2009-06-25

Learning is global at Oaks Christian



Learning goes beyond the classroom walls at Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village. For the past six years students have traveled overseas, volunteering in a variety of capacities in China, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Uganda and Costa Rica. Until this year students prepared for their journey by training once a week for a month before departure. Their teachers felt it […]

Radio hams to demonstrate emergency services



The Ventura County Amateur Radio Society, Simi Settlers Amateur Radio Club and Ventura County Amateur Radio Club will demonstrate the emergency capabilities of amateur radio for 24 hours starting at 11 a.m. Sat., June 27 on the grounds of the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. During the event, the public may meet and talk with local ham radio […]

‘Til grad school do us part



Edwards takes over CHS football team



The Coyotes didn’t look far to find their next football coach. On the same day Lance Martin resigned from his position as Calabasas High varsity football head coach, athletic director Larry Edwards was selected by school administrators to take control of the program. “I’m having a ton of fun,” said Edwards, who started working with the players last Wednesday. “It […]

Queen band to rock Oak Park



Queen Nation, a tribute to the music of the rock band Queen, will perform a fifth anniversary concert at 6 p.m. Sat., June 27 at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. An Oak Park-based band, Queen Nation has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada. The free concert will be outdoors. Attendees may bring lawn chairs, blankets and […]

Professionally Decorated FourBedroom Home Is Move-In Ready



This professionally decorated fourbedroom, 2.5bathroom home with nearly 2,100 square feet has been completely remodeled and upgraded and is move-in ready. The entry, which opens up behind a double front door to a 20inch ceramic tile floor and highvolume ceiling, leads to a formal living room with hickory distressed hardwood floors installed December 2008, crown and base molding, and a […]

Senior artist showcases her work



Poker tourney to raise funds for hockey players



Thousand Oaks Bruins Hockey will host a poker tournament at 6 p.m. Fri., July 26 at the Paseo Marketplace, 3691 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. The event will include prizes and an auction. Cost is $65 in advance for players, $75 at the door and $20 for spectators. Money raised will be used to send roller hockey players ages […]

For The Record



For The Record In a tease on last week’s front page of The Acorn, it stated that an Oak Park High School guidance counselor was leaving her post. Tess Wilkoff will be returning to OPHS next year.  

Free spay, neuter clinic in Oxnard



The Herman Bennett Foundation will conduct a free Ventura County Spay Day Sat., July 25 at participating clinics in Simi Valley, Fillmore, Ojai and Oxnard. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling (805) 479-3139. Dogs or cats can be sterilized. Clinic sponsors are the Herman Bennett Foundation, Ventura County Animal Regulations, Concerned People for Animals, the Humane Society […]


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