2010-10-14

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THURS., OCT. 14 Simi Valley Community Council Meets at Lost Canyons Golf Club, 3301 Lost Canyons Drive, Simi Valley. Meet and greet 11:30 p.m. Lunch, program at noon. Guest speaker John Williams, chair of Council On Aging. Collecting donations for Samaritan Center. Free drawing for paid members. $15. Time: 11:30 a.m. Date: 10/14/2010 Benefit Concert For Habitat For Humanity 5:30 […]

Bikram Yoga’s Whole Body Workout hits 29 poses in 90 minutes



Stress on the mind and the body is a leading cause for most ailments and diseases, as most people know. And as the body starts to break down, the search begins for relief and cure. One historic remedy has a track record that dates back 5,000 years. Yogic science believes that the regular practice of postures, or asanas, and breathing, […]

Triunfo Sanitation District candidates offer range of skills



The Nov. 2 race to represent ratepayers on the Triunfo Sanitation District board includes 11 candidates. The Acorn is introducing the contenders in a series of profiles that will conclude next week. Triunfo board members administer the delivery of potable water in Oak Park, and oversee sanitation services for Oak Park, North Ranch, Bell Canyon, Lake Sherwood and western parts […]

Former Ventura County supervisor promoting a regional art museum



A group of Conejo Valley community leaders and residents have a grand goal—to build a state-ofthe art regional art museum. If all goes well, the new visual arts center will be in front of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and will open in the fourth quarter of 2016, said Frank Schillo at a recent Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council […]

Schools concerned about spread of whooping cough



The nationwide pertussis, or whooping cough contagion has threatened local schools. The school districts are sending out advisories to parents about the dangers of the cough and the need to get booster shots for their older children. Although Las Virgenes Unified School District reports only one verified case of pertussis—at Agoura High School—nurse Alice Garcia said the condition spreads so […]

Acorn Bits

Did you know?

October 2010 has five Fridays, five Saturdays and five Sundays, all in one month. The strange hat trick happens only once every 823 years.

Singers’ impromptu performances are a real delight



Fun is on the agenda when the a cappella group Who’s Your Daddy strolls through local neighborhoods and shopping centers vocalizing well-known rock tunes. The four family men and music industry veterans don’t seek donations for their spur-of-themoment entertainment—their reward is the happy faces of people walking by. Who’s Your Daddy is the brainchild of Oak Park resident Rick Neigher, […]

Volunteers clean up Conejo Creek



At the Library



The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way will host the following free events. For more information, call at (818) 225-7616 or e-mail Karilyn Steward, librarian, at ksteward@cityofcalabasas .com. •An informational meeting for a new book club for children in second and third grades will be at 2 p.m. Wed., Oct. 20. •The movie discussion group will meet at 6 […]