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Tifa Chocolate serves up gourmet sweets

Tifa Chocolate announces the launch of its new website, www.tifachocolate.com. “Our mission is to promote the experience and pure enjoyment of quality chocolate,” said Mike Ashamalla, founder of Tifa Chocolate. “Chocolate is complex in a way similar to wine. We want to educate consumers and help them achieve a better appreciation for chocolate. And, we want to be a resource […]

Fluoride, too much of a good thing

Water fluoridation has certainly been one of the public wonders of the last century, as Harvey Kern points out in response to the Sept. 20 article “Women protest fluoridated water.” It is indeed a wonder that fluoride, a product promising to treat and prevent dental caries in children, has never been approved by the FDA, the agency required by Congress […]

Contain Clutter by Creating a Kids Playroom in a Snap

Doityourself renovations are becoming more and more popular among home owners. Parents are upgrading and adding value to their home at every chance they get, but the kids are getting left behind. A playroom is a great way for parents to give a room back to their kids. Children of all ages need a place they can be inspired and […]

Westlake Village preps for city celebration

The fifth annual Westlake Village City Celebration is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 28 at the Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. A variety of activities will be offered for the whole family. For more information, call City Hall at (818) 706-1613 or visit www.wlv.org. •The Triunfo YMCA and Optimist Club hosts an allyoucaneat […]

Healthcare planning for baby boomers

Ventura County Homecare Association Inc., and Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center will present an educational symposium titled, “Options for Care- Boomers and Beyond: Healthcare in the 21st Century” from 8 to 11:45 a.m. Sat., Oct. 13 at the east campus of Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, 150 Via Merida, Westlake Village. The event is free and includes a […]

St. Jude presents Golf Classic

The St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School inaugural Golf Classic will be Mon., Oct. 22 at the Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road in Thousand Oaks. Tournament fees are $185 for individual golfers and $740 for a foursome. Proceeds will support the Westlake Village school. The Golf Classic will feature a barbecue lunch followed by a 12:30 p.m. shotgun […]

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Fund awards grants to women and girls

The Ventura County Community Foundation has awarded eight grants totaling $60,000 to programs for women and girls in Ventura County. The Women’s Legacy Fund, an endowed grant-making fund at the foundation, has a goal of improving opportunities for women and girls in Ventura County. This year, a total of $60,000, generated from the fund’s endowment, was granted to local nonprofit […]

Fluoridated water seen as dangerous

About a year ago, upon hearing of this draconian plan to introduce yet another highly toxic chemical besides chlorine into our water supply, namely fluoride, I wrote, as a professional health care practitioner, a highly researched piece for The Acorn on the horrific dangers of ingesting fluoride. It was not printed; instead, another staff writer emasculated and “watered down” my […]

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