New West Symphony hosts dinner, lecture prior to concert

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The promise of an extraordinary evening of intellectual, physical and aesthetic satisfaction was delivered Saturday night to subscribers of the New West Symphony (NWS) at a pre-concert dinner and lecture in the Founders Room at Thousand Oaks Civic Art Plaza. The brilliant lecture by musicologist Charles McDermott created an anticipation for the evening’s performance while members waited for dinner, wine […]

Wellness Community seeks help

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is in need of volunteers to assist during their 11th annual Holiday Homes Tour on Dec. 7 and 8. The tour consists of five homes within the Conejo Valley that are lavishly decorated for the holidays. Volunteers are needed to serve as house docents, boutique cashiers and ticket salespeople. The Wellness Community, at 530 Hampshire Road […]

City of Calabasas grows by 60 residents; Creekside comes aboard

Acorn Staff Writer

City of Calabasas grows by 60 residents; Creekside comes aboard By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The city of Calabasas welcomed about 60 new residents recently. Creekside Condominiums, a 95-unit development on Valmar Street just off of Mulholland Drive, previously straddled two different jurisdictions, but is now in just one. For many years, residents at Creekside wanted to be a […]

Pastors trace spiritual journey

Pastors trace spiritual journey The congregation’s three pastors will continue sharing their spiritual journeys in a class meeting at 9 and 10:30 a.m. in Alton Hall at the United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village, during the next two weeks. Associate Pastor Sunny Pak will speak in the Spiritual Journey Classes this Sun., Oct. 20. Also on Sun., Oct. […]

Will vote for Fox

We are very glad that our neighbor Jeri Fox is a candidate for the Oak Park school board. We have been neighbors for over 12 years and our kids have grown up together. She has been actively involved with her kids in school and in their sports. Fox has always been a volunteer in the classroom, in all PTAs and […]

Noted piano soloist performs in T.O.

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Noted piano soloist performs in T.O. Noted piano soloist performs in T.O. By Lori Porter Special to The Acorn Pianist Christopher O’Riley made his New West Symphony debut last Saturday evening at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, performing both piano concertos of composer Maurice Ravel. The orchestra, conducted by Boris Brott, also performed composer Claude Debussy’s famous La Mer […]

Creative classes offered by CVAS in T.O.

Creative classes offered by CVAS in T.O. Conejo Valley Adult School (CVAS) is offering some creative classes this month including "Watercolor Silk Painting" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 19 in the school’s auditorium. It will teach the delicate art of watercolor painting, using fabric inks on silk. The cost is $35 plus a $30 materials fee. CVAS […]

Assembly seat challenger hopes for an upset

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Candidate Michael Wissot is a registered Republican, but running in a predominantly Democratic district, he’s learned how to hedge his bets. Wissot, the 27-year-old challenger to Fran Pavley’s 41st district state Assembly seat in the upcoming election, considers himself a fiscal conservative on matters such as the budget and the economy. But because he […]

Aspiring actors learn for camera

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class designed to help participants, whether skilled stage actors or inexperienced beginners, learn specific on-camera techniques. In addition, the class will teach subtle but clear expressions, strong but natural performance, acknowledging the camera as "another person," building a strong and unique "selling" personality and others. Instructor Renee Harmon, Ph.D., is president of […]

Panec endorsed

It’s an honor writing to the voters of Oak Park and urging you to vote for Marie Panec for the Oak Park School Board on Nov. 5. We have known Marie Panec for 12 years and know of her qualities and experience in education. Marie has children of her own in our district and will work very hard, through her […]

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