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 […]

Kids learn self-defense tactics at seminar next weekend

Gardens of the World community park will host a free seminar for children ages 5 to 10 to teach them self-defense tactics against assault, abduction and kidnapping from 10 to 11 a.m. Sat., Aug. 24 in the park’s bandstand. The park is at 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., opposite the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Local area karate master Esau McKnight […]

Agoura’s Trelatsky going to baseball PAN AM Games

Special to The Acorn

J.T. Trelatsky begins his junior year at Agoura High School in September and by spring he’ll also be in this third season on the Charger varsity baseball team. First, Trelatsky will fly to Miami on Aug. 17 and then to Venezuela as one of 20 members of the USA Youth National Baseball Team to play in the Pan Am Games, […]

Double Bubble

Home equity might be sitting on a bubble

Home equity might be sitting on a bubble According to ongoing reports, the housing crunch gets worse all the time, especially in the Conejo Valley. From Calabasas to Newbury Park, only pockets of new luxury homes are being built. If you need a family residence for under $400,000, forget it. For $300,000 you might find a small townhome. Of course, […]

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