Temple plans holiday bazaar

Temple Adat Elohim’s Judaica Shop is ready to meet the needs of those who observe the upcoming eight-day Hannukah festival. The shop will have a Hannukah Bazaar/Boutique from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 19 in the temple foyer. The Judaica Shop, offering cards, candles, gifts, menorahs, toys and more, is open before Friday night services. It’s also […]

Please consider organ donations

Last weekend found members of TRIO (Transplant Recipients International Organization) participating in National Donor Sabbath activities at their places of worship. As an active Catholic in Thousand Oaks, I was overjoyed in August when Pope John Paul II left Castel Gandolfo, his summer retreat outside of Rome, to speak to the International Congress of Transplant Specialists. The 80-year-old pontiff called […]

Enjoy the Views and Privacy of the Prestigious Sherwood Area

Enjoy the Views and Privacy of the Prestigious Sherwood Area This magnificent 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath single-story estate on a large corner lot in prestigious guard-gated Sherwood Country Club offers views and privacy. Professionally decorated throughout, this home shows light, bright and open. Amenities include an oversized gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, a library/office, a formal dining room and many […]

A Lovely Four Bedroom On a Cul-de-sac

A Lovely Four Bedroom On a Cul-de-sac Situated in Steeple Hill, this 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 3-car garage home on a beautiful woodsy cul-de-sac has neutral carpet and smooth ceilings throughout. The tiled entry has a vaulted ceiling and the dining room has built-in cabinets and sliding doors to the garden. There is a cozy fireplace in the living room […]

Local author has Christmas tale or two

Acorn Staff Writer

There are more short stories and books written about Christmas than imaginable; tales of peace, love and kindness that warm the heart and comfort the soul. Now, some of the top Christmas stories ever told have been compiled by an Agoura Hills woman and put into a new book titled "Under a Christmas Star: Stories for Christmas Eve." Author Carol […]

Tree lighting ceremony to help ‘Santa Comes to Agoura’ effort

Westlake Village Inn invites the community to attend its sixth annual holiday lighting ceremony at 6 p.m., Fri., Nov. 24 on their property, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village, between Lindero and Lakeview Canyon roads. This year the Inn will also be participating in the "Santa Comes to Agoura" food drive and welcomes the community’s support of this annual event to […]

Colorectal cancer: What everyone should know 130,000 Americans get the disease each year, 56,000 die

Colorectal cancer: What everyone should know 130,000 Americans get the disease each year, 56,000 die Growing older is a fact of life. But the risk of colon cancer — America’s second most common cancer killer — doesn’t have to be. There’s something you can do. An estimated 130,000 Americans — men and women — are diagnosed with colorectal cancer each […]

Winning, integrity can go together in prep sports

Acorn Sports Writer

So you’ve labored to develop and nurture a great program for the high school sport that you coach. What’s the reward? League championships? Even CIF titles? Maybe if you’re fortunate enough or good enough. Grateful players and parents who see their kids earn athletic scholarships to some of the finest academic and, or, the best college athletic programs? Maybe all […]

Unity Center plans services

"How to be Healed" will be the message delivered by the Rev. Irma Oestmann during Unity Center Church services at 10 a.m., Sun., Nov. 19. The church meets in the community room of Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview, Thousand Oaks. At 11:15 a.m., a "Silent Unity Prayer Service" will be held. For directions or more information, please call (805) 496-6901.

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