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Thousand Oaks High graduation 2017

Thousand Oaks High School graduation on June 8, 2017. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

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Katharina Cade, left, helps her sister, Jessica, with her mortarboard before commencement at Thousand Oaks High School on June 8.

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La Reina Graduation

These are photos from the annual Commencement Ceremony at La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks Friday, May 19.


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Sam Walsh enters the ceremony with fellow graduates during the La Reina High Schools annual Commencement at La Reina in Thousand Oaks Friday, May 19.

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Thousand Oaks Football

Lancers beat Birmington 39-20. Photos by Richard Gillard/Acorn Newspapers

 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers TAKE THE FIELD- The Green Hole take the field as the Lancers beat Birmington 39-20 during their match up on Friday, September 23 at Thousand Oaks High School.


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TAKE THE FIELD- The Green Hole take the field as the Lancers beat Birmington 39-20 during their match up on Friday, September 23 at Thousand Oaks High School.

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Thousand Oaks AYSO Opening Day

Thousand Oaks AYSO began the season on Saturday, September 10.

H:EDITORIALPhotos�9-September 2016bc 09-15-16 BOBBY CURTIS/Acorn Newspapers THOUSAND OAKS AYSO - Thousand Oaks AYSO opening day Saturday, September 10.

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Thousand Oaks AYSO opening day Saturday, September 10.

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Thousand Oaks wins the Conejo Valley Trophy

Thousand Oak defeats Newbury Park with a field goal in the final minutes, 36-35. Photos by Richard Gillard/Acorn Newspapers

H:EDITORIALPhotos11NOVEMBER2015RG-11-12-15 RG 228 RICHARD GILLARFD/Acorn Newspapers Thousand Oaks’ Kyle Reer kicks the ball threw the uprights on Friday, November 6 during their game against Newbury Park. Thousand Oaks won the Conejo Valley Trophy with that field goal in the final minutes of the game, 36-35.

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Thousand Oaks’ Kyle Reer kicks the ball threw the uprights on Friday, November 6 during their game against Newbury Park. Thousand Oaks won the Conejo Valley Trophy with that field goal in the final minutes of the game, 36-35.

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Time capsule is re-sealed in Thousand Oaks

Three time capsules were re-sealed in a concrete bench in the Tesoro Courtyard of the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks on Jan. 27. One of the capsules will be opened at the 75th anniversary of Thousand Oaks in 2039 and two will be opened at the 100th in 2064. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Frank Anguiano, top, and Michael Parrotta, from the City of Thousand Oaks Public Works, re-seal three time capsules in a concrete bench near the Carpenter stage of the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks on Jan. 27. One of the capsules be opened at the 75th anniversary of Thousand Oaks in 2039 and two will be opened at the 100th in 2064.

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Frank Anguiano, top, and Michael Parrotta, from the City of Thousand Oaks Public Works, re-seal three time capsules in a concrete bench near the Carpenter stage of the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks on Jan. 27.

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Newbury Park wins Conejo Valley Championship

Panthers beat Thousand Oaks Lancers for Camino League title.Photos by Richard Gillard/Acorn Newspapers  Read the Story

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Newbury Park's Darnay Holmes is lifted into the air as he is tackles by Thousand Oaks' Sawyer Pierce during their game on Friday, November 7.

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Newbury Park’s Darnay Holmes is lifted into the air as he is tackles by Thousand Oaks’ Sawyer Pierce during their game on Friday, November 7.

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Civic Arts Plaza celebrates 20 years

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza celebrated its 20th anniversary on Oct. 25. The event held free performances all day for the community to enjoy. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers LEAP - Kara Covaleski (cq), 14, performs her routine, La Bayadere, during Pacific Festival Ballet's performance at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on Oct. 25.

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LEAP – Kara Covaleski (cq), 14, performs her routine, La Bayadere, during Pacific Festival Ballet’s performance at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on Oct. 25.

