2015-03-05

2015-03-05 E-Edition

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A lesson in civil rights



The Feb. 26 article “Civil rights movement: then and now” created an opportunity to reflect on the strides we’ve made in civil liberties and the work we must continue to pursue. The article referenced the progress we have made toward achieving a “color-blind society.” While the creation and implementation of our nation’s laws should be founded in equity, not discriminating […]

Money-savvy workshop offered for teens




Financial literacy and sound money management are important skills young people should have if they’re going to have a shot at a comfortable future, says Steve Felsen, a business executive and financial adviser who offers personal finance workshops for teenagers and young adults in the Conejo Valley. Felsen and his wife, Beth, a former advertising executive, recently completed a five-session […]

Judy Collins’ music spans the ages




Judy Collins, the singer-songwriter who rose to fame with melancholy folk hits such as “Send in the Clowns,” “Both Sides Now” and “Someday Soon,” will perform on Saturday at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills. In an interview with The Acorn, the 75-year-old Collins talked about her journey as a musician and the struggles that gripped her life. At the […]

Swastika on sheriff’s patrol car



An unknown person drew a swastika and wrote the letters “W” and “P,” presumably “white power,” on a patrol car stationed at the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station in Calabasas. It’s not known if the incident occurred while the car was parked at the station or was out on patrol, Capt. Pat Davoren told The Acorn. At the station, the car […]

Oaks Christian names new headmaster



The Oaks Christian board of directors announced it has selected Graham Walker as new headmaster for the Westlake Village school. Walker served recently as president of Patrick Henry College, a Christian school in Virginia, and was the former vice president of academic affairs and dean at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. The board chose Walker from a field of 30 nationwide candidates. […]

It’s a Shoe In!



Civic Arts Plaza will host Rosanne Cash



Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash will perform at 8 p.m. Fri., March 20 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. She recently received three Grammy wins for her album “The River and the Thread.” Cash and her band will perform songs from this collection of original songs. Released in January 2014, “The River and the […]

Man arrested in Agoura for fatal hit-and-run



A 25-year-old Pacoima man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred shortly after 5:30 a.m. on March 10 near Ramirez Canyon on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. Suspect Pablo Carranza reportedly fled the scene, but was later apprehended in Agoura Hills. Melanie Citialli Quinonez of Panorama City, who was celebrating her 21st birthday on Tuesday, […]

PCH Opens




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