2019-01-31

Church performance shows love is in the air

Elation Arts at Emmanuel Church will present composer and pianist Daniel Manoiu in concert at 5 p.m. Sun., Feb. 10 at the church, 588 Camino Manzanas, Thousand Oaks. Manoiu, Emmanuel’s accompanist, will perform a variety of love songs from different eras. Guest artists include operatic tenor Orson Van Gay II, jazz guitarist Fabian Fernandez, and pianist and conductor Lance Merrill. […]

Dos Vientos home backs to open space

Tiered yard, 20 fruit trees on site

This Dos Vientos property is on a small cul-de-sac and backs to open space. The house is a short walk to Sycamore Canyon School. Cielo Real’s popular rotunda plan 2 has five bedrooms and four baths and is approximately 3,143 square feet. The entry has a fountain, drought-tolerant landscaping and hardscape lighting. The entryway has soaring ceilings, mountain views and […]

Fan says: ‘Lets go Rams!’

A big shout out to the Conejo Valley Rams Club and its awesome founder, Rob Jaffe, who has been instrumental in fostering local support for our Super Bowl-bound Rams. Growing up, my father was a huge Dodgers and Rams fan. I bled blue too, but I didn’t catch on to football until my son played in the Agoura High band […]

Eagle Scout community service projects honored by City of Calabasas

Mayor David Shapiro and members of Calabasas City Council recognized six new Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 127 at the council’s Jan. 23 meeting. The Scouts live in Agoura, Calabasas, Westlake and Thousand Oaks areas. A summary of their Eagle projects: Chris Yalda restored native vegetation that was destroyed by the Old fire during June 2016. The project also […]

Sarkary, the underrated star

Senior captain dazzles for the Bolts, who want to earn a CIF playoff berth



Cyrus Sarkary is a star in a galaxy of transcendent supernovas. If Moorpark’s Drake London and Camarillo’s Jaime Jaquez Jr. are the John Coltrane and Miles Davis of the Coastal Canyon League high school boys’ basketball scene, then Agoura’s Sarkary is the brilliant but underrated Eric Dolphy. The 5-foot-10, 150-pound Sarkary doesn’t have the size to play above the rim […]

2019-01-31 E-Edition

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Pot needs more scientific study

An irony of the current buzz and hype about CBD and cannabis products is that the proponents are often the very same people who are so outspoken about human activity and climate change. I admit, I am one of them. However, science is science. Science is apolitical. The rules of physics, chemistry, biology and statistics are identical for all subjects. […]

Reagan scholarships for Oak Park teens

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is accepting applications for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars Program, now in its 20th year. The scholarships are for Ventura County high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, character, communication skills, academic achievement and commitment to Ventura County. The program annually awards $50,000 in scholarships, which can be used for on-campus […]

Patriot games: Will Rams defy the dynasty?

Kyle Jorrey, the Conejo Kid, takes his best shot at the Snot Otter in The Acorn’s Super Bowl Showdown

I know what you’re thinking. “Jorrey? What’s he doing on my sports page? Doesn’t he have some obscure land-use policy to be hate-tweeting about?” Lest we forget, I’m a battle-tested newsman who got my start in The Acorn’s sports section, back when my hairline still made the frame. Heck, I was reporting on Simi Valley- Royal football games when Appelbaum […]