2013-04-11

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Investigator keeps eye out

Agoura firm breaks open kosher case


While police detectives work to solve criminal cases such as murders and robberies, private investigators are often hired by individuals and companies to help solve other mysteries. “A lot of people have the misconception that we, as private investigators, are dirty or ruthless,” says Eric Agaki, owner of Hover View Investigations, which has offices in Agoura Hills and Hollywood. But […]

Open curling in Simi Valley



SoCal Curling will host a night of open curling from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Sat., April 20 at the ice rink at 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. Curling is a Winter Olympic event that involves sliding 42-pound stones across the ice toward a target at the other end of the rink. Teams attempt to get their stones closest to […]

Crafts and friends



Celebrity to sing at carnival




Lupin Hill Elementary School will host its annual carnival on Sun., April 14 with a theme that ties into the school’s 40th anniversary. The school has conducted a school carnival for 18 years, said Kim Hamilton, Lupin Hill’s parent-faculty club president. The carnival will offer family fun with rides for children, including the Sea Dragon, the Yo-Yo and the Sizzler, […]

Freshman a master of technology



Give Mom your best



Mother’s Day is Sun., May 12, and The Acorn wants your mom to receive the recognition she deserves. In 100 words or fewer, please write and tell us about your favorite Mom Moment. Whether it’s a poignant memory, a funny incident that happened or just a few kind words for Mom, your thoughts are important. Even if she’s passed on, […]

Calabasas High christens new theater with ‘West Side Story’




Drama and music students at Calabasas High School are looking forward to showing what they’ve learned on the stage of the school’s new performing arts education center. They’ll open the new theater with “West Side Story,” a musical inspired by Shakespeare’s tragedy “Romeo and Juliet.” The play will run from April 16 to 20. Performances are at 7 p.m., with […]

Special Olympics fundraiser raffling Justin Bieber ticket



To raise money for Special Olympics Ventura County, California Lutheran University students are raffling off VIP box seat tickets for $10 for the June 24 Justin Bieber concert at the Staples Center. The Thousand Oaks-based Krishak Foundation, which was started by 15-year-old La Reina High School student Divya Manthena, donated the tickets to Special Olympics Ventura County. Students in Jean […]

Summer Discovery Camp teaches all about animals



Registration has begun for Mountains Restoration Trust’s 2013 summer Nature Discovery Camp which introduces young naturalists to the wonders of nature through labs using scientific tools, guided discoveries, hikes, games and crafts, and interactive guest speakers. Campers will learn about reptiles and amphibians, birds, endangered and threatened species, and Native Americans. Discovery Nature Camp for ages 8 to 12 years […]


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