2009-01-15

Powerful presence on the pitch

Oak Park's Arsht specializes in scoring goals

Oak Park High boys’ soccer player Alec Arsht has learned to expect the unexpected. Through the Eagles’ first eight games, Arsht has been an offensive machine. Entering Wednesday night’s game against Oaks Christian, the junior had already scored a teamleading eight goals. The high scoring total doesn’t come as a surprise to Arsht. “After I scored my first goal this […]

DAR to give awards in February



The Conejo Valley National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will have its annual awards night meeting at 7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 2 in the education wing at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. The winners of the chapter’s annual history essay contest will be announced at the meeting. To make a reservation, call Barbara Spiegel […]

Get ready for Squirrel Appreciation Day

Critters get their due on Jan. 21

Because the Acorn‘s mascot is the squirrel, we were tickled to discover that Wed., Jan. 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. Because we appreciate squirrels, and we know our readers do, too, judging by the great Squirrel of the Month photos we receive, we wanted to let everyone know that the furry-tailed rodents have their own holiday. Founded in 2001 by […]