2010-06-17

Vintage motorcycles on display



An exhibit of vintage Honda motorcycles will be shown from June 20 to Sept. 26 at the California Oil Museum in downtown Santa Paula. “Honda Motorcycles: Early Years to Present Day Racing” will feature nine motorcycles from 1952 to 1967 and one 1994 rare racing machine. All bikes are from the collection of Ron Mousouris of Carpenteria, a collector of […]

Liberal and proud



Now that the election for Ventura County supervisor is past, I must respond to Trent Tribe’s letter of May 20. Tribe said he would vote against Linda Parks because I supported her and that I am a liberal. He ignored Parks’ conservative supporters. Instead, Tribe favored a carpetbagger who has been trying for four years to create a political machine […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A vandal caused $400 in damage by shattering the windows of two company cars parked in the 30100 block of Agoura Road June 1. The person also stole a $300 toolbox. Burglars caused $150 in damage May 29 by shattering the window of a classroom at Agoura High School to steal a $250 monitor. On May 28 someone […]

Eagle grads show versatility



Rachel Schall Oak Park High’s Rachel Schall is an artist, athlete and scholar. Her artwork “A World of Chaos” was published through the Phoenix Art and Literature Contest. She was also a finalist in the poster contest sponsored by Children and Families First Commission of Ventura County. An accomplished athlete, Rachel played on the varsity girls’ tennis team for four […]

Newcomers welcome new officers



The 2010-11 Westlake Village Newcomers Club board officers and directors were installed at a recent luncheon The officers are president, Anne Baumgartner; first vice president activities, Rosemary Aselin; second vice president membership, Nancy Volkinburg; secretary, Claire-Ann Nicholson; treasurer, Elke Heuer. The directors are: coffees, Gail Warekois and Louise Hartsock; directory, Rene Cearley; hospitality, Fran Harrison; communications, Jan Fase; parliamentarian, Lee […]

Fiamme serves Dad for free



Fathers eat for free when accompanied by a family member at a special Father’s Day show at The Headliner’s Comedy Club@Fiamme! at the Fiamme Restaurant and Bar in Thousand Oaks. Comedian Dennis Blair, a protégé of Rodney Dangerfield, will headline the 4 p.m. show on Father’s Day, Sun., June 20. Blair toured for 18 years with the late George Carlin, […]

Sailing club seeks members



The Fairwind Sailing Club will host its monthly open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., June 27 at the Peninsula Yacht Marina parking lot, 3700 Peninsula Road, Oxnard, at Channel Islands Harbor. During the first hour information will be presented and questions answered about the club. Participants will take the boats out for a free sail from 2 to […]

Children’s theater review too harsh



We were extremely disappointed to read the play review that was published in last week’s Acorn on the youth production of “Les Miserables.” In our opinion, children need positive reinforcement, not to be brought down and entangled in a concealed and seemingly political vendetta against for-profit theatrical productions and/or Class Act Musical Theatre. If there is a place for a […]

Net results at DUI checkpoint



Sheriff’s deputies from the Malibu/Lost Hills Station staged a DUI checkpoint in Calabasas on Friday evening, June 11 and issued 29 citations out of the 1,085 vehicles that were stopped, a report said. Waiting at Las Virgenes and Meadow Creek roads, the deputies impounded 13 vehicles and made one DUI arrest. To contact the Lost Hills Station, call (818) 878- […]

Oak Park changes graduation honors



Oak Park High School will no longer honor valedictorians and salutatorians. Instead, the school will use the collegiate framework for recognizing students. Randy McLelland, a counselor at the school, said the administration made the change for several reasons. The valedictorian/salutatorian program that was used at the school from 1995 to 2009 was created as a means to recognize top students. […]


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