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It is always remarkable to read letters from the 20 some percent of Americans still backing the White House. One such letter in the last issue claimed that illegal immigrants wanted to be called “unregistered Democrats.” That might be true. However, if they ever get convicted of a felony, they better hope their GOP dues are paid in full. Susan […]

Kathy Fontana

Judi Ross was recognized for top listings, Tristan Ahumada for top sales and Kathy Fontana and Marlene Mortimer for grossed closed commission. Century 21 Adobe Realty is at 177 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. Call (805) 870-2100.


DuBose Heyward wrote the lyrics for the classic tune “Summertime,” from the 1934 folk opera “Porgy and Bess,” with his wife, Dorothy, and Ira Gershwin. George Gershwin wrote the music. The musical was based on DuBose Heyward’s novel “Porgy.” Gershwin’s surname was misspelled last week on The Acorn opinion page.

Wine event is July 29

Meadowlark Service League will present “A Taste of Camarillo,” the 20th annual wine and food festival, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., July 29 at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road, Camarillo. The festival will feature more than 100 varieties of wine, beer, ciders, and food from more than 50 local restaurants, a silent auction, opportunity drawings and live music […]


THURS., JULY 19 An Apple A Day Conejo Valley Moms host OldFashioned Apple Festival, 2:30 p.m., Mae Boyar Park, 130 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. Crafts, games, apple treats. (805) 4969616. Curtain Up Moorpark College Theatre Arts Department presents comedy “Scapino!” 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. Through Aug. 5. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 2 p.m. […]


Agoura Hills Someone stole a $250 bicycle from the side yard of a home on Acanthus Court July 11. A cellphone valued at $90 was stolen from a car parked on Country Glen Road July 9. Vandals caused $300 in damages cutting branches off two large oak trees on an undeveloped lot east of Roadside Drive. Vandals caused $1,900 in […]

Upset over administration’s ‘arrogance’

In response to Carl Lane’s letter of July 12, why CNN has to reaffirm the viewers that they are “the most trusted name in news” and that Fox News is “fair and balanced.” It takes more to be persuaded. Yes, the broadcast news is distorted and one sided. The voices of dissent are eliminated, for example, the Donahue show before […]

This Spanish Hills Lot Is More Than One Acre And Ready To Build

This Spanish Hills lot is ready to build, more than 1 acre with approximately 1/3 acre flat usable. This lot, one of few that are available, is private with views and includes plans for a French chateau of more than 5,900 square feet. For more information on this property listed at $1,079,000, call Judi Irwin of Dilbeck Realtors at (805) […]

Don’t steer the wrong direction

Iraq vet to speak in T.O.

Iraq War veteran Agustín Aguayo will speak from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., July 26 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. The program is free and open to the public. Aguayo will explain why he went to prison as a conscientious objector instead of returning for a second tour of duty in Iraq. He filed for […]

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