Chargers in charge

Marmonte League outlook: Boys’ water polo

Coaches agree on two things: Parity will rule in the Marmonte League, and Agoura High is the team to beat. After that, second place is wide open for the other six boys’ water polo squads, and many games could come down to a lastsecond goal. “I don’t consider anyone in our league to be a slouch,” Agoura head coach Dustin […]

Dog was saved from euthanasia

I recently adopted an older, 11-year Labrador retriever from the Agoura Animal Shelter. The dog was emaciated, dehydrated and had a large non-cancerous fatty lipoma on her side. Were it not for the Hayden Bill, legislation which outlines the criteria for public, private and humane organizations to prevent animal suffering, save lives and eliminate animal abandonment—and the amazing staff at […]

CSUN Hillel will host High Holiday services

Hillel 818, comprised of Cal State Northridge Hillel and Pierce and Valley colleges Hillel, will host traditional High Holiday services at CSUN Hillel, 17729 Plummer St., Northridge. Rosh Hashanah will feature a candlelighting and evening service at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 18 with community oneg to follow. Morning service will be at 10 a.m. Sat., Sept. 19 with community kiddush […]

High school group makes contribution to Habitat for Humanity

Barbecue benefits Oak Park High football


THURS., SEPT. 10 IWOSC Ventura County Satellite Group Writing group meets 10 a.m. to noon at Lake Sherwood Golf Club. RSVP via e-mail for details. Phone: 805.402.7979 Contact: Dawn Wood Email: aubewood @verizon.net Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 9/10/2009 Ventura County Professional Women Meets at Js Network at Wedgewood Banquet Center, Olivas Park Golf Course, 5880 Olivas Park Drive, Ventura. Networking […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Oak Park Eagles (0-0) vs. Grace Brethren Lancers (1-0Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Moorpark College

Like the Olivia NewtonJohn hit song, the Oak Park High football team wants to get physical. Coming off last season’s disappointing 3-6 campaign in which it missed the playoffs, this year’s OPHS squad is eager to restore its dominance in the trenches and in the running game. The Eagles get their first shot at redemption Friday night at Moorpark College […]

Go girls!

In August, the U-10 Westlake Agoura Girls Softball Team placed in the state championship to qualify for the Western National Championship in Oregon. They moved quickly, throwing together a garage sale, lemonade stand and local restaurant fundraisers and sent many e-mails to family, friends and businesses. In a very short time they raised over $6,000 and would like to thank […]

Men’s conference to feature talk by L.A. teaching pastor

The Valiant Men Ministries of StoneBridge Community Church in Simi Valley will host the third annual No Man Left Behind Conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 19 at the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The guest speaker is Mike Brown, the teaching pastor at Tribe, an urban church community in North Hollywood. The Soldiers 4 […]

Recycled water pipeline receives federal funds

A $1.9-million federal grant has been awarded to the Las Virgenes-Triunfo Joint Powers Authority for the construction of a recycled water pipeline. “This will help us to expand our recycled water system and gives us more transmission capability as we increase use of the water throughout the service area,” said David Lippman, director of facilities and operations for the Las […]