2010-07-22

Stages performers venture ‘Into the Woods’



Stages will present “Into the Woods Junior,” at the Thousand Oaks High School performing arts center, 2323 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., July 22 and 23, and 6:30 p.m. Sat., July 24. Classic tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk and the evil Witch are intertwined with a […]

County votes to expand public healthcare in Conejo Valley

New clinic will replace Borders bookstore near 101 Freeway

Conejo Valley residents will soon have easier access to medical services provided by the Ventura County Health Care Agency. The Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 last week to lease a 40,300-square-foot building at 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. to consolidate and expand public healthcare in Southeast Ventura County. Existing clinics operated by the county agency at 223 E. Thousand Oaks […]

Agoura names Older American of the Year



Summer concert at Chumash

Captain Cardiac is coming

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will present the third concert in its summer Concerts in the Park series, Captain Cardiac & the Coronaries, at 6 p.m. Sun., July 25 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The concert is free to the public. Patrons should bring lawn seating, and picnic dinners are welcome. For […]

Wellness Community elects new leader



The board of directors of The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura recently elected Michael Savin as a new member. Savin comes to the board with a wealth of business experience and support for the nonprofit’s mission of helping cancer patients and their families in the community. Through Savin Consulting, Savin provides leadership team effectiveness consulting to corporate and nonprofit clients. He is […]

Westlake finishes Lindero upgrades



The city of Westlake Village recently completed several traffic improvements to help improve the flow of cars on Lindero Canyon Road north of the 101 Freeway. The newly opened northbound freeway on-ramp near the Four Seasons Hotel cost approximately $5 million and was paid for with a combination of local and regional traffic funds, Westlake city engineer John Knipe said. […]

Gypsy Productions presents ‘Bye Bye Birdie’



What happens when a famous rock star gets drafted into the army, generations clash, and it all gets broadcast on the “Ed Sullivan Show”? You get “Bye Bye Birdie,” the classic musical featuring comedy, dance and rock and roll. The longtime stage favorite returns to Oaks Christian School for shows tonight (Thurs.), Fri. and Sat. (July 22, 23 and 24). […]

True colors



I was aghast at reading the letter from Ken Lawler in the July 15 Acorn. He makes a direct inference that individuals who choose not to fly flags in their front yard “show no patriotism whatsoever.” I have never conceived that one’s patriotism could be measured by the number of flags flown. I am a retired naval officer, my parents […]

Oak Park MAC wrestles with sign laws

Council seeks clearer picture

The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council recently reviewed county signage regulations to make sure the rules governing signs on public streets and sidewalks are fair and protect the area’s rural scenery. MAC officials said they want the county to set better guidelines and be more proactive in enforcing the rules to discourage signs advertising dating websites, home businesses and garage […]

Local artists show work



An exhibition of paintings by Ventura County-based artists John Wullbrandt and Doug Fincham is available for viewing at Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village through the end of September. The exhibit is located in the hotel art gallery on the second floor above the entrance to California Health & Longevity Institute. Each work of art is inspired by scenes from California, […]


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