2010-09-30 E-Edition

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Volunteers vital to Reyes Adobe Days success

If the annual three-day Reyes Adobe Days event in Agoura Hills this weekend comes off without a hitch, it’s because community members of all ages have performed as tireless volunteers for the past year. Amy Brink, director of community services, said that more than 350 volunteers begin their work on the next Reyes Adobe days as soon as the annual […]

Workshop on career transition

The Career Transition Workshop will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 2 at the Lighthouse Church, 3353 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. The workshop is free. The speakers for the event are human resource professionals from local companies who have donated their expertise to assist anyone who is unemployed. All participants receive a comprehensive notebook with […]


Show compassion and common sense

I am writing this to make a plea to mankind. Can we please be kinder and more thoughtful to one and another? Soon? I went into Maria’s at the Woodland Hills Mall last night for two minutes after carefully parking away from any other cars so I wouldn’t get a car ding. On my passenger side was a huge and […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Westlake Warriors (3-0) at Oaks Christian Lions (2-1)

This game is big. No, it’s huge. It’s monumental. It’s epic. It’s, it’s . . . somebody grab a thesaurus. High school football games rarely get this hyped. In this case, bring on the hyperbole and outlandish metaphors. Friday night’s clash between Westlake and Oaks Christian at Thorson Stadium is the biggest regular-season game—so far— in the Conejo Valley. Westlake […]

In a Nutshell

It’s a RAD time

The city of Agoura Hills will host the sixth annual Reyes Adobe Days (RAD) on Oct. 1, 2 and 3 at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 5464 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills. The three-day citywide festival features the best of California culture, past and present. Oct. 1 is Fiesta at the Adobe, a senior luncheon featuring Mexican food, entertainment, an […]

Residents mingle at Three Springs party

Caroll assumes position as interim minister

The Rev. Helen Carroll has assumed the position of interim minister at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Newbury Park while the congregation embarks on a yearlong search for a permanent leader. Carroll comes to the Conejo Valley from San Luis Obispo, where she was minister of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Luis Obispo County since August 2001. […]

Sad to lose Temple Beth Haverim

Temple Beth Haverim in Agoura Hills filed for bankruptcy two years ago yet, suddenly, the invisible “powers that be” dissolved this dynamic not-for-profit institution. Truly amazing was the convergence of the TBH bankruptcy, collapse of the U.S. economy, an absentee-corporate landholder and a horrific housing and jobs crisis. President David Scherr’s leadership held TBH together as we worked tirelessly to […]

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