Acorn closes out summer concerts

Remembering loved ones

Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks- Griffin Memorial Park and Temple Adat Elohim will host a Kever Avot service at 11:30 a.m. Sun., Sept. 16 at the memorial park, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The service, which is free and open to the community, will be held in the Beth Olam garden. Kever Avot is the tradition of visiting the graves […]

Big green country

Oak Park, league newcomer Agoura hit the links

GIRLS’ GOLF /// Coastal Canyon League Time to dust off the dancing shoes. Simi Valley High’s girls’ golf team did the jitterbug all the way to a Coastal Canyon League title last fall while going undefeated against Oak Park, Royal, Camarillo and Moorpark. This year, Agoura’s moonwalked onto the dance floor as the newest member of the Coastal Canyon. The […]


‘P-22 The Journey’ release event

A book release event for “P-22 The Journey” will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 23 at Aldabella Custom Crush Winery and Storage, 31111 Via Colinas, Westlake Village. Guests can purchase an autographed copy of the book, take part in wine tasting, and meet the authors, Calandra Cherry and Sherry Mangel-Ferber, as well as the illustrator, Kathi […]

Dinnertime grumblings produce food for thought for the faithful

Culinary complaints lead to some meaty insights. The Israelites had left slavery in Egypt. After a year’s journey, they reached the Promised Land. We know it took a year because they celebrated the second Passover at this time, Numbers 9:1. The people griped that they were sick of eating the same old manna each day and had no meat (Numbers […]

Pitts will attend Packers’ 100-year celebration

The Pitts family is staying busy in the world of football. Ron Pitts, an Agoura resident who played in the NFL with the Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills, will participate in a ceremony for the Packers’ 100-year celebration Sun., Sept. 9 at Lambeau Field when Green Bay opens the regular season at 5:20 p.m. against the Chicago Bears on […]

Teenage angst

As a teen, I feel as if there is nothing to do in Agoura. Our town is often referred to as “the bubble,” and for good reason. There seems to be nothing to do for high school/middle school students in Agoura. The most entertaining and free options my friends and I have found are walking around, going to various stores […]

Historic property brought back to life

Interfaith song celebration

Give peace a chance—and a new song—during an interfaith and multicultural celebration later this month. The community is invited to perform an original song, “We All Pray the Same,” during the event from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., Sept. 21 in the sanctuary of the Westlake Village Global Truth Center, 880 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The free event is in […]