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Symposium to address disability awareness

The Center for Academic and Accessibility Resources and the Office of Graduate and Professional Programs of California Lutheran University (CLU) will host a Disability Awareness Day symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 13, in Pearson Library of CLU, 60 W. Olsen Road in Thousand Oaks. Michael Bradbury, former Ventura County district attorney and a member of […]

Special awards coming for ‘Women of the Earth’

Deadline is Nov. 30

Deadline is Nov. 30 An awards program will honor women who make the world a greener place through their actions and programs. The first annual Terre de Femmes "Women of the Earth" Awards in the U. S. has been launched by the Yves Rocher Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Yves Rocher beauty company. "Women have a special bond with […]

Cholesterol tests can help prevent heart disease

Twenty percent of American adults say they have never had a cholesterol test. Even worse, only 29 percent of all adults surveyed knew that this test screens for risk of heart disease. These alarming results were revealed in a 2003 Gallup survey of nearly 1,500 men and women older than age 18, commissioned by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) […]

Weekend schedule

Simi Valley at

Simi Valley at Westlake Friday, 7 p.m. Calabasas at Newbury Park Friday, 7 p.m. Agoura at Moorpark Friday, 7 p.m. Royal at Thousand Oaks (homecoming) Friday, 7 p.m. Villanova Prep at Viewpoint Friday, 7 p.m.

Youth celebrate anniversary of Catholic church’s first teenage saint

More than 2,500 high school and junior high youth recently participated in a Eucharistic celebration honoring the 50th anniversary of the canonization of St. Dominic Savio, the first teenager to be proclaimed a saint by the Catholic Church. The occasion was sponsored by the Salesian Ministries in Southern California at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los […]

Detailing center would be friendly to the environment

Detailing center would be friendly to the environment Details. Details. It seems that everyone is consumed with these. In the matter of the people vs. the (proposed) auto detail center, it seems this is where the devil lies. I have been a resident here for a long time, and noticeably we as a community have become more concerned about addressing […]

Calabasas Council approves monument signs

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Large monument signs on Calabasas Road between Parkway Calabasas and the Mureau Road bridge might be sprouting up after the Calabasas City Council last week approved a new sign ordinance. The new will control the size and design of signs, but a last- minute modification allows monument signs as big as 25 feet tall in a […]

Ojai Film Festival offers 70 movies

More than 70 submissions will be screened for the fifth annual Ojai Film Festival from among 500 film entries from as far away as Egypt, India, Australia, Japan, Europe and Canada. The selections will be shown twice between Thurs., Oct. 21 and Sun. Oct. 24 at one or more of the following downtown Ojai locations: the Ojai Playhouse, the Ojai […]

Pierce invites seniors to explore Lewis, Clark

Six-week discussion program for seniors will be based on Lewis and Clark book of 11 essays

Pierce College’s Oasis in the Valley, a nonprofit organization for people 50 years of age or older, will present a six-week discussion program based on the book of essays "Lewis & Clark, A Journey to Another America." The program will be conducted 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on six Thursdays from Oct. 14 through Nov. 18. The new program, funded […]