March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Wild colors greet local women’s hiking group

FLOWER POWER—Adrienne Jauregui of Ojai, in front, and Denice Stouffer, behind, lead a group of 11 women on a March 19 hike into Zuma Canyon near Malibu. Third in line is Susan Pourzia of Oak Park. More...

Local kid does the right thing

An 18-year-old employee at Ralphs grocery in the Twin Oaks Shopping Center in Agoura Hills was applauded for his honesty after finding a wallet containing almost $3,000 on the ground outside the store, and turning it in.  Jerakoi Tran, a senior More...

Magic therapy

LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE—Top left, The Great Omar, a magician and comedian, dazzles the audience during the annual Daniel’s Day of Magic event March 19 at the Cancer Support Community in Westlake Village. More...

Calabasas man receives Weems Award

Contributes to advancement of flight navigation

The Virginia-based Institute of Navigation recently awarded its 2017 Captain P.V.H. Weems Award to Charles Bruner of Calabasas.  The award is granted for contributions to the art and science of navigation, and is given in memory of Capt. More...

Local writer, actor to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’

Robert Weibezahl, a writer and actor from Westlake Village, will compete on TV’s “Jeopardy!” Fri., March 24.  Weibezahl is the author of two novels, “The Wicked and the Dead” and “The Dead Don’t Forget.& More...

Anti-bullying program

Stephanie Bien, an Agoua Hills therapist who recently coauthored “Bully Prevention Tips for Teens: 18 Powerful Ways to Protect Yourself through High School,” will offer a six-week Teen Leadership Training Program starting Sat., March 25 i More...

Young superstars

EXEMPLARY YOUTH— Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Conejo Valley ‘s Grossman Club Storybook Theater put on a play during the Superstars of the Year Celebration on March 20 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. More...

Voice for the troops in Westlake

Members of the Rolling Thunder organization rolled into town last week as guests of the Westlake Village Republican Women Federated Chapter.  Joe Galante, president of Rolling Thunder California Chapter 1, gave a heartfelt speech at the women&rs More...

Volunteer at the Stagecoach Inn

The Stagecoach Inn Museum is seeking new volunteers and docents to help with giving museum tours, school and special tours, exhibit planning and set up, special events organization and planning, fundraising, office assistance and publicity as well as More...

FOR THE RECORD

The bird shown in last week’s Acorn at a Feb. 4 Oak Park High School fair was incorrectly labeled as a turkey. The bird pictured at event was a turkey vulture.   More...

Inundated family still looking for answers

The hum of fans, pumps and dehumidifiers has continued practically nonstop since Jennifer Dato’s home was flooded in the Jan. More...

Celebrating unity in the community

Peace. Respect. Acceptance. These are the values being promoted by organizers of this Sunday’s Unity in the Community event at Mae Boyar Park in Oak Park. More...

Briefs

‘Game on’ for UCLA cancer center The Conejo Valley Guild of the UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation will hold its annual fundraising event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Hot diggity dog!

The Norseman Lodge chapter of Sons Of Norway, Thousand Oaks, will host a food booth serving Viking Dogs at the Scandinavian Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. More...

Whip up a winning recipe

Calling all strawberry lovers with a passion for creating culinary masterpieces. Entries are being accepted for the 2017 California Strawberry Festival Berry Blast Off Recipe Contest. More...

It’s time to find and repair household leaks

According to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, household water leaks waste more than 1 trillion gallons nationwide each year. More...

Local doctors head for a mission in Honduras

When Dr. Edward Chambers embarked on his first medical mission to Honduras five years ago, he was stunned by the hundreds of patients who traveled for hours on foot to see him. More...

Test for a ham radio license

The Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club will administer an FCC licensing examination at 8:30 a.m. Sun., April 9 in the conference room of the East County Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. More...

FOOD Share removes nutrition barriers for more county seniors

Every day, 10 million seniors in America worry about where their next meal will come from, according to a 2016 report from the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger.  While help is available through various programs, some seniors may feel emb More...