2010-07-08

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Tasty Thieves set to steal the show



Multi-cultural storyteller to perform



Singer, songwriter and musician Merlin Snider and multicultural storyteller Michael D. McCarty will perform at 8 p.m. Sat., July 10 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old Conejo Road in the Songbird Office Park, Newbury Park. McCarty is a teller of African American and international folk tales, stories of science, spiritual narratives and stories from his life. He […]

School district needs city support



The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education is encouraged by The Acorn’s editorial support of our local public schools in last week’s edition. We appreciate that The Acorn editorial staff recognizes that our public schools and students have been dealt a severe financial blow with the unprecedented reductions in California state funding, our primary source of revenue. The […]

Teens get a clue at CSI Camp



Registration is still open for Teen CSI Camp from 9 a.m. to noon Mon. through Fri., July 12 to 16 at the Renaissance Hotel in Agoura Hills. The youth summer camp is a collaborative effort between the city and the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station giving teens the opportunity to learn crime scene investigation techniques in a realistic setting. The same […]

Gay youth, family, friends to gather at PFLAG picnic



Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians will host a picnic for gay and lesbian youth, their friends and families from 4 to 8 p.m. Sun., July 11 at the Deerhill Park Gazebo, 6700 Doubletree Road, Oak Park. Games will include a water balloon toss, tug-o’-war, supersoaker showdown, Frisbee games and a three-legged race. Participants should bring their own picnic […]

Sacred Native American ways mesh with Christianity



Mike Peters, pastor of 4Fires Ministry in Grand Rapids, Mich., and a member of the Odawa tribe, says the Bible is his plumb line. “When I consider the sacred ways of the Native American peoples, I can find many of them within its pages,” he said. Peters, who helped organize a recent powwow in a neighborhood park, sees parallels in […]

Mom thankful for emergency help



I would like to thank all of the amazing firefighters, Search and Rescue workers, and sheriff’s deputies who on the night of June 1 rescued my 23-year-old son Dustin. After colliding with a deer on Kanan Dume, his vehicle plummeted down the canyon several hundred feet. I truly appreciate the time and effort that all of these individuals contributed in […]

Student heads to U.S. Senate



Air show vendors needed



The Wings Over Camarillo Airshow, set for Aug. 21 to 22, is now accepting vendor applications. Interested persons can e-mail airshowvendors@live.com. The event will feature a parade of War Birds and formations of rarely seen WWII fighters, bombers and transport planes. See www.wingsovercamarillo.com.


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