Marmonte honors top soccer, polo talent

The Marmonte League has announced its all-league selection for winter season high school soccer and girls’ water polo. The following local student-athletes and coaches received recognition: Girls’ soccer Westlake High forward Arielle Ship is the Marmonte’s Most Valuable Player in girls’ soccer. Marie MacKenzie from Royal and Jamie Fink of Calabasas are co-offensive MVPs. Newbury Park’s Morgan Valenzuela is the […]

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In April, The Acorn will reveal its list of the Top 25 Local People of 2011, a salute to the leaders and volunteers, business people and educators who’ve proven to be the key players in our community over the past year. Not all of those whom we are about to salute do what they do for free. While some in […]

Hilton Foundation gets final approval in Agoura

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, a multimillion-dollar, worldwide charitable organization received final approval from city officials March 9 to build a new headquarters in Agoura Hills. The foundation, which was established in 1944 by the founder of the Hilton Hotels, carries approximately $2 billion in assets and each year gives away more than $100 million to a variety of charitable […]

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Agoura swim trio puts boys’ squad on its shoulders

These Chargers are taking charge in the pool. Vatche Kazanjian, Sammy Wolfson and Colton Douda lead the Agoura High boys’ swim team. Each swimmer offers something different. Together, they hope to lead the Chargers to a top-three finish in the Marmonte League. Most of the team is comprised of water polo players who use swimming as offseason training for their […]

Educating locals about heroin

Forum is tonight

Four Conejo Valley residents died from heroin overdose in the last two years and many more users of the potent intravenous drug came close to the same fate. Death from heroin now presents a major public health problem, local authorities say. A newly formed coalition will host a forum at Thousand Oaks High School today, March 31, to educate residents […]

Teen art show in Agoura

In partnership with the Westlake Village Art Guild, the city of Agoura Hills will sponsor a juried art show for high school juniors and seniors at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 5464 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills. The art show will be open for viewing during museum public hours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 13 and Sun., […]

Viewpoint presents ‘Glass Menagerie’

The Calabasas Viewpoint Upper School Conservatory of Theater recently presented Tennessee William’s classic play “The Glass Menagerie” in the Ahmanson Foundation Black Box Theater. Williams wrote this “memory play” in the 1940s while working in New Orleans under the Workers Progress Administration, which supported writers and artists during the Great Depression. The play elevated Williams’ career when the Broadway production […]

Explore foster parenting

Adults can learn how they can become a partner in caring at a Foster Parenting Informational Meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., April 19 at the Ventura County Human Services Agency, 855 Partridge Drive, Ventura. More than 600 children are in foster homes in Ventura County. Every day, another child is removed from their home because they have been […]

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