2008-09-04

The giver



I ran into Roy Laviolette not more than a week or so ago at Albertsons. He was walking toward me ever so slowly when he grabbed my arm, leaned up against me and held on to me firmly. “I’m sorry,” he said. “I felt a little dizzy.” I looked into his eyes and said, “That’s okay, even 55year-olds get a […]

Oak Park youths needed for Teen Council



The Oak Park Community Center, Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is seeking interested youths to serve on the Oak Park Teen Council for a oneyear term ending June 30, 2009. The Teen Council consists of seven to 11 Oak Park teens entering grades seven through 12 in the fall. One representative is selected from each grade, and the remaining […]

Mental health professionals meeting looks at addictions



The monthly “Meet and Greet” sessions sponsored by the Conejo Valley Mental Health Professionals Association will resume at noon tomorrow with a program about addictions, said Judy Wiener, a licensed social worker and a marriage and family therapist in Agoura Hills. The Sept. 5 meeting will feature a talk by Dr. Daniel Gatlin, a licensed clinical psychologist and certified alcohol […]

Oaks Christian has big names, bigger expectations

Lions gunning for another state championship appearance

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers BUILDING A RELATIONSHIP—Oaks Christian head coach Bill Redell, left, chats with junior quarterback Nick Montana. The son of the famous NFL QB has been named the team’s starter. The Oaks Christian football program has gone through a roller coaster of emotions during the offseason. In December, Lions head coach Bill Redell and his wife, Cheryl, were involved […]

Handbell quintet shares music



The handbell quintet from Westlake Lutheran Church performed at two local venues on Aug 16. The quintet, part of the church’s full English handbell choir, played at the United Cerebral Palsy Home and later the same day at University Village. The program included of spirituals, contemporary worship music and standard hymns. The musicians were Carol Ziebel, Bree Howard, Stephanie David, […]

New West Symphony presents fundraiser



Symphony of Wine VIII, a fundraiser for New West Symphony’s children’s youth programs, will be held at 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 21 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The event will include dinner prepared by the Four Seasons Westlake Village’s executive chef and other chefs from around the country, as well as live and silent auctions. […]

Your turn to speak



Just as physical exercise is good for the body, First Amendment exercise is good for democracy. The Acorn Letters to the Editor section gives you an excellent opportunity to put your freedom of speech to work by voicing opinions, thoughts and concerns on any matter you wish. Anonymous letters, however, will not be published. After sending us your letter— which […]

Reyes Adobe Days names Berlin lead singer as Grand Marshal



The city of Agoura Hills has announced that the Grand Marshal for the fourth annual Reyes Adobe Days Parade is local resident Terri Nunn, lead singer of the band Berlin. She has been an Agoura Hills resident for seven years. “I love Agoura Hills,” said Nunn, who lives with her husband, Paul Spear, a family law attorney, and their three […]

Luncheon for Ventura County volunteers



The Ventura County Volunteer Coordinators Council volunteer appreciation luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. 16 at Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave., Camarillo. The luncheon provides nonprofit and servicebased organizations the opportunity to acknowledge the people that support them. Cost is $30 per person. Reservations are due by Fri., Sept. 5. Registration forms […]

The Acorn’s 2008 Marmonte League Preview



  Agoura Chargers Last season’s results: (Tied for 3rd in Marmonte, 6-4 overall) Agoura defended its home turf well, going 4-1 at AHS. The Chargers picked up victories against Ventura and Rio Mesa in non-league action, and Marmonte wins against Simi Valley, Moorpark, Royal and Calabasas. Agoura didn’t lose when it scored 27 or more points in a game. Notable […]


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