2009-12-03

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Sherwood show goes on sans Tiger, Vijay



The Chevron World Challenge begins today at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks without a pair of big names in the field. Tiger Woods, the tournament host, and Vijay Singh, the event’s defending champion, have both withdrawn. Woods, the top-ranked golfer in the world, pulled out on Monday, citing injuries incurred during a weekend car crash near his home in […]

Money at the root of politics



The amount of money in politics is outrageous. Since 2000 over $1 billion has been raised by California politicians. A recent poll said that the California state government is “pretty much run by a few big interests looking out for themselves” rather than “for the benefit of all the people.” Special interests get access and average citizens are shut out. […]

Yoga class at synagogue



Congregation Or Ami will offer an Introduction to Rav Yoga class from 9 to 11 a.m. Thurs., Dec. 10 at the synagogue, 26115 Mureau Road, Ste. B, Calabasas. The instructor is Rabbi Heather Altman. The session is for all levels of yoga experience and also those with injuries or illness. Participants should bring their own mat or towel. To RSVP, call Susie […]

The fest of fuzziness



“Just when I thought I had all the answers,” Grumps said, “they changed the questions.” That’s how I felt this Thanksgiving. Just when we thought we’d figured out a game plan to put all the players on the field—you know the team: stepkids, kids just taking steps, ex-husbands, in-laws, exwives, outlaws, grandkids, babies who survive on gnocchi and Cheerios, kids […]

No losses for Barcelona team



IMPRESSIVE— The Barcelona California U15 girls are named champions of the Bronze Alpha division of Coast Soccer League after an undefeated league season. Back row, from left: Coach Pat Seymour, Cameron Cooper, Nicole Wildermuth, Taylor Hoover, Shawn Cunningham, Remy Ozer, Jenna Fabian, Alix Joubran, Ava Rezai, Maxx-Kaitlynn Reiff and Monica Roldan. Front row: Brittany Solis, Megan Naidu, Kaylyn Cassar, Katie […]

School officials perform in Agoura High play



Las Virgenes Unified School District Superintendent Donald Zimring is going back to school, along with school board member Dave Moorman and several Agoura High School teachers and administrators. Zimring, Moorman and others will be among the special guests who will perform in Agoura High School’s production of Woody Allen’s comedy “Don’t Drink the Water.” The show will be presented evenings […]

Neurosurgery offers hope for facial pain



Trigeminal neuralgia has been called the most painful disorder known to neurology, and those who have suffered the lightningflash of facial nerve pain say it’s no exaggeration. But some patients find relief through neurosurgery, a drastic step but one that can instantly cure a condition that can quite literally ruin lives. Neurosurgery Today estimates that 45,000 people in the United […]

These numbers really add up



Since first published almost 35 years ago, The Acorn newspaper continues to focus on three very important questions: Is it local? Is it local? Is it local? This commitment to local news has helped The Acorn grow from an Agoura Hills coupon shopper into five, award-winning weekly publications now delivered to more than 144,000 homes throughout eastern Ventura and western […]

Kids find gifts at Santa’s Secret Shop



Santa’s Secret Shop will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. tomorrow, Dec. 4, in the Westlake Village City Hall Community Room, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. The holiday gift shop, sponsored by St. Jude the Apostle School in Westlake Village, allows all children the opportunity to select their own holiday gifts for family and friends. Santa’s elves will help the […]


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