2014-09-18

Briefs



Call for RAD volunteers The City of Agoura Hills is seeking volunteers for the 10th annual Reyes Adobe Days on Oct. 9 through 12. Service organizations, house of worship groups, youth groups, teens and individuals are needed to help put on the four-day festival, which features cultural entertainment, music, historical demonstrations, activities and recreation for all ages. Groups and individuals […]

Support your local woodpecker




It’s been coming to a critical stage for some time now, this struggle between a mighty sycamore and my postage-stamp-size deck. The deck has become too tight a fit around the titan’s expanding girth, and my budget has not expanded sufficiently to remodel the deck. In the meantime, nefarious creatures called sycamore borers have somehow sensed that the deck-bound tree’s […]

Jazz show is all ablaze



Studio Channel Islands Art Center will present a performance by soul jazz singer and songwriter Ebony Ann Blaze at 7 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 25 in the Blackboard Gallery at 2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Advance tickets are $25 or $30 at the door. VIP tickets are available. For more information or to buy tickets, visit the website www.studiochannelislands.org.

No-win situation



Boy, did Mr. Charles Ammann hit the nail right on the head with his letter regarding what is wrong with voting. I couldn’t agree more. Please think about it. When I go to the polls, which I still feel I should do, I am really faced with only two choices: Choice No. 1 to the left is pro-abortion, pro-homosexuality, pro-illegal […]

At the Library



The Agoura Hills will offer the following activities at 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. During the month of September, teens and kids who show their library card or apply for a new one will receive a free book. Also, residents can drop off used books at the Book Cellar or library. Donation proceeds support library programs and buy new materials. […]

Humane society hosts Italian dinner



Ventura County Humane Society will present its seventh annual Cats in the Canyon and Hounds in the Hollow fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 21 outdoors on the lawn at Boccali’s Restaurant at 3277 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai. The event will have an Italian dinner, band and a “Buy It Now” marketplace with items and services from businesses […]

Community even will help Senior Concerns




Catherine Warburton’s 80-year-old father and 77-yearold mother had just moved into her Santa Rosa Valley house when the father fell in the kitchen and broke his neck. Coming off a car accident for which he was treated for six months, Warbuton’s father needed special treatment. “He couldn’t go into a skilled nursing facility without a ‘sitter’ because they didn’t want […]

Agoura candidates face off in LVMWD




Six candidates are running for three open seats on the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board of directors. The five-member board oversees sewer services and potable and recycled water delivery for Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, Calabasas, Westlake Village and surrounding unincorporated areas. Each director represents one of five divisions. This week, The Acorn is profiling the two candidates for Division […]

Science center visit



The Leisure Age group of Ascension Lutheran Church will sponsor a trip to view the California Science Center’s Pompeii Exhibition and the Imax Theater film “Forces of Nature” from 9:30 a.m. to about 6 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 16. Members of the community can take part. The trip, via deluxe motor coach, will leave from the church parking lot at 1600 […]

New twist on golfing makes sport fun for the whole family




They’re playing on a golf course, but they’re kicking a soccer ball? How is that possible? FootGolf is the latest craze in golf course entertainment and course officials say it’s now being offered at Lake Lindero Country Club in Agoura Hills. The game is played with a regulation size-5 soccer ball on a golf course facility with shortened holes and […]