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Group on mission to spotlight arts

Group on mission to spotlight arts Having an active venue for the arts in our city would increase community participation and improve the quality-of-life for citizens of all ages, as well as contribute to the cultural well-being of our community. For this reason, a group of citizens in Calabasas are on a mission to bring culture to our city and […]

Simon’s campaign trail includes stop in Agoura

By John Loesing newstip@theacorn.com Southern California’s housing crisis will continue to deteriorate unless state officials take immediate action to reduce the cost of development and smooth the way for new construction starts, former gubernatorial candidate Bill Simon told the local Chamber of Commerce last week. Simon, who lost by 5 percentage points to Gray Davis in the 2002 election and […]

Democratic Club hosts activities

Following are some of the upcoming activities planned by the Democratic Club of Conejo Valley. Peace vigils will occur through the country and in Los Angeles on Sat., March 19, two years to the date of the start of the war in Iraq. Club members will join others from 5 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Lynn Road and […]

Cyclists ride to raise funds for more diabetes research

How many miles to a cure? That’s the question being asked by the American Diabetes Association as they challenge cyclists to join them for their annual Tour de Cure, to help raise money for diabetes. Tour de Cure is the biggest cycling event for diabetes in the country held in more than 80 cities nationwide. Tour de Cure is a […]

Project on Oak Park’s new all-weather track underway

By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Put into racing terms, the project to install an all-weather track surface at Oak Park High School is making its final turn and heading for home. Four years after longtime head track coach Kevin Smith and a group of concerned parents got together to form the Oak Park High School Athletic Booster Club Track Improvement Committee, […]

Free event will introduce parents, kids to the fun of crafting

Kids love to use their imagination. They often dream up imaginary friends to play with. Michaels Stores, Inc., in partnership with Crayola®, will give kids of all ages the opportunity to bring imaginary friends to life during a "Build A Buddy" free family event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., March 19 at 5780 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. […]

What’s up, doc?

What’s up, doc? The more I drive up and down our streets, the more I want to give up. There’s so many drivers up to their ears in cell phones screwing up that I turn up the radio, take a swig of Seven Up and speed up to pick up my wife before I show up at the repair shop […]

Your Top 25

We invite you to read our March 24 edition of The Acorn as we pay tribute to the Top 25 People of the Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes. It’s the newspaper’s inaugural tribute to the local men and women who help make our community special. What these volunteers, business people, educators and politicians—the movers and shakers of our community—all have in common […]

Young Authors’ Faire set for March 26

The "Families Celebrating Their Young Authors’ Faire" from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., March 26 at Cal State Channel Islands, Conference Hall 1, One University Drive, Camarillo, will feature Amanda Irma Pérez, an award-winning author of children’s stories, and showcase the writings of local kindergarten-through-eighth-grade students. In addition, a book-making activity will be conducted, campus tours will be provided […]

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