KinderMuzik will host free previews

KinderMusik of Conejo and the West Valley will begin its fall season by offering free class previews Sept. 18 to 27. Classes are for children from newborns up to age seven and a half. Created by early childhood music and movement specialists and informed by the latest research in child development, KinderMusik programs provide early childhood learning opportunities through innovative […]

Chabad to host Taslich Walk

Chabad to host Taslich Walk Chabad of the Conejo will hold a "Tashlich Walk" at 5 p.m., Tues., Sept. 18, the first day of Rosh Hashanah, beginning at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel and proceeding to Westlake Lake. The tradition of Tashlich consists of visiting a body of water containing live fish. A special prayer is recited at the water […]

Classic cars displayed in Oxnard

Sleek lines, shiny tops and a bit of nostalgia is what visitors can expect to see at the Ventura Vintage Rods Harbor Run 11, Sun., Sept. 23. The annual event, free and open to the public, will showcase more than 250 classic cars from 1962 and earlier on display waterside at Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. The event starts at 8 […]

Let’s renew the fight against Ahmanson Ranch

I am totally offended by the comments made by Ms. Bonny Herman, president of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association, about Ahmanson City. She says the traffic studies of Caltrans and the city of Calabasas are blown out of proportion and the impact of traffic on the 101 Freeway and the surrounding streets would be "negligible." She also tells us […]

Cops offer a new Website

The Court Services Division of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has announced a new Website that provides Internet access to many of the sheriff’s department civil process services. The Website was developed to better serve the public in verifying civil case status and to obtain general information. Litigants will be able to check the status of their civil cases […]

Local rock band makes the cut

Special to the Acorn

Local rock band makes the cut "I knew them when," could be how people at Oak Park High School may soon start sentences about four of the five members of the local rock band Clear Static. The band has been chosen by Teen People Magazine as one of the five finalists in its "Five Live Search," a national competition that […]

Avoid abuse misuse of prescription drugs

Ph.D. Director, National Institute
on Drug Abuse

Ph.D. Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse Recent nationwide publicity about arrests and overdose deaths of people misusing painkillers and other prescription drugs highlights the increasing abuse of these drugs. Although prescription drugs improve the lives of millions of Americans, some of these drugs—opioids, sedatives, and stimulants—can also be dangerous and addicting. Opioids, sometimes referred to as narcotics such as […]

Agoura Hills man earns law degree

Robert Todd Sherwin, son of Bob and Jeanne Sherwin of Agoura Hills, has graduated cum laude from the Texas Tech University School of Law in Lubbock, Texas. He was among the graduates who participated in taking the Texas Bar Exam in July. Results will be available in early November. Previously, Sherwin earned a bachelor of science degree from Texas Christian […]

Kol Tikvah to host Selichot Service, social

Kol Tikvah Temple will celebrate Selichot with a coffee/dessert social at 9 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 15, followed by Selichot services at 10 p.m. Please attend this free event at the temple, 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Services will be led by Rabbi Steven B. Jacobs, Cantor Caren Glasser and Tova Morcos-Kliger and the K.T. Chorale. For more details, please […]

Jazz vocalist to perform for free

The Toni Jannotta Jazz Quartet will give a free jazz concert under the shade of oaks and eucalyptus trees from 2 to 4 p.m., Sun., Sept. 16 at Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Highway at Troutdale Drive, Agoura. On guitar will be Ken Rosser, on bass Carey Christensen and on drums Ron Manaog. The event is part of the National […]

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