2010-08-12

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Send us your best fiction



The dog days of August shouldn’t zap your creativity. If you think you have a knack for writing, put your creative juices to work and take part in next month’s “Fiction in a Nutshell” contest. Here’s how The Acorn’s popular annual competition works: In 100 words or less, write a fiction story and e-mail it to newstip@theacorn.com. You may also […]

Venture Crew has game night



Venture Crew 9642 will present its fall calendar of activities at the game night/backyard bonfire at 8 p.m. Sat., Aug. 21 at 12200 Willow Hill Drive, Moorpark. The social evening will include Foosball, Wii, Guitar Hero, skateboarding, darts and music. Venture Crew members take part in an outdoor activity once each month. Members live in the Moorpark, Simi Valley and […]

Choose your words wisely



As a spiritual mentor, part of my job is to challenge the people I work with to consciously observe their belief system and challenge any beliefs they hold that are keeping them stuck in a mental prison. It’s quite interesting to witness the moment when they discover that they, and they alone, hold the key that will set them free. […]

Lights out



Thank you, Sen. Pavley, for accepting this $127,740.00 traffic light grant for Agoura Hills, which will be paid for by taxpayers and save the city $1,700 a year. Unfortunately, it will take 75 years to finally break even. Why not just let the old street lights wear out and, if needed, retrofit the guts with new components. Sometimes common sense […]

Let your voice be heard!



Exercise your First Amendment rights by sending a letter to the editor to The Acorn. Letters can be e-mailed to newstip@theacorn.com or sent via regular mail to the address on page 4. Please limit 300 words. Anonymous letters won’t be read.

Westlake officials approve conceptual plans for new park



Progress continues on the new Westlake Village Community Park at Lindero Canyon Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard. Leaders from the city, the YMCA and the Westlake Village Community Foundation will discuss goals for the park and organize a fundraiser at their Sept. 7 study session. The event will start at 4:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The 18-acre […]

‘Hypnotized’ in Agoura Hills



Diamonds sparkle in tourney



A math lesson for city of Agoura



Yahoo! New traffic signals for the city of Agoura Hills from a grant from the California Energy Commission, which secured the funds from the Federal Stimulus Bill, which is money that really does not exist yet, until your children’s children pay their taxes. Fran Pavley reports the city will receive $124,740 to replace old LED traffic signals with new LED […]


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