Chabad presentation will explore near death experiences

Chabad of Simi Valley will host a presentation on near death experiences featuring Nomi Freeman at 8 p.m. Sat., Jan. 27 at 4464 Alamo St. A writer and teacher, Freeman has studied NDEs and interviewed many people on the subject. She has lectured on this topic, and on Jewish spirituality, for groups across the country and in Canada and Buenos […]

OPUSD sees change in trustee leadership

Ross is new school board president

Derek Ross is the new board of trustees president for the Oak Park Unified School District. He became the school board’s new leader during the district’s Dec. 5 reorganization meeting. Ross and other school officials spoke to The Acorn about the school district’s “moral imperatives” and goals for the year. “As you know, the school board and administrators work very […]

The day the music died

Jan. 1 is supposed to be when recreational marijuana can legally be sold and consumed in California, but the 2017 voter-approved law that permitted the growing and purchasing of pot for personal use—starting next month—has landed with a thud. In addition to a state license, retailers need approval from their local jurisdictions to begin operations. So far, no cities in […]

Dave & Buster’s ready to hire

A Dave & Buster’s in Thousand Oaks is one step closer to becoming a reality. The arcade-themed American restaurant is advertising jobs at its future Conejo Valley location, which is slated to fill the retail space left empty by Sports Authority on Hillcrest Drive next to Sears. There are seven advertised openings on the Dave & Buster’s corporate job site, […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Dec. 29: Winter break-no school through Mon., Jan. 1 Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Dec. 29: Winter break-no school through Mon., Jan. 1 Tues., Jan. 2: Spring musical auditions/black box/3 to 5 p.m. Wed., Jan. 3: Spring musical auditions/black box/3 to 5 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 4: Spring musical auditions/black box/3 to 5 p.m. Softball parent meeting/lecture hall/5 p.m. Oak […]

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