History of the World, Part 52: Viking Funeral

Football visionaries Jonathan Andrade, Eliav Appelbaum battle in The Acorn’s Super Bowl Showdown

Of course, Appelbaum is going with the Patriots. Without a real football team to root for, the Chicago Bears fan has picked the Pats to win three of the last four Super Bowls. Sure, I’m a bitter Steeler fan who can’t bring myself to write anything positive about the Patriots, but “El Jefe” has been chomping at the bit waiting […]

2018-02-01 E-Edition

Stork brings cougar kittens

P-42 the new mother of two

Two new mountain lion cubs have come to the Santa Monica Mountains. Park service officials announced Jan. 26 that the offspring belong to mountain lion P-42. Wildlife cameras captured footage of the two cubs on Dec. 12. The video on the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area Facebook page shows the two kittens eating, playing and exploring while their mother is […]

Grammy families

Sometimes fate can harmoniously bring people together such as in the case of three Oaks Christian High School basketball players: Jericho Parker of Calabasas, Max Harris of Hidden Hills and Talin Lewis of Westlake Village. Besides sport, what the boys also have in common is that their three fathers are all Grammy Award winners. The boys met at the age […]

Spirit team soars

The Agoura High School spirit team qualified for USA Nationals following a regional qualifier event that took place at the high school Jan. 20. The team certified for nationals in the “crowdleading” category, and later competed in the “sideline cheer” category at the CHEERPros Competition in Pasadena and won the state title. USA Nationals are Feb. 23 and 24 at […]

New pump station to help Oak Park

When Oak Park residents turn on their home faucets, the water flows from a pumping station in the Santa Susana Pass and through a single pipeline constructed in the 1960s. The pipeline was built by the Calleguas Water District, which supplies water to thousands of homes in Oak Park, Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks, among other areas. Representatives from the […]

At the Library

The Agoura Hills Library at 29901 Ladyface Court will present these free programs in February. For more information, call the library at (818) 889-2278. Music ‘n’ Motion at 9:30 a.m. Fri., Feb. 2. For babies and toddlers. Conducted by Linnea Richards. Practice ACT and SAT exams at 9 a.m. Sat., Feb. 3. For teens ages 14 to 18. Toddler/Preschool Story […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 2: ComedySportz/ black box/6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 5: Dance team meeting/ faculty dining room/6 p.m. Wed., Feb. 7: Life After High School/A1/3 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 2: Black History Month trivia/lower quad/lunch Staff luncheon/multipurpose room/12:12 p.m. Sat., Feb. 3: Academic decathlon/ Pacifica High School Regional dance competition/ Thousand Oaks High School Sun., Feb. 4: Regional […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A thief stole two bags out of a car parked in a garage on Grey Rock Road on Jan. 21. The bags contained $100 in gift cards as well as credit cards and a health insurance card. One of the cards was later used at a Thousand Oaks gas station for a $54 purchase. The night of Jan. […]


THURS., FEB. 1 Goebel Stamp Club 6:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Preview for huge stamp auction. Contact: Jeff Goldstein. Phone: 805. 358.6162. Friendly Book Discussion 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Discussion of“The Road to Character” by David Brooks. Guests welcome. Business/Professional Women Of […]

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