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 […]

Rotarians work to end polio



The Rotary Club of Westlake Village will contribute more than $10,000 towards the End Polio Now campaign this year. This amount brings the club’s cumulative contribution to $225,000 to The Rotary Foundation’s polio eradication programs. A crippling and potentially fatal infectious disease, polio still strikes children, mainly under age 5, in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. An inexpensive vaccine […]

Design a logo



The Calabasas Theatre Company is sponsoring a “Design Your CTC Logo” contest. The contest is open to middle and high school students as well as all members of the community. Entries will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. Tues., Nov. 30. The top five finalists will receive a pair of complimentary tickets to a CTC performance. The contest winner will receive […]

Triunfo chair endorses Orkney



Please join me in supporting the re-election of Janna Orkney to the Triunfo Sanitation District Board of Directors. Having the honor of serving with her on the TSD Board the past two years, I have seen firsthand the countless hours of dedicated service Janna has given to the district and its ratepayers. She takes the time to learn the issues, […]

Not balanced?



The previously unannounced date of Chabad of Oak Park’s appeal to Ventura County deserved a bonafide news item in the news section, where you could have presented a preview of the Oct. 12 meeting, offering both sides of the story. It appears The Acorn prefered to “announce” the news about Oak Park’s only synagogue in the form of opinion, in […]

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Honor roll

Natalie Good of Westlake Village was named to the Spring 2010 dean’s list at Sonoma State University, graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration and is now employed as an accountant in Sausalito.

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, […]

Kitchen tour has wine tasting



The Central Coast and Valleys chapter of the National Kitchen and Bath Association will host the fifth annual Tour of Kitchens from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 24 along the 101 corridor, from Santa Barbara to Agoura Hills. The self-guided tour will feature 17 recently remodeled homes that in a charity benefit for FOOD Share. New this year […]

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Dedicated readers often tell us they wish we published our newspaper every day. While The Acorn is content with its weekly schedule, there is a way you can keep up with us 24/7. A-listers do it. The president did it. Even local candidates are jumping on the bandwagon this election cycle. And we at The Acorn admit we’re hooked, too—on […]


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