Charity League to celebrate Day of Giving in Westlake Village

The National Charity League Inc., Conejo Valley Chapter, will celebrate the Day of Giving— Forty Years of Giving on from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Nov. 7 at the Westlake Hyatt Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The National Charity League Inc. is a mother-daughter organization dedicated to serving the communities in which chapters are formed. Club members […]

Crystal bowls create sound massage

Unity of the Oaks Church will present a sound healing meditation with the singing crystal bowls of Suemary Long and harp music by Linda Young at 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 29 at Four Friends Gallery, 1408 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. According to event organizers, “The crystal bowls create an internal sound massage that opens space for spiritual renewal […]

Not all campaigns have been truthful

There are legal consequences to advertisers making false claims and or false statements in almost any industry. These past few weeks we have witnessed the most flagrant display of false advertising for candidates running for office and for propositions on the ballot for our vote. Much of the advertising of propositions has little or nothing to do with what the […]

Motivating teens focus of talk

Agoura High School Parent Faculty Club will host its first Parent Ed Night of the 2010-11 school year at 7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 3 in the “G” Building at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. The title of the presentation is “Motivating Your Teen.” The talk is designed to help parents build their child’s internal motivation by […]

Last week’s top performers

Gerard Poutier, QB, Agoura: Quite simply, the Chargers don’t lose to Calabasas. In helping AHS log its 13th straight win over the Coyotes, Poutier completed 18-of-27 passes for 349 yards and four TD tosses. He also led the Chargers with 29 rushing yards and had a score on the ground. Oak Park offensive line: The Eagles’ big men opened up […]

Barnes & Noble staying at Calabasas Commons

Barnes & Noble Booksellers will remain in the Calabasas Commons shopping center despite reports last month that the national chain would close its Calabasas and Encino stores Dec. 31. The retail stores are in openair shopping centers owned by Caruso Affiliated. Caruso leased the Encino space at 15351 Ventura Blvd. to the CVS pharmacy chain but worked with Barnes & […]

Banding together for a fun night out

Future Foundation seeks young applicants for leadership program

The Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation is accepting applications for the Youth Congress Leadership Program that will begin in November. The program, which started last year, is patterned after the successful leadership events for adults that are offered by various local Chambers of Commerce. The service project from last year was to investigate the possibility of establishing a Teen Court in […]

Halloween is a hoot for residents on Agoura’s Hempstead Street

This scary cul-de-sac takes holiday very seriously

Children of all ages better beware of the Halloween pranks planned on Hempstead Street in Agoura Hills. Having scared the dickens out of trick-or-treaters for many years, the homeowners on Hempstead Street know how to celebrate the holiday. First rule—prepare to scare. Although the dedicated residents of the “Haunted Hempstead” cul-de-sac start decorating on Oct. 1, the rule of thumb […]

Reader disliked accident photo on front page

Your paper is usually compassionate and sensitive to peoples’ pain. I love getting my Acorn every week. I can’t for the life of me figure out why you felt the need to put a color photo on the front page Oct. 21 of John Messina’s horrible accident that showed his crushed motorcycle and what looked like empty boots and a […]