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50th anniversary of Thousand Oaks parade

The community of Thousand Oaks celebrated 50 years with a parade down Thousand Oaks Boulevard on Sat., Sept. 27. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Long-time Thousand Oaks resident and photographer Ed Lawrence takes a photo of the crowd as he serves as Co-Grand Marshal with Wyatt McCrea during the Thousand Oaks 50th Anniversary Parade on Sept. 27.

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Long-time Thousand Oaks resident and photographer Ed Lawrence takes a photo of the crowd as he serves as Co-Grand Marshal with Wyatt McCrea during the Thousand Oaks 50th Anniversary Parade on Sept. 27.

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Norooz Bazaar Persian New Year Celebration

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers OCCASION FOR CELEBRATION - As fellow guests clap along to the tambourine beat, Westlake residents Sherry Hafizi, left, and Kian Kayari dance to traditional Iranian melodies at Norooz Bazaar, a marketplace and celebration of Norooz, the Persian New Year, on Saturday, March 15.

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OCCASION FOR CELEBRATION – As fellow guests clap along to the tambourine beat, Westlake residents Sherry Hafizi, left, and Kian Kayari dance to traditional Iranian melodies at Norooz Bazaar, a marketplace and celebration of Norooz, the Persian New Year, on Saturday, March 15.

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Newbury Park vs Thousand Oaks boys basketball

Newbury Park defeats Thousand Oaks 59-48. Read Gilberto Manzano’s story

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Newbury Park’s Spencer Netka tries to block Thousand Oak’s Eddie Johnson’s shot during their game on Monday, January 13.

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Newbury Park’s Spencer Netka tries to block
Thousand Oak’s Eddie Johnson’s shot during their game on Monday, January 13.

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Royal defeats Thousand Oaks

 

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Royal’s Morgan Molloy shoots the ball during their game against Thousand Oaks on Tuesday, January 7.

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Royal’s Morgan Molloy shoots the ball during their game against Thousand Oaks on Tuesday, January 7.

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Soldier Surprises His Family



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers WHERE’S LEO? - Lauren Creger and her brothers Luke, 14 and Quinn, 16, pose for a photo with Santa at The Oaks mall as their father, Navy Commander Leo Creger, hops in for a photobomb during a surprise on Saturday, December 21. Creger was in Bahrain for a planned 10-month deployment, and found out in November that he would be finishing his deployment before Christmas. He told only his wife Beth, who contacted The Oaks and planned the surprise appearance for her children.

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WHERE’S LEO? – Lauren Creger and her brothers Luke, 14 and Quinn, 16, pose for a photo with Santa at The Oaks mall as their father, Navy Commander Leo Creger, hops in for a photobomb during a surprise on Saturday, December 21. Creger was in Bahrain for a planned 10-month deployment, and found out in November that he would be finishing his deployment before Christmas. He told only his wife Beth, who contacted The Oaks and planned the surprise appearance for her children.

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Teachers vs. Students

To help celebrate National Red Ribbon Week, the teachers at Redwood Middle School took-on the students in a basketball game on Halloween

RG 101 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers GET ME IF YOU CAN - Paraprofessional aid Chris Cater drives down the court chased by seventh grader Lizzy Benton  during the National Red Ribbon Week basketball game, teachers vs students, at Redwood Middle School on Thursday, October 31.

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GET ME IF YOU CAN – Paraprofessional aid Chris Cater drives down the court chased by seventh grader Lizzy Benton during the National Red Ribbon Week basketball game, teachers vs students, at Redwood Middle School on Thursday, October 31.

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50th Blessing of the Animals

Pets and stuffed animals are blessed at the 50th Blessing of the Animals at  St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School in Thousand Oaks

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers KEEPN’ THEM WARM- Courtney Valdez of Moorpark keeps her rescued Chihuahua puppies Jasmine, 3 months, and Chole 2 months, warm in her jacket before the 50th Blessing of the Animals at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School on Thursday, October 10.

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KEEPN’ THEM WARM- Courtney Valdez of Moorpark keeps her rescued Chihuahua puppies Jasmine, 3 months, and Chole 2 months, warm in her jacket before the 50th Blessing of the Animals at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School on Thursday, October 10.

