2012-10-25 E-Edition

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Pumkinspiel curling in Simi

SoCal Curling will host a Mini Pumpkinspiel curling competition at 9:15 p.m. Sat., Oct. 27 at the Simi Valley Iceoplex, 131 W. Easy Street. Cost is $20. For more information, email info@socalcurling.org.

Welcome to Mourning Rose Manor

Tucked inside a Simi Valley neighborhood, around the corner from Stearns Street and Los Angeles Avenue, is Mourning Rose Manor, a haunted yard that’s just dying to meet you. Every October evening at sundown, the Aurelia Street home transforms itself with light and sound, playing host to an oldworld cemetery that calls out to ghouls and goblins, boys and girls, […]

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The 10th annual Calabasas Pumpkin Festival brought a weekend’s worth of fun to Juan de Anza Park in a fitting tradition for the city whose name is believed to have come from the Spanish word calabaza, meaning gourd or pumpkin. The City of Calabasas and its Chamber of Commerce sponsored the annual festival.


On Prop. 37

Opponents to Prop. 37 claim it will result in shakedown lawsuits. Not true. This proposition was written in consultation with grocers, manufacturers, distributors, attorneys, consumer groups and farmers—they all signed off on it. It is specifically designed to be easy to comply with—all that is required is an affidavit from the supplier that a raw or processed food product has […]

The Other Side of 50

Shifting the focus to the caregiver may save a life

If you’ve ever been the caregiver for an impaired elderly loved one, you know where your focus lies almost every minute of every day—with the person you are caring for. My mom is the full-time caregiver for my dad, who’s had Parkinson’s for the past 12 years. Parkinson’s is a slow-growing disease that causes uncontrolled shaking, an inability to move […]

Do you want fries with that race?

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Calabasas Coyotes (1-7) at Agoura Chargers (2-6) Friday, 7 p.m. Agoura High There’s the Border War. The Civil War. The Holy War. In Acorn country, there’s Agoura-Calabasas. This is the Las Virgenes Donnybrook. The winner of Friday night’s high school varsity football skirmish will claim the Las Virgenes Cup, a trophy that currently sits in Agoura head coach Charlie Wegher’s […]

Halloween safety tips from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station

Plan a safe route so parents know where their kids will be at all times. Set a time for their return home. Make sure they know how important it is for them to be home on time.  Make sure that your child is old enough and responsible enough to go out by themselves.  Small children should never be […]

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