2010-02-11 E-Edition

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Marmonte grapplers pin down league titles

Behdod Katebian jumped for joy, Jake Snyder pulled off an upset and the Highlanders flexed their muscles during the Marmonte League wrestling finals at Simi Valley High last weekend. Snyder of Westlake won an overtime match in the 154-pound final while four Royal grapplers won individual championships. The day, however, belonged to Katebian. Katebian, a Thousand Oaks senior, found himself […]

Supports the coach

Both of my sons spent time playing basketball in high school under Coach David Goosen. He was at all times a positive and supportive role model for my sons. I was therefore quite surprised when I read the article by Ms. Bertholdo titled “Coach, players clash at school” appearing in the Jan. 28 edition of The Acorn which cast Coach […]

Agoura Explosion undefeated

Meeting to plan arts in Calabasas

The Spotlight the Arts Foundation will host a general meeting open to all those interested in its activities to promote the arts in and near Calabasas at 7:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 17 at the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Drive. The meeting will discuss the possibility of starting a theatrical company, one which could participate in the city’s International Theatre […]


The Discovery Center’s presentation on “What’s Happening to Planet Earth” is tonight from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Baxter building, 1 Baxter Way, in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks. It will explore how 7 billion human beings are affecting our biosphere. The cost is $15 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and teachers. For more information or […]

Lions are back on top of Tri-Valley League

The Lions were already good. With the return of one of their best players, they could be great. The Oaks Christian boys’ soccer team, which has already wrapped up a Tri-Valley League championship, welcomed senior midfielder Aidan Leonard back to the pitch on Feb. 1 against rival Oak Park. Leonard, who snapped his left shin in November while playing with […]

Basketball coach was out of line

It is not surprising to see this kind of unruly behavior by Coach Goosen. Look into the statement made by people who were instrumental in hiring David Goosen. Assistant Principal Anhalt said “It’s a strategy in basketball to get a technical foul.” I would like to ask Mr. Anhalt, what is the next strategy? To assault an assistant coach and […]

Sign ups for youth tennis

Sign-ups are underway for the United States Tennis Association Jr. Team Tennis Ventura County Section fall leagues that will start on March 7. Sign-ups will continue through April 30. This is a recreational tennis league for ages 8 to 18, established in 1991 to provide youth with the health and social benefits of tennis in a co-ed, fun and competitive […]

BetterMen.org featured on ‘The Daily Show’

Any publicity is good publicity. At least that the story Wayne Levine, founder of BetterMen.org and the West Coast Men’s Center, is sticking to after his group was mocked in good fun on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” last week. “When you’re on Jon Stewart, you know everything’s going to be satirized,” Levine said. “I knew they’d be having […]