Myerson wins Golden Acorn for service

Longtime volunteer Barry Myerson received the 2008 Golden Acorn Award from the Community Foundation for Oak Park. Myerson was honored for his tireless efforts on behalf of Oak Park and the surrounding community. “We are very proud to honor Barry Myerson with the highest award for volunteer service in Oak Park,” said foundation president Eva Larson. Myerson has served as […]

High School Hi-Lights

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., Oct. 17: Comedy Sportz/G building/6 p.m. Mon., Oct. 20: Red Ribbon Week Thurs., Oct. 23: Red Ribbon Week Late start day Battle of the Bands/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., […]

Chabad celebrates Sukkot, Simchat Torah

Chabad will be traveling the community with a Sukkah Mobile, a sukkah (hut) mounted on a flat bed truck, today through Sun., Oct. 19. The mobile will visit local shopping centers and senior homes, offering all Jews the opportunity to come inside the sukkah and made a blessing on the palm branch and citron. The holiday of Simchat Torah will […]

Organ concert

The Ventura County Chapter of the American Guild of Organists No. 930 will host a free organ concert at 3 p.m. Sun., Oct. 19 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The program will include classics to jazz. For more information, call Jennifer Zobelein at (805) 612-6913, or visit www.agohq.org.

Completely Upgraded

This two bedroom, two bathroom house has been remodeled and has smooth ceilings, recessed lighting, recently replaced windows and raised panel doors. There are custom tile floors, neutral carpeting, crown molding, recently replaced base boards, upgraded skylights, light switches and plugs have been replaced and the interior was recently repainted. The living room has a custom brick fireplace and mantel. […]

White Oak Elementary students tackle rare disease

Batten disease is not a disease that most of us are aware of, unless, of course, you’ve had the pleasure of knowing John or Ben Sikorra. The two students at White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village have inherited the rare neurological disease, which begins in childhood. The symptoms usually start with vision loss and may include mental impairment, seizures […]

Westlake’s scoreboard is a real eye-opener

Coaches might not have time to marvel at the scoreboard during a game, but fans sure do. Westlake High installed a 24foot-by-20-foot video screen on its scoreboard on Sept. 25, the day before the Warriors football team trounced Hart of Newhall, 42-20. “We didn’t have all the bells and whistles—we had just installed it,” said Jim Benkert, Westlake’s athletic director […]

Halloween carnival at church

The sixth annual Christian Church of Agoura Hills Halloween Carnival will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 25 at the church, 29295 Agoura Road. The event will include a moon bounce, jousting ring, games, costume contests, prizes and a screening of “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” Admission is free. For more information, call (818) 917-3289.

Prop. 8 promotes intolerance

This Nov. 4, I am very hopeful Californians will do the right thing in voting no on Proposition 8. As a young voter, I grew up believing everyone is entitled to the same rights, freedoms, and liberties. However, if Proposition 8 is passed, it will be written into our Californian Constitution that gay and lesbian couples will be denied the […]

The Ovdat Team

Bev, Saul and Tami of the Ovdat Team announce nine recent sales transactions. The Ovdat Team has been highly ranked for residential real estate sales. They have been top producers since 1987, specializing in the Agoura/Oak Park area. The Ovdats of Rodeo Realty excel in challenging markets. Their experience includes relocations, moveups, movedowns, short payoffs, lender workouts, exchanges and investment […]