The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Oak Park Eagles (2-6) at Fillmore Flashes (4-4)

By Eliav Appelbaum eliav@theacorn.com The Oak Park High football team has no margin for error. If the Eagles want to play deep into autumn, they must defeat Fillmore on Friday night. “It’s everything,” senior captain Jonny Katz said. “For the seniors, this is it. We have two games left, and they’re two playoff games for us. If we lose, our […]

Yes on Measure K

I’m concerned about taxes like anyone else, so I did my own research. California is in crisis. The state ranks 46th in educational spending as a percentage of personal income. I decided I can spare another quarter a day to benefit our schools. LVUSD seems to do so much with so little. The state cut its funding by $10 million. […]

The fabulous, astounding split rock shimmy

As the psychedelic ’60s waned, my aunt and uncle, who lived with us, increasingly squared off across the kitchen table engaged in debate over where to move. Both were fed up with the frigid Northeast. Quite decisively one night he announced, “It’s California, a happening place.” She countered with, “It’s Florida. I am not a groovy person.” Compromise was not […]


THURS., NOV. 3 Westlake Business Connections 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Mimi’s Cafe, 400 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Networking for business professionals. Contact: Michael O’Connor. Phone: 805.409.0554. Email: Michael@ TeamOConnor.com. Camarillo Women’s Club 10:30 a.m. at Wedgewood Banquet Center, 901 Sterling Hills Drive, Camarillo. Professional storyteller Jim Woodard shares tales about Abraham Lincoln. $20 for lunch. RSVP requested. Contact: […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Sat., Nov. 5: SAT Boys’ water polo alumni game/ pool/2 p.m. ComedySportz/G building/7 p.m. Dance team fall showcase/ gym/7 p.m. Sun., Nov. 6: Agoura Munch Madness/ 11 a.m. Mon., Nov. 7: Educon community forum/Agoura-Calabasas Recreation Center/6:30 p.m. Music booster meeting/J3/7 p.m. Tues., Nov. 8: Agoura’s Got Talent/G building/7 p.m. Charger Club meeting/A-1/7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 9: PFC meeting/Agoura […]

Players to Watch

Oak Park Fillmore LT Eric Gold QB/ DB Robert Bonilla LG Brandon Myden RB/LB Collin Farrar C Bobby Surane RB/LB Daniel Cruz RG Ben Adivi LB/TE Joseph Delamora RT Anthony Pounds RB/DB Mario Hernandez

Vote for Platzer

My mom, Dr. Meril Platzer, is good at listening to others. She is very determined and a strong person that never gives up on anything, especially the City of Agoura Hills. She is here to serve. My mom is a good, inspiring influence to the people of our city. She will listen to the people of Agoura Hills. She is […]

Actors read tales of terror

First woman conductor for symphony

Sarah Ioannides will make her New West Symphony conducting debut in the New West Symphony’s Masterpiece Series concert at 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 12 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The Australian-born Ioannides is the first woman to conduct the orchestra on a Masterpiece Series program. Violinist Lara St. John will make her second […]

Gourmet food trucks drive unload Munch Madness

Event benefits Agoura High IB program

The second annual Agoura Munch Madness will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., Nov. 6 in the parking lot of Agoura High School, 28545 Driver Ave. Guests can purchase food from more than a dozen gourmet food trucks from Los Angeles, such as Nom Nom, Don Chow Tacos, India Jones, Frysmith, Rebel Bite, Shrimp Pimp, Sweet E’s […]

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