2011-02-24 E-Edition

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Make affordable housing open to all

What’s the definition of affordable housing, anyway? A joint plan by the city and the school district to build affordable homes near the Agoura High School baseball field seems to be getting more jeers than cheers. Clearly, the Agoura Hills Redevelopment Agency—which is partnering in the affordable housing deal with the Las Virgenes Unified School District—has a legal mandate to […]

Women mark suffrage movement’s centennial

The American Association of University Women Thousand Oaks will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the California Woman Suffrage amendment with a Rally For the Vote event from 2 to 4 p.m. Sat., March 12 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The program will feature a reenactment a 1911 Votes for Women Club meeting with four […]

Golf tourney to benefit Wellness Community

The third annual Rich Rashi Golf Classic, scheduled for Mon., March 7 at Sunset Hills Country Club in Thousand Oaks, will benefit the Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura. Cara Cohen organized the event in memory of her father, Richard Rashi, who died from colon cancer at age 59. Registration begins at 11 a.m., followed by a putting contest and a shotgun […]

College honor roll

Acorn Bits

•Taylor Wright of Agoura Hills was named to the fall 2010 dean’s list for the School of Arts and Humanities at Sonoma State University. • Bree Bowman of Calabasas, a junior majoring in sociology, made the fall 2010 dean’s list at the University of Portland. • St. Olaf College, a Lutheran school in Northfield, Minn., named Anneliese Dion- Kindem of […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

E-mail your photos to vacation@theacorn.com

How to submit: E-mail your vacation photo as a .jpg attachment only to vacation@theacorn.com. Include name, address, phone number and a brief description of the scene. All entries will be published after the 2011 winners are announced on either the first or second week of October 2011. Thank you!


Classes for young dancers

Dance classes for youths in preschool through high school will run from Feb. 28 through April 16 at the Conejo Valley YMCA, 4031 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Weekly classes in jazz, hiphop and ballet will be available for dancers ages five through 17. Classes are formed by age: 5 and 6, 7 to 10, 11 to 17. A Tiny […]

Ranch Simi Park District celebrates 50th anniversary in grand style

The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is gearing up to celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer and the district is sparing no expense to put on memorable celebration. The district is looking to hold the milestone event on Sat., Aug. 20, almost exactly 50 years to the day RSPRD was formed. The Ventura County Board of Supervisors approved the […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 25: Hot Spots/ quad/10:20 a.m. Navy representatives/ quad/12:25 p.m. Student film festival/G building/ 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 26: Electronic recycling/ front of main office/9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ComedySportz/G building/6 p.m. Tues., March 1: School tour/ main office/11 a.m. Theater arts booster meeting/ faculty lounge/7 p.m. Wed., March 2: Staff luncheon/G building/12:25 p.m. Every 15 Minutes […]

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