City Calendar

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services presents the following programs. For more information, call the Agoura Hills Recreation Center at (818) 597-7361, or come by the recreation center at 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Activities are at the recreation center unless otherwise noted. •Mountain high ski/snowboard trip for youths ages 10 to 17 to Mountain High Ski Resort […]

Learning about business loans

The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host an instructional seminar about business loans on Thurs., March 26 at Re/Max Commercial Real Estate, 3007 Agoura Court in Agoura Hills. Antonio Pizano, program director for the Valley Economic Development Corporation, is the special guest. For more information, call the Chamber at (818) 889-3150. New T.O. Chamber president named The Board […]

Football camps continue at CHS

Trainer Robert Steele conducts football clinics on Saturdays at Calabasas High from noon to 2 p.m. Steele and his crew continue to get players ready for a Nike SPARQ combine next month. Players will learn proper techniques for the 40-yard dash, shuttle drill, vertical jump, Ldrill and powerball toss. The clinics are open to youth, high school, college and professional […]

French Nova Scotia band to perform Acadian music at Scherr Forum

Fresh Roasted concerts will present Grand Derangement, a music group from Acadia, in the Baie SainteMarie area of southwestern Nova Scotia, at 7:30 p.m. Fri., March 20 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The six member French- speaking group from Nova Scotia blends traditional Acadian music, jazz and rock with Louisiana and Irish themes […]


Author discusses book about Belgium’s hidden Holocaust children

Author Suzanne Vromen recently visited the Conejo Jewish Academy in Agoura Hills to discuss her book, “Hidden Children of the Holocaust: Belgian Nuns and their Daring Rescue of Young Jews from the Nazis.” Vromen was a young girl when her family escaped Belgium during World War II. She spent the remaining war years in the Belgian Congo and wondered what […]


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Marmonte League doles out winter hardware

The Marmonte League has announced its all-league selections for the 2008-09 winter season. Listed below are the award winners from each sport as well as the first-team choices. Girls’ water polo Co-MVPs: Casey Clark and Savannah Fletcher (Agoura). Goalkeeper of the Year: Christina Vournas (Agoura). Coach of the Year: Jason Rosenthal (Agoura). All-league first-team members include Katherine Jordan, Emily Carson […]

‘Rainbow Fish’ coming to T.O.

Performances to Grow On will present "The Rainbow Fish" at 4 p.m. Sat., March 21 at the Scherr Forum in the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The show is based on the bestselling children’s book by Marcus Pfister and will be performed by ArtsPower National Touring Theatre. The book was adapted for the […]

Schools doing all they can

Guest opinion

I was disappointed in The Acorn editorial titled “Back to the chalkboard,” which said “we must do more with less spending” and that the California education budget was “grandiose.” This assertion was especially alarming in light of the long-standing support The Acorn has provided for our local schools through their editorial policy and commitment to ongoing and extensive coverage of […]

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