2012-06-14

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Parks speaks out



To the best friends in the world, thank you for your support. We galvanized 15,000 people in Ventura County and called for a Congress where people come first. We launched a nonpartisan, people-powered campaign and declared honesty counts. We challenged the hyper-partisanship where party control comes in first and the people’s business comes in second. We called for an end […]

Learn to prevent ACL injury



Local Girl Scout Megan Huning will lead an ACL prevention workshop at 11:30 a.m. on Thurs., June 14 in the cafe at Oaks Christian Middle School, 31749 La Tienda Dr., Westlake Village. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament in the knee. The project, which includes a video and a pamphlet of preventive stretching exercises, are part of Megan’s efforts […]

Summertime music at Janss



Janss Marketplace has announced the lineup for the annual Summer Concert Series from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays from June 20 through Aug. 29 at Moorpark Road and Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks. All shows are free and suitable for families. June 20: Acoustic Saints, fountain courtyard June 27: Hollywood Stones (Rolling Stones tribute), food court July 4: DJ, fountain […]

This year, we invited kids to draw the faces of their dads for The Acorn



The race ahead



Now that it is a contest between Brownley and Strickland, the Parks backers will be in the position to decide who wins. She garnered enough votes that if all of them voted for one or the other candidates this November, that person would surely win. So, will Parks make an endorsement? Perhaps not, when she was shunned by both political […]

Eye on the Conejo



An election in retrospect Turnout in last week’s primary election was dismal. In my opinion, it can be mostly blamed on gridlock in Washington, D.C. and mudslinging. Voters are fed up with politics-as-usual and negative campaigns. Here are other reasons why people choose not to vote: • Candidates are full of empty promises. They claim they’ll do things, but fail […]

Calabasas SunSets concert series off to a rousing start



Popular Entertainers Looking for Wiggle Room



Anthony, Greg, Jeff and Murray— The Wiggles— recently announced that 2012 would be their final year of touring together and unveiled plans for the future of the children’s entertainment group. The Wiggles will embark on a Celebration Tour this summer, with shows planned for Singapore, the U.K., U.S., Canada and New Zealand. The group will head home for their final […]

Developer proposes townhomes near Old Agoura




The City of Agoura Hills is seeking public response to plans for a proposed 18-unit townhome development slated for a vacant parcel near Old Agoura. The multifamily complex would consist of eight buildings on a 1-acre lot at the southeast corner of Driver Avenue and Chesebro Road at Palo Comado Canyon Road. To approve a housing development at this site, […]


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