2016-05-12

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS



Agoura Chargers Fri., May 13: Fashion show/main stage/7 p.m. Sat., May 14: ComedySportz/G building/6 p.m. Mon., May 16: Powder puff/ stadium/5:30 p.m. Music banquet/ G building/ 6:30 p.m. Tues., May 17: Powder puff/ stadium/7 p.m. Theater showcase/black box/7 p.m. Wed., May 18: Club banquet/G building/6 p.m. Theater showcase/black box/7 p.m. Thurs., May 19: Finale concert/ main stage/7 p.m. Theater showcase/black […]

Eagles rule league tennis tournament



Oak Park High’s boys’ tennis team, the Coastal Canyon League champions, dominated the league tournament last week at Moorpark. Adam Kessler, an Oak Park sophomore, won the singles tournament and was named the league’s MVP. David Goulak, a senior, and Justin Silberstein, a sophomore, joined forces to secure the doubles title for the Eagles. Kessler, Silberstein and Goulak move on […]

Next debate



Temple Adat Elohim will host a State Senate District 27 candidate forum open to the public at 7:30 p.m. Wed., May 18 at the temple, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The candidate forum is co-sponsored by Temple Etz Chaim, Congregation Or Ami and Valley Outreach Synagogue. Acorn managing editor John Loesing will serve as the moderator. All candidates have […]

El Niño no show dooms growing trees

Ask the Arborist

It seems now more than ever I get asked questions about trees that are dead, appear dead or are dying. It’s not surprising, I guess, considering the wet winter we almost had. El Niño sure was a bust, at least for those of us in Southern California. Remember back in the middle of autumn when all those meteorologists on TV […]

Strawberry festival is a fruity fete



The 33rd annual California Strawberry Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sat. and Sun., May 21 and 22 on 15 acres at Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. Ranked nationwide among the top outdoor festivals, the fruity fete will have strawberries, live concerts on two stages, more than 200 fine arts and […]

Rock’n Run fun at YB



GOOD TIMES—Students of Yerba Buena school in Agoura Hills run an obstacle course in the third annual Rock’n’Run fundraiser. Above is mascot Bobby the Bobcat and Dep. Dave Diestel. At right is first-grade teacher Cindy Walczuk.

No Calabasas hotel – Our view



The Acorn’s May 19 editorial: Advocates for slow growth do many good things. These government watchdogs make sure the environment remains protected and that our local elected leaders keep the best interest of the community in mind when new developments are proposed. But the watchdog group that duped the Calabasas City Council into believing a beautiful, luxurious, four-story hotel at […]

Armed robber hits Cisco’s in Westlake Village



A man armed with a handgun robbed Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks last Sunday night, police said. According to information provided by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, the man entered Cisco’s, 925 S. Westlake Blvd., around 9:50 p.m. May 8 after the business had closed and ordered two employees to give him money. “(He) displayed […]

SoCal champs



LACROSSE LEADERS—The Oak Park Eagles U-11 boys’ lacrosse team recently won the Southern California Lacrosse Association championship. The boys beat a Simi Valley team 5-4. Top row, from left: Tim Correa, coach Joe Chandler, Brennan Curry, Brandon Scuderi, Jack Watkins, Miles Dillingham, Nat Bjerkaas, Amaru Talledo, Charlie McDonnell, Austin Ritz, head coach Tyler Chandler and Drew Hearst. Bottom row: Danny […]

Mariposa celebrates May



A FAIRE-LY GOOD DAY— Above, Ashley Rush swings her partner, Maya Minguela, both 12, during a dance with their sixth-grade class at the annual May Faire on May 4 at Mariposa Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Far left, Principal Leslie Martinez steadies the pole while students perform the May Pole dance. Left, May Faire Queen Stephanie Matz, the school’s office […]


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