. Top row: Charlie […]

Outdoor play—it’s not just for kids

GOAL!—Westlake Village resident Mark Lefitz, right, scores a goal during a pick-up soccer game at Indian Springs Park in Oak Park on Saturday. Many of the players are over 40.

Takin’ it easy with Eagles tribute in Westlake

The city of Westlake Village will host a concert in the park at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., Aug. 22, at Bernice Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. Music will be performed by The Long Run: A Tribute to the Eagles. Local teen band The Sheds will perform at 9 p.m. Dinner from Mama Rita’s Authentic Mexican Grill will […]

Venerable theater ready for final act

Stage Door operators told to move on

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers CURTAIN CALL—A man exits the Stage Door Theatre in Agoura. Gale Trumbeaux and Michael Monteleone have been operating the Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills for 28 years, but on Sat., Aug. 16 the husbandandwife team was ordered to vacate the popular Agoura Road playhouse. Trumbeaux and Monteleone were notified in a letter by new property owner […]

Hospice volunteers needed

Hospice of the Conejo will begin a new volunteer training program on Wednesdays, starting in September, in the conference room at 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The dates are Sept. 10, 17, 24, and Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is a $30 materials fee. Volunteers provide comfort and dignity to […]

Fall sports preview schedule

During the next few weeks, the Acorn will feature Marmonte League previews for all high school fall season sports. Here’s the schedule: • Aug. 21 — Girls’ cross country • Aug. 28 — Boys’ water polo and boys’ cross country • Sept. 4 — Football • Sept. 11 — Girls’ volleyball and girls’ tennis • Sept. 18 — Girls’ golf

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