Indian dance performance to benefit hospice

Acorn Staff Writer

When Sheila Nathan of Westlake Village takes the stage next month in a special fundraising performance at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, the audience will be treated to the ancient Indian dance form known as Bharata Natyam. Nurtured in the temples and courts of southern India since ancient times, Baharata Natyam is known for its nimble body movements, purity […]

Easy-going exercise program on tap for senior citizens

Easy-going exercise program on tap for senior citizens The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program offers an ongoing exercise program for adults age 50 and up, "Body Dynamics," from 2 to 3 p.m. on Mon., Wed. and Fri. at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. This exercise program is geared towards participants […]

Improving presentation skills is seminar’s topic

Len Lipton, Ph.D., will speak on "How to Increase Your Presentation Power" at 6 p.m. on Wed., July 10 at the meeting of the Sales and Marketing Executives International, Los Angeles Chapter, at the Hotel Sofitel, 8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. Attendees will learn some simple yet effective tools and techniques to take their presentation skills "to the next level." […]

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills Computer equipment valued at $3,000 was stolen from a business in the 28000 block of Dorothy Drive between May 6 and 21. No signs of forced entry were noted in the theft which was only recently reported. In a bank parking lot in the 5600 block of Kanan Road, a vehicle window […]

Cartoon attempted to legitimize Palestinian terrorism

Your choice of political cartoon in the June 27 Acorn serves to reinforce the misconception that the root of Palestinian terrorism in the seizure of land by Israel. The cartoon shows Israeli Prime Minister Sharon in a tank with the caption, "We will seize land to stop the terror that results when we seize land." Sharon’s latest strategy to hold […]

4-H Club is changing with the times

This year marks the centennial anniversary of 4-H, an organization originally founded to educate rural youth about farming. Today, 4-H has 50 million alumni worldwide and a presence in every county in America, offering more than 1,000 programs ranging from robotics and biotechnology to skateboarding and agriculture. "When 4-H was founded 100 years ago, the U.S. economy was largely agriculture-based […]

Nominations sought for Clean Air Heroes

Since 1988, the Air Quality Management District (AQMD) has acknowledged individuals, small and large businesses, organizations and government agencies that have made extraordinary contributions that have helped clean the air in Southern California. The tradition continues as AQMD prepares for its 14th annual Clean Air Awards ceremony this fall. The agency is currently seeking nominations of "Clean Air Heroes" who’ve […]

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4th of July Festivities

Datebook THURS., JULY 4 4th of July Festivities Agoura Hills "Day in the Park" event from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills opens with Tot Parade at 10:15 a.m. on W. Driver Ave. and Argos St. Day includes rides, games, live music. (818) 597-7361 Calabasas "Fireworks Spectacular & Family Night" event from 5-10 p.m. […]

Tibetan monks to share their culture in Thousand Oaks events

Tibetan monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in India will present a series of events in Thousand Oaks from July 8 to 11. Refugees in India due to Communist China’s occupation of Tibet since 1959, the monks are on a yearlong tour of the U.S. "The purpose of the tour is threefold: first, the group wishes to bring the message […]

Leave the Pledge of Allegiance alone

Leave the Pledge of Allegiance alone I have to write this letter—I prefer not to write "negative" letters; however, I put it off for a few days and now I have to write. I listen each morning to the Channel 5 news—the best. I recall when Carlos and Mary Amezcua and their five (or is it four?) children moved to […]