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Special ed advocacy course

A special education advocacy course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sat., April 21, May 5 and May 19 at California Lutheran University, Humanities Building room 112. The course will help parents navigate the school system and regional centers and teaches how to create an individualized education program. The course, presented by Rene Folse, PhD, and PAUSE4kids, […]

Pay attention to global warming

I’m pleased The Acorn informed its readers about the over 1,000 rallies nationally- one of them at the Thousand Oaks Library at 10 a.m.- to be held this Sat., April 14, urging Congress to take action against global warming. Unfortunately, the article about the rallies concluded with some seriously misleading statements. According to the article, some “experts” claim the effects […]

Ronit Zoldan and Claire Feinberg

Ronit Zoldan and Claire Feinberg were congratulated on their unprecedented sales and listings, exceeding $45 million since the beginning of 2007, by Syd Leibovitch, owner/ president of Rodeo Realty Inc., and Paul Stafford, manager of the Calabasas branch. Throughout their careers both Feinberg and Zoldan have been awardwinning, top producers in the California real estate market. They have combined their […]

Bike ride will raise money for diabetes

If there were no diabetes, J.D. Ruf, 23, would still be in the U.S. Navy. He and more than 20 million other Americans would be able to live their lives without pricking their fingers to test their blood or giving themselves insulin injections. No diabetes would mean that an additional 54 million Americans who have pre-diabetes wouldn’t have to worry […]

Registration opens for Mountains Restoration Trust summer camp

Registration is open for the 2007 summer sessions of Discovery Nature Camp presented by Mountains Restoration Trust. Designed for children ages 8 to 12, the camp is an introduction to the wonders of nature, according to Susan Haugland, program director. Activities include nature crafts, labs using scientific tools, hikes, games and guest speakers. The camp has three sessions from 9 […]

After 5 Mixer at remodeled Hyatt

The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will host an After 5 Mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wed., April 18 at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Guests will have the opportunity to view the hotel’s remodeled ballroom. Cost for Chamber members is $2, nonmembers $10. For more information, visit www.towlvchamber.org.

Oak Park shows no signs of letting up

Eagles continue their domination of the Southern California Lacrosse Association

Although Oak Park administrators may not recognize them as a team belonging to the high school just yet, others in the area are starting to see Oak Park’s lacrosse club as the region’s best. While the team is trying to qualify for CIF status, Oak Park is currently ranked No. 1 in the California State Club Division and No. 4 […]

Local foster youth chosen for new European Adventures program

An emancipated foster youth from Moorpark is one of the first participants in a threeweek European tour sponsored by Support for the Kids. Support for the Kids is a Thousand Oaks-based nonprofit organization that for more than a decade has provided tutors, enrichment, cultural events, school supplies and college tours for foster and underprivileged children in Camarillo and countywide. “European […]

No need to get hot and bothered

“Hurry, hurry, hurry!” urged the man with the straw hat and the striped coat. “See Snow White’s apple, poisoned with Alar; behold the microscopic asbestos crystals as they destroy human lungs; absorb the cancercausing rays transiting the ozone hole; soak yourself in acid rain; walk through the radon exposure tunnel; peer into the depths of the China Syndrome; see the […]

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