2010-04-29

Mystery writers get cozy



Sisters in Crime/Los Angeles Chapter will present a panel discussion with four mystery authors at 2 p.m. Sun., May 16 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. The theme is “Cozies and Comedies: The Lighter Side of Murder.” The public can meet authors who treat murder with respect, but with a funnier approach. The authors and the […]

Krems claims second Ojai tennis crown



Westlake High freshman Sivan Krems won the Girls 14 singles title at the 110th annual Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament last weekend at Libbey Park in Ojai. In claiming her second consecutive Girls 14 crown, Krems defeated Meredith Xepoleas of the Weil Academy 6-4 and 6-1. In the Girls 18 singles final, 15-year-old Thousand Oaks resident Savannah Ware lost to Lynda […]

Incumbents should have the power



I have always honored our presidents, even when my candidate didn’t win, because they represent the “winning” perspective in the nation. But since the late 80s, conservatives have lead this country in a direction that is very offensive to me. I do not agree with what we have become, nor do I think it’s representative of the core values of […]

The Acorn Newspapers once again demonstrate award-winning form



The California Newspaper Publishers Association (CNPA) recently awarded 480 first- and second-place awards in its 2009 Better Newspapers Contest. The CNPA’s annual contest recognizes the outstanding journalistic achievements by California’s daily and weekly newspapers. Nearly 4,000 entries from newspapers across the state entered their best work in 28 categories and nine circulation divisions. The Acorn Newspapers’ award-winning photography team took […]

Free irrigation ‘tune up’



Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will conduct a free one-evening class on Improving Irrigation Efficiency from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wed., May 12 at the district headquarters, 4232 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. A complimentary light supper will be provided. The class will cover such topics as good sprinkler system design, identifying and fixing common problems, how long to water, the […]

Gambling for a good cause




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