2011-12-08

Agoura’s children show inventiveness




Young inventors from Agoura Hills’ elementary schools showcased their creativity at the second annual Invention Convention at Yerba Buena Elementary School on Nov. 28. Yerba Buena, Sumac, Mariposa and Willow elementary schools participated in the event, which was launched last year by Yerba Buena principal Christina Desiderio. Gigi Velluso, a second grader at Yerba Buena, invented shoe covers to solve […]

Company presents traditional carols, selections from Gillbert & Sullivan operettas



The Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Company will present “A Holiday Night at the Opera” from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sat., Dec. 10 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The event will feature holiday music and selections from operettas by Gilbert and Sullivan, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Sigmund Romberg, presented by many […]

Final meal served, what’s up Jack’s?




The Conejo Valley lost one of its oldest businesses last month with the Nov. 20 closing of Jack’s Restaurant & Deli at the Westlake Plaza and Center in Westlake Village. Regency Centers, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based shopping center landlord, declined to comment on the reason for the closing, but a restaurant employee told The Acorn that the 34-year-old business wasn’t able […]