2012-07-26 E-Edition

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Send us your best fiction story

If you think you have a knack for writing, we invite you to put your creative juices to work and take part in the upcoming “Fiction in a Nutshell” contest. Here’s how The Acorn’s popular annual competition works: In 100 words or less, write a fiction story and email it to newstip@theacorn.com. You may also send it by mail to […]

Inspired West Hills boy seeks special baseball players for service project

When it came time for Kole Kodimer to decide on a community project for his bar mitzvah, he knew instantly what he wanted to do. The 11-year-old wanted to follow in his mother’s footsteps and coach a baseball team for developmentally disabled children. Kole was raised in West Hills and is the oldest son of Lisa and Kory Kodimer, who […]

T.O. venue announces new season

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will celebrates its 19th season with more than 300 performances slated for the plaza’s two theaters at 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation is the private nonprofit, in-house presenting division of the Civic Arts Plaza. The foundation is privately funded and is governed by an all-volunteer board of […]

Unity Church peace concert

Unity of the Oaks Church will sponsor a concert featuring songs of peace, love and compassion by singer-songwriter Daniel Nahmod at 1 p.m. Sun., July 29 at the church, 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 113, Thousand Oaks. Admission is by donation. Proceeds will benefit the new church building fund. For directions or more information, call the church office at […]

Calling all veterans

. ‘They fought for our freedom, let’s play in their honor’

Student athletes will gather in Westlake Village on Labor Day weekend to kick off the 2012 high school football season and pay their respects to men and women in the military. The Battle for Veterans will feature football teams from 12 schools and youth leagues, military dignitaries and community leaders. It will begin Thurs., Aug. 30 with an Evening of […]

Kings rule in Vegas tourney

Blades of glory

. Skating team brings artistry to ice

The Pacific Edge Theater on Ice Team does it all. The ice skaters act, dance, skate and put on a dazzling show. Brianna Weissmann of Simi Valley formed the Pacific Edge program three years ago to introduce girls to theatrical ice skating. “I wanted to give kids something different than the typical singles thing,” said Weissmann, 26, a former professional […]

Young sleuths look for clues at CSI camp

. Deputies teach forensic techniques

Deputies from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station will run a Teen Crime Scene Investigation Team camp for 12- to 14-year-olds from 9 a.m. to noon weekdays from July 30 through Aug. 30 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center’s new location, 29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Teen CSIs will learn about trace evidence, how to collect it, how to secure a […]

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