2012-09-06 E-Edition

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Pot bust in Hidden Hills

Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies arrested two people and made a $1-million bust during a raid in Hidden Hills on Aug. 29. While serving a search warrant in the 23000 block of Oakfield Road, deputies found approximately 1,000 marijuana plants, 40 pounds of processed marijuana and a .40 caliber semiautomatic handgun, a report said. Robert Larue, 54, of Lawndale and Mauricio […]

YAE holding auditions for “King and I”

Young Artists Ensemble will hold auditions for “The King and I” on Sat. and Sun., Sept. 8 and 9 by appointment only at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Time slots will begin at 9:45 a. m. Saturday and at 1 p. m. Sunday. The show is directed and choreographed by Jeff Wallach with […]

Supporting kids is a worthy enterprise

The Art of Being

“ You could write a song about some kind of emotional problem you are having, but it would not be a good song, in my eyes, until it went through a period of sensitivity to a moment of clarity. Without that moment of clarity to contribute to the song, it’s just complaining.” — Joni Mitchell Seek a moment of clarity […]

Pet owners encouraged to license and vaccinate

Homes in Oak Park being canvassed

Animal services representatives are canvassing communities throughout Ventura County to make sure pet owners comply with state and local licensing and rabies vaccination requirements. “Our main objective here at animal services is rabies suppression,” said Bryan Bray, licensing division supervisor for Ventura County Animal Services. So far this year officials have found nine positive cases of rabies within the county, […]

Under the summer skies

Fiction in a Nutshell

First Place

Recently we asked our readers—those with an active imagination and a knack for writing—to put their creative juices to work in The Acorn’s annual Fiction in a Nutshell contest. The response was gratifying, as 75 entries were submitted. The stories, limited to 100 words, covered a wide range of topics: science fiction, romance, comedy and adventure. We had animals, emotions, […]

Church choirs open to all ages

The music ministry at Emmanuel Church, 588 Camino Manzanas, Thousand Oaks is open to all who wish to express their talents through song. Emmanuel offers choirs for all ages: the Angel Choir, for children in kindergarten and first grade; Newsong, for grades two through five; an auditioned youth choir for grades six through 10; and the Emmanuel Choir for high […]

Students wanted

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center Joint Powers Authority is accepting applications for the Agoura Hills student member and Calabasas student member position on its board of directors. The board acts as the governing and policy making body of the Authority in the operations, control, improvements and planning of the community center, personnel and fiscal operations. Student members are non-voting members […]