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Free Clinic golf tourney

Player slots are still available for the 23rd annual Conejo Free Clinic Golf Classic, which annually raises about $50,000, on Mon., Oct. 10 at the Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Proceeds support the free clinic. The clinic is at 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. For information, call (805) 551-5266 or visit www.conejofreeclinic.org.

Obey the law

Here’s a hint for the edification of the letter writer who is upset that too many area motorists are ticketed for admitted driving infractions. The easiest way to prevent this “problem” is to obey traffic regulations. Bill CanupWestlake Village

High school bands showcase talent

“Sounds of Conejo” is an annual showcase allowing Ventura County high school marching bands to strut their stuff in front of an audience. Begun three years ago by Thousand Oaks High School band director Marty Martone, the showcase has grown from its initial program featuring three bands to this year’s version, which has seven. Each band’s presentation is used not […]

Heidi hangs in there

Breast cancer fundraisers

Brighton Collectibles at The Lakes in Thousand Oaks and Livingston Memorial are sponsoring a number of fundraising events to support breast cancer concerns. For each purchase of a Power of Pink bracelet, a donation will be made to Livingston Visiting Nurses Association that provides inhome hospice for women with terminal breast cancer. All events will be at Brighton Collectibles, 2200 […]

Cops’ presence a welcome deterrent

I am always surprised to read letters to the editor complaining about law enforcement presence in our community (Jim Marzec, Sept. 29). I have been a resident of Agoura Hills since 1988 and have lived off Kanan Road since 1993. Not once have I been cited for speeding or seat belt violations— maybe because I follow the speed limit and […]

Hoops for hope

Fundraiser benets Humane Society

Event has dinner, live music, silent auction

The Humane Society of Ventura County will host its fifth annual “Cats in the Canyon and Hounds in the Hollow” fundraiser from 2 to 6 p.m. Sun., Oct. 9 at Arroyo Verde Park, Foothill and Day Roads, Ventura. Proceeds go to the care of animals in need throughout Ventura County. The event will feature a Southwestern style dinner, silent auction […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Oaks Christian Lions (3-1) at Westlake Warriors (4-0)

By Stephen Dorman sdorman@theacorn.com For a minute, Alex Ball considered leaving Westlake High. Faced with the aftermath of his 41-yard missed field goal in the dying seconds of the 2010 CIF-Southern Section Northern Division championship loss to Oaks Christian, Westlake’s star place kicker thought about taking his powerful right leg somewhere— anywhere—else. “At the time I was thinking, ‘This is […]

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