Son Kevin is dad’s ‘hero’

Calabasas resident Kevin Arthur Cordasco, 16, has been fighting neuroblastoma cancer since he was 9. His father, Kevin Matthew Cordasco, submitted this open letter to The Acorn and the community regarding the boy’s recent struggles with the disease. These are dad’s heartfelt words. I began writing this on the morning of Sept. 27. I was once again watching the sun […]

Marmonte East standings League Overall

St. Bonnie 1-0-0 5-1-0Newbury 1-0-0 3-2-0Simi Valley 0-0-0 4-1-0Royal 0-1-0 4-1-0Westlake 0-1-0 3-3-0

Clear sailing for stage reading of seldom-seen musical

When the Musical Theatre Guild announced it was presenting a dramatic stage reading of Maury Yeston’s “Titanic: The Musical,” there were some who thought the idea would never float. After all, how could one convincingly sink a massive ocean liner on stage? Horrific predictions of passengers tap dancing joyously on their way to the bottom of the Atlantic abounded. “Titanic” […]

Local economic forecasting far from exact science

Mixed opinions about recovery

There’s the old adage that if you don’t like the weather, wait an hour, it will change. But not so fast, say those whose job is to forecast the economy. Jobs and businesses might in fact be improving, but real change has been slow in coming. As long as the job market languishes there won’t be any traction for the […]

Water tank dedication

Triunfo Sanitation District, which owns and operates Oak Park Water, will dedicate its new $9.6-million Oak Park water tank on Wed., Oct. 10. The event celebrates the completion of a long-awaited project that doubles the storage capacity of drinking water for older neighborhoods in Oak Park. The gathering at Oak Canyon Park will begin at 10 a.m. and feature district […]

Young chef bakes up a winner

Charity show us their “stuff”

Marmonte West standings League Overall

Oaks 1-0-0 5-1-0Moorpark 1-0-0 4-1-0Agoura 0-0-0 2-3-0TOHS 0-1-0 3-3-0Calabasas 0-1-0 1-4-0

Historical figures come alive in ‘1776’

Cabrillo Music Theatre celebrates the election season with the Tony Award-winning musical “1776” from Oct. 19 through 28 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The show is directed and choreographed by Nick DeGruccio— who won an Ovation Award for directing Cabrillo’s “Jekyll and Hyde”—with musical direction by Ovation nominee Steven Applegate. It’s a […]

Night moves in Oak Park