2012-05-10 E-Edition

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Handicapping the May 7 forum

I am a registered voter in the 26th Congressional District, a Democrat, and a mother of two small children. For the first time in 26 years we have an opportunity to send a representative to Congress who will fight for the values we Democrats believe in. I watched and listened carefully at the Acorn/CLU Candidate Forum. Jess Herrera, your passion […]

Mix-off presents the No. 1 margaritas

Soroptimist International of the Conejo will present the 11th annual Margarita Mix-Off from 6 to 8 p.m. Thurs., May 24 at Conejo Creek North, 1378 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, behind the Grant Brimhall Library. Restaurants from Calabasas, Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Westlake Village, Newbury Park and Simi Valley will compete for the individual awards judged in blind-tastings by professionals in their […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

YAE to present ‘Neverending Story’

Acorn Bits

Honor roll

Pet lover Amanda Prince of Agoura Hills was one of 28 students to receive The American Kennel Club Junior Scholarship. The scholarships for high school, college and graduate school students range from $ 1,000 to $3,000 for each student. Applicants’ academic history and involvement in the sport of purebred dogs were considered.

Likes Linda Parks

To be honest, when Linda Parks first told me that she was thinking about running for Congress, my first thought was that I could never vote for a Republican for a partisan office. You see, I was born and raised a Democrat. My late mother was the secretary of the party in her home state in the 1940s, and I’ve […]

Celebrate a beautiful life with Bella Vita

The Bella Vita Italian Social Club’s next dinner meeting will be at 6 p.m. Fri., May 18 at St. Jude Parish, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Chinese food will be served and bingo will be played after dinner. The cost is $ 12 for members and $ 15 for guests. An RSVP with check payable to Bella Vita is […]

Critter Corner

Westlake High gets quite jazzy

The Westlake High School Instrumental Music Department will host its annual Jazz Festival from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., May 12 at the school on Lakeview Canyon Road, with many of the performances taking place in the Carpenter Family Theatre. The event will feature performances by about 40 performing groups from area high schools and middle schools. In addition […]