Pepperdine presents employment workshop

Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management will host “Business Careers 2007: Branding Yourself for Success” from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 29 at Pepperdine University, Villa Graziadio Executive Center, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Human resources specialists and career coaches will provide practical strategies to enhance career marketability. Career experts will guide attendees through understanding the […]

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Dancers will tap away

Pepperdine University Center for the Arts presents Jazz Tap Ensemble in “American Tap Masterpieces: The Hollywood Journey: Dance, Music, Film” at 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 12 at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy. in Malibu. The show features six dancers, four musicians and a vocalist. Dances in the styles of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, the Nicholas […]

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Women protest fluoridated water

By Stephanie Bertholdo  bertholdo@theacorn.com Several Oak Park moms tried in vain to convince the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to rescind its decision to add fluoride to tap water starting in October. They testified about the perceived hazards of fluoride at the MWD board of directors’ Aug. 20 meeting at district headquarters in Los Angeles. Opponents of adding fluoride […]

‘The Office’ star to serve as grand marshal for Reyes Adobe Days Parade

The city of Agoura Hills announced that the grand marshal for the third annual Reyes Adobe Days Parade is celebrity resident Rainn Wilson, who earned a Best Supporting Actor Emmy nomination for his role of Dwight Schrute on “The Office” television series. The Reyes Adobe Days Parade begins at 10 a.m. Sat., Oct. 13 at Forest Cove and Thousand Oaks […]

Conserving energy a Rosh Hashana resolution

The American Jewish Committee Los Angeles Chapter, in honor of the Rosh Hashana- the Jewish New Year- and Yom Kippur, is supporting a New Year’s resolution to reduce energy consumption in the home. The committee has listed 10 ways to reduce energy usage: Buy local. The farther an apple has to travel, the more energy is consumed. Farmers’ markets support […]

Refurbished trailer aids Westlake band

NEW WHEELS- Haewon Lee, 14, of Thousand Oaks and other Westlake High School band members perform in front of their new 50-foot, 18-wheeler trailer on display in the Ralphs parking lot in Westlake Village last Saturday. Local businesses donated funds, professional skills and hours of labor to refurbish the trailer, which will be used to carry the band’s equipment to […]

Last week’s top performers

Oak Park offensive line: The OPHS offensive line flat out dominated Royal during the Eagles’ 35-0 shutout victory in Week 2. Oak Park rushed for 374 yards on 44 carries (8.5 ypc.), with Kyle Shorten finding the end zone three times. The big boys in the trenches have been awesome. Oak Park defense: Not to be overshadowed by their offense, […]

Caroline Aiken to perform at Bodie House

Singer, songwriter plays piano and guitar

Musician Caroline Aiken will perform in concert at 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 13 at the Bodie House in Agoura Hills. Aiken has performed all over the U.S. and in Europe. She will be a headliner this year at the Moab Music Festival. She is a singer/songwriter who plays guitar and piano. She has recorded and appeared with The Indigo Girls […]