2012-08-23

2012-08-23 E-Edition

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Animal care



I was mortified when I read the letter in The Acorn dated Aug. 16 regarding boys playing in our creek. I could not believe the comment that “boys will be boys” and how it is natural for them to poke sticks at the ducks and how her kids and grandkids never caught a duck! So she let them chase the […]

What every woman should know about money

Social Security


Aug. 26 is known as Women’s Equality Day. On that date in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote. Social Security treats men and women equally. Men and women with identical earnings histories are treated exactly the same. However, there are things women in particular should know about Social Security. Although […]

Forum to rally help for AIDS orphans in Ghana



A community forum will discuss Every Child Is Our Child, a program which offers education and healthcare to children in Ghana who have lost parents to AIDS, at 7:30 p.m. Sun., Aug. 26 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. The talk will highlight the partnership between the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office and […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks



Prevent suicide



The Agoura Public Library and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present the fourth annual Conejo Valley Suicide Prevention seminar from 1 to 3 p.m. Sat., Sept. 8 at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. The free event will feature facts about suicide, risk factors and prevention approaches and personal survivor stories. An open forum will address issues and […]

Early Acorn deadlines due to holiday



   Mon., Sept, 3 is Labor Day, and because The Acorn office will be closed, the deadline for real estate, editorial and advertising submissions has been moved up. Reservations for all real estate submissions are due by noon Thurs., Aug. 30.    Editorial and advertising content must be submitted by noon Fri., Aug. 31.    Thank you for reading the Acorn Newspapers.

Candidate speaks



I am running for a seat on the Calleguas Water District board to make sure that we continue to have a good supply of quality water in the Conejo Valley and at as reasonable a cost as possible. Calleguas is the water supplier for drinking water in East Ventura County. This water wholesaler sells Sacramento Delta water to our local […]

Invitation from Newcomers



The Westlake Village Newcomers annual Welcome Coffee will be at 10 a.m. Wed., Sept. 12 at the Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 Lindero Canyon, Westlake Village. Residents, new to the Westlake area or not so new, who live in the ZIP codes of 91361, 91362 and 91377 are welcome. Refreshments and information about club social activities will be provided. For information, […]

Pet of the Week




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