2004-09-23

Edison hopes to have power back to normal next week



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com A recent equipment failure at the Southern California Edison power substation in Moorpark triggered an emergency outage plan that’s been causing rolling blackouts in the surrounding communities, but the substation should be able to deliver its regular volume of power within the next week, according to Gil Alexander, Edison spokesperson. SCE, which services Moorpark, Simi Valley, […]

Youth Congress greeting card contest winners announced



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF) announced the winners of their Youth Congress greeting card contest. The grand prize of two season tickets to Disneyland will be awarded to Luis Andrade, a sophomore at Thousand Oaks High School, at next month’s CLVFF Board of Trustees meeting. Luis submitted a charcoal sketch that depicts a young man […]

Acorn Festival offers fun activities at Malibu Creek State Park



Acorn Festival offers fun activities at Malibu Creek State Park The Malibu Creek State Park Docents Association will host the fourth annual Fall Acorn Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 3 at Malibu Creek State Park, on Malibu Canyon Road just south of its junction with Mulholland Highway in Calabasas. The purpose of the event is to […]

Breast cancer survivor tea planned



Breast cancer survivor tea planned The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Inland Empire Affiliate will host a tea for breast cancer survivors from 1 to 4 p.m. Sat., Sept. 18 at Endar Hacienda Estate, 35438 DePortola Road, Temecula. The event will feature two main speakers: Linda Bradley, CEO of Southwest HealthCare, and hypnotist Janet Johnson. The afternoon will be […]

Tri-Valley Standings



Overall Division Team W-L-T W-L-T Fillmore 3-0-0 0-0-0 OCHS 2-0-0 0-0-0 Oak Park 2-0-0 0-0-0 Nordhoff 1-1-0 0-0-0 Santa Paula 1-1-0 0-0-0 Carpinteria 1-1-0 0-0-0 Bishop Diego 1-1-0 0-0-0

Website introduces kids to bugs, pests



Children looking to learn more about creepy crawlers and furry critters have a new resource. The National Pest Management Association’s new children’s website, www.pestworldforkids.org, blends fun and education in an online portal into the pest world. Comprised of five sections: Amazing Pests, Threats & Prevention, For Teachers, Learning Games, and Pestcards, the site lets children discover fun facts about their […]

Call, Bawl or Crawl?



Call, Bawl or Crawl? My former hiking partner wore glasses so thick I never figured out the color of his eyes in the many long years of our association. But he never failed to notice a babe in skimpy attire passing, or a sign for free samples at the grocery. Klutz is too generous a term for him. He broke […]

High winds strike Westlake



Bridal Premiere celebrates 21st birthday with annual fall show



Bridal Premiere celebrates 21st birthday with annual fall show Celebrating its 21st birthday, the Bridal Premiere will host its annual fall show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 3, at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. in Westlake Village. There will be an array of bridal-related vendors, and two fashion shows, one at 12:30 p.m. […]

Young musicians sell Entertainment Books as fundraiser project



The Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras are selling Entertainment Books for their fall fundraiser. The book contains two-for-one and 50 percent discount coupons. The cost is $20 per book for either the Ventura County or the San Fernando Valley editions. For books and information, call (805) 583-3322. Books for other areas of the United States are also available by special order.


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