Hockey great makes a pitch for baseball

Allison Sprague, Tara Tyrell, Wayne and Janet Gretzky and Russ McFaden were among the donors present at the dedication of Oaks Christian High School’s new baseball stadium complex earlier this month. They were joined by Westlake Village Council member Ned Davis, Westlake Village Baseball Association board member John Donovan, and the school’s varsity players who received ceremonial “first pitches” from […]

Local dazzles the Big Apple


All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. Agoura Chargers Fri., April 17: No school, spring break Mon., April 20: Relay for Life meeting/L-6/6:30 p.m. Relay for Life meeting/A-1/ 7 p.m. Tues., April 21: International Baccalaureate parent meeting/A-1/6 p.m. Wed., April 22: Every 15 Minutes Thurs., April 23: Every 15 Minutes Relay for Life […]

Holocaust victims honored in separate events

•Temple Beth Haverim will host the annual Yom HaShoah v’HaGevurah (Holocaust and Heroism Day) service at 7 p.m. Mon., April 20 at 29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. The service is a remembrance of the 6 million Jewish people who were killed in Nazi death camps. Yom Hashoah marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. Holocaust survivor Lou Schotland will […]

Roslyn King sings cabaret

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation presents Roslyn King in a concert of popular hits at 8 p.m. Sat., April 18 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. King is a multitalented entertainer who has forged a career in all facets of entertainment from critically acclaimed recordings to soldout performances […]

Largest Deer Ridge Model Located In A Cul-de-sac

Largest Deer Ridge model, this house has 4 bedrooms, a bonus room and 3 bathrooms. This home is approximately 3,088 square feet per tax assessor with a light and open floorplan, recently painted interior and exterior, plantation shutters, neutral carpet, hardwood floors and stonelook 20inch tiles. There is a lighted fountain at the entry. The living room has a vaulted […]

Civic Arts Plaza gets new name

Countrywide Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza is getting a new name. And that new name—Bank of America Performing Arts Center—will be visible from the 101 Freeway on a sign scheduled to go up by the end of April. In 2003, the then-financially strong Countrywide paid $4.25 million to the Alliance for the Arts for naming […]

Docent training offered at Adamson House

Four-week program begins April 27 in Malibu

A fourweek docent training program will begin at the Malibu Lagoon Museum/ Adamson House on Mon., April 27. Trainees will learn about Malibu’s history and the historic Spanish Colonial Revival house built in the 1920s. Docents lead tours of the museum, house and garden. Special programs and social events are offered. Volunteers are also needed to work in the gift […]

Harari named director of Jewish day school

Brenda Harari, the Agoura Hills resident who, with her husband Itamar, opened an alternative elementary school in the Las Virgenes Unified School District, has been appointed education director at the Conejo Jewish Day School. Harari will start her new position next year, Harari told The Acorn. Rabbi Robbie Tombosky, head of school since 2004, said the school conducted a national […]

Creationist author to speak in Newbury Park

Ken Ham, founder of the Creation Museum, will discuss “The Relevance of Genesis in Today’s World” on Sun., April 19 at Calvary Chapel Thousand Oaks, 2697 Lavery Court, Newbury Park. Ham, author of “Darwin’s Plantation” and “The Lie: Evolution,” will speak during the church’s 9 and 11 a.m. services. Attendance is free and the event is intended for ages 11 […]