2010-02-04 E-Edition

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OCHS gridiron greats make it official

Let us hear your ‘tails’

The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. Send your pet story to: The Acorn , 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your tale to newstip@theacorn.com, or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

Deadline tomorrow for valentines

Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to steal your heart. Do you remember the moment your spouse or loved one walked into your life? Was it love at first sight? Did fireworks go off and Cupid’s arrow find its mark? With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, The Acorn invites you to tell us how you […]

Artists show work in T.O.

“Symbols and Words” is the first show of the year for The Arts Council Of the Conejo Valley. Original art by 15 artists will be on display through March 28 at the Galleria at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The public can attend an artists’ reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. […]

Snow day delights

Alan ‘Shlomo’ Veingrad talks football, Judaism

Alan “Shlomo” Veingrad was happy sitting on the bench. The offensive lineman was living the good life. He was playing for the Dallas Cowboys, who would go on to win the Super Bowl the following season. Suddenly, starting tackle Mark Tuinei suffered a groin pull against the New York Giants at Texas Stadium. “Veingrad, you’re up,” a coach hollered. Veingrad […]


Water rates rising again

Oak Park Water customers will soon see another increase on their bills. The Triunfo Sanitation District board passed the fee hike last week. Triunfo owns Oak Park Water. The latest increase is a “passthrough,” meaning customers will pay for the same increase being levied on Oak Park Water by its supplier, Calleguas Municipal Water District. The additional 39 cents per […]

Orchestra salutes contemporary composers

Concert review

The first concert of the year by the New West Symphony focused on American composers of the 20th century in an innovative and colorful palette of moods and melodies. Music director Boris Brott always likes to put a personal spin on his programs, and Saturday night’s offering in the Fred Kavli Theater at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center was […]