Storytelling recalls history

Inspired by the California Council for the Humanities "California Stories Project," the Thousand Oaks Library will host "California Stories—The Great Migrations," a program of storytelling by Jim Woodard from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tues., Oct. 15 in the community room at the library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Woodard, a storyteller, author and community volunteer, will use the power […]

Los Robles to host free Breast Cancer Awareness seminar

In recognition of October’s designation as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Los Robles Regional Medical Center will present its seventh annual free Breast Cancer Awareness seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 12:0 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 12 at the Hyatt Westlake Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. "Answering Today’s Questions About Women’s Health" is the focus for this year’s event which will feature […]

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Walk to promote awareness on mental health begins at church in Thousand Oaks

Cut expenses elsewhere, but let’s save DARE

Cut expenses elsewhere, but let’s save DARE Recently my wife and I went to Back to School Night at Oak Hills Elementary, as I am sure you all did at your various schools. Our fifth-grade teacher informed us, much to her displeasure, that the Ventura County Board of Supervisors reduced the sheriff’s budget, which left the sheriff in the unenviable […]

Cultural Festival brings out the best

Special to The Acorn

Families in the community enjoyed a full day of free entertainment, art and history Saturday at the annual Calabasas Cultural Festival presented by the Calabasas Arts Council. The event took place at Leonis Adobe Museum in conjunction with L.A. County’s free museum day, held the first Saturday in October every year. Guests got a sense of California’s culture while browsing […]

Wellness Community undergoes restructuring

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura (TWC) recently announced the implementation of a new administrative restructuring program adopted by its board of directors. The restructuring is expected to help TWC, now in its second decade of service, expand and enhance its services to people with cancer and their families. TWC has hired Suzanne Drace, formerly the interim executive director of United Way […]

T.O. Rotary to host Street Fair

The Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 20 on Moorpark Road, between Hillcrest Drive and Wilbur Road, in Thousand Oaks. The fair is presented by the Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks. Net proceeds from the event are directed "to local charities and worthwhile international causes," according to Rotary. About 250 arts […]

Catholic church to host arts and crafts fair

The Women’s Club of St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church will host its annual Arts and Crafts Faire from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Sat., Oct. 12 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Sun., Oct. 13 in the church’s Thomas Aquinas Hall, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The faire will feature hand-crafted items, jewelry, special holiday decorations, holiday […]

Student cell phone policy unfair to AHS students

Student cell phone policy unfair to AHS students As a senior at Agoura High School, this letter is to express my opinion about the cell phone issue on all Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) school campuses. Events such as Sept.11, Columbine, other school shootings, and natural disasters (including earthquakes and fires) have shown that it is important for students […]

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