THURS., SEPT. 18 Mothers & More Mothers and More of the Conejo Valley meets 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Center, 288 Greenmeadow Drive, Thousand Oaks. They provide support for moms who work and moms at home along with a book club, play dates, and resources for women in the Conejo Valley. (805) 498-9385 Sara Skillen A Pumpkin Topic Oak Park Gardeners […]

Chabad to host High Holiday services at Hyatt

Chabad of the Conejo will have its High Holiday services at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., West-lake Village, where the grand ballroom will be turned into a huge sanctuary for the holidays and other hotel boardrooms will be used for the junior congregation and teen sessions. Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated from Friday evening, Sept. 26 […]

UCLA to look at popular art style

UCLA Extension will present a free symposium, "Entertainment Goes ‘Pop’: The Future of Manga and Anime Entertainment," from 2 through 5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 27 in Room 147 Dodd Hall on the UCLA campus in Westwood. The event will feature a wide spectrum of guest speakers prominent in the worldwide business and cultural phenomenon of manga and anime. The free […]

AT&T to take proposal before Calabasas planning board

AT&T Wireless plans to build an unmanned communication facility just southwest of the Calabasas High School track. The proposal went before the Calabasas Planning Commission last week and will return in the near future. City staff and AT&T must first address issues related to safety and aesthetics, according to Calabasas Community Development Director Steve Craig. The AT&T enclosure is a […]

Smart people are getting ready for a busier business cycle

By Jane Applegate Many companies have been in survival mode for the past few months, but as big and small companies begin to spend money again, it’s time to get back in the game. As the economy begins to turn around, savvy small business owners are preparing for growth. The first step is to review your current marketing and communications […]

Healing will be the message at Faith Unity

Healing will be the message at Faith Unity "The Miracle of Healing" will be the message delivered by Rev. Irma Oestmann at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Sept. 21 at Unity Center Church, 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 109, Thousand Oaks. Special music will be performed by pianist Zachery Spencer and vocalist Delaney Gibson. Youth education and childcare […]

Scandinavian festival is here on Sunday

The Scandinavian Autumnfest and Marknad will be presented from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sun., Sept. 21 at Vasa Park, 2854 Triunfo Canyon Road (off Kanan Road south), Agoura. The annual event features traditional Scandinavian music, folk dancing, Renaissance performers, a nyckleharpa player, an Old Country marketplace with ethnic foods, keepsakes and gifts, handcraft exhibits, information on genealogy and more. […]

LVUSD students who take STAR do well

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer The tests may have changed, but students in Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) continue to produce top academic scores on the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) exams. The Stanford 9 (SAT/9) test was replaced this year by another nationally norm-referenced test, the California Achievement Test (CAT/6). Students also took a separate, California Standards […]

Ride On says ‘right on’ to supporters

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Ride On, the therapeutic horsemanship nonprofit group that teaches horseback riding to children and adults with physical and mental disabilities, presented a fundraising event over the weekend that, according to Ride On of the Conejo Valley executive director Bryan McQueeny, was the most successful event in terms of turnout and in terms of fundraising […]

Hadassah to host tea tour at Gardens

To kick off its current Hadassah membership drive, "One to Grow On," the Emek Hallanot chapter of Hadassah will sponsor a docent-led tour of the Gardens of the World, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks at 7 p.m. Wed., Oct. 1. Immediately following the tour, the chapter will host a dessert tea and membership orientation at the Gardens of the […]