Decorate galore

A holiday display of 22 different types of decorated Christmas trees, "Christmas Around the World," will be presented from Sat., Nov. 23 through Sun., Jan. 5 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The trees have been decorated to represent cultures and traditions from around the world, and the display will be accompanied by […]

On the Trail

By Gloria Glasser The Deciduous Demon A kid goes by on a Pogo stick and shouts a Pogo-punctuated question in passing: WHERE’D you GET that SHINER? But she’s gone like a spooked kangaroo before I can respond, leaving me beneath the gnarled menacing branches of the apricot tree in my street-facing front yard. "Hey," I say to the tree, "why […]

If You Haven’t Been to Bobacabana, You’re in for Exceptional Fruit Drinks, Great Sandwiches

Thirsty? Looking for a refreshing drink with a flair? Stop by Bobacabana in the Agoura Meadows Shopping Center. Their fruit smoothies have names like "Berry Jubilee" and "Mango Blast." For those with adventurous taste buds the menu also features Boba milk tea or a Boba tea shake in such flavors as taro and honeydew. Then there’s a frozen espresso concoction […]

New hotel opens in Agoura Hills

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Competition between Hilton and Marriott, the two giant hotel chains, heated up a notch last week with the grand opening of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Agoura Hills, Hilton’s mid-priced business hotel. Last summer, Hilton opened its 140-room Hilton Garden Inn in Calabasas to cater to the more upscale business traveler. The Oct. […]

Chabad hosts holiday festival

Chabad of the Conejo will present a series of events to celebrate the Chanukah holiday. Throughout the week leading up to Chanukah (Sat., Nov. 30), Chabad representatives will visit local Jewish schools and senior homes with a hands-on presentation of how olive oil is made from raw olives. The miracle of Chanukah involved olive oil and it is one of […]

Group of Catholics plan a meeting

Group of Catholics plan a meeting A local chapter of the Voice of the Faithful has been told that they cannot address the members of the parish at the end of Mass or have a meeting notice placed in the bulletin or insert a flyer in the church’s bulletin announcing a meeting to be held locally to explore creating Voice […]

Medical community views local ophthamologist in high regard

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer When corrective eye surgery first became popular in the 1980s, ophthalmologist Arthur Hurt had a vision for the future and it didn’t include radial keratotomy. The controversial procedure to improve nearsighted vision called for radial cuts to be made into the patient’s cornea, but Hurt, a graduate of Stanford and George Washington University Medical […]

Artists invited to Ojai

The Ojai Center for the Arts, a nonprofit organization, extends an open invitation to all artists to bring submissions of any medium, any style from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Fri., Dec. 6 to the Art Center, 113 S. Montgomery St., Ojai for the December gallery show titled "Toys." A prospectus is available at the center or for more information please […]

Connoisseurs of Pizza Finally Have Found a Quality Product

The pizza and pasta at the Bellagio Café in T.O. are comparable to the finest anywhere. Owner Alex Momen insists on only the freshest, top quality ingredients for every item on the menu. Exciting gourmet cuisine in a comfortable, informal atmosphere is the goal. Bellagio pizzas combine the originality of California cuisine with Italian baking techniques. All pizzas are prepared […]


THURS., NOV. 21 Westlake Women Westlake Women’s Club, Evening Section, meets 7 p.m. in community room at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. Open to women in Westlake Village and vicinity. (805) 497-2532 Learn About Jaycees Conejo Valley Junior chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) host a social mixer at 7 p.m. at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, 3955 […]