2018-04-19

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Team Venom strikes again

TROPHY TIME—Team Venom, a club basketball team comprised of players from Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Westlake, wins the 2018 ARC (American Roundball Corp.) Winter League championship. Team members are Dylan Goosen, Coach Dave Goosen, Nick Phenix, Cole Paperno, Jordan Klein, Peter Iba, Gavin Udell and Aiden Wier.

Teen tapped for Navy’s summer program

Agoura High School student Anna Johnson was chosen to join students from around the country in attending the STEM program at the United States Naval Academy. Selection to attend the June program is based on academic excellence, leadership, community service and athleticism. Up to 6,000 applications are submitted each year, out of which 200 applicants are chosen. The 15-year-old sophomore […]

Youth club puts spotlight on superstars

Youngsters win annual award

SHINING BRIGHT—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley held its annual Superstars of the Year Celebration on March 18 at the Agoura High School Performing Arts Education Center. The event recognized local youth and volunteers who have made a contribution to the clubs. The Youth of the Years winners are: 17-year-old Ava Crosby, right, a Westlake High School […]

The Acorn gives sanctuary

Your Acorn article last week on California’s sanctuary state law is superb, and gave us the real news for a change versus the other daily newspapers. Senate Bill 54 is really scary to law-abiding citizens living here in the Moonbeam State. You and The Acorn are courageous to present the facts on this most crucial moment in our state’s decline […]

Lifeguard program for youth

Applications are available to youth interested in enrolling in the Ventura County 2018 Junior Lifeguard Program. Sponsored by the Ventura County Harbor Department, the program provides youth 8 to 15 years old with instruction in lifeguard rescue techniques, emergency medical first aid, ocean sports activity, physical conditioning, marine ecology and public service. Participants must be 8 years old by June […]

Historical Society offers scholarships for seniors

The second annual Senior Scholarship program from the Calabasas-Las Virgenes Historical Society is open to all graduating Agoura High School seniors. The application period for Calabasas High School seniors will open Wed., May 9 Submissions must be made through the website naviance.com. Students do not have to be attending university after graduation or meet a GPA requirement to apply, but […]

Agoura Hills townhome is an end unit with covered parking

Close to shopping and restaurants as well as award-winning schools

This single-story, end-unit townhome in Agoura Hills has two bedrooms and one bathroom. The living room has a fireplace and upgraded laminate floor. The kitchen cabinets, range and dishwasher have been replaced. The two spacious bedrooms have sliding doors to private patios. The bath cabinets and tile floor and tub have been replaced. There is an indoor full-size laundry room […]

MWD makes right choice backing Delta tunnels

GUEST Opinion /// California WaterFix

Local water agencies will greatly benefit from the two water tunnels approved last week by the board of Metropolitan Water District, which is paying for the bulk of the estimated $17-billion project known as California WaterFix. We need the water reliability that comes with the two-tunnel system that proposes to divert water from the Sacramento River and send it underneath […]

Acorn Newspaper photographers picture perfect in statewide contest


The Acorn Newspapers took home six first-place and seven second-place honors at the California News Publishers Association’s Better Newspapers Contest awards ceremony held April 14 in Sonoma. The CNPA is a nonprofit trade association representing the daily and weekly newspapers of California. Judges from around the state reviewed more than 3,000 entries from papers large and small. The Acorn competes […]


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