New Art Academy Opens in Oak Park

A new school focusing on the fundamentals used by all master artists since the Renaissance has opened in Oak Park, according to owners Robyn and Sheldon Borenstein. The facility in the Oak Park Shopping Center instructs and encourages beginning artists (as well as skilled artisans of all ages) in a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere. From kindergartners to adults working in the […]

Brookside Elementary celebrates its

National Blue Ribbon Award status

Emmanuel Presbyterian hosts alternative boutique

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church will host an alternative market for holiday shoppers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 22 on the church’s front lawn, 588 Camino Manzanas (corner of Lynn Road), Thousand Oaks. The event will feature "unique crafts from around the world, baked goodies, festive music" according to organizers, plus popcorn, a barbecue lunch, car wash and a […]

Public safety can be a complex issue

Public safety can be a complex issue Public safety can be a complex issue In one part of today’s Acorn, we learn that the city of Calabasas will do everything it can to discourage parents from driving their kids to school. In another part of The Acorn, we learn that a 13-year-old girl in Thousand Oaks recently escaped from an […]

Suspect in custody after abduction of T.O. girl, 13

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Suspect in custody after abduction of T.O. girl, 13 By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer A Thousand Oaks man is being charged with the kidnapping and molestation of a 13-year-old girl walking near school last week, authorities say. Paul Whitehead, 23, remains in custody at Ventura County Jail with bail set at $500,000. The unidentified girl was walking by herself […]

Smile, it’s the first AHS Country Fair

Braille Institute Auxiliary luncheon set

The annual Christmas Expectations luncheon of the Braille Institute will get underway with a social hour and silent auction at 11 a.m. Thurs., Dec. 4 in the Crystal Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hotel. The luncheon will be at noon. Entertainment will be provided by the Braille Institute Johnny Mercer Children’s Choir. Local residents involved in the event include Pat […]

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Kingsmen Shakespeare Co. gets grant

Kingsmen Shakespeare Co. gets grant The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company has announced it is the recipient of a $4,000 grant from Target Corporation to be used for its Shakespeare Educational Tour (SET) program. The SET program, a joint project of the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company and the Thousand Oaks Arts Commission, began four years ago by bringing workshops and performances to Conejo […]

Kids learn Shabbat at Temple Adat

Temple Adat Elohim will present "Celebrations! What to Teach Our Children About Shabbat" from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sun., Nov. 23 in Room 7 at the Temple, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Parents and grandparents will learn about Shabbat so they can teach their children. There will be creative suggestions on crafts and activities that deal with Shabbat. The […]