2012-10-18 E-Edition

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The sorry state of Congress

Hans Christian Anderson wrote “The Emperor’s Clothes,” a fable about a swindling weaver who promised a vain emperor a suit that was invisible to those who were unfit for their positions. When the emperor parades before his subjects, a child cries out, “He is naked!” Where is that kid when we need him? For years we have heard about “the […]

Eye on the Conejo

Parades and pooches

Do you remember the Conejo Valley Days parade? I do. I was reminded of the CVD parade last Saturday during Moorpark’s annual Country Days. I was there because my service club, Kiwanis, was grilling and selling hamburgers as a fundraiser for Court Appointed Special Advocates, volunteers who represent abused and neglected children in the legal and social service systems. While […]

Teen art exhibit wows

The Acorn Epicurean

The Lab Brewing Co.

Brewmaster Roger Bott of the Lab Brewing Company in Agoura Hills has been competing in brewing competitions for several years. His concoctions have received recognition at these events, including four first-place awards at the annual Amgen Brew-B-Que and two first-place medals in the Ventura County Corporate Brew Competition. Last week Bott entered two of his finely crafted beers in the […]

Search and rescue exercise

Photographer to share historical images of Conejo Valley

Photographer Ed Lawrence will present a PowerPoint presentation of his photographs of the Conejo Valley dating back to the 1950s at the Conejo Valley Historical Society general meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 28 in the large rehearsal room at the Park and Recreation Building, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Elections for the 2013 Board of Trustees will also […]

Boys & Girls Clubs dinner to benefit youth

. Event to honor Mary, Richard Carpenter

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley will present the annual Stand Up for Kids Gala Dinner and Auction, the club’s main fundraising event, on Sat., Oct. 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The benefit will feature live and silent auctions, gourmet dining, music and live entertainment. The master of ceremonies will be […]

Teens bid farewell to Shabbat

Agoura pot grower arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 22-year-old rural Agoura man on charges that he has been growing marijuana for sale in the backyard of his rented home. Nicholas West faced charges of cultivation and possession with intent to sell. He’s also charged with the theft of a weapon. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 31200 block of Lobo Canyon Road Oct. 10 […]