Local foursome earn chance to do it like the pros

By Kyle Jorrey Acorn Sports Writer In the world of amateur golf, there simply is no bigger event than the Buick Scramble National Championships. Held this year at Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Fla., the scramble features 214 five-person teams (107 in the net and gross divisions) from across the U.S. and Canada. It offers not only a $287,000 cash […]

Latin fusion guitar concert coming to T.O.

Latin fusion guitar concert coming to T.O. The band Incendio will bring their distinctive Latin guitar world fusion sound to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 28. Their musical style is "an amalgamation" of flamenco, classical, Middle Eastern, Celtic, jazz, rock, trance and pop, while showcasing the "timeless" sound of the Spanish guitar in a […]


Workshop to help cancer patients move past treatments

Workshop to help cancer patients move past treatments A workshop designed to help women recover from the emotional and physical effects of breast cancer treatment will be presented by the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura. The 10-week workshop, "Return to Wellness: A New Beginning after Breast Cancer Treatment," is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, Sept. 13 through Nov. […]

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Quick Take

Quick Take Eli Manning manipulated the 2004 NFL draft by serving notice to the Chargers that he wasn’t going to play for them, so they promptly traded his rights to the Giants. John Elway did the very same thing in 1983, forcing the then-Baltimore Colts to trade his rights to the Broncos. Elway clearly deserved his recent Hall of Fame […]

New ballet studio to open soon

The Classical Ballet School will celebrate its grand opening this weekend. The state-of-the-art ballet studio will host a special Open House and class demonstration on Sun., Aug. 29 at 22827 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Classes will be available for all ages and levels. The facility features a sprung dance floor, oversized mirrors and ballet barres. Classes are taught by the […]

Five run for two seats on Oak Park MAC

Voters in Oak Park will choose between two incumbents and three challengers in November’s election. Two existing members of the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) and three others are running for two seats in the upcoming election. Originally elected in November 1995 and 2000 respectively, incumbents Todd Haines and Deena Parry have decided to seek reelection. Challenging for the […]

AAUW to sip coffee, chat, then host education event

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Thousand Oaks Branch, will host a Coffee and Chat at 9 a.m. Sat., Sept. 4 at Greenhouse Café, 652 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. "Find out who’s who and what’s what" and how to get involved with AAUW. New, old and current members are welcome to attend. For information on this event, please […]

Nursing mothers have their own support groups

La Leche League of T.O. offers mother-to-mother breast-feeding support and information for pregnant or breastfeed-ing moms in a relaxed atmosphere. The group will meet at 10 a.m. Wed., Sept. 1 at the Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Babies are welcome and the meetings are free. For information, call Liz at (805) 375-9355. La Leche League of Agoura […]

Pet of the Week

‘JUST SO YOU KNOW––I DON’T LIKE OTHER CATS’—Sadie, a 10-year-old female brown tabby is very talkative and friendly with people, but she doesn’t get along with other cats, so she’ll be the perfect single pet from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. Ask about identification No. A1178632. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 […]