YMCA Youth & Government program hosts informational barbecue dinner

Students entering grades nine through 12 are invited to a free Triunfo YMCA Youth and Government information barbecue from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 10 at Deerhill Park, 6700 Doubletree Road, Oak Park. Youth and Government is a YMCA hands-on program that brings together teenagers from around the state to learn about the inner workings of government. Last year, […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Aug. 28: Movie night/quad/ 7:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 29: Mock SAT/A-1/ 8:45 a.m. Tues., Sept. 1: Tab meeting/faculty dining room/7 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 3: Music booster meeting/G building/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Aug. 28: Coyote Connect social/7 p.m. Mon., Aug. 31: Calendar meeting/8 a.m. CSF/12:05 p.m. Tues., Sept. 1: Academic Council meeting/6:50 a.m. Administrative staff meeting/ 8 […]

Oak Park water conservation showing progress

Congratulations, Oak Park! Andy Hovey of Triunfo Sanitation District says that potable water customers of Oak Park Water Service met their mandatory conservation target for the month of July. Metropolitan Water District, which supplies 100 percent of the potable water for Oak Park, is requiring a 15 percent cutback in water use from July 2009 through June 2010, or there […]

llamas, iguanas and many a whodunit

Today The Acorn reveals the winners of its third annual Fiction in a Nutshell contest. Reading the more than 85 entries we received was once again delightful and fun. The authors were anxious to show their chops, and judging by the quality of work that was submitted, they succeeded. Those who entered evidently took a hint from the contest’s announcement […]

State controller to speak at Democratic Club garden party

•The Democratic Club of Conejo Valley will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 9 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. Frank Barajas, PhD, associate professor of history at Cal State Channel Islands, will discuss California and Ventura County history. The public is invited at no charge. •The club will host the seventh annual Garden Party on […]

Desiderio takes the helm at YB

Christina Desiderio settled into her new post as principal of Yerba Buena Elementary yesterday with a focus on minimizing the impacts of the battered school budget and maximizing the educational experiences for children. Desiderio replaced Brent Noyes, who resigned from the Las Virgenes Unified School District on July 21 to accept a job as a principal in the South Pasadena […]

Shedding some light on the issue

My clunker house is 60 years old and not energy efficient. May I please have some of that cash you are giving to the auto industry to make cars we don’t need to put solar panels on my roof. I get a lot of sun energy just about every day, and I would like to use it. Thanks. Denise Nardi Woodland […]


Agoura grads ship off to Naval Academy

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