2011-01-06 E-Edition

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Power to the wind and the sun

Renewable energy a scam? Hardly! Human induced global climate change is anything but a scam. It is a serious reality which we ignore at the risk of the world we leave to our children and grandchildren. Nuclear power generation is not clean and green, and even in Europe, where nuclear power plants abound, it is not seen as the solution […]

Soroptimists hosting spaghetti dinner fundraiser for charity

Soroptimist International of the Conejo, a nonprofit women’s service organization, will host its annual spaghetti dinner from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sat., Jan. 29 at the Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. A progressive “Dimes to Dollars” auction will follow the dinner, with proceeds benefiting charities supported by the club. The spaghetti dinner will feature a dozen […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’

The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your tale to newstip@theacorn.com, or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

Sisters of Notre Dame elect leaders

Sisters of Notre Dame in California recently celebrated the homecoming of Sister Mary Kristin Battles of Thousand Oaks, the newly elected superior general of the congregation, and Sister Mary Anncarla Costello, the incoming provincial superior. Last year they spent several weeks in Rome for the congregation’s general chapter. Sister Battles was elected superior general by the 58 members of the […]

Conspiracy theories abound

What are they spraying in our skies? Haven’t you noticed those trails of what looks like airplane exhaust that turn into hazy clouds? It’s called “chemtrails” and we are being kept in the dark about the who, why, what and is it safe. What are they putting in our food? It’s called genetically modified organisms ( GMOs) and Americans are […]

Chumash artist will lead classes on making Indian tule dolls

Chumash artisan Timara Lotah will present two identical workshops on how to make American Indian tule dolls from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m. Sun., Jan. 9 at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center at Rancho Sierra Vista, at Lynn Road and Via Goleta, Newbury Park. All ages are welcome, and the program and […]

Pet of the Week

Women’s group to meet

Thousand Oaks Christian Women’s Connection will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wed., Jan. 12 in the Tapas Banquet Room at the Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The theme is “In With the Old, Out With the New.” The Senior Concerns Bargain Boutique will present “ Fashions From Yesterday.” Carly Bracco will provide musical entertainment. Tessie Bolado, […]

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