2009-03-19

Lindero Middle School wins Bravo award



Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills has won the Bravo award sponsored by the Music Center of Los Angeles County. Principal Ron Kaiser accepted the honor at the 27th annual awards ceremony at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles March 10. The ceremony was hosted by producer-director Garry Marshall. The Bravo award is given to teachers and […]

Rotary Club hosts street festival, run



The Rotary Club of Westlake Village will present the annual Community Street Festival and The Westlake 5K/ 10K Charity Run, including a kids’ run, on Sun., April 5 on Lakeview Canyon between Agoura Road and Watergate in Westlake village. Race registration begins at 7 a.m. for adults and children. Admission includes chip timing, a race T-shirt, healthy snacks, and an […]

AYBA fourth-grade team finishes in first



Church of the Epiphany to host Taizé service



The Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal) will present a service in the style of Taizé featuring the parish choir with keyboard accompaniment at 7:30 p.m. Sun., March 22 in the church sanctuary at 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. Originating in France, the Taizé movement has become popular in churches around the world, providing an ecumenical and contemplative experience. The meditative […]

Theories on 9/11



I am surprised that in his letter last week Mr.Draeger objects to questioning the events of 9/ 11. According to a recent New York Times/CBS News poll, only 16 percent of Americans think the government is telling the truth about 9/11. I blame both Republicans and Democrats. I blame the decadesold acceptance of corruption in our government/ economy regardless of […]

Located In A Popular Agoura Hills Neighborhood Across From A Park



Located in a popular Agoura Hills neighborhood, this open floorplan offers 2,800 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, pool, spa and view. Living space abounds with a high vaulted ceiling living room and large formal dining room. The oversized kitchen has extensive granite counters and cabinets, garden window, vegetable sink/ wetbar, large breakfast nook and all the amenities. It […]

Volunteers needed for great outdoors



Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is seeking friendly and dynamic volunteers to help educate schoolchildren and work within the park’s education programs. An interest in teaching and/or the natural sciences is desired. Programs are usually during the school week starting in late morning. For more information, call Barbara at (805) 370-2348, ext. 201.

Blood drive to help Oak Park graduate



Tim Potter, a 2007 graduate of Oak Park High School, was diagnosed with acute leukemia last year. On March 4 he underwent a bone marrow transplant with marrow donated by his brother, Stephen, also an OPHS graduate. Tim Potter is still a patient at UCLA, waiting to see if the transplant will be effective. He will need blood transfusions for […]

FOR THE RECORD



In reference to last week’s Marmonte League baseball preview, the Acorn was provided with inaccurate information regarding Thousand Oaks High shortstop Tyler Smith and third baseman Danny Leon. Smith has signed a National Letter of Intent with Oregon State. Leon hasn’t committed to any college.

Hillcrest Players present twisted fairy tale



The Hillcrest Players will present “The Smartest Woman in the Kingdom,” a humorous twist on a fairy tale, at 1 and 3 p.m. Sat., March 28 and April 4 at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The play is written by Robert W. LaVohn and directed by Laura Mason. The story revolves around Prince Eldric […]


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