2010-09-02

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THURS., SEPT. 2 Democratic Club Of Camarillo Meets in Orchid Room, 816 Camarillo Springs Road, Camarillo. Socializing 6:15 p.m. Program 7 p.m. Merrill Burge of Camarillo Smart Growth discusses Conejo Creek development issues, including flooding and water use. Free, open to public. Phone: 805.469.3749 Time: 6:15 p.m. Date: 9/2/2010 Ventura County Storytellers Guild 7 to 9 p.m. at Proverbs CoffeeHouse, […]

Business owners will be honored for volunteerism, civic accomplishments



The 52nd annual Fernando Award Finalist Dinner will be on Fri., Sept. 24 at the Warner Center Marriott, Woodland Hills. The award is the highest honor for volunteerism and civic accomplishment given in the San Fernando Valley. The recipient of the award will be named at the dinner. Two of the five finalists are Lois Curran- Klein of Westlake Village […]

Good stuff for needy children



Woman offers classes in Jewish studies



Jodie Spindel will offer Jewish Studies to unaffiliated Jewish families and their children in grades four through 10. Spindel is a Newbury Park resident who is a specialist in Judaica and Hebrew. Programs are offered to students under 13 to help them prepare for their bar and bat mitzvahs. A confirmation program for students over 13 provides community service projects […]

The truth about WWII internment



This letter is a continuation of my letter to The Acorn which appeared in the July 29 issue. Its purpose is to clarify William Felsman’s letter of July 1 regarding Japanese internment, which contained spin and half-truths. The Japanese were swept in as part of the general Oriental Exclusion Act. However, they were permitted to own real estate before the […]

Borders store writing its final chapter




Conejo Valley residents looking to buy their next good read will have to go elsewhere come Jan. 31 of next year when the Borders lease in Thousand Oaks expires. Locals are hoping a new bookstore will take its place in the community, although with the advent of e-book shopping and the demise of brick and mortar stores, the prospects aren’t […]

Event explores route to inner peace



Prem Rawat will give a video presentation on a way to experience inner peace throughout life from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Sat., Sept. 11 at the Westlake Village Community Room, 31200 E. Oak Crest Drive. Music and refreshments will be available at the free event. For more information, go to www.wopg.org.

Traditional German beer fest slated



Beers from historic German breweries will be featured at the Newbury Park Rotary’s 24th annual Oktoberfest from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 25 and 26 at its new location at the Commemorative Air Force Museum, Camarillo Airport, 455 Aviation Drive, Camarillo. Local breweries will be on hand including Fireman’s Brew, created by two Los Angeles firefighters […]

Evening hike reveals wild nightlife



IN THE DARK— Park Ranger Anela Ramos of Thousand Oaks talks about nocturnal wildlife under the light of a simulated campfire while families prepare for a hike at Peter Strauss Ranch on Aug. 20. Park rangers led small groups on a short walk through the trees, on the lookout for bats, raccoons and other nighttime creatures. Their exploration took place […]


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