2010-10-28

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At the Library



The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way is offering the following free programs. For information, call (818) 225-7616. •A family-friendly Day of the Dead event at 2 p.m. Sat., Oct. 30 in the children’s area. •Children in grades K to three can read aloud to a therapy dog between 11:30 and 1:30p.m. Sat., Nov. 6. •The city of Calabasas, […]

Extra income can affect Social Security benefits



If you are receiving Social Security disability benefit payments, it is important to notify Social Security promptly whenever a change occurs that could affect your benefits. Errors occur when you fail to report certain types of income timely. If you do not report these amounts, you may have to repay a large part of your benefits. If you decide to […]

Fast and furious at Fiamme



•Fiamme Restaurant & Bar will host a VC FASTDating Masked Mixer from 6 to 9 p.m. Fri., Oct. 29 at the restaurant, 3731 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks. Participants can meet singles of all ages through a series of six minute mini-dates. Reservations required at www.vcfastdating.com. •Fiamme proprietors Liz Beddow and Jerry White will offer a Non-Halloween Night Out […]

Campaign down the stretch

Biggest field ever in Triunfo race

The election is five days away and counting. Recently, 10 of the 11 candidates vying for four seats on the Triunfo Sanitation District board of directors sounded off on various water issues at a forum hosted by the Community Foundation of Oak Park. Janna Orkney is the only incumbent seeking reelection. She lives in Oak Park and was elected to […]

Orkney, not Parks, deserves credit



In the Triunfo Sanitation District campaign, candidate Bobby Ray Harris credits Linda Parks for pushing to change the board of TSD from an appointed one to an all-elected one. In truth, it was newly-elected Janna Orkney who broached the subject, much to the chagrin of the incumbents and the two appointed members from the Thousand Oaks City Council, along with […]

Honor roll

Acorn Bits

•Among the September 2010 graduates of Boston University of was Jeffrey M. Hassan of Agoura Hills, who received a Master of Arts in Medical Science. •Oak Park resident Dianna Zheng is studying abroad through the Boston University International Programs office. A business administration and management major at BU’s School of Management, Zheng is enrolled in the London Internship Program Management […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



How to submit: E-mail your vacation photo as a .jpg attachment only to vacation@theacorn.com. Include name, address, phone number and a brief description of the scene. All entries will be published after the 2011 winners are announced on either the first or second week of October 2011. Thank you!

Citizens ready to help if disaster strikes



New graduates of the Agoura Hills Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) took turns being victims and rescuers during a recent disaster simulation drill at Agoura Hills City Hall. The community emergency response program was developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and modeled after programs used by the Los Angeles Fire Department to create a well-trained citizen emergency work force […]

National Park Service seeks input from community



The public is invited to submit comments on the National Park Service’s Rim of the Valley Corridor Special Resources Study, which examines the expansion of hiking and biking opportunities and the protection of rare plants and wildlife in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The deadline for the NPS to receive comments is tomorrow, Fri., Oct. 29. The study would examine […]


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