Hands-on instruction in photography for teens

The City of Agoura Hills will have a free career workshop for youth interested in commercial photography from noon to 3 p.m. Sat., June 6 at the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. Craig Mathew from the Brush and Key Foundation will lead the workshop, at which a panel of experts will teach participants about wedding, car […]

Series brings Broadway tours to Thousand Oaks

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical “Jersey Boys” makes its Ventura County debut as part of Theater League’s 2015-16 Broadway in Thousand Oaks Series. The series is comprised of: “Elf” running Nov. 19 to 22. The Broadway holiday musical is the tale of Buddy, an orphan child who crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. […]

The Acorn Epicurean

‘Aloha, Aroha’

It’s no surprise to learn that the personable, creative young chef and co-owner of Aroha New Zealand Cuisine in Westlake Village has rubbed elbows with some of the biggest celebrities in the restaurant world, including Bobby Flay. An award-winning Kiwi chef, Gwithyen “Gwith” Thomas, 26, has a passion for food that began in a New Zealand restaurant when he was […]


THURS., JUNE 4 Marines, FMF Corpsmen 6 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Marine Corps League President Ronald Reagan Detachment 597 meets for dinner at 6 p.m , business at 7 p.m.. For all Marines and corpsmen. Contact: Ken Honaker. Phone: 805. 416.4063. Email: JrViceMCL597@gmail.com. Web: www.MCL597.org. Business-Professional Women of Conejo Valley 7 p.m. at Camboni restaurant, […]

Teens band together at Garage

The Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces new recreational and educational activities for teens ages 10 to 14. Many of the programs will take place at the teen “Garage” inside the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, which opened earlier this year at 29900 Ladyface Circle. Working with the community’s Teen Advisory Committee comprised of student representatives, the city’s […]

Cars galore at golf tourney

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

At The Library

The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following activities at 29901 Ladyface Court, unless otherwise listed. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. Used books can be dropped off at the library or Book Cellar. Proceeds are used for library programs and new materials. For large collection pick-up, call (818) 584 7219. Sat., June 6 the summer Teen Advisory Board will […]

Raising children to tell the truth

“My 14-year-old has started to lie to us. It began with simple things but recently it has gotten worse. She even lied to us about where she was last Saturday. What can we do?” Surprising as it may seem, lying is an indicator that your children are developing. Part of their natural growth is to establish a distance from Mom […]

Food wasted in schools

Agoura High School’s student council surveyed students on their dining habits at school and found that a large percentage of freshman girls throw away food because they are self-conscious about eating in front of their peers. Students Lucinda Laurence and Braden Povah presented the survey results to the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education at the May 19 […]