Sun spot

Agoura club gets a dressing down

Offcials not pleased with Sunset Room lingerie act

City officials are irked at the Sunset Room bar and lounge in Agoura Hills for hosting a lingerie fashion show in February that violated a permit under which the supper club has been operating since it opened last year. The Agoura Hills Planning Commission earlier imposed a number of conditions on the Agoura Road business concerning entertainment, security, parking and […]

Rolling Thunder chapter rolls into California

Memorial Day may officially be observed just once a year, but for Joe Galante and Rolling Thunder, every day is Memorial Day. “As Americans, we owe a big debt to our veterans,” Galante said. In January, Galante became president of the new Ventura County chapter of Rolling Thunder, a nationwide nonprofit organization that supports United States veterans and veteranrelated causes. […]

Fiddlin’ around

YAE to hold auditions for ‘Cabaret’

The Young Artists Ensemble will have auditions for “Cabaret,” its 32nd annual Teen Summer Musical for performers ages 13 to 19 by appointment on Sat. and Sun., June 2 and 3 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Mark Andrew Reyes is the director. “Cabaret” is set at the Kit Kat Club in Berlin […]

Brookside cleans up

Aftershock sends waves

CHAMPIONS—AYSO Region 4 U-11 girls’ soccer team, the Agoura Aftershock, takesfirst place in the Copa Cabana Beach soccer tourney in Long Beach last weekend. Front row, from left: Makenzie Bakly, Sophia Ritz, Samantha Whittle, Diana Lewis. Back: Kelly Iba, Kayla Schulze, Coach John Ritz, Maddie Kearney, Natalie Chiapa.

Acorn photos reachfinals of state newspaper contest

California Newspaper Publishers Association

the Acorn Newspapers took home one first-place and two second-place awards at the California Newspaper Publishers Association 2011 Better Newspapers Contest on May 5 in San Jose. All three awards were for photography. the CNPA is a nonprofit trade association representing the daily and weekly newspapers of California. the Acorn was competing against 22 other weeklies with a circulation of […]

Pet of the Week

LA Zoo welcomes springtime babies

Visitors to the Los Angeles Zoo can see several new babies on display this spring Chimpanzee baby: Born March 6. The baby chimpanzee is the first born at the zoo since 1999. Her mother is Gracie. The Los Angeles Zoo is home to 15 chimpanzees, one of the largest troops in the nation. Chimpanzees are on the endangered species list. […]