Seminars will help redefine beauty

"Beauty Redefined" is the title of three seminars to be presented by Dr. Jonathan Ziv, cosmetic dentist, and Dr. Edward Terino, plastic surgeon. The seminars have been scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursdays, April 22, May 6 or June 3 at Lake Sherwood Country Club, off Potrero Road in the Hidden Valley area of Thousand Oaks. The doctors invite community participation […]

Chili cook-off

On April 25, about 50 chefs will gather at Conejo Creek Park South in Thousand Oaks to concoct their unique homage to chili, and those attending will be able to sample the gastric delights and vote for their pick as the best spicy dish. Chefs will compete in seven categories—Chili Verde, Best Salsa, Booth Décor, Showmanship, People’s Choice, Top Local […]


"Hellboy" Directed by: Guillermo del Toro Starring: Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Selma Blair, Rupert Evans and Doug Jones Rated: PG-13 (for fantasy violence, some spooky images, and mostly bloodless swordplay) Running time: 121 minutes Best suited for: super adventure comic super fans Least suited for: those tiring of super adventure comic heroes. Comic book heroes are oozing out of the […]

Calabasas Council approves Braewood privatization

The Braewood community along Mulholland Highway will be gated. The neighborhood consists of 72 single-family homes and Freedom Park. The Calabasas City Council last week approved privatization for the community, which will enable a gated entryway. The Braewood Calabasas Homeowners’ Association has planned for two years to install a gate at Freedom Drive and another at Parched Drive to enclose […]

Local residents put smiles on the faces of seniors

Residents of Wilshire Retirement Center Fallbrook and Assistance League of San Fernando Valley (ALSFV) volunteers recently blew out 15 candles on a decorated cake to commemorate 15 years of ALSFV’s participation in the national Assistance League organization, five years as a guild and 10 years as a chapter. This also marks the 12th year that the Senior Multi-Interest Leisure Enrichment […]

Government website provides positive information for girls

The federal government has taken a healthy look at what young women need and developed some innovative answers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health and the National Women’s Health Information Center (NWHIC) have developed 4girls.gov to target girls ages 10-16. Developed with advice from organizations that serve girls and from girls themselves, the site […]

Agoura moves into sole possession of second place

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn With four straight wins, the Agoura High School Chargers are in sole possession of second place in the Marmonte League baseball race at the halfway point. First-year head coach Scott Deck’s team doesn’t have a California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division II playoffs berth yet. But the Chargers (11-4 overall, 5-2 league), standing […]

Classic rock highlights benefit concert for leukemia patient

Lori Porter

Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com When tribute band Led Zepplica sings "Whole Lotta Love" this weekend at Moorpark’s Theater On High Street, they hope to see a whole lot of people in the audience. Led Zepplica and 11 other tribute bands will perform two concerts on Friday and Saturday nights to raise money for 21-year-old Allison Ray of Simi Valley, who has […]

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