Time Spot Expands at The Oaks Mall

Time Spot, the watch cart located at the Oaks Shopping Center near Johnny Rockets, has opened an additional location to meet the needs of its many clients. The new location is on the upper level of the mall near Macy’s Home Store. The store will feature quality casual watches from Casio, G Shocks, Baby O, Guess, Fossil, Kenneth Cole, Swiss […]

Career path takes different turn for local actor

Acorn Staff Writer

A certain Hollywood actor carries a note in his wallet. It says, "I’m a celebrity. In case of an accident, call a reporter." Many publicity-starved actors will die on the vine before they ever become famous. The number of talented people trying to make it in Hollywood could fill volumes and then some. That’s what makes actress Regina Mocey of […]

Costumes Available Locally

FROM ALLEY OOP TO ZENA–Costume Alley Inc. (formerly known as Costume Annex) now has more than 6,000 costumes in stock. Costume Alley is your "Year ’Round Costume Rental Shop," according to Linda Bredeman, designer and CEO, on the right, who’s joined by others displaying some attire. Visit the showroom at 2365 Micheal Drive in Newbury Park. And be sure to […]

OPHS cheerleaders and dance team to host workshop on Saturday

The Oak Park High School Cheerleaders and Dance Team will host a workshop open to students in grades 3 through 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 23 at the school’s Eagle Stadium. Participants will receive instruction in the latest cheer leading and dance steps, put on a pep rally for parents, family and friends at 2:30 […]

LVUSD tops Ventura in SAT scores

Las Virgenes Unified School District’s (LVUSD) average for SAT scores this year is 1,146. This is the highest average score in the history of the district. Calabasas High School led Ventura County with 1,149 while Agoura High School finished second highest at 1,144. There’s been an increased emphasis from the county board of education on improving the academic achievement of […]

Inmates to observe holidays

Rabbi Zvi Dershowitz, chaplain from the Board of Rabbis of So. California, will conduct services celebrating the Jewish High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur on Fri., Sept. 29 for male Jewish inmates at L.A. County Central Jail as well as for female Jewish inmates at Twin Towers Correctional Facility. Following each of the services, inmates will be […]

Playfields, traffic will disrupt our tranquil lifestyle

Playfields, traffic will disrupt our tranquil lifestyle My husband and I moved to First Neighborhood 14 years ago. We started out in Chatsworth, an upscale area with very little crime or congestion. Today that area is not safe to walk after dark. We have learned over the years that the First Neighborhood Homeowners Association (FNHOA) and Architectural Committee are here […]

New Carpet Decorates This 1 Story

New Carpet Decorates This 1 Story This terrific single-story home with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths has about 1,672 sq.ft. of living space on a lot of about 6,922 sq.ft. There is newer Berber carpet in the formal raised dining room, hallway and second bedroom. The gourmet kitchen has a center island, new tile countertops, a new gas range and […]

Codependency: What it Is, How it Affects You

By Cynthia Horacek, M.S. "Codependent" has become a popular buzzword these days, but what does it really mean? The tem originally applied to the behaviors of people living in alcoholic or substance-abusing families. Today, codependency has come to mean any people-pleasing behaviors that originated in childhood. Children adapt to their situation. If the situation calls for suppressing their own wants […]

Vision loss brochure offered

As part of its National Vision Awareness Campaign, the Jewish Guild for the Blind is offering a free brochure, "Assisting People with Vision Loss," designed to help sighted people understand how to assist family, friends, colleagues or strangers who may be blind or visually impaired–on the street, at work and in the home. For a copy, please write: Public Relations […]