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‘Grease’ is the word at Westlake High

The Westlake High School Theatre Department will present “Grease,” the award-winning musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, at the school, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Blvd. Showtimes are 7 p.m. March 26, 27 and 28 and April 2, 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. Sun., March 29. Westlake High and Moorpark College students have collaborated on the production. Musical numbers […]

Locals earn all-county honors in basketball

Newbury Park High senior forward Doris Park-Sherman has been named the Ventura County Basketball Coaches Association’s Player of the Year for girls’ hoops. Nori Parvin, the Panthers’ longtime leader, is the county’s Coach of the Year. Local girls’ players who were named first-team All- Ventura County include Oak Park’s Lauren Varney; Taylor Ignoto of Westlake; Oaks Christian’s Katie Brooks; and […]

Students embrace ‘Music Man’

Play Review

AUDREY TICKTIN/Special to The Acorn TERRIFIC WITH A CAPITAL ‘T’—Cast members from Lindero Canyon Middle School’s "Music Man" reflect a simpler time. From left: Jacob Tobias (Tommy); Julie Silverman (Zaneeta); Jordan Hobba (Marcellus); Evan Laffer (Harold Hill); Alexandra Goldmann (Marian); Erin Ticktin (Amaryllis); Kathy Steele (Mrs. Paroo); Kyle Lewis (Mayor Shinn); and Nitzan Navick (Mrs. Shinn). Ben Zacuto (Winthrop) is […]


•The correct name of the Oak Park student who recently won a Shakespearean actor award is Jordan, not Jason Stidham. •A headline last week about an appearance by Moses Brings Plenty said the Native American Indian would appear March 28 at Reyes Adobe in Agoura Hills. The Lakota spiritual leader will be at Leonis Adobe in Calabasas.

New cell tower placed on Agoura school campus

'Our hands are legally tied,' commissioner says

After two meetings with extensive public input and tough deliberations, the Agoura Hills Planning Commission approved the installation of a cellphone tower at the Lindero Canyon Middle School campus. Under federal laws, the commission was allowed to debate the cell tower only on the merits of location and aesthetics, not the amount of radio frequency that might be emitted, an […]

Oak Park students take Edison Challenge

Oak Park High School and Middle School students recently put their environmental knowledge to the test. The Edison Challenge, offered for the past three years by Southern California Edison and USC, is a competition based on the theme, “Energy and the Environment.” Teams of students and teacher advisers choose a topic and must complete five components: a science lesson plan […]

Apple names Las Virgenes model district

Las Virgenes Unified School District’s efforts to mesh technology with learning have been recognized by Apple Computers Inc. The district has been named a “model district” for its technology program, including the infrastructure paid for through Measure G funds, Superintendent Donald Zimring said. Zimring and the tech programs at the 13 schools will be highlighted in a video produced by […]

Pet of the Week

SO CONTENT—Bonnie, 4, a female gray and tri-colored cat, is declawed in the front and needs to live indoors. Bonnie can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take her home, ask for ID No. 3941243. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 9910071 first or visit www .animalcare.lacounty.gov/.

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