2011-02-17

Rummage sale to benefit ‘Ragtime’ show



Youth Musical Theater is holding a community rummage sale on Sat., March 5 at Woodland Hills Community Church, 21338 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Proceeds from the sale will support the group’s stage production of “ Ragtime” coming in May. For information, call (818) 346-0820.

Students perform ‘Les Misérables’

Play review


“Les Misérables,” the Broadway musical stage adaptation of Victor Hugo’s celebrated novel, comes as an allstudent performance at the High Street Arts Center in Moorpark, but don’t let the youthful cast fool you. Director Ken Rayzor has assembled a stellar ensemble of youngsters to perform the musical tale of the student-led Parisian uprising of 1832 and the moral journey of […]

Let’s hear your ‘tails’



The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. Not to exceed 300 words, your story can be about an interesting occurrence, or an inspirational moment involving your pet. Maybe there was a close call with danger, and perhaps your pet became a hero. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 […]

A get tough policy



Ours is a funny society. We barely punish those that commit heinous crimes against society and then release these criminals back into society to prey on us again. If a sex offender needs to be registered, then maybe he or she is not ready to return to society. On his last day in office, Schwarzenegger reduced the already too-short prison […]

Oak Park High offers new adult education classes




Following the belief that person’s learning never stops, Oak Park High School launched the Adult Enrichment @ OPHS program last month. A second, six-week program will begin Feb. 21. Heidi Cissell, director of the Oak Park High Associated Student Body, came up with the idea for the adult education program. Barbara Vaswani, president of the parent faculty club, and Jerry […]

Al Di Meola makes Canyon club visit

Appearing tonight


Guitarist Al Di Meola is kicking off a seven-week tour with performances on the West Coast that include a stop this evening at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills. Di Meola’s band, World Sinfonia, will play favorites from the guitarist’s 35-year career as one of the jazz world’s most admired musicians. His shows have been called “energetic, emotional roller coasters […]

Calabasas honors friends of the environment



Believes city has ulterior motives



Mr. Groveman is quick to show the black side of the Calabasas balance sheet: strong assets, cash in the general reserve. But analysis of the city’s budget shows that the city’s balance sheet has a red side, too, habitually spending more than it receives by about $4 million a year. The city has a cash flow problem that is rather […]

City of Agoura honors its volunteers




More than 250 people, including seniors, teens and families, were honored for their contributions to the city at the 23rd annual Agoura Hills Volunteer Recognition ceremony at city hall last week. The Feb. 9 event started at the library community room with a reception and ended with city officials calling each volunteer to the dais. Volunteers were given a gift […]

A.E. Wright announces Spartan award winners