2010-03-11

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Wants to establish different priorities



Time to get our priorities straight. From local municipalities, state, and federal governments, we have serious budget and spending issues. As Californians and Americans, we are slowly but surely awakening to the gravity of the situation and are frustrated beyond the limit. On the front page of the March 4 edition of The Acorn there are two stories that illustrate […]

Photography and digital art show seeks entries



The 2010 Conejo Valley WIDE OPEN Photography & Digital Art Show will be in June at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331-A Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The categories are monochrome photography, color photography and digital art. The show is open to all photographers and digital artists. Award winners will be invited to participate in a show at the Kavli Theatre […]

Harlequin Awards at theater



Each year the Conejo Players Theatre produces about a dozen plays and musicals, staged by its Mainstage company, the Conejo Children’s Theater, and the Conejo Second Series. The various companies demonstrate a remarkable wealth of talent, versatility and dedication to the arts. The company has been at it since 1957. And for 35 years, Conejo Players has put on an […]

Special exhibit peeks inside White House



The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum will open its latest display, “Inside the White House: A Special Exhibit,” on Mon., March 15 at the library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The exhibit is an authentic recreation of the White House measuring 50-feet long and 18feet wide on a one-foot-to-oneinch scale. The replica, which took more than 600,000 hours of […]

Baseball: It’s the best

Commentary

Nothing beats Marmonte League baseball. In a league that produces tremendous student-athletes across a spacious spectrum of high school sports, baseball shines as the most competitive, well-balanced, talentladen activity of them all. Without a doubt, there is something special about attending a huge Friday night football game in late fall or squeezing through a shoulder-to-shoulder basketball gymnasium during the dead […]

Watch out for dangerous Iran



Please support stronger sanctions on Iran. They are duping the international community, and the western societies are going to be the ones to pay the price if Iran does acquire the nuclear weapons. Josh Bross Oak Park

Rockets shoot to the top



Scofflaws try to ignore city building codes



Dozens of construction violations at a home in the Highlands. A rebuilt swimming pool at a Saratoga Hills home that evolved into what one official called a “flophouse.” Building code violations abounded last year in Calabasas, keeping the city’s code enforcement officers busy with their property inspections. The code enforcement department checks on construction permits, issues parking tickets, removes illegal […]

Nominations accepted for exceptional residents

Awards for adults, youths

The city of Westlake Village is accepting nominations for the annual Citizen and Youth Recognition Programs which honor outstanding individuals who have enhanced or improved the quality of life in the community. The Youth Recognition Program is open to students in elementary or high school. Nominees must be residents of Westlake Village (Los Angeles County) and recognized for outstanding contributions […]


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