2013-09-19 E-Edition

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Food for thought

While reading the Sept. 5 edition of The Acorn, I could not miss the appalling photograph of a lion feeding on a deer. Hopefully the photographer will not gain further recognition than The Acorn provided. The two pictures served nothing more than sensationalism and self-aggrandizement by the photographer at the cost of an innocent helpless deer getting gorged by a […]

Historian respectful of the past

When Cim Castellon discovered the city of Agoura Hills had a hidden archive of historical treasures and ephemera waiting to see the light of day, she knew she had a job to do. Castellon was already a valued member of the city’s Cultural Arts Council, and had made substantial changes in the way the Reyes Adobe Historical Site showcased the […]

Event to showcase local party vendors

The inaugural ItZa MitZvah ItZa Party Show will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Sun., Sept. 29 at the Sheraton Agoura Hills, 30100 Agoura Road. The event will present information for bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings and parties with more than 40 party vendors, treat samples, food, games and prizes as well as DJs and a photo booth and […]

Cello music showcased

Award-winning cellist Joyce Geeting and pianist Christine DeKlotz will perform the Sonata by Cesar Franck, followed by the Hungarian Rhapsody and Serenade by David Popper at 4 p.m. Sun., Sept. 22 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Students of Geeting will join her in performing the Requiem by Popper in memory of Janos Starker who died […]

Trumpeter says goodbye to summer in Calabasas

Supports Horner for Westlake City Council

I have been a resident of Westlake Village for the past 20 years and I am a retired educator of 41 years. I ask that you join me in supporting Kymberly Horner for Westlake Village City Council because of her exceptional qualifications. Kymberly has deep roots in the community and has had a great deal of experience in politics, having […]

On the Trail

The cottonwood quest Even on a nature quest, it may be advisable sometimes to follow a modified version of Glinda the Good Witch’s famous travel directive to the wizard-seeking Dorothy Gale. On my quest to track down some native Fremont cottonwoods growing in the riparian woodland surrounding my rural Agoura community, I learned it was wise to “Follow the yellow […]

Classes develop young talent

TripleTalent is a communitybased musical theater company developed by actress-directorchoreographer Neisha Folkes. Scholarships are available to youth in the performing arts who want to sing, dance or act. Classes are offered at 12:30 p.m. each Sunday from Sept. 29 through Nov 17. The class is professional and is geared to give confidence and self awareness as well as to build […]

Go, go, go Joseph

Camarillo Skyway Playhouse will present the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at 330 Skyway Drive, inside the Camarillo Airport. Performances run Fri., Sept. 20 through Sun., Oct. 27. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. The show is appropriate for the entire family. For information or to purchase tickets, […]