2001-09-20

Nobody injured



MISHAP––An elderly man about 79 drove into Blockbuster and Wells Fargo Bank yesterday afternoon at Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Kanan Road in the Ralph’s shopping center. According to Dep. Rich Burgess of the sheriff’s department, the motorist was departing from a handicapped space when he realized his parking brake was on, attempted to release if, got confused and accelerated forward […]

Interface begins new support services



Parents United, a program of Interface Children Family Services, is currently forming support groups for adults who were molested as children. The support groups will be facilitated by a professional facilitator and will meet weekly for eight weeks. Daytime and evening groups are available. For more information, please call (800) 556-6607, ext. 583. The domestic violence division of Interface Children […]

Conejo Players go young



Conejo Players Theatre presents "My Emperor’s New Clothes," a musical for kids based on the tale by Hans Christian Anderson, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 22, 23 and 29 and 30 at 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. “(The show is) a fresh and lively theatre piece with funny lines, songs you can hum and […]

Chamber to host two special events Sunday, Tuesday



The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce is hosting a pair of upcoming events. The chamber in conjunction with Gateway Church of Agoura Hills invites the community to a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. this Sun., Sept. 23 at the new skate park at 29646 Agoura Road. A free barbecue and lots of prizes are planned. […]

‘Matter’ is Bible lesson



"Matter" is the subject of the Bible lesson-sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Sept. 23 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Joshua 24:15. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Childcare is provided both […]

Theater weekend to be offered



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a weekend filled with theater, great food, wine-tasting and the heritage of a quaint Danish town, Solvang, from 8:30 a.m., Sat., Oct. 6 through 6 p.m., Sun., Oct. 7. Guests will stay at the King Frederick Hotel in the heart of Solvang. The first evening features the play "On Golden Pond" presented in […]

Acorn Editorial Submission Policy



The Acorn welcomes your letters and comments. “Letters to the Editor” should be no longer than 300 words, although The Acorn reserves the right to make occasional exceptions to this policy. Hand-written letters are acceptable only if they are legible. Letters must contain the writer’s telephone number and address, for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters will not be accepted and […]

Photo contest deadline extended



Due to last week’s national tragedy, delayed airline flights and tardiness of photo processing at many stores, the deadline for our "Take Your Acorn on Vacation" photo contest has been extended until 5 p.m., Fri. Sept. 28. Please submit your entries by that time to be eligible to win our cash prizes ($100 for first place, $50 for second and […]

Parenting classes available, too



Parenting classes available, too Interface Children Family Services is currently offering a 10-week series of Active Parenting classes. These classes emphasize effective communication between parents and children, understanding reasons for children’s behavior, and assistance in developing strategies to encourage responsibility and problem-solving in children. To register for the upcoming classes in either Westlake Village or Ventura, please call the Parenting […]

Always be cautious when making donations, warns state Attorney General Other suggestions from the state Attorney General on giving charitable donations:



Always be cautious when making donations, warns state Attorney General Other suggestions from the state Attorney General on giving charitable donations: · Review the various disaster relief appeals, rather than responding to the first charity from which you hear. · Check to see that the charity is registered in California with the Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trust. A searchable […]


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