2011-03-03

Pair of pianists will entertain at Fiamme



Fiamme Restaurant & Bar will introduce the Blazing Grands Dueling Piano show on St. Patrick’s Day, Thurs., March 17 at 3731 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Doors open at 5 p.m. for dinner. Admission to the show only opens at 7:30 p.m. and the show runs from 8 to 11 p.m. In the show, two entertainers take the stage […]

Support group



DBSA Ventura, the local chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, hosts two regular, confidential, peerled, self-help support groups for people coping with depression and bipolar disorder or who have a family member or friend who is diagnosed. One group meets on the first and third Saturdays of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Adult Wellness […]

Westlake Village honors city volunteers




The city of Westlake Village honored 66 residents for their volunteer contributions with a reception in the city hall community room last week. After the reception city officials presented each volunteer with a gift of appreciation. The largest group to serve the city in 2010 was the Westlake Village Disaster Response Team with 29 members. The team was formed in […]

Rake or mulch?



Q: Every year I rake up all the leaves that fall from the large oak tree in my backyard and the maple tree on my side yard. A friend of mine said she read an article you wrote a year or two ago in the Acorn that said that we should let the fallen leaves accumulate as mulch. Is leaving […]

“Unknown”



Directed by: Jaume Collet-SerraStarring: Liam Neeson, January Jones, Diane Kruger,Frank LangellaMPAA rating: PG-13Running time: 113 minutesBest suited for: Neeson fans,psychological thriller fansLeast suited for: Psychologicalthriller fans who think too hardAcorn Rating Guide: This one caught me with the trailer. One reason: Liam Neeson makes some pretty decent thinkingcinephile’s thrillers. Two: The suggested plot seemed so preposterous that I wasn’t sure […]

Pet of the Week




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