2013-01-23

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Send Valentine love note



Valentine’s Day is special, and your loved one deserves to know why they’re the No. 1 person in your life. This year you can let your Valentine know just how special they are by purchasing a $10 personalized Love Note that will appear in The Acorn to be delivered on Valentine’s Day. Not to exceed 100 words, your Love Note […]

Free art show to feature work by women



The Spinster Co-op will present an art show titled “Girls Girls Girls” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 26 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The show will feature painters, photographers, poets, installation artists and pastry artists. The participating artists are Adriana Guarderas, Casey Kolodin, Casey Thomas, Chelsea Snow, Dani Fine, Evie Garf, Kim Rountree, […]

Applicants sought for grand jury



The Ventura County civil grand jury is accepting applications for new jurors for 2013-14. Applications will be available at the grand jury open house from 3 to 6 p.m. Wed., Feb. 6 at 646 County Square Drive, Ventura. Attendees can learn grand jury service and view the chambers. Refreshments will be served. The grand jury is an investigatory body created […]

Neil Simon comedy is heavy on jokes, light on plot

Play review ‘45 Seconds From Broadway’


Where do Broadway theater folk go when they’re not on stage? For years, the coffee shop at the Hotel Edison on New York’s 47th Street—a 45-second walk from the Richard Rodgers Theatre—served as the watering hole for producers, stars, agents, playgoers, actors and actor wannabes, where deals were made over bowls of homemade matzo ball soup. It was affectionately known […]

Women who struggle with everyday aches



Women are most likely to experience aches and pains from their daily activities. A recent study shows 89 percent of women experience some type of muscle or joint pain every year, and 63 percent experience it weekly, according to ProAct, an independent marketing research firm. But whether the discomfort stems from a day at work, strenuous exercise or housework, pain […]

Youth arsonist suspected in Monday Agoura Hills fire




A 14-year-old boy was arrested Monday night in Agoura Hills for allegedly starting a brush fire that scorched a hillside behind an apartment building on 5738 Skyview Way. There are differing reports as to how much property was damaged. According to Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Doug Lipp, the blaze destroyed one acre of land before it was extinguished […]

Symposium to focus on peacemakers



California Lutheran University will host the 2013 Nordic Spirit Symposium, “Scandinavian Peacemakers and Humanitarians,” Fri. and Sat., Feb. 1 and 2 at various locations throughout the Thousand Oaks campus at 60 W. Olsen