2009-05-28

BuFest music fete uses green ideas

Two-day celebration scheduled at Paramount Ranch

The BuFest Music Festival will be from noon to 9 p.m. Sat. and Sun., May 30 and 31 at the Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. The event will showcase more than 70 acts on four stages, including musical groups like Reel Big Fish, Lifehouse, Eve 6 and Unwritten Law. The festival is also a green event, supporting the ideals of […]

Cruising into antiquity



By the time you read this I will be sailing away in celebration of yet another 39th birthday. Sort of a “Kirby Cruises into Antiquity” moment. It’s a birthday-o-rama of raucous proportions, even if the bluebird of happiness dive bombs my birthday cake. Fortunately, I’m not on the auction block at Sotheby’s . . . yet, even though the Antiques […]

Drawing dad



Sun., June 21 is Father’s Day, and the Acorn is inviting you to take out pen, pencil or crayon and draw a picture of dear old Dad. Using the template in the ad on page 12, draw a picture of what your father looks like and send it to The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St. Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. […]

Garage sale to benefit care of off-track horses



A group of local horse advocates will hold a garage sale to raise funds for the care of offtrack thoroughbreds. The sale will be from 7 a.m. to noon Sat., June 6 at 5631 Hurford Court, Agoura Hills. Donations are being sought such as household goods, furniture, clothing and animal care items, and may be left on the driveway of […]

Curriculum council is recruiting



The Las Virgenes Unified School District is seeking applicants who reside within the district’s attendance area to serve on the Curriculum Council. Three positions are available, each for a two-year term ending June 2011. Applicants do not necessarily need to be teachers or former teachers. A college degree is not needed. Persons should have a strong interest in curriculum and […]

Let’s hear your ‘tails’



The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. Not to exceed 300 words, your story can be about an interesting occurrence, or an inspirational moment involving your pet. Maybe there was a close call with danger, and perhaps your pet became a hero. Or maybe you just want to tell us […]

Soroptimists like to mix it up



Rewarding our top students



Times may be tough, but the weak economy hasn’t dampened our local generosity. The commitment to education, achievement and community service remains strong. This is the time of year when nonprofit organizations and businesses award thousands of dollars to graduating high school seniors to help pay for their future education. With the cost of college rising and the impecunious state […]

Help us help Meals on Wheels



The food delivered daily by Westlake Village-based Meals on Wheel provides nourished bodies and enriched lives, but the volunteer organization needs funding and support to pursue its noble mission. Meals on Wheels, which began 30 years ago, delivers two meals a day to homebound residents in Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and Oak Park. Food is delivered and friendships are made. […]

Lavender Faire is eco-friendly



The third annual MUSE Lavender Faire will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., June 7 at Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Focusing on eco-friendly family entertainment, the event will feature live music performances, organic foods, a local global green marketplace and environmentally sensitive activities. Top children’s performer and voice-over artist Debi Derryberry, Raystone Records […]


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