Stop the ranting

Instead of writing a response to disagree with Chris Ashoff’s right wing rant last week, I implore The Acorn to stop publishing broad, politically charged letters. These are not op-ed pieces nor do they have anything to do with our local community except reinforce any divisions we may have with our neighbors. While the Borderline tragedy and the Woolsey fire […]

Oak Park students are winners at science fair

More than 600 youth take part in county competition

The winners of the 2019 Ventura County Science Fair were announced during an awards ceremony March 25 at the county’s Conference and Educational Services Center in Camarillo. Awards at the 65th annual fair were presented in 14 science and mathematics categories. Among the winners were Oak Park High School students Rushil Janguli in engineering, Kevin Ma in mathematics and Abheerava […]

Local United Methodist pastors react to church-wide gay ruling

Days after the United Methodist Church voted to uphold the denomination’s bans on gay marriage and the ordination of gay clergy, rainbow table runners adorned the altar at Moorpark United Methodist Church. The worldwide Methodist church voted to affirm that “homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching,” as stated in its Book of Discipline, the denomination’s governing rules, at a special […]

Take your Acorn on vacation

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Someone broke into three cars parked outside the Sheraton Hotel on Agoura Road the night of March 14. The culprit cracked the driver’s side window and shattered the passenger window of two cars, causing $400 in damage. The cars were ransacked but the owners reported nothing was stolen. The third car’s passenger window was also shattered, but again […]

Good game, good health for these young stars

Talk on modern Jewish life in Germany

The Conejo Jewish Academy will host a lecture titled “The Jews Are Back” with guest speaker Rabbi Yitzchak M. Wagner at 8 p.m. Mon., April 1 at the academy, 30347 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. One of Germany’s youngest community rabbis, Wagner was the first ordained rabbi born in Germany after the Holocaust. He is also the first rabbi in his […]

2019-03-28 E-Edition

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Charges against Rams coach

A Los Angeles Rams strength and conditioning coach was charged with multiple counts of misdemeanor sexual battery March 15, the Ventura County district attorney’s office said. Moorpark resident Theodore “Ted” Rath, 35, pleaded not guilty to all three sexual battery charges through his attorney Vicki Podberesky, who appeared in court on his behalf. The charges stem from a June 15, […]

Tips on staying healthy in flu season

It’s not too late to get your shot for influenza

As of March 11, Ventura County has seen 10 influenza-related deaths this flu season, which started in October. Last year at this time, there were 46 deaths resulting from complications from the influenza virus. Many deaths seen during a flu season occur in people who have multiple health issues, such as diabetes, dementia or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Dr. Robert […]