Fewer Dem, GOP voters in state

Secretary of State Bruce McPherson recently released the latest Report of Registration summarizing the number of Californians registered to vote and how they’ve chosen to affiliate themselves politically.   Registration totals as of Sept. 9, 60 days prior to the Nov. 8 special statewide election, are as follows: American Independent— 310,284 at 1.96 percent; Democratic—6,773,625 at 42.76 percent; Green— 147,565 […]

VCCF supports innovative programs

The Ventura County Community Foundation’s (VCCF) Community Response Fund has awarded $58,000 to a number of diverse, community-oriented organizations in Ventura County that are engaged in innovative solutions to community problems. The grants are specifically directed to programs that are focused on key community priorities or those organizations that are building capacity to address such challenges in the future. “The […]

Book fair to open with dramatic flair

Round Meadow Elementary School will enter the “Kingdom of Reading” as it hosts a Scholastic Book Fair beginning today, Thurs., Oct. 20 at the school, 5151 Round Meadow Road, Calabasas. Opening “Knight” begins at 6:30 p.m. with a stage performance of “The Legends of King Arthur” by actors from the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga. The theatrical opening is […]

Church to host service for Stewardship Sunday

luncheon included

The United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will host only one service at 10:30 a.m. on Sun., Oct. 23 for Stewardship Consecration Sunday. There will be no services at 8 or 9 a.m. Pastor Gary Alan Dickey will speak on “Stewardship and Faithful Living.” The Chancel Choir, Celebration Singers and Praise Ringers will present special music. A light lunch will […]

Solving Scrabble

In response to Erik Haberstroh’s letter regarding the dog, Scrabble, and LIFE Animal Rescue in the Oct. 13 Acorn, we have received two of our three dogs from the rescue group that operates out of Agoura Hills and Petsmart on Saturdays, and there may be a very good reason why he couple was not able to take Scrabble on that […]

Big Band to play benefit

The Ed Lojeski All Star Big Band will perform at a fundraising dinner dance Sat., Oct. 29 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Hors d’oeuvres and tours of Air Force One and/or Ronald Reagan Museum will be offered from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Please allow up to one-and-a-half hours for tours. Dinner will […]

Large Yard with Above Ground Poo

This charming 3-bedroom, 1.75-bath West Hills beauty features a large yard with above ground pool and deck. Features include hardwood floors, french doors, gorgeous crown mouldings, remodeled bath, newer carpet, wood blinds and built-ins. For more information on this home priced at $579,900, call Sue Ruttenberg of Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Centre office at (805) 4951048 or (805) 370-1866.

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Fashion for a cause

Workshops coming to Soka

Thousand Oaks artist Carol Longren will teach participants how to loop a one-of-a-kind hanging pendant at a “Knotless Netting” workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 5 at Soka University, 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The event is offered rain or shine. Admission is $15 per person. Participants should bring a smooth polished rock, crystal or miniature gourd, […]