2006-02-23

Children perform ‘Charlotte’s Web’



A musical production of “Charlotte’s Web,” based on the children’s classic by E.B. White, will be presented at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, March 4, 5, 11 and 12, by the Conejo Children’s Theatre at the Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Admission is $8. For reservations, call (805) 495-3715. Since this work is a […]

Parishes offer adult, teen classes for Lent



During the church season of Lent, the Catholic parishes of East Ventura County will offer “The University,” an education program for adults and youth with more than 70 classes dealing with Christian faith and moral living. Each class will meet for one evening only in a 90-minute session at one of the area parishes. Classes begin on Thurs., March 2 […]

Orrin Star to perform at Gateway Church



At 8 p.m. Fri., Feb. 24, Gateway Church will host a concert featuring Orrin Star. Star is an award-winning guitarist who combines “hot picking, cool singing and good humor,” according to a church spokeswoman. Once described as “Arlo Guthrie-meets-Doc Watson,” Star was the 1976 national flatpicking champion and has performed on “A Prairie Home Companion.” The church is at 29646 […]

Temple hosts talk on national security



At 7:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 24, Temple Beth Haverim will present David Justman discussing “JINSA: The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs.” Justman will address American and Israeli security issues. The speaker will be part of the Shabbat service led by Rabbi Gershon Johnson. There will also be special Shabbat music led by Cantor Kenny Ellis and accompanist Eileen Weiser. […]

Kudos given to long-time benefactors



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Agoura Hills A laptop computer, MP3 Player and purse, with combined value of $2,820, were stolen from the family room of a home on Grey Rock Road on Jan. 29. The homeowner also reported the kitchen was ransacked. Someone slashed the convertible top of a 2005 Audi in an apartment complex in the 29000 block of Oak Creek Lane Jan. […]

A beloved pet is remembered as treasured family member



Little Family of the Orchard He was asleep when I got there, his face mashed into one side of his pillow. The pillowcase featured a print of parrots amid tropical foliage, and a matching comforter was tangled around his lower legs. These were perhaps the most garish bed linens on record, but he loved them, and had had me order […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’



The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Suite 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your story to newstip@theacorn.com; or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

Pet sitting service now offered in Conejo Valley



Jennifer Hawes, owner of the pet-sitting service Home Is Where the Pet Is, is dedicated to providing “exemplary pet care to the community.” Last year she was a consultant for the Pet Sitters International Accreditation Program. In addition, Hawes became certified through the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and earned two certificates in “animals in disasters” programs. Her service […]

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