FRI., OCT. 10

FRI., OCT. 10 Come for Blues From 2 to 4 p.m. at Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Hwy. (at Troutdale Drive), Agoura, hear Nelsen Adelard Band perform "the right balance of torment and tenderness" so essential to the blues style. Free. (805) 370-2301

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The loss was $19,300 after eight businesses in the 28700 block of Roadside Drive were broken into and burglarized the night of Sept. 23. Business doors were damaged and mostly computer equipment was stolen. The damages to a business were $17,700 and $200 worth of computer accessories were stolen after recent vandalism and theft in the 30300 block of Agoura […]

Pianist opens New West Symphony season

New West Symphony will open its 10th season with an all-Beethoven program featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Andre-Michel Schub as guest artist. The local performance will begin at 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 9 at the Countrywide Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. The all-Beethoven program will include the Overture to […]

‘Iraqi freedom’ sounds like an oxymoron

‘Iraqi freedom’ sounds like an oxymoron Now that President George W. Bush has assured us the "mission has been accomplished" and that "the Iraqi people have been liberated," the only remaining task is to set up voting booths to facilitate the inauguration of a self-governing democracy. As sound bites go, this all plays well in the parallel universe of Fox […]

Oak Park MAC, realty firm to reconcile their differences

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com The debate over a real estate agency sign in Oak Park simmered down when the owner indicated he’s more than willing to compromise with the community. The agreement came during last week’s Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) meeting. "I was very surprised at the amount of attention the signs have drawn," said Roy Belson, a […]

Interior designers sought for Wellness Community’s Design Showcase

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is seeking "dedicated and talented" interior designers to participate in its Spring 2005 Design Showcase. The showcase home is located behind the gates of the Lake Sherwood development in the Hidden Valley area of Thousand Oaks. The "European countryside-inspired" 5,800-square-foot home is being built on the lake with views from each room. After the event it […]

State’s Air Resources Board likes Pavley’s bill on vehicles

Two years after California state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley’s (D-Woodland Hills) hard fought and historic global warming bill, AB-1493, was signed into law, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously adopted the regulations to implement the bill and control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from passenger automobiles and light-duty trucks. "California’s cars and trucks create 40 percent of this state’s GHGs and […]

Penland Award, cops to be honored during upcoming Chamber event in Agoura Hills

Penland Award, cops to be honored during upcoming Chamber event in Agoura Hills The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will host a special luncheon to honor law enforcement officers of Lost Hills and East Valley stations of the Los Angeles and Ventura county sheriff’s departments respectively. The luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 14 at Lindero Country […]

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Recently I’ve been dealing with a lot of serious problems: people with cancer, families affected by suicide, serious health inflictions, accidental deaths, depression, financial losses, and the list could go on and on. People are looking to God for hope. It’s perhaps the most important lesson in life—a lesson that God is trying to teach us through Scripture, but also […]

Multimedia concerts promote science, music

To complement the exhibition "Einstein" on view through May 29, 2005, the Skirball Cultural Center will present a series of related public programs beginning with the following two multimedia performances. At 8 p.m. Wed., Oct. 20, clarinetist and composer Andy Biskin will present "Goldberg’s Variations." Rube Goldberg (1883-1970) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist who created a universe of the nearly […]

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