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Local drinking water called safe from chromium 6

Acorn Staff Writer

Officials say the harmful chemical hexavalent chromium, also known as chromium 6, hasn’t affected water supplies of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, the provider of drinking water to more than 65,000 residents from the West San Fernando Valley to Oak Park. "I want to make it clear that Las Virgenes water is safe to drink," said Norm Buehring, the water […]

Pay attention to nutrition when dieting



By Dr. Art Ulene If, like so many Americans, you’re racing to lose weight, it’s important to remember the story about the tortoise and the hare. It’s usually the tortoise who wins the race. Losing weight slowly works better because it’s easier to maintain over the long run. Slow weight loss is safer, too, because severe caloric restriction destroys muscle […]

Eagles soar and Carp feels the pain

Acorn Sports Writer

It was a dominating performance on both sides of the ball. The offense performed to perfection. The defense was impenetrable. The result was an impressive 34-3 victory for Oak Park last week over highly regarded Tri Valley League rival Carpinteria. It was the most lopsided Oak Park victory in the history of this series. The Eagle offense elevated its game, […]

Autry Museum features jewelry exhibit



"Blue Gem, White Metal: Carvings and Jewelry from the C.G. Wallace Collection" will run through Jan. 21 in the Showcase Gallery at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. This exhibit, organized by the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Ariz., features more than 250 of the finest examples of Zuni and Navajo silverwork made between 1918 and 1958, as well as a […]

Tom Geiser, a consistent top-producing sales professional with Young Realtors, was congratulated by Joan Young, president, for being named the firm’s top seller for the month of September with a sales production of nearly $2 million.



Tom Geiser, a consistent top-producing sales professional with Young Realtors, was congratulated by Joan Young, president, for being named the firm’s top seller for the month of September with a s Tom Geiser, a consistent top-producing sales professional with Young Realtors, was congratulated by Joan Young, president, for being named the firm’s top seller for the month of September with […]

Alan Klein, broker associate, was the recipient of the top listing volume award for the month of September at Coldwell Banker Paller & Co. Realtors. Gary Paller, broker and owner, presented him with the award at a recent sales meeting.



Alan Klein, broker associate, was the recipient of the top listing volume award for the month of September at Coldwell Banker Paller & Co. Realtors. Gary Paller, broker and owner, presented hi Alan Klein, broker associate, was the recipient of the top listing volume award for the month of September at Coldwell Banker Paller & Co. Realtors. Gary Paller, broker […]

Candidate wants voices heard on Oak Park MAC

Acorn Staff Writer

Candidate wants voices heard on Oak Park MAC Ronold Rishe has enjoyed the benefits of living in his community for 15 years. Now he wants to give something back. Rishe, 46, is one of four candidates running for two vacant seats on the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) in the November election. A spot on the five-member board takes […]

Authorities anxious to curb binge drinking by students in college



Binge drinking is one of the most serious problems on college campuses today. Nearly 30,000 students each year enter emergency departments to be treated for alcohol overdose and the American College of Emergency Physicians wants parents to recognize the dangers of drinking and to talk with their teenagers. Despite aggressive efforts of many colleges and universities to prevent drinking, many […]

Apex rises to the top



Two teams in the Apex Soccer Club, which includes players from across the Conejo Valley, began the season undefeated in league competition. The Flash, a girls’ under-14 team, won their first seven games and led the league with 27 goals. Local Flash players include Kristina Goldman, Amy Nevers, Whitney Steininger, Shaina Stevens, Samantha Stieger and Rachel Young of Oak Park; […]

‘Unforgettable, The Nat King Cole Story’ coming to Cal State Northridge



The incredible life, music and talent of Nat "King" Cole comes to the stage in a rousing new musical that was a smash hit in London. As part of its first North American tour, "Unforgettable, The Nat King Cole Story," will visit Los Angeles—where his stellar career was launched—for one performance only beginning at 3 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 29 […]


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