Church rummage sale yields big bucks

The Church of the Epiphany in Oak Park held its seventh annual rummage sale on Aug. 28. While this sale has gained a reputation and is always well attended by many members of the local community, this year featured a special guest, the Rev. Mary Glasspool, bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. Glasspool came to mingle with […]

Westlake benefit helps fight against cancer

Massage Envy Westlake Village will host Massage for the Cure on Tues., Sept. 14. At this one-day event, $15 from every massage will go to the local affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and education, screening and treatment programs for breast cancer. This year more than 620 Massage Envy locations nationwide will be taking part in this event. […]

Other local football matchups

Oxnard (0-0) at Westlake (0-0) Outlook: It’ll be an emotional night for the entire Westlake football program as the school honors the memory of A.J. Castro, a 2008 WHS grad and U.S. Army specialist who was killed Aug. 28 while serving in Afghanistan. Speaking with The Acorn last week, Warrior head coach Jim Benkert said Castro was “one of the […]

Team gets real and wins tourney

Chevre club lends a helping hand

He appreciates field lab cleanup

Being 16, I have yet to start and raise my own family. However, ever since I heard about the partial nuclear meltdown that occurred in the 50s near Simi, Oak Park and the San Fernando Valley, I’ve been concerned that the contamination still present would potentially harm myself and future family. Fortunately, thanks to the marvelous efforts last Friday of […]

Last week’s top performers

Rickey Minyard, RB/S, Thousand Oaks: The talented tailback tallied 137 rushing yards on only 11 carries as the Lancers routed Hueneme, 51-14. Minyard had scoring runs of 11, 1 and 35 yards. Taylor Zander, RB, Newbury Park: Zander carried the ball 20 times for 122 yards as the Panthers held off Buena, 21-14. Jake Geringer, QB, Newbury Park: Geringer accounted […]


THURS., SEPT. 9 IWOSC Ventura Writers Group 10 a.m. to noon at Sherwood Country Club, 320 W. Stafford Road, Golf Club House, Thousand Oaks. Representative from Public Relations in Social Media 4 Creative Professionals (PRISM) speaks on social media for writers. RSVP required for admittance. $2 fee for refreshments, free parking. No shorts, jeans, flipflops allowed in club house. Phone: […]

Community honors fallen Oak Park soldier

Army Pfc. Brian Wolverton lost his life last year while serving in Afghanistan. The sacrifice he paid in service to his country has been honored with a memorial at his alma mater, Oak Park High School. Friends, families, teachers and comrades in the armed forces gathered at the high school on Aug. 31 to unveil the memorial in the fallen […]

Unitarians to show film

The documentary film “Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood,” which takes a critical look at marketing practices aimed at children, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 11 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. The documentary, written and directed by Adriana Barbaro and Jeremy Earp, raises questions about the ethics of children’s […]

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