Write and let us hear your ‘tails’

The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. Not to exceed 300 words, your story can be about an interesting occurrence, or an inspirational moment involving your pet. Maybe there was a close call with danger, and perhaps your pet became a hero. Or maybe you just want to tell us […]

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To infinity and beyond

Studio tour in Topanga

The 10th annual Topanga Canyon Gallery Art Studio Tour will be on Sat. and Sun., June 11 and 12, starting at the gallery, 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Suite 109, Topanga. Tours hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Gallery reception and silent auction will be from 5 to 8 […]

Mom maddened by girly trend

Our beloved little dog wears a collar that delivers a slight “reminder” when he’s entered an area of our home where he’s not supposed to be. The package the collar came in called it a “correction system,” but we call it a shock collar. It emits a slight static shock, just uncomfortable enough to remind him that he’s in a […]


THURS., JUNE 2 Business & Professional Women’s Club Meets in lower lounge near bar, Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Guest speakers Tudy Sun of New York Life and Lalaine Braime, CPA. Men and women welcome. Phone: 805.526.5587 Contact: Mary Lou Wetter Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 6/2/2011 FRI., JUNE 3 Aspen Elementary School Summer Fest 3 to […]

New comedy club yuks it up

Local entrepreneur and fundraiser Jamie Alcroft and Ventura Harbor Comedy Club co-owner Randy Lubas will kick off a new era of comedy shows on Fri. and Sat., June 3 and 4 at The Edge Grill, 30970 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village. The two have been producing weekend comedy shows for the past year at Fiamme Restaurant in Thousand Oaks. Now […]

Noteworthy organist to perform

Organist Hector Olivera will present a recital at 4 p.m. Sun., June 11 the Church of the Epiphany, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The recital, which will feature a variety of musical styles, is to dedicate the church’s new Roland Classic C-330 organ, which was donated by a church member. The C-330 organ was originally conceived and developed by Olivera […]

‘All My Sons’ showcases student talent

Play review

Oak Park High School Theatre presents an unforgettable powerhouse drama with Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons,” in the Pavilion at 899 N. Kanan Road. Show times are 7 p.m. Thurs. through Sat., June2through4.There’sa2p.m. matinee June 4. The play is the annual spring student- generated Spotlight production. Seniors direct and produce the play with minimal supervision from drama teacher Allan Hunt. […]

Chamber jump starts breakfast

The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Jump Start Networking Breakfast of Champions will be from 6:45 to 9 a.m. Fri., June 3 at Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road North, Thousand Oaks. Brian Theiss, president and founder of the Theiss Institute of Health and Fitness, will lead an interactive workshop on maintaining a healthy body and mind to […]