High Holidays are fast approaching

Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated from Friday evening, Sept. 6 through Sunday evening, Sept. 8. Yom Kippur will begin Sunday evening, Sept. 15 and conclude the following evening. Chabad of the Conejo will conduct High Holiday services in the grand ballroom of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Hotel boardrooms will be used for the […]

Council not for her

Council not for her I’m writing to answer the letter that the person wrote about new people not coming forward to run for city council. 1. I couldn’t afford it this year. 2. I care, but I wouldn’t have the support of people in this community. 3. You cannot run a fair campaign in this city without being called names […]

Campaign is on for water district, park district


Only a handful of challengers have filed nominations papers to run in the Nov. 5 election for Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) and Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. Marcus Frishman, an unsuccessful candidate in the 2001 Calabasas City Council election, filed for office in Division 2 of the water district, which includes Triunfo/ Lobo Canyon, Old Agoura, Liberty […]

Free law forum addresses the issue of identity theft

The Ventura College of Law will present a free consumer law forum, "Credit Cards and Identity Theft," at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 27 on the college campus, 4475 Market St., Ventura. The forum is one in an ongoing series provided to assist and educate the public in important areas of California law. "Credit Cards and Identity Theft" will review the […]

Signs of things to come

Adult education available in fall

Following is a sampling of the wide variety of classes that will be offered beginning in early September through Conejo Valley Adult Education, 1025 Old Farm Road, Thousand Oaks. Classes meet at the adult school unless noted otherwise. For more details on these and other courses, please call the school at (805) 497-2761. "Introduction to Radio and TV Voice-Overs" is […]

Sermon on the ‘Soul’

"Soul" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service Sun. Aug. 18 at Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Isaiah 61:10. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Child care is provided both days. […]

Slate has drawbacks

Slate has drawbacks After reading "Slate Running for City Council" I felt like I was living in the Land of Oz and I was the Scarecrow with no brain. Fortunately, that feeling passed quickly, and I figured out this group’s obvious agenda was causing me concern. While career diversity can be beneficial in many organizations, elected officials should bring to […]

War aces and vintage aircraft land in Camarillo

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer All weekend, the big crowds and airplane engines roared to life, bringing a sense of urgency and excitement to the 22nd annual Camarillo Air Show. To the side of the main runway, in a special location set aside for America’s war heroes, a group of veteran pilots from World War II traded harrowing tales […]

Soka offers workshop

Crafts instructor and jewelry designer Terri Holtzman will lead a workshop on "French Ribbon Art: How to Create a Victorian-Styled Poinsettia Brooch" from 7 to 9 p.m. Wed., Aug. 28 on the Soka University campus, 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Workshop participants should bring scissors, a ruler, straight pins and a writing pen; a hot-glue gun is also recommended, but […]

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