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Razmatappers @ Hillcrest Art Center

The Razmatappers, a senior dance group, recently celebrated their 15th anniversary. And according to an Acorn article published last year, the Razmatappers are looking for new dancers. Check out this audio slideshow to see what they’re all about.

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Day of the Horse 2013



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers LIBERTY CLASS - A group of horses shows off a burst of speed as trainers run them around the arena during a “Liberty Class” demonstration at the 9th annual Day of the Horse on Saturday, September 14.

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LIBERTY CLASS – A group of horses shows off a burst of speed as trainers run them around the arena during a “Liberty Class” demonstration at the 9th annual Day of the Horse on Saturday, September 14.

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Voices of the Old Conejo

In a dress rehearsal players practice their parts preparing for the upcoming “Voices of Old Conejo” at the Stagecoach Inn in Newbury Park. Photos by RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers. Click to read the complete story by Darleen Principe

 ANCESTORS—Anthropologist Kent Christenson talks about different materials used by the Chumash Indians during a dress rehearsal on Tuesday for “Voices of Old Conejo,” an annual theatrical production of Conejo Valley history at the Stagecoach Inn. RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers RG 317


ANCESTORS—Anthropologist Kent Christenson talks about different materials used by the Chumash Indians during a dress rehearsal on Tuesday for “Voices of Old Conejo,” an annual theatrical production of Conejo Valley history at the Stagecoach Inn. RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers RG 317

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Newbury Park at Thousand Oaks football

Newbury Park came out strong but lost to Thousand Oaks 31 to 21 in Friday, September 6 game. read Gilbert Manzano’s story

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Thousand Oaks quarterback Case Cookus throws the ball during their game against Newbury Park on Friday, September 6. RG 215

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Thousand Oaks quarterback Case Cookus throws the ball during their game against Newbury Park on Friday, September 6. RG 215

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The end of summer.

Across the county, local residents enjoyed the final days of summer concerts, playing at the park and finding ways to beat the heat before fall arrives.



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers BEATING THE HEAT - 12-year-old Hunter Pool, right, and sister Heather, 12, center, back up as she sprays 20-year-old retired Elvenstar Riding Academy pony Mickey with a garden hose to cool him off and clean him up on a warm Sunday, September 1.

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BEATING THE HEAT – 12-year-old Hunter Pool, right, and sister Heather, 12, center, back up as she sprays 20-year-old retired Elvenstar Riding Academy pony Mickey with a garden hose to cool him off and clean him up on a warm Sunday, September 1.

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Sailing Program

RG 205 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers CRUZN” – Lee Ann Sisson, 9, sail down the lake during the Westlake Yacht Club Summer Sailing Program on Thursday, August 1. The sailing classes are a week long. Sign-ups for next summer start April 1 at www.westlakeyc.org

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CRUZN” – Lee Ann Sisson, 9, sail down the lake during the Westlake Yacht Club Summer Sailing Program on Thursday, August 1. The sailing classes are a week long. Sign-ups for next summer start April 1 at www.westlakeyc.org

 

 

 

 

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Fireworks at the Janss Mall



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers BRIGHT NIGHT - Crowd members watch the show over the parking structure at the Janss Marketplace during the annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on Thursday night.

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BRIGHT NIGHT – Crowd members watch the show over the parking structure at the Janss Marketplace during the annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on Thursday night.

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Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center 2nd Anniversary

The Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center celebrates its two year anniversary in Westlake Village on Saturday, March 23. The Acorn staff is beginning to experiment with audio slideshows. Enjoy!

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Football Passing Tournament

Rio Mesa player Brad Borodaty snags the pass out of the air just as Thousand Oaks player Spencer Hicks reaches him during the Conejo Classic 7-on-7 football passing tournament on Friday, June 21.

Rio Mesa player Brad Borodaty snags the pass out of the air just as Thousand Oaks player Spencer Hicks reaches him during the Conejo Classic 7-on-7 football passing tournament on Friday, June 21.

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