Three businesses cited for selling alcohol to minors

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Lost Hills Sheriff Station conducted an underage alcohol sales sting operation last month and found three establishments which sold beverages to minors. About every six to eight months, according to Lost Hills Dep. Tim Cooley of the Juvenile Intervention Unit, the station recruits a young adult under 21—usually about 18 years old—to go […]

Discovery Day is fundraiser for child development

Discovery Day is a semi-annual fundraiser for the nationally accredited Moorpark College Child Development Center. It’s presented twice a year to increase public awareness of developmentally appropriate programs. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Oct. 5 in the rooms, patios and grounds of the Child Development Center (CDC) at Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. The […]

Library bus tour offered

The Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library will sponsor a cultural bus tour to the Nethercutt Collection in Sylmar from 12:15 to 5:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 21. The bus will depart from and return to the Newbury Park Branch Library, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The tour will include a two-hour guided tour of the Grand Salon of the 1920s […]

Religious services, special events planned for Sept. 11

St. Matthew

Religious services, special events planned for Sept. 11 St. Matthew’s United Methodist The church extends a special invitation to firefighters and their families, as well as the community at large, to worship together at 10 a.m. Sun., Sept. 8 at the church, 1360 S. Wendy Drive, Newbury Park. The "Remembrance Rally" service will commemorate the first anniversary of the Sept. […]

Conservation Corps seeks supervisors for fall

The California Conservation Corps (CCC) is taking exam applications for its crew supervisors, staff who work with young people on natural resource and service projects across the state. The crew supervisors, or Conservationist 1s as they are known, oversee crews of 10-15 corpsmembers between ages 18 and 23. Supervisors are based at CCC locations throughout California and may be called […]

Oak Park joins the ‘millionaire real estate club’

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Soaring home prices have made Ventura County one of the least affordable housing markets in the nation, and according to recent reports, Oak Park has now cracked the million dollar barrier. Findings by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) listed Ventura County as the 19th least affordable housing market in the nation for […]

Exercise programs offered to seniors

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program is offering a PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) program from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays beginning today at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. This program is geared toward adults ages 50 and up with different types of rheumatic disease and related manifestations, and […]

Young actors to polish their skills at Theatricum Botanicum

The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum will present an opportunity for aspiring young thespians to polish their skills at a series of classes offered this fall in the Theatricum’s rustic outdoor setting at 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. Students ages 9 to 14 may participate in a Youth Drama Workshop: Acting/Playwriting/Performing that’s offered from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, […]

Temple Adat Elohim readies for High Holidays

Children should drink water

Children should drink water There is nothing soft about soft drinks. Some of these drinks have up to seven times the amount of caffeine that is in a cup of coffee. In addition, here are just a few of the chemicals found in soft drinks: phentlketonutics, aspartame, phosphoric acid, sodium citrate, calcium disodium, and citric acid, just to name a […]

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