2009-10-01

Marmonte standings



Subject to rude, anti-smoker



Recently I was met by a group of women that found it necessary to walk past me while I was smoking, wave their hands in front of their face, roll their eyes and whisper rude comments. It was extremely dramatic and I almost wanted to laugh. I do not smoke in front of people as I am not proud of […]

Vote online for Acorn on Vacation photo contest



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, www.theacorn.com, […]

CLU to present Chinese Moon Festival concert



A Chinese Moon Festival Celebration Concert will take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Sat., Oct. 3 in Samuelson Chapel at California Lutheran University, south of Olsen Road near the corner of South Campus Drive, Thousand Oaks. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Musicians will present a free evening of traditional and original Chinese and Western music. Groups performing are […]

Reyes Adobe Days presale tickets available



Pre-sale tickets and entry forms are now available for featured events during Agoura Hills’ Reyes Adobe Days Oct. 2 through 4. Fiesta at the Adobe, a special senior luncheon Fri., Oct. 2, will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site with a Mexican buffet lunch, Spanish music and dancing and museum tours. Tickets are $8. Seating is […]

Porsches on display Oct. 3



Agoura Hills-based World Class Motoring will host the Ventura Show: German Autofest from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 3 and 4 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, Seaside Park, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Porsches on display will include early Speedsters and racers including 917s and 956s. The autofest will feature dignitaries, guest speakers, suppliers, tuners, restoration […]

Tri-Valley standings



Healthcare to be considered a right



Right-wingers kept saying, “Show me where the Constitution says that healthcare is a right,” so I decided to put a minimal effort into educating them. The most fundamental rights of all are the rights to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” as enumerated in the Declaration of Independence. These rights are described therein as “inalienable.” They have been cited […]

I don’t wanna hold your baby



Your baby might be real cute, but I don’t wanna hold it. It’s not personal. When I got a new car, I didn’t ask people if they wanted to drive it. When I got my wife, I didn’t ask people if they wanted to date her. The car and the wife are mine. And your car and your wife are […]

Driver not guilty in traffic incident that sends Medea Creek student to the hospital



An 11-year-old boy continues to recover after being hit by a vehicle in front of Medea Creek Middle School on Sept. 22. He was transferred from Childrens Hospital in Los Angeles to a rehabilitation center. In a statement to the school district, the sixth-grader’s family reported that the boy is healing. “He is still in a fragile condition but is […]


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