Free low vision testing offered

Free low vision consultations will be available through the Braille Institute from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri., Jan. 20 at Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. During one-hour private sessions, a low vision rehabilitation specialist will assess visual skills, offer techniques to make the most of existing vision, determine what low vision devices are needed […]

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Calabasas A wallet containing a social security card, a driver’s license and several bank cards was stolen from a cart while the victim was shopping at the Albertson’s supermarket on Agoura Road. The incident occurred on Dec. 8. Golf clubs, clothes and other items were stolen from a locked vehicle parked in a driveway on Pulido Court on Dec. 8. […]

Westlake Village

Lowe’s hangs in the balance Stories by Daniel Wolowicz danielw@theacorn.com Without question, Westlake Village residents witnessed a sizable uptick in construction throughout their city in 2005. The project that created the biggest buzz was the proposed Lowe’s development on a 22-acre lot off Russell Ranch Road in Westlake Village. Developers also submitted plans to develop 62,000 square feet of restaurant […]

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SAT., DEC. 31 New Year’s Eve Gala Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley: New Year’s Eve gala begins with dinner by May’s Kitchen at 6:30 p.m., followed by the musical “Cabaret,” then desserts and a New Year’s Eve party with a champagne toast at midnight. Various packages range in price from $30 to $75. […]

Support group combats risky teen behavior

A local father and two church leaders are educating and supporting parents so they can help their teens deal with risky behavior. Teenagers are exposed to drugs, online pornography and deadly games at an early age but, according to recent scientific studies, they may not understand the consequences due to a developing brain that may not be ready to effectively […]

Record rains fall in Las Virgenes Valley

Optical store opens in Valley

Slava Samsanovich’s Optical Universe in Tarzana now has a companion store in Woodland Hills. This second Optical Universe offers a selection of designer brand names in sunglasses and prescription glasses, and also contact lens and eyewear for sports and children. Samsanovich formerly worked 17 years in a Beverly Hills optical boutique and four years in his Tarzana store. The new […]

CLU selected as one of ‘best schools’ for Hispanics

California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks was selected for the 10th consecutive year by The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education as one of the best schools for Hispanics in the U. S. The top schools were listed in the Nov. 21 issue of the magazine. Inclusion in the list, which is published annually, is based on responses to a comprehensive […]

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