For the record

The Cal Grant Financial Aid Program expired for this year. Students can apply after Jan. 1, 2004 and informational brochures will be available from state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley’s office at that time. We apologize for any inconvenience regarding the item that appeared in last week’s Acorn.

Aromatherapy giveaway being offered

Aromatherapy giveaway being offered Myracle Therapeutic Center is a center for natural therapies, products and classes at 2342 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. They’re celebrating "springing" into summer by offering a "gift of aromatherapy" by providing the following recipe that will enable Acorn readers to create something "uplifting and energizing, safe and aromatic." Ingredients: 4 oz. Sweet Almond Carrier […]

Oak Park Eagles hope to rally and make baseball playoffs

Special to The Acorn

If the Oak Park baseball team can win the majority of its seven remaining Tri-Valley League games, the Eagles might not take the regular season championship, but they would have a shot at a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section playoff berth. Next Wednesday, Oak Park returns to its league schedule at Carpinteria when it plays the Warriors in a […]

L.A. agency opens doors for disabled artists in exhibit

L.A. GOAL, a Los Angeles-based, nonprofit agency offering services for adults with developmental disabilities, and its subsidiary commercial art/sewing studio Inside Out Productions, are collaborating with the Skirball Cultural Center to present "The Drama of the Door." Doors, the theme of the exhibition, carry special significance for the artists of L.A. GOAL, all of whom have developmental disabilities. Doors represent […]

Westlake Village Garden Club tour ready to bloom

By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer A unique and usually unavailable glimpse of the secret gardens of some spectacular Conejo Valley homes will be on tap when Westlake Village Garden Club presents its 30th annual Garden and Patio Tour from 12:30 to 5 p.m. on Sun., April 27. The tour will feature five gardens at homes in Westlake Village and […]

Braille classes available

Braille Institute will offer free classes to teach people how to remain independent despite loss of vision from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, May 2 to July 25, at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center, 1375 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Participants will learn how to use visual aids to maximize remaining vision, as well as new ways of doing daily […]

No spring break for OCHS Lions quarterback Halzle

Local football players spend their spring vacations traveling to camps and campuses, showcasing their talents to interested coaches. Beginning with attending the Nike Camp held on USC’s campus, then participating in USC’s Quarterback Camp, 6’4" quarterback Joey Halzle of Oaks Christian High School then visited spring practices at UCLA, flew to Cal and Oregon, met with head coaches, attended quarterback […]

Moorpark concert to benefit victims of domestic violence

A portion of the proceeds from the Voices of Women Concert Series at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., April 25 and 26 at the Theatre on High Street, 45 E. High St., Moorpark, will benefit the Oxnard-based Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence. This concert series aims to give female artists the opportunity to showcase their talents to the […]

Foxfield Horse Show is riding high

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer While many families were busy hunting for Easter eggs on Sunday, Foxfield Riding School’s 36th annual Spring Horse Show was sporting its own hunters, jumpers and ponies. The show awarded riders and horses in competitions such as Championship Equitation, Dressage (ballet with horses), cross-country, (similar to a foxhunt, requiring horse and rider to jump […]

Tea fundraiser helps American Cancer Society

The "Somewhere In Time Tea and Boutique" at 1 p.m. Sat., May 3 in the First Neighborhood Community Center, 31830 Village Center Road, Westlake Village, will raise funds to benefit Hats From The Heart and the Greater Conejo Valley Unit of the American Cancer Society. The event will feature local cancer survivors among the models that will showcase hat and […]