2008-09-11

Church to host fall kickoff with picnic, concert



Christian Church of the Hills will host its fall kickoff on Sun., Sept. 14 at the church, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The five-member Pearce Family Bluegrass Band of Santa Clarita will give a mini-concert during the 9:30 a.m. worship service. Pastor Dave Cruse will begin a message series on “Nurturing Healthy Families.” A bringyourown lunch picnic will follow from […]

Birthday bash for Republican women



The Canoga Park/West Hills Federated Republican Women will hold a 50th anniversary party at 10 a.m. Wed., Sept. 17 at the Radisson Hotel, 9777 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Chatsworth. The party will include a review of summer events, news on the November election, lunch and birthday cake. Ron Nehring, chair of the California Republican Party, will speak after lunch. He will […]

Rock on the Docks in Ventura

Live music, comedy acts perform on floating dock

Rock on the Docks, a live music series, takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturdays in September at Ventura Harbor Village Marina in front of Milano’s Restaurant, Spinnaker Drive, Ventura. Live bands perform on a floating dock while visitors can watch via kayak, pedal boat, electric boat or from the promenade in the Ventura Harbor Village. The bands […]

Theater was given the boot



The time has come for some clarification. The Acorn’s Aug. 21 article announcing the closing of the Stage Door Theatre quotes Diane Salerno as saying “I felt they haven’t dealt with me in good faith” and goes on the say that “Salerno claims that Monteleone and Trumbeaux were the ones who scuttled the deal.” In The Acorn’s Sept. 4 issue […]

Services tomorrow for man killed on road crew



Funeral services for Christopher Williams, 22, will be tomorrow, Fri., Sept. 12 at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Griffin Memorial Park in Westlake Village. The Thousand Oaks resident was killed on Sept. 4 by a flatbed truck that drove onto the Highway 126 median where Williams was picking up litter. Williams had chosen to do the community service instead of serving […]

Garden of Hope breaks ground



HOPE FOR CANCER PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS—Community members gather for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Garden of Hope at the Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura in Westlake Village on Sunday. Joining in, from left, are Wellness Community board members Brian Layfield and Scott Hansen, project supervisor Michael Donnelly, board member David Wank, Wellness Community president Suzanne Drace, Agoura Hills Mayor Pro […]

Weekend schedule



Viewpoint vs. Ribet Academy Friday, 3:30 p.m. Calabasas at El Camino Real Friday, 7 p.m. Oaks Christian at Muir Friday, 7 p.m. Agoura at Ventura Friday, 7 p.m. Malibu at Channel Islands Friday, 7 p.m.

Temple prepares for High Holidays



Temple Beth Haverim will present three sessions on “The month of Elul: Beginning our spiritual preparation for the High Holy Days” at the synagogue, 29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. The program precedes Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and the Ten Days of Repentance. The community is invited and there is no charge to attend. •The first session will be […]

Wedding bells at the ranch



‘GOIN’ TO THE CHAPEL’—Kristy and Matthew Kaufman were married on Aug. 1 at Wood Ranch Golf Course in Simi Valley. Kristy is a first grade teacher at Bay Laurel Elementary School in Calabasas. Matthew installs commercial alarms.

Jazzing up Westlake



Guitarist Peter White will perform as part of the Westlake Jazz Series on Sat., Sept. 13 at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For information visit www.westlakejazz series.com or www.hyatt westlake.com or call (805) 557-4762.


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