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Pavley wants another term in state Assembly

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Fran Pavley is prepared to tackle another two years of work as state Assemblywoman of the 41st District, which represents 423,000 residents in Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, Calabasas, Oak Park, Woodland Hills, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Encino, Tarzana, Topanga, Port Hueneme and portions of Westlake Village and Oxnard. Pavley has authored or co-authored 49 bills […]

YMCA to celebrate 40 years in Conejo Valley

Anniversary party next month

The YMCA is celebrating 40 years in the community by hosting an anniversary party on Sun., Nov. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. at Conejo Creek Park North in Thousand Oaks. The public is invited. Participating YMCAs are Triunfo Family YMCA, Conejo Valley YMCA and Simi Valley Family YMCA. The celebration will include live 1960s music, a barbeque with volunteer […]

Local man wants to serve on Triunfo’s board

Tom Ray of Oak Park believes he’s the best candidate to fill a seat on the Triunfo Sanitation District Board of Directors. Oak Park voters will decide if he’s right on Election Day, Tues., Nov. 2. Ray and his wife, Shannon, moved to Oak Park in 1970 and became involved with the Oak Park Homeowners Association. Ray has been involved […]

Weekend schedule

Calabasas at

Calabasas at Royal Friday, 7 p.m. Carpinteria at Oak Park Friday, 7:30 p.m. Fillmore at Oaks Christian Friday, 7:30 p.m. Newbury Park at Moorpark Friday, 7 p.m. Thousand Oaks at Simi Valley Friday, 7 p.m.

Safety seats can save kids’ lives

A properly installed child safety seat could mean the difference between a close call and a tragedy in an automobile crash. That’s why new-car dealers are teaming up this October to show parents how to belt their kids in properly and safely. Dealers in all 50 states will conduct child safety seat inspections at their dealerships as part of the […]

If a woman’s right to choose is important to you, vote carefully

If a woman’s right to choose is important to you, vote carefully The anti-choice brigade has duped the American public and Mr. Moses (Acorn letters, Sept. 30). It’s anti-choice zealots who have concocted the myth of the "partial birth abortion." They want us to believe it’s a common procedure sought by reckless women for selfish reasons. Because of its emotional […]

For the record

We had some recent money problems. An article in the Sept. 30 edition had some faulty dollar amounts regarding how much money the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy would allocate for the purchase of Soka University. The Conservancy would use $4 million from Prop. 50 funds and $6 million from Prop. 40 funds—not $9.5 million and $12.5 million respectively. Regarding a […]

Change smoke alarm batteries when Standard Time returns

Home fires affect the lives of American families every 85 seconds. That’s why the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and more than 5,700 fire departments nationwide "keep going" and urge families to Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery™. Participation is easy. When you change your clocks back on Sun., Oct. 31, make sure to also change the battery in […]

Breast cancer testing, screening crucial for proper treatment

Fairfax-Northern Virginia Hematology

By Dr. Nicholas Robert Fairfax-Northern Virginia Hematology This October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month will inspire millions of women to participate in breast cancer walks and races, schedule mammograms or talk to their doctors about breast health. However, recent studies show that most women are only screened for breast cancer half as often as is recommended by physicians. Women over 40 […]

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