Moorpark College a viable option for some high school seniors

Special to The Acorn

Stress began for high school seniors in December and it will continue until May 1, which is "D" day for college decisions. Students who applied on Nov.1 for "early acceptance" to one university (who also agreed to attend, if accepted) were notified Dec. 15. Their worries are over. Those who applied after Nov. 1 for "early decision" applied to a […]

Yacht Club Regatta is Sunday

Westlake Yacht Club will host its annual Homeport Regatta on April 27. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Sponsored by the Association of Santa Monica Bay Yacht Clubs, this event is designed to help new sailors develop skill and confidence sailing boats 8-18 feet in length in an organized regatta on the […]

Helping the needy

Calabasas Arts Festival to combine fine arts with music

The Calabasas Arts Council will present the sixth annual Calabasas Fine Arts and Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., May 3 and 4, located off of Park Centre south of Calabasas Road, next to Calabasas Commons Shopping Center. Admission is free. More than 175 artists and craft artisans will exhibit their works—paintings, ceramics, sculpture, glass, […]

Committees need T.O. residents

Committees need T.O. residents The city of Thousand Oaks is seeking residents interested in contributing their talents toward shaping their community by serving on the following committees. Applicants must be city residents. Four vacancies are on the Community Funding Review Committee, which meets as needed to review endowment funding requests (community events, sports facilities and community enhancement) and make recommendations […]

‘Thomas the Tank’ comes steaming into Fillmore

Family event offers fun for everyone

On the weekends of Fri. through Sun., April 25 through 27, and Fri. through Sun., May 2 through 4, Thomas the Tank Engine will steam into Fillmore for "Day Out with Thomas," a family event that offers the opportunity to ride with Thomas the Tank Engine. Everyone’s No. 1 Engine will chug into the Fillmore & Western Railway, 351 Santa […]

YMCA opens Camp Training Institute

The Triunfo YMCA recently launched its six-week Camp Training Institute. Anyone interested in working as a summer camp counselor this year is required to attend 36 hours of training focusing on the various elements of leading quality camp programs. Subjects will include: safety and first-aid training, age-appropriate practices, group dynamics, program planning, leadership and teamwork development, positive behavior management and––central […]

Ventura soprano glitters in one-woman show

Soprano Victoria Lavan, a former Ventura County resident, will appear in her new one-woman cabaret show, "Glitter And Be Gay: A Tribute to Barbara Cook," a musical retrospective of Broadway and cabaret legend Barbara Cook, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, May 2 to 31 at El Portal/Circle Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. Clifford Bell will direct and pianist […]

Spring Boutique to help OPHS Grad Nite

Oak Park High School Grad Nite will sponsor a Spring Boutique from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., May 3 at the Oak Park Shopping Center (near Beanscene), at the southeast corner of Kanan and Lindero Canyon roads. Vendors will sell jewelry, handbags, home and fashion accessories and more. Prom corsages and boutonnieres will also be available and flowers can […]

Podiatrists unite to help club foot victims in Honduras, Rotary Club joins the effort

Podiatrists unite to help club foot victims in Honduras, Rotary Club joins the effort By Michael Zapf, DPM The sine qua non of podiatric surgery is arguably the correction of a clubfoot on a 6-month-old baby. You must excuse me, however, if my chest swells with pride as a group of my colleagues and I went to Honduras last month […]