2009-11-05 E-Edition

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The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Nordhoff Rangers (7-1) at Oak Park Eagles (3-5) Friday, 7:30 p.m.

The Oak Park High football team has all the motivation it needs. What’s on the line? Friday’s game has playoff implications. The opponent is a Tri-Valley League rival. And it’s the Eagles’ homecoming. The winner of the Oak ParkNordhoff clash will likely secure second place in the TVL behind vaunted Oaks Christian. “This is a huge game for us,” said […]

Cal Lutheran dean’s list

These students at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks have been named to the spring 2009 dean’s list: Matthew Mitchell of Agoura Hills; Jessica Hueftle of Calabasas; Shannon Anderson, Kiera Himsl, Caroline Kelley, Katelyn Miller, Hayley Palmer, Allison Wachtel and Gayle Plessner of Westlake Village; and Nicole Linebach and Nellie Paolini of Oak Park. To qualify, students must maintain a […]

Let Washington know how you feel

Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to wildlife— changing, shrinking and destroying habitat, forcing wildlife to migrate or adapt, or even threatening their very existence. The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change warns that if we don’t take strong action to address global warming soon, 20 percent to 30 percent of the world’s plant and animal species will be at increased […]

Hope is focus of Universal Love fundraiser

Universal Love Foundation will host its ninth annual fundraiser luncheon, “A Touch of Hope,” at 10:30 a.m. Sun., Nov. 8 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The public is invited. The event will begin with a silent Auction and boutique. The luncheon will feature entertainment by internationally-acclaimed pianist Shariar Rohani, and renowned Los Angeles magician Chad […]

Acorn named top news source

The Thousand Oaks Acorn was named as the most popular source for local news and information in a recently completed Community Attitude Survey undertaken by the city. Forty-one percent of residents chose the Acorn , with the Ventura County Star newspaper following with 29 percent, just 3 percent more than the Internet in general, at 26 percent. The city’s website […]

Colleen Marie Raab

Colleen graduated from Oaks Christian High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society and a peer tutor. She was on the headmaster’s list and the dean’s list for four years and graduated as an AP Scholar with distinction. She was the president of the Mission’s Club, member of Genocide Awareness Club and Breakfast Club. She was […]

Weekend schedule

Moorpark at Agoura Friday, 7 p.m. Westlake at Simi Valley Friday, 7 p.m. Viewpoint vs. Flintridge Prep Friday, 7 p.m. (at Occidental College) Newbury Park at Calabasas Friday, 7 p.m. Oaks Christian vs. Santa Clara Friday, 7:30 p.m. (at Channel Islands High)

Eric Tally named Teacher of the Year

Eric Tally of Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills was named the Las Virgenes Unified School District’s Teacher of the Year at a school board meeting last month. Tally, a Newbury Park resident who’s been at Sumac for the past 18 years, integrated technology into his classroom so seamlessly that his classroom served as a model for other teachers, school […]

Tree given the ax

A beautiful tree was destroyed by the city of Calabasas. The surprise attack was swift, brutal and arbitrary. The tree didn’t stand a chance since its owners were at work and the responsible official left for vacation immediately after giving the fatal order. The tree’s alleged crime was violating the current city landscape criteria and possibly contributing to lifting a […]

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