The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Oaks Christian Lions (2-0) at Skyline Spartans (2-0)

Friday, 7 p.m. at Sammamish, Wash. Lights, camera, action—the Oaks Christian football team is going prime time. In a ballyhooed battle between a pair of programs ranked in the top 20 nationally by USA Today , Oaks Christian travels to Sammamish, Wash., to take on the Skyline High Spartans in a sold-out showdown that’ll be televised live on ESPNU. In […]

Let the soldiers mourn in peace

I went to see the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Westlake Village on Labor Day. Visiting the wall is an emotional experience for those of us who had a good shot at having our name there. I know where my four comrades are memorialized. I’ve visited this wall and the one in Washington. The wall is a serene, contemplative place. It’s […]

Debt-laden Dole goes public

Westlake Village-based Dole Food Company filed has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a move that would take the company public for the second time in its history. Dole, the world’s largest producer of fruits and vegetables, will initially offer up to $500 million in common stock. Its ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange would […]

Holiday boutique wants vendors

The Conejo Valley Moms is seeking vendors for its annual holiday boutique from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 7 at the Village Homes Clubhouse, 1040 Evenstar Ave., Westlake Village. The vendor fee is $60. Space available includes 10by10foot and 6-by-4-foot. Indoor and outdoor spaces are available. For an application, e-mail conejovalleymom@yahoo.com.

When will E.T. come home?

MY SON: Hey, Daddy, why doesn’t E.T. come back to Earth? ME: Because E.T. is from a movie. MY SON: But Santa Claus is from a movie, and he comes back to our house every Christmas. ME: Well, E.T. can’t come back to Earth because . . . Remember in the movie when he gets really sick and he turns […]

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