2012-09-20 E-Edition

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Photo contest

The voting is now open for the 2012 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. Cast your vote online by visiting www.theacorn.com and clicking on the photo contest button. Voting ends Oct. 1. The winning photos plus honorable mentions will be announced in the Oct. 4 edition of The Acorn and online at www.theacorn.com.

Hearts open for March of the Missing

REMEMBERING—Above, Gina Armstrong places flowers in honor of missing persons during the Sept. 15 March of the Missing walk in the local Santa Monica Mountains. Right, Agoura Hills resident Bruce Boyer holds the hands of other walkers while saying a prayer. The event marked the third anniversary of the disappearance of 24-yearold Mitrice Richardson, the woman who was arrested by […]

Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Egner Milligan

Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Egner Milligan took her last breath at home in Northeast Portland on Saturday September 8, 2012 at the age of 60, a victim of lung cancer. Betsy had given up smoking over 30 years ago when a friend complained that he could quit smoking if only she would. “OK”, she said, “I quit” and she did, just […]

Hospital group supports those with lymphedema

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center will host a lymphedema support group meeting for patients, their loved ones and caretakers from 7 to 8 p.m. Wed., Sept. 26 in the east campus cafeteria, 150 Via Merida, Westlake Village. Plastic surgeon Kouros Azar, M.D., will discuss physiological changes and skin care in irradiated skin. Irradiated skin can have multiple side effects, […]

A walk of faith

. A Rosh Hashanah Tashlich Walk on Mon., Sept. 17, hosted by the Chabad of the Conejo, ushered in the Jewish new year.

Local girls’ golf teams hit links

By Gilberto Manzano gmanzano@theacorn.com High school girls’ golf has hit the fairways—and the competition is heating up. Thousand Oaks, arguably the deepest team in Ventura County, will try to continue dominating the Marmonte League. Westlake is in the mix for a Marmonte crown. New head coaches at Agoura and Royal hope to challenge Thousand Oaks and Westlake. Moorpark and Calabasas […]

Vacation memories

It’s inevitable. School is back in session and autumn is almost here. But if you’re already longing for another vacation, don’t worry. You can extend your summer reverie by participating in the annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. Visit www.theacorn.com and click on the Vacation Photo Contest button at the upper right corner. You’ll be given a choice […]

Cities lauded for finance reporting

For the seventh consecutive year, the City of Calabasas and its chief financial officer, Gary Lysik, have been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association for the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The award is the association’s highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. An […]

Thunder shakes at the Quakes