2011-09-29

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Where does Lepisto stand?



After reading the letter of praise of Agoura Hills City Council candidate Sue Lepisto from our current Councilmember Denis Weber, I found the impetus to write The Acorn with a few thoughts of my own. I read Ms. Lepisto is an educator, makes decisions based on common sense principles, and is committed in helping the community. Sounds great! Now this […]

Agoura High alumnus shares career tips with students




Elex Michaelson is a persistent young man. The 2005 Agoura High School graduate knew from a young age the career path he wanted to follow and, despite fierce competition, Michaelson got what he wanted—a career as a television newscaster. Now an ABC channel 7 reporter, Michaelson claims that his rise to success so early in life had everything to do […]

Las Madrinas hospital a’liate introduces debutantes

The group has supported pediatric medicine for more than 75 years

Las Madrinas, a Children’s Hospital Los Angeles affiliate group, will honor 29 families and their daughters for their service to the Southern California community at the Las Madrinas Ball on Dec. 21. The local debutantes are Holly Ann Dickinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Dickinson of Westlake Village, and Amanda Elizabeth Arnold, daughter of Marjory Boething and Richard Arnold […]

Oak Park High’s choir cleans up at car wash



Tickets galore



Law enforcement ticketing the general public has reached epidemic proportions, and I am fed up with it. Make no mistake, people, law enforcement will balance their deficit with your wallet. Fighting crime has taken on a whole new meaning in Conejo Valley. Try driving down Kanan to the beach and count no less than a dozen cars pulled over being […]

Community fun at Reyes Adobe Days



Pre-sale tickets are available for events during Reyes Adobe Days on Fri. though Sun., Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. Unless noted, all events take place at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 5464 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills. On Fri. Sept. 30, Fiesta at the Adobe, with Mexican buffet lunch, Spanish music and dancing, and museum tours, begins at 11:30 a.m. […]

In a Nutshell



Weight Watchers is hosting a “Lose for Good” campaign that helps fight hunger in the United States. The organization is encouraging its members to donate canned food that weighs the amount they have lost in pounds. For every pound of food that is donated through Oct. 15, Weight Watchers will make a monetary donation toward the fight against hunger in […]

A celebration of marching bands



The fourth annual Sounds Of Conejo will run from 7 to 9:40 p.m. Sat., Oct. 1 at Thousand Oaks High School football stadium, 2323 Moorpark Road. Marching bands from Buena, Camarillo, Royal, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Westlake and Thousand Oaks High Schools will perform. The grand finale will feature all seven schools bands playing together. Tickets are $10 for adults and […]

CPO cleans up



CPO, aka Cornell Preservation Organization, led the way in organizing the creek cleanup on Sat., Sept. 17. It was coordinated to occur on the day of the Coastal Cleanup, but without CPO’s efforts, it would not have occurred. CPO has been cleaning our local creeks and canyons for almost 10 years now. Although the turnout was not as large as […]


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