Local companies can get free computer training

By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer "How could you not be happy with all this free training?" asks Computer Career Learning Center’s director and owner John Tontsch. Computer Career Learning Centers or CCLC (formerly Internet Education Centers or IEC), is an education contractor for the state of California’s Employment Training Panel, as well as a state-authorized postsecondary computer career school. […]

Hadassah to host Gardens of the World tour

The Emek ha Ilanot chapter of Hadassah is sponsoring a docent-led tour of the Gardens of the World, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, at 7 p.m. on Wed. Oct. 2. The chapter, comprised of women aged 30 to 49, will host a dessert tea and membership orientation at the Gardens of the World Resource Center immediately following the tour. […]

Toe pain a problem for many, not just a famous NBA player

By Michael Zapf, DPM My patient Anita has the same problem with her big toe as Laker center Shaquille O’Neal, a big toe that hardly moves and what movement there is, hurts. Like O’Neal, she has hallux limitus, which is medical speak for an immobile big toe. An x-ray of her big toe joint shows a lot of joint damage. […]

Variety of programs offered for after school

The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are accepting registration for the fall session of the Lindero Canyon After School Enrichment Program. Classes will begin the week of Oct. 14 and are open to students ages 11 to 14. A variety of classes will be offered from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Lindero Canyon Middle School, […]

Sheriff’s blotter


Agoura The loss was $778 after a purse, wallet, cell phone, a business card holder, a passport envelope, cash and three one-dollar lottery tickets were stolen from an unlocked car in the 300 block of S. Latigo Canyon Road the afternoon of Sept. 14. Agoura Hills A Mustang convertible top was slashed ($1,000 damage) while it was parked in an […]

From closed to open at a traffic light

Acorn Automotive Editor

Acorn Automotive Editor   Back in 1994, Audi was selling just 10,000 cars in North America. The company was just a few meetings away from ceasing sales. With an enthusiastic dealer base and management determined to do something to turn the company around, they settled into a policy of technical innovation and, in some critics’ minds, risk. The idea was […]

Agoura Hills to host financial workshop

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is accepting registration for its program, "Investing Basics," to be presented from 7:45 to 9:15 p.m. Wed., Oct. 16 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The fee will be $20. Open to adults ages 18 and up, the workshop will help participants learn how to examine their […]

Beginning Spanish class offered

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering a "Beginning Conversational Spanish" class for adults and seniors. The eight-week class is offered 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays from Sept. 30 through Nov. 25 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The class fee for adults is $40. The fee for senior adults age 50 […]

Alternative forms of cancer treatment to be discussed

A free lecture, "Cancer Can Be Beaten" will be at 7:30 p.m. Tues., Oct. 1 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Co-hosted by the Dr. Rath Health Foundation and The Cure Research Foundation, the lecture will explore alternative forms of cancer treatment. Keynote speaker Abel Bogale is a research scientist and education program administrator with […]

Students to run ‘Relay for Life’

Annual event set for NPHS this weekend

Westlake Elementary School students will be sponsoring the school’s team, named the "Westlake Wizards’ Cancer Warriors," as they walk in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event Sat. and Sun., Sept. 28 and 29 at Newbury Park High School, 456 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. The team will be walking between 10 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday during […]

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