‘Pirates of Penzance’ coming to T.O.

The Ventura County Gilbert & Sullivan Repertoire Company will present “The Pirates of Penzance” from March 20 through April 5 at Theatre on the Hill, Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $20 adults and $15 seniors, students and children. Prices […]

What The Stimulus Bill Means For Homebuyers

The Stimulus Bill has passed- so now what? What exactly does it mean for homebuyers? In a nutshell it means if you can afford and qualify to buy a home, do it now. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, as it is called, increases the first-time home buyer credit from $7,500 to $8,000 and removes the requirement that […]

Mexican restaurant stretches fiesta to the limit

Owner seeks to avoid 'trouble'

At Senor Carlos Grill and Tequila Lounge in Agoura Hills, go-go will be a no-no if the Agoura Hills Planning Commission has its way. Commissioners debated Feb. 19 whether the owner of the Canwood St. restaurant, Carlos Orozco, should be allowed to keep his conditional use permit— which allows live entertainment such as go-go dancers—after he repeatedly violated city ordinances. […]

Make a ‘date’ with The Acorn

The Acorn invites community members to submit brief blurbs for free inclusion in our weekly Datebook calendar. Datebook is devoted to announcements of local events that are offered free of charge to the public or require a minimal fee; exceptions are made. The types of items we welcome include club meeting notices, garage/bake sales which benefit a worthy cause, service […]

FiddleFest coming to Lindero

Lindero Canyon Middle School’s string program will perform its eleventh annual FiddleFest at 7:30 p.m. Wed., March 18 at the school, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. The event will feature performances by Linder’s Beginning and Cougar Strings ensembles and Concert Orchestra, students from Lupin Hill and Sumac elementary schools, middle- and high-school string ensemble Eklektikos, Lindero’s rock string quartet ESQ […]

Oak Park

A male, 18, was arrested for felony vandalism after breaking a bathroom window with his hands at about 9 p.m. Feb. 28 in the 600 block of Riverstone Lane.

A wonderful night to remember

We want to thank Jamie Alcroft, Ed Natan and the others who organized and pulled off an astounding fundraiser/concert last week for the Las Virgenes schools. Where else can we see Michael MacDonald, Tommy Shaw of Styx, Christopher Cross and Venice all being backed up by our local high schools’ musicians? As old rockers, we were in tears while the […]

Melissa Karp Horowitz

Back from living in Maryland with her family, Melissa Karp Horowitz has returned to resume her work/ career as a Realtor and part of the Sheri Karp group. “Although away, I was still watching the market and the comparables through the MLS and Realtor.com. Once you are a real estate agent, it is in your blood to follow the market, […]

Neighborhood spouting off

Spirit squad has lots to cheer about