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 […]

Fundraiser makes dough rise

Young ladies work the runway

‘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 […]

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