2011-07-14 E-Edition

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Acorn’s animals

Thank you so much for featuring wonderful young people getting involved for a great cause. The Acorn July 7 issue featured a photo of kids selling lemonade to help Malibu Pet Companions, a nonprofit organization for getting treatment for needy shelter animals that either are dumped by their owners or strays that need real medical attention that the county shelter […]

Bountiful results at community garden

Tropical Daze festival heats up the ConejoValley

The third annual Tropical Daze Summer Music Festival will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., July 23 and 24 at the Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 N. Moorpark Road. The festival features tropical food, more than 75 tropicalthemed vendors and a children’s activity area with hands-on science exhibits, games, arts and crafts. The entertainment lineup is […]

Club members have fun petting pooches

Food truck fundraiser

Sumac L-STEM Academy will host a food truck fundraiser from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Fri., July 15 at 6050 Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. L. A. food trucks on hand include: Slammin Sliders, Nom Nom, Jogasaki Sushi Burrito Truck, Tino’s Pizza Truck, Komodo, Cool Haus and Maui Wowi. There’s a $5 donation per family. The event will benefit school art, music, […]

Plastic bag police strike in Calabasas

Regarding “Most Calabasas shoppers embrance plastic bag ban,” I wish I’d had the chance to ask the Hollywood resident quoted in the recent issue of The Acorn a few questions. Her comment “I’m all about being forced to do the right thing” expressed what bothers me most about this new law. A suggestion to bring your own bags or use […]

Teenagers swim for a cure

Evan Anglin of Old Agoura has the same last name as Alcatraz Island escapees John and Clarence Anglin. The 18-yearold Oaks Christian High School graduate even made the same swim that the notorious Anglin brothers attempted. On June 24, Evan Anglin swam 1.5 miles from the famous penitentiary on the tiny island of Alcatraz to the shore off San Francisco […]

‘Merchant of Venice’ on outdoor stage

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival will present a modern take on “The Merchant of Venice” at 8 p.m. July 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31, and Aug. 5, 6 and 7 in Kingsmen Park at California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. While “The Merchant of Venice” is one of the most produced of Shakespeare’s works, this is […]

Dreyfus will be missed

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