2015-11-25 E-Edition

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The Acorn was given wrong information related to last week’s front page photo. Special Operator 1st Class Trevor Thompson is from Westlake Village, not Calabasas. Thompson, a Navy SEAL, belongs to the Leap Frogs, a Navy parachute team made up of SEALs.

Plan on Santa dropping in

Santa Claus will make a parachute landing to launch the free Jingle Bell Jump Festival featuring two performances by recording artist Kirsten Arian at noon Fri., Nov. 27 at Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive at Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. When Santa arrives from the sky, he’ll join Mrs. Claus to ride the American Eagle Express train to the Janss Marketplace Santa […]

Star-crossed lovers in OPHS play

Oak Park High School will present William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet,” at the OPHS Performing Arts Pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Thurs. through Sat., Dec. 3 to 5, with a 2 p.m. matinee Dec. 5 In the play, a long feud between the Montague and Capulet families disrupts the city of Verona and causes […]

Film students take movie scene a step too far

A pair of film students shooting a military movie scene caused a 101 Freeway shutdown Sunday in Agoura Hills. Deputies from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Department arrested 20-year-old Chase McIntyre of Thousand Oaks and 19-year-old Taylor Hubenthal of Simi Valley as they stood on the Cheseboro Road pedestrian overpass, one dressed in military-style fatigues and carrying a replica assault rifle […]

Political activist stumps for environment

A former lawyer and a mother of two from Oak Park is rolling up her sleeves and taking on the fossil fuel industry. RL Miller founded Climate Hawks Vote, a political action committee devoted to supporting candidates who promise to fight against what they see as global warming and its effect on climate change. Since its launch in 2014, Climate […]

Take a hike into movie history

Mike Malone, a retired park ranger and current National Park Service volunteer, leads hikes to park locations with a film history theme. The following are his upcoming hikes open to the public. Hike into Movie History at Lasky Mesa, Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sat., Dec. 5. Easy to moderate 3-mile distance. Exit […]

Moorpark Civic Ballet to perform ‘Nutcracker’

Moorpark Civic Ballet will present two performances of “The Nutcracker” at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 19 at the Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Hannah Yasenchok, an eighth-grader from Chaparral Middle School in Moorpark, will dance the role of Clara. Hannah has been dancing since she was 4 years old. Pam Rossi is […]


Agoura Hills Someone damaged a mailbox at the Malibou Lake Mountain Club in the 29000 block of Lake Vista Drive Nov. 11. A thief stole $550 worth of work tools, a $450 pair of prescription eyewear and a $ 300 pair of sunglasses from a vehicle parked on Hunt Club Court Nov. 9. The theft of a $20 front gate […]

Keeping shoppers safe

The busiest shopping days of the year are here. Malls, retailers and grocery stores will be more crowded than usual with busy shoppers. To keep them and their purchases safe, shoppers should keep the following in mind: Lock vehicles. Whether the vehicle is parked at a store or in a driveway, lock it and hide or remove all valuables from […]