2010-01-07 E-Edition

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Former CHS baseball coach Drootin to be honored by SoCal Jewish Hall of Fame

Scott Drootin, who led the varsity baseball teams at Calabasas, Chaminade and Newbury Park high schools to league titles, will be inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Skirball Cultural Center on Sat., Jan. 30. Drootin, now the head coach at Golden Valley High, is one of 13 new inductees. Milwaukee Brewers […]

Donors appreciate

On behalf of the Westlake Vil lage Junior Women’s Club, we would like to extend our gratitude to the following community mem bers for their generous donation of food, toiletry items and turkeys. Without their support, Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond would not exist. Acorn newspapers, Jim and Lisa Rule and the entire Acorn staff; Agoura Equipment Rentals/Adams family; […]

Slow and steady wins race

“The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their compan ions slept, Were toiling upward in the night.” —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Can you feel the energy of the new year calling you to prepare for the launch into 365 days of great possibilities for positive change? Much like spirited race horses, […]

Club hosts program on ‘Hollywood and Hitler’

The Conejo Valley and Ventura chapters of the Brandeis National Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Tues., Jan. 12 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Tom Doherty, Brandeis University professor of American studies and a cultural historian with an interest in Hollywood cinema, will present “Hollywood and Hitler.” His talk will explore the challenge […]

OCHS’ Jones named one of nation’s top football players

Oaks Christian running back/ linebacker Malcolm Jones has been selected to the MaxPreps All-American Football first team. Jones, the school’s all-time leading rusher and a UCLA commit, ran for 2,477 yards and scored 45 total touchdowns this season for the Lions. He was one of only four California-based student-athletes to make the first team.

Calabasas Lake open to the public

A Dec. 10 Acorn article described the improvements being made to Calabasas Lake by Calabasas Park Homeowners Association and also indicated that public funds are used to maintain the lake and pay the utility costs for lighting the lake. For years CPHA has bared non-CPHA members from entering the lake premises and indeed CPHA bylaws provide that only CPHA or […]

Greek Orthodox church celebrates Epiphany

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church will host its annual Epiphany and Blessing of the Waters Ceremony at noon on Sun., Jan. 10 at the Ventura Harbor. Epiphany is a feast day of the Christian church which commemorates Christ’s baptism in the Jordan by St. John the Baptist. After Sunday services at St. Demetrios, 400 Skyway Drive, Camarillo, the congregation and […]

A helping hand for the homeless

Brookside students reflect artistic talent