2004-05-20

Noted blues performer to appear at local audio/video store



Noted blues performer to appear at local audio/video store The most noteworthy force in modern British blues since the 1960s, John Mayall, will sign his latest DVD and CD at Evolution Audio & Video, 5341 Derry Ave., Ste. S, in Agoura Hills on Sat., May 29. Mayall worked with Eric Clapton, among others, after Clapton left the Yardbirds to play […]

Free genealogy classes offered



Free beginning genealogy research classes will be offered at the Newbury Park Family History Center at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 35 S. Wendy Drive, Newbury Park. Classes begin at 1:30 p.m. and last one hour. "There is no need to sign up. Just show up and bring your enthusiasm for genealogical research. Come and get started […]

Agoura Hills



While the victim visited the restroom, cash and two rings were stolen from her wallet in the 5700 block of Lake Lindero Drive at 4:30 p.m. May 6. The loss was $7,300. Someone entered an unlocked garage in the 5900 block of Lake Lindero Drive and stole a computer, a speaker and sunglasses the night of May 3. The loss […]

Indian Hills H.S.

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Indian Hills H.S. says ‘Thank you’ We at Indian Hills High School are grateful to you and your staff for the excellent coverage of our first reunion. Placing our announcements in your neighborhood paper has generated many phone calls from former students inquiring about the reunion, which is just what we wanted to happen. We are all so excited for […]

Agoura Hills Council split on ballot initiative



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Agoura Hills city officials were divided on whether they should continue to support the Local Taxpayers and Public Safety Protection Act, a November ballot initiative designed to protect city revenue, or rally behind Gov. Arnold Schwar-zenegger’s pledge for a constitutional amendment. The governor’s plan would offer equivalent or better protections after a two-year financial contribution by […]

“A Day Without a Mexican”



"A Day Without a Mexican" Directed by: Sergio Arau Starring: Yareli Arizmendi, Caroline Aaron, Melinda Allen, and Maria Beck Rated: Not rated (some adult language, mild drug and sexual innuendoes) Running time: 79 minutes Best suited for: cultural or socially astute hard-liners Least suited for: no one else need apply Acorn’s Rating Guide: What a great premise. What an uninspired […]

Volunteers to get Interface orientation



Interface Children Family Services is having an orientation beginning at 10 a.m. on Thurs., May 27 at 1305 Del Norte Road in Camarillo to introduce prospective volunteers to the challenging opportunities available. Some of the available opportunities include assisting victims of domestic violence in English and/or Spanish at various county locations, active parenting classes, a low-cost 10-week series emphasizing effective […]

Office park near Promenade sold



Calabasas-based The Johnston Group has sold one of its Westlake Village office parks to the SIMA organization. The two-building complex is on Thousand Oaks Boulevard directly across the street from the Promenade retail center and features as a focal point a stallion rising out of a fountain at the corner of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Promenade Way. About three years […]

Here are tips on improving family habits

Eating, fitness can improve by following a few simple steps

Movie stars, athletes, media, peers—many outside factors have the potential to influence children. However, studies have found that parents have more potential to influence their children’s behavior than anyone else, especially in regards to eating and physical activity. Recent reports indicate that childhood obesity is continuing to rise. As a result, parents are looking for creative ways to provide healthier […]

Focus of lecture: Helping teens make wise entertainment choices



"Discerning Truth: Helping Your Teens Make Good Entertainment Choices" is the subject of a free seminar from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., May 21 in the auditorium at Hillcrest Christian School, 384 Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks. It’s open to the community. The goal of the seminar is to help parents "learn to train and equip their children to be discerning […]