The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Thousand Oaks Lancers (3-2) at Oaks Christian Lions (4-1) Friday, 7 p.m. Oaks Christian High

Welcome to homecoming week for the Oaks Christian High football team. There’s a hullabaloo on the Lions’ campus. A powder puff football game Monday night pitted senior girls against junior girls. Students dressed up for different themes each day this week. Today, there’s a rally in the gym. The festivities culminate at 7 on Friday night when Oaks Christian and […]

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Stagecoach Museum offers training for new docents

A two-day volunteer/docent orientation training will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Oct. 5 and 12 at the Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Participants will explore local history and learn the story of the Conejo Valley from the Chumash era to the present. They will tour the Grand Union Hotel and the […]

Family Man

It’s broke, don’t fix it Stuff breaks. But when money’s tight, how do you fix it? My VCR broke about six months ago. I haven’t missed it one bit. After all, tape is dead. Then there’s my air conditioning. I’ve been told for years it needs to be replaced. However, now that summer’s almost over, I can just wait on […]

Upcoming concerts play Motown, Christian music

The Temptations perform tomorrow, Sandi Patty on Sunday

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. will present the following concerts: Motown legends The Temptations will perform at the Kavli Theatre at 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 4. For more than 50 years The Temptations have performed hits and sold-out shows throughout the world. This is their debut appearance at the Thousand Oaks venue. As […]

Other local football matchups

Campbell Hall (1-4) at Viewpoint (4-1) Outlook: The Patriots are enjoying one of their best seasons in school history. Viewpoint has outscored opponents by an average of 45-9. Its lone loss, 26-20 to Juneau-Douglas, was on three days of rest back on Aug. 23. Junior running back Dominick Brown leads Viewpoint with 13 touchdowns in five games. He’s rumbled for […]

Fire causes scare at Agoura school

Officials were put on the alert to evacuate students from Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills early on Tues., Oct. 1 when a residential fire broke out at a home on Bardell Drive behind the campus. Los Angeles County Fire Station No. 89 in Agoura Hills responded to the call at 7 a.m. Fire Capt. Patrick Wilson said a spa […]

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College Corner

Uncertainty can lead to bad behavior on all sides While many families are in a state of high anxiety over the competition to get into college, most admissions staffs are worried about enrolling enough freshmen. More than half of private colleges that grant bachelor’s degrees and public colleges that grant bachelor’s and master’s degrees had not met their fall enrollment […]

Classic rocker America in concert

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will present the classic rock band America along with special guest singer-songwriter Karla Bonoff in concert at 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 11 at the Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The band’s founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, along with former band mate Dan Peek, met in high school in London in […]

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