2009-06-11

Chalk it up to a fun time



The Friends of the Westlake Village Library will sponsor a Chalk Walk, Festival and Drawing Competition from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., June 20 at the Westlake Village City Hall and Library, 31220 East Oak Crest Drive. Participants will create works of art in chalk on the courtyard. Chalk will be provided. Prizes will be given out in five […]

Viewpoint scholar, athlete heads to Stanford



A scholar, athlete and humanitarian, Kian Torabian’s breadth of experience at Viewpoint School in Calabasas has landed him a spot on the Stanford University freshman class roster. Kian is a National Merit Commended Scholar for top SAT scores, an Advanced Placement Scholar with Honor and a University of California Scholar. He won his school’s departmental award in science in ninth […]

‘Miraculous’ series in WLV



The Center for Spiritual Living will present “Living a Miraculous Life,” a sixweek summer series featuring Marianne Williamson, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. starting Wed., June 24 at the center, 880 Hampshire Rd, Ste V, Westlake Village. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the facility is handicapped accessible from the parking lots. Topics will cover forgiveness, relationships, miracles, prayer, abundance […]

School quick to point a finger



In response to your June 4 editorial about the Agoura High student who was accused of changing chemistry grades on a laptop: Calling the sheriff over changing chemistry grades—is Principal Misel serious? Are not the local deputies and police involved enough in our lives that they now are rooting out the dangerous grade changers? Administrators claims that the parent of […]

Kenneth DeMoss



Kenneth DeMoss was awarded top producer in January 2009 for Prudential California Realty’s Moorpark office. DeMoss and his family moved to Camarillo in 1997. In 2001, they chose the town of Fillmore as their permanent home for its small-town charm and hometown atmosphere. DeMoss has an extensive background in retail management, financial responsibility and awards for customer service. Influenced by […]

Paintball players win regionals and perform well at national championship

Local sharpshooters attend Oaks Christian

Scott Dulgeroff and Michael Khalil of Thousand Oaks, and Nick Sweeney of Oak Park, all avid paintball players, won the National Collegiate Paintball Association Southern California Regional High School Championship this spring. The team earned $1,000, which they used toward airfare when they traveled to the national competition in Lakeland, Fla. in April. In Florida, the team won third place […]

Alternative schools help students soar



The Oak Park Independent Study program has made it possible for Rachel Borbas to pursue her passions in dance, theater and forensics. The 18-year-old daughter of Cindy and Marc Borbas has danced lead roles with the Conejo Civic Ballet Company, choreographed a Moorpark College theater production and earned a silver medal in a national forensics competition. Rachel accomplished all of […]

Churches plan for Vacation Bible Schools



•Redeemer Lutheran Church will host Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon Mon. through Fri., June 15 to 19 at the church, 667 Camino Dos Rios, Thousand Oaks. The theme is “Gadget’s Garage.” Gadget creates unique inventions out of old items found around the house and helps children remember that God’s Always Doing Great, Exciting Things (GADGET). Registration is […]

The science of homosexuality



My hope is that William O. Felsman’s “Homosexuality is a drain on society” letter to the editor May 21 is having a good laugh about The Acorn having printed this letter. The other scary possibility is that he meant every hatefilled sentence. I don’t know any straight men or women who have become “hooked” on homosexuality from experimenting with it. […]

Grads ready for new world



OH HAPPY DAY—Above, Oaks Christian High School seniors Hanna Crockett, center, and Natalia Dabdoub, give a shout-out after receiving their diplomas during the school’s commencement ceremony June 4 at Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village. Right, new grad Cody Goodman sees the coming year in a whole new light. This week’s graduation coverage begins on page 21.


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