Home show vendors needed

The Conejo Valley Home Show is seeking home, construction and landscaping vendors for Sat. and Sun., April 24 and 25 at the Westlake Hyatt Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The show, which has taken place twice a year since 1995, attracts almost 5,000 attendees. For information, call (805) 529-0760 or e-mail showkase9@gmail.com.

Foundation opens new headquarters today

Organization provides for low-cost spaying, neutering

The Herman Bennett Foundation, a private nonprofit animal care organization, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its new headquarters and membership to the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce from 5 to 5:30 p.m. today, March 11 at 194 Camino Ruiz, Camarillo. The late Herman Bennett, a long-time Camarillo resident, created the foundation in 1996 to educate the public about the […]

Chess club starting

ChessPlus is a scholastic chess club that meets at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23499 Park Sorrento. The club is an affiliate of the U.S. Chess Federation and is led by professional instruction. The club offers an educational program that meets twice a week and classes for children ages 4 and 5. The club hosts a summer chess camp […]

New water park a work in progress

Guest opinion

The Acorn ran both an article and an editorial last week regarding a proposed aquatic/water park complex in Calabasas, which was discussed at the City Council meeting of Feb. 24. The artist’s rendering referenced and shown in these articles was an initial conceptual design tool and was not meant in any way to be a final design. The rendering was […]

Bob Newhart visits Oak Park school

Comedian and actor Bob Newhart visited Brookside Elementary School on March 2 on a mission to promote literacy. Newhart’s appearance was at the Oak Park school was in recognition of the national “Read Across America” program to motivate children to read. Sponsored by the National Education Association, the event takes place on the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, author of […]


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Women over 60 compete in pageant

The Ms. Senior Conejo Valley Preliminary Pageant will take place at 1:30 p.m. Sun., May 23 at the Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks.  The audience admission is $5. Women who are age 60 and up and are American citizens will compete for the title of Ms. Senior Conejo Valley. The women will be judged on […]

‘Guys and Dolls’

Play review

Lindero Canyon Middle School’s production of “Guys and Dolls” last week gave young thespians a chance to familiarize themselves with yet another classic Broadway musical. The result was triumphant, thanks to director/choreographer Mayme Paul-Thompson and her army of parent volunteers. Such an ambitious show could not be put on without everyone pitching in to design costumes, paint and construct sets, […]

Know rights when signing petitions

With 80 initiative proposals circulating throughout California, Secretary of State Debra Bowen reminds voters of their rights and responsibilities when deciding whether to sign petitions. “Voters have many rights when it comes to dealing with petition circulators,” said Bowen, California’s chief elections officer. “and it is important that voters not be bashful in exercising those rights.” Voters can call the […]

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