2009-09-24

Vote for your favorite Acorn vacation photo online



Acorn readers are invited to visit www.theacorn.com and cast a vote for the winners of this year’s Take Your Acorn on Vacation photo contest. In the past, Acorn staff members chose the winners, but this year, it’s up to you to decide which photos are worthy of the prize money. It’s easy to do. Just go to the website at […]

Assistance League benefit showcases fashion show, best-selling author



Assistance League of Conejo Valley will present a combined fashion, literary and shopping event called Books and Looks on Wed., Oct. 21 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The doors will open at 9 a.m. with coffee served. Guests may shop at specialty boutiques featuring gourmet food items, jewelry, fashions and holiday gifts. Luncheon will […]

Aesthetically Josie’s opens



The Phyllis Bell Salon has added Josie Redington to the staff of the Westlake hair and skin care salon. Redington is certified in advanced PCA peels and offers specialized facial treatments using high end corrective products imported from France and other places around the world. Redington, whose business is called Aesthetically Josie’s, has extensive training in the treatment of rosacia […]

Charity dog walk, contest



The 2009 Paws 4 Hope walk will take place at 11 a.m. Sun., Oct. 4 at Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. The event will include dog walk and doggie contests such as best kisser and best trick. Donations raised by walkers and their dogs will support the local cancer support programs of The Wellness Community Valley/ […]

Ride to support MS Society



The Southern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host its annual Bike MS Ride on Sat. and Sun., Oct. 3 and 4 in Ventura. More than 1,500 cyclists are expected to take part and help raise money for the cause; the goal is $1.26 million. Funds raised will support services for the more than 14,500 Southern and Central […]

Music fest to feature folk, bluegrass artists



The second annual Underwood Farms Folk Festival will be Sat. and Sun., Oct. 3 and 4 at the farm, 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark. Gates will be open from 9 a.m. to 6. Musicians will play from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event is a celebration of California folk music and will feature some of the finest musicians in […]

Naturalists needed to serve as docents



Persons with some natural science background and interest can volunteer to lead nature hikes for elementary students at the UCLA Stunt Ranch Reserve. Eight halfday training sessions for new docents will begin Mon., Sept. 28. Classes, which are taught by resource professionals, will cover Santa Monica Mountain ecology, early Chumash and Tongva culture, native plants and animals, rocks and soil. […]

Business, labor relations discussed

Chamber luncheon at Cisco’s

Attorney Tamara Harper of Hoefflin and Associates, Westlake Village, will address the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce a t a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wed., Sept. 30 at Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant, 951 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Harper will speak on “How to avoid being sued by your employees.” To attend, call the Chamber at (818) 269-9389.


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