Eagle runners off on the right foot

Tri-Valley League report: Boys’ sports

The Oak Park High boys’ cross country team has a leg up on Oaks Christian in the early stages of the Tri-Valley League title chase. While the Eagles have the talent, depth and confidence of a squad that’s focused on defending its TVL crown and reaching the state meet, Oaks Christian is trying to keep pace. In Tri-Valley boys’ water […]

STAR test from a student’s view

In response to the criticism of the STAR testing incentives, as a former Agoura High School student I will attempt to reveal a student’s perspective on the issue. First of all, it is important to understand that standardized test results do have an effect on students to an extent. Most students plan to go to college after they graduate, and […]

Input needed for new rec center

The City of Agoura Hills is seeking input from the community on the new recreation center planned in the civic center off Agoura Road. The workshop, scheduled on Tues., Oct. 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., will be held at the city’s current recreation center at 30610 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, in Agoura Hills. According to Community Services Director Amy […]

Tribute paid to California Wildlife Center

Rescuing American children from sex trafficking

Lois Lee, who founded an organization that rescues children from sex trafficking, will speak at a community forum at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 1 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. Lee will talk about the work of Children of the Night, a nationwide nonprofit that she started in 1979. The organization has rescued […]

Soccer squad steps up in Santa Barbara

Online voting in photo contest

Online voting is now open for the winners of the 2011 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. From Tucson to Timbuktu, our vacationers have seen it all, and have the pictures to prove it. Now it’s up to you pick the top photos of the year. Visit www.theacorn.com to cast your vote in each of the five Acorn newspapers: […]

Agoura candidates forum coming

A candidates forum for the four Agoura Hills City Council candidates in the Nov. 8 election is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wed., Oct. 5 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive in Agoura Hills. The forum is sponsored by Westlake Revelations, Morrison Ranch HOA, League of Women Voters and the Agoura Hills PFC/PFA organizations. Candidates John Edelston, Sue Lepisto, Meril […]

Pet of the Week

Chabad to cast away sins at lakeside

Chabad of the Conejo will host a Tashlich Walk today on the first day of Rosh Hashanah on Thurs., Sept. 29. Participants will meet at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza at 5:15 p.m. to proceed to Westlake Lake. At the lakeside, the group will recite a special prayer to symbolically “cast way” the sins of the past year. Traditionally, Tashlich takes […]

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