Spa supports Susan G. Komen Foundation

In Touch Massage and Day Spa recently donated $4,500 to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. The funds were raised last month at the spa’s inaugural Crop for the Cure event, which increased awareness about breast cancer, honored those affected by the disease and raised money. Spa owner Shannah Tenner created a scrap-athon for the event. Each participant […]


Oak Park students study Abraham Lincoln

Program calls for crafts and online research

Perhaps the most famous American citizen, says Red Oak Elementary School Principal Jon Duim, is President Abraham Lincoln. In honor of the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth—in February of this year—Duim created an optional lunchtime enrichment program that helped his students better appreciate the man called Honest Abe. Instead of rushing off to play after eating their lunches, 47 children […]

Soccer squad scores on a soggy pitch

Agoura Hills to offer adult fitness classes

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services offers a comprehensive fitness program for adults and seniors at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Residents can purchase a fitness pass, then choose the classes that are conducive to their schedule.  A fitness pass for 10 classes is $50 for adults and $40 for seniors. Drop-in classes […]

Am I nuts?

At a recent meeting with my publishers at the Acorn , a column on acorn recipes was suggested. With the utmost confidence, I said, “Oh, for sure, that would be fun!” I even tossed my head back just a little, adding to the aura of my culinary competence. When I got home, I jumped online and googled “acorn recipes.” Bingo! […]

The Courtyard in holiday spirit

Visitors wandered through The Courtyard at the Commons in Calabasas last weekend, mingling with Santa Claus and singing holiday tunes as more than 20 businesses hosted a holiday festival at the shopping center. The Courtyard at the Commons retail center is across the street from The Commons at Calabasas Road and Park Granada. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. […]

Oak Park, OCHS earn plenty of All-TVL selections

The Tri-Valley League announced its All-League selections for 2009 fall sports season. First- and second-team athletes from local schools are listed below. Football Decorated Oaks Christian seniors Malcolm Jones and Nick Montana shared co-most valuable player honors on offense. Teammates Cassius Marsh and Erik Kohler were the defensive and lineman MVPs, respectively. Lions Alani Fua, Zachary Stout, Jordan Payton, Max […]

Library invites community to a holiday tea

Cabrillo Theater dreaming of Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas’

Cabrillo Music Theatre will present the Irving Berlin musical “White Christmas” for seven performances from Dec. 26 through 29 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Showtimes are 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., Dec. 26; 2 and 7 p.m. Sun., Dec. 27; 2 p.m. Mon., Dec. 28, and 2 and 7 […]

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