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Topics, dates and places of 'Coffee and Chats'

•Wed., Oct. 24: Technology for the 21st century, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Medea Creek Middle School •Thurs., Nov. 15: Meet the Oak Park Unified School District administrators, 7 p.m., Red Oak Elementary •Thurs., Jan. 10: Scientific literacy in the 21st century- meet the science extension and support specialist, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Oak Hills Elementary •Thurs., Feb. 7: Choosing a […]

Grateful hearts will honor firefighters

“Grateful Hearts,” the third annual Food Faire and Fundraiser, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 18 at the Valley Cultural Center, 21550 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills. The event will honor the Los Angeles Fire Department. The Food Faire will feature more than 25 restaurants from the Woodland Hills, Canoga Park and Calabasas areas serving a […]

United Way announces Cornerstone Partnership

United Way of Ventura County has announced the establishment of its new Corporate Cornerstone Partnership. The purpose of the program, according to a United Way spokesperson, is to “provide an opportunity for donors to contribute to the operations of the United Way so that the maximum amount of money can go toward serving the needs of the community.” The partnership’s […]

Marmonte standings

Conejo Players presents Caribbean ‘Little Mermaid’

Conejo Players Theatre will present “Once on this Island Jr.” weekends from Oct. 6 to Oct. 14. Shows are at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, with a Friday performance at 7 p.m. Oct. 12. A Caribbean adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid,” the musical was written by Lynn Ahrens with music by Stephen Flaherty. It’s the […]

Spacious Home In The Gated Signature Collection Estates

This upgraded home is in the gated Signature Collection Estates and has more than 5,300 square feet. There are travertine floors in the entrance, kitchen and baths, as well as high ceilings throughout the home. A grand stairway leads to an open upper level. The master bathroom is inset with marble to match the marble counters. The kitchen has white […]

Fundraising climb conquers Mont Blanc

Prostate cancer survivor Ken Malik of San Francisco; John Loesing, managing editor of the Acorn Newspapers; and Justin Lukasavige of North Carolina climbed France’s 15,772-foot Mont Blanc this month, reaching the summit on the morning of Fri., Sept. 14. The three climbers are members of a team sponsored by the Prostate Awareness Foundation. Loesing and Lukasavige, connected by rope to […]

Music makers swing in Calabasas

SWEET SAX – The Legends of Swing saxophone players lift their smooth sounds at the Autumn Pops Concert on the Lake presented by the city of Calabasas on Sunday evening.

Hospital to hold monthly tea for cancer patients and families

Northridge Hospital Medical Center will host a special monthly tea for cancer patients and their families on the first Tuesday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Dorothy Leavey Cancer Center at 18300 Roscoe Blvd. in Northridge. The first tea will be Oct. 2 with others to follow on Nov. 6 and Dec. 4. There is no […]

Tri-Valley standings

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