2008-12-11

Residents support Cycles for Smiles



HERE TO HELP—Co-chair Marty Spiegel of Agoura Hills, left, joins fellow officers of American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro at a West Coast gala held last week to celebrate the Cycles for Smiles program in area Jewish nurseries and schools. Established in 1980, the group is a nonprofit community organization that advocates for children and adults with special needs, serving […]

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., Dec. 12: Student-directed musical/G building/6 p.m. Tues., Dec. 16: Winter play auditions/G building/3 p.m. Wed., Dec. 17: Winter play auditions/G building/3 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 18: Giving back panel/A-1/12:25 p.m. […]

Soccer stunners



CALIFORNIA GIRLS—The Real So Cal U19 soccer team is all smiles after winning the championship at the annual Surf Cup Tournament in San Diego on Thanksgiving weekend. Top row, from left: Team Manager Richard Blosser, Coach Kristy Walker, Diana Ohrt, Megan Connor, Caitlin Blosser, Noe Salter, Kelly Johnson, Melissa Fernandez, Taryn Kurcz, Kelsea Brajkovich and Anton Arrache. Front row: Aly […]

Chamber president letter disappoints



I was very disappointed reading Louis E. Masry’s letter in The Acorn a couple of weeks ago. It’s not about the school itself. I hear Heschel is a wonderful school, a great place for kids to get an education. The resistance is about location. Louis E. Masry’s letter states it will “bring more businesses to Agoura Hills and increase our […]

Annual Share The Spirit Toy Drive



  Dilbeck Estates, exclusive affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates, is kicking off their annual Share the Spirit Toy Drive, which benefits the local Toys-For-Tots campaign. The real estate firm is joining forces with the Conejo Valley Real Estate Association, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, and other corporate sponsors to collect new, nonbatteryoperated, unwrapped toys that will be distributed to needy […]

Photographer to auction his work in support of St. Jude hospital



Local photographer Dr. Scott Blatt will hold a charity auction from 6 to 10 p.m. Sat., Dec. 13 at Sherwood Country Club, 320 W. Stafford Road, Thousand Oaks. Blatt will auction off 150 of his framed photographs from around the world. Proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Blatt is the owner of Body Logic and Westlake Sports Therapy […]

Student to direct Agoura High School musical comedy

Performances this Friday, Saturday

“Ruthless!” a musical comedy about a thirdgrade girl determined to do anything to land the lead in the third-grade play, will be presented at Agoura High School this weekend. The student-directed play featuresaca stofeight: Kelly Sparmann, Maddie Petersil, Jackie Cohen, Jamie Siegel,S aritRathbone, Sasha Stock, Drew Cullinan and Duke Roberts. Alex Paul, a senior at the school, is directing the […]

Basketball program open for special needs kids



The Agoura Youth Basketball Association is starting a Very Important Players (VIP) program for special needs children who want to play the game. Registration will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sun., Dec. 14 at Lindero Canyon Middle School, 5844 N. Larboard Lane, Agoura. Cost is $10 per athlete to cover jerseys and trophies. The season will run for six […]

Threat of fire



No one seems to care, not the officials of L.A. County, city of Agoura Hills or the fire department. The Heschel school parcel, approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the City Council of Agoura Hills, in located in land locked Palo Comado Canyon. The Santa Ana winds sweep through this corridor at great speeds, tempting ferocious […]

Dennis and April Aubery



  Dennis and April Aubery were awarded Top Producers in July 2008 for Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks Regional office. The Auberys’ love for the Santa Rosa Valley in Camarillo and for all things equine is the perfect combination to make them the quintessential area specialists. They also represent clients from Calabasas to the Conejo Valley to Camarillo. The Auberys […]