Police, CHP brace for holiday traffic

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Law enforcement agencies are preparing for holiday traffic and bad drivers this Memorial Day weekend. Beginning Friday afternoon until Monday night, the California Highway Patrol will have additional patrols on freeways, highways and streets, according to Officer Ray Abramian of the West Valley CHP. "Having a lot more eyes out there to just watch and make […]

Writer’s workshop training session scheduled

Writer’s workshop training session scheduled The Ventura County Writer’s Club (VCWC) will host an open house on Sat., June 5 at Thousand Oaks Borders, 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks, when group facilitators will discuss how to critique in a writers’ group and lead a writers’ workshop. After the 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. event, which is open to […]

Sumac Elementary School dedication

Local tennis teams bow out of playoffs

Going into the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) boys’ tennis playoffs, four local teams remained in the hunt for a section title: Calabasas, Oak Park, Oaks Christian and Thousand Oaks. But when last Thursday’s action on the hardcourt had finished, all four had to return to the bunkhouse empty-handed. In CIF Division I action, Calabasas lost on […]

A Tale of Two Sisters

Two young women, identical twins, have earned straight A’s since birth. They took every AP course offered in their high school. They scored 1600 on the SAT I and 800 on every SAT II exam. Both students completed science research fellowships at the National Institute of Health. Yet when it came time to decide on a college, they made very […]

Memorial Day motorists to pay more

Oak Park peace officer saluted

Pierce College announces science camp for kids

Los Angeles Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills, is offering a new all-day summer science camp experience for children 5 to 14 years of age (kindergarten through sixth grade). There will be eight one-week sessions of science exploration by professional science instructors, featuring hands-on investigations in small groups. Weekly topics will include Crazy Cyborg Tech, Flashing Physics and […]

Pet of the Week

Personal Personals

Personal ads aren’t new. They’ve been around for hundreds of years. But without a doubt the Internet has had more impact on people meeting people than any other medium. And it’s so easy. There are almost 500,000 Websites for personal ads. You name it and it’s there. Are you a short, color-blind, bisexual motorcycle rider who enjoys wine in a […]