2008-10-30

Calleguas board endorsement



You learn much about a person when you sit on political bodies with them. Jeff Borenstein was on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, which supplies water to over 18 million people in our area. His temperament and ability to understand and shape policy has been an asset to us all. There is no […]

At the Library



The Calabasas Library, at 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, will hold several events this month. • •Kindergarten through 3rd grade students can read to a therapy dog from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 1. For more information, call Jill Nevins at (818) 225-7616, ext. 2. •The library will screen “The Wizard Rockumentary” at 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 15. […]

Honor roll



•Jason Tarr of Calabasas, a broadcast journalism and international relations major at Syracuse University, has been inducted into the University’s prestigious “University 100” student group. University 100 is a highly selective group of student volunteers who work with the chancellor and the office of admissions and serve as ambassadors of the university. •Danielle Fish of Oak Park recently graduated from […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Deputies found a container of marijuana and a stolen cellphone when they stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Trail Creek and Forest Cove Oct. 20. A thief stole two political signs valued at $20 from the front yard of a home in the 30400 block of Sandtrapp Road Oct. 18. The signs were in support of Obama […]

Hoobastank’s Agoura roots make them local favorites



Doug Robb, lead singer of Hoobastank, a local rock band that made it big on the national music scene in 2000, has come full circle since his early days as a performer at Agoura High School. Because of his connection to AHS and his fondness for the high school’s annual Battle of the Bands competition, the 33yearold Robb has invited […]

“The Secret Life of Bees”

MPAA rating: PG-13

In rural North Carolina in 1964, 14-year-old Lily (Dakota Fanning) is running away from her intolerant father, pushed by memories of her mother’s accidental death and by the fear that she is an “unlovable” child. Lily and Rosaleen (Jennifer Hudson), the caregiver who accompanies her, find their way to the Pepto- Bismol pink house of the Boatwright sisters, August, June […]

Local women donate books



THINGS TO READ— Conejo Elementary School librarian Kathy Kurfess accepts a donation of new books and a check from members of Westlake Villlage Republican Women Federated. The women’s group raised funds through sales of “Dudley and Beanz, Mysteries of the East” by Sam Johnston. The book tells the story of a skateboarding cat and his computer-savvy brother who go to […]

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 e-mail updated information to newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 31: Invisible children assembly/10:40 a.m. Mon., Nov. 3: Spirit team meeting/ 7 p.m. Music booster meeting/J-3/7 p.m. Superintendent’s forum/Lupin Hill Elementary School/7:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 4: CAHSEE makeup […]

Churches raise funds to support Sudan refugees



Local Lutheran churches will host a fundraising concert featuring the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers at 6 p.m. Sun., Nov. 2 in the sanctuary of Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The goal of the benefit is to raise $125,000 to help victims of war and poverty in the southern Sudan. Participating churches are Ascension, Holy Trinity Lutheran […]

Conejo Players presents ‘Goodbye Charlie’



The Conejo Players will present “Goodbye Charlie” at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Fri., Nov. 14 to Sat., Dec. 13, and 2 p.m. Sun., Nov. 16 and Dec. 7 at the theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The show is a comedy about womanizer Charlie Sorel, who is killed by a jealous husband and reincarnated as a […]