Republicans open their campaign office

Iva Edwards, a Bush For President chairperson, recently announced that the Conejo Valley Republican Headquarters has opened at 3366 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, through election day on Tues., Nov. 7. Those who’d like to volunteer are asked to leave their name and telephone […]

Calabasas Pumpkin Festival

Calabasas Pumpkin Festival PEOPLE, PUMPKINS–About 15,000 attended the two-day Pumpkin Festival at Paramount Ranch. The event is hosted by the city of Calabasas and produced by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds will be shared with nonprofit organizations, schools and charities.

Great Pumpkin Run set for Sunday

The 22nd annual Great Pumpkin Runs, the 5K, 10K and 1-Mile Run/Walk and Health Fair will begin with race registration at 7 a.m. Sun., Oct. 29 in the parking lot of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel. The 5K Devil’s Dash is 8 a.m. followed 8:50 a.m. by the 10K Goblin’s Gallop. At 9 a.m. the 1-Mile Run/Walk Trick or Treat […]


New courses coming to Jewish Academy in Agoura Hills

New courses coming to Jewish Academy in Agoura Hills Conejo Jewish Academy is still accepting registration for two new classes being offered for the first time during the fall semester of their adult education program. "Prozac for the Soul — Practical Kaballah" will address how to apply Kabbalistic teachings to the challenges of everyday life. Classes are 8 p.m. Mondays, […]

Likes Rufener

It seems to be getting rote in politics that change is good. Out with the old and in with the new. I’ve been guilty of this mentality myself. On Monday night I had the opportunity to have a long talk with Ken Rufener, our incumbent director running for re-election to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board. In brief, I […]

It’s Like You’ve moved to the South Seas When You enter the Private Tropical Backyard With Palms and Barbecue

It’s Like You’ve moved to the South Seas When You enter the Private Tropical Backyard With Palms and Barbecue This great Woodland Hills 3 bedroom, 2 bath single-story with an open floorplan has vaulted ceilings and spacious rooms. The very private tropical backyard has massive palms, a manicured lawn, pool and barbecue. For more information on this property offered at […]

Features Large Family Room With Fireplace

Features Large Family Room With Fireplace This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has more than 2,300 sq.ft. and a 3-car garage, and it was only built in 1999. The master retreat is generous and the master bath has 2 closets (one mirrored, one walk-in), also a separate shower and jacuzzi tub. The chef’s kitchen has upgraded maple cabinets and flooring, […]

Mother’s death inspires compassion

Acorn Staff Writer

Friends and family both here and around the world mourned the loss of Kelly Tedjasaputra, a 42-year-old Oak Park woman who died last week from a rare form of liver cancer. Tedjasaputra, a native of Indonesia, leaves behind three young sons and a daughter. Her husband, Jimmy, also is Indonesian. More than 500 people attended a bilingual vigil and memorial […]

Prostate survivors have lofty goals

Acorn Staff Writer

Battling a cancer is like climbing a tall mountain, both are uphill struggles in a test of bodies and souls. Hap Weyman lost his fight against prostate cancer in 1990. His son, Terry Weyman, plans to climb his own mountain to call attention to the disease and its need for early detection and treatment. Weyman, a 35-year-old sports chiropractor in […]