Breakfast meeting to discuss retail fashion

The topic “Fashion and Retail” will be discussed at the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce breakfast at 7:15 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 8 at the Water’s Edge Café at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. The cost is $12 for member and $15 for nonmembers. For more information and reservations, please call Arlene Bernholtz at (818) 222 5680

Strickland to honor military families

Assemblywoman Audra Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) and the Hogan Family Foundation will host “Military Family Appreciation Day,” in recognition of the sacrifice and commitment of local military families, from 3 to 5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 10 at Gardens of the World, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The public is encouraged to come and show support for the troops. The event […]

Agoura resident named to dean’s list

Agoura resident Rebecca Menco, a junior in the School of Communication at American University in Washington D.C., was named to the spring dean’s list. Menco is majoring in foreign languages and communication media. To earn this honor, students must obtain a 3.5 grade point average or better in classwork.

Chinese music in Thousand Oaks

The Chinese Classical Music Ensemble will perform a concert from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. 13 at the Agoura Hills Library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. The ensemble is noted for blending traditional Chinese music and new age sounds into an innovative musical style. The group’s music has been featured in movie soundtracks including the films “Nixon” and “Jade.” […]

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Area teens win big at JCC Maccabi Games

The 2008 Summer Olympics are years away, yet local teens are already coming home with the gold. At the Jewish Community Center Maccabi Games held in San Antonio, Tex., Richmond, Va. and St. Paul, Minn. last month, a Los Angeles team made up of more than 150 athletes from the Las Virgenes area and Thousand Oaks won dozens of medals […]

Holiday affects Acorn deadlines

The Acorn offices will be closed on Mon., Sept. 5 for Labor Day. Deadlines for the issues of Sept. 8 and 9 advance by 24 hours. The deadline for real estate ads is noon today. Letters to the editor and other editorial items must also be received by noon Thurs., Sept. 1. Display ads for the issues of Sept. 8 […]

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When I told my girlfriend of three years that I wanted to write a farewell column to the reading public of The Acorn, she called the idea “ridiculous,” even “unprofessional.” “Do you think anyone really cares that much about you leaving that they want to read about it in the paper?” she scolded. “I mean, you don’t see columnists at […]

‘Oliver!’ to hold audition

The Cabrillo Music Theatre will conduct auditions for “Oliver!” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., Sept. 4 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks. Children will seen from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The role of Nancy has been cast, but all remaining roles are open. The producers are looking for 14 boys, ages 8 through 10, […]

The Ovdat Team

The Ovdat Team was heartily congratulated by Jay Belson, president of Re/ Max on the Boulevard for their outstanding performance and top ranking companywide for the month of July. The Ovdats have been top achievers in residential real estate since 1987, specializing in the Agoura/ Oak Park area. Their track record has been second to none. Bev, Saul and Tami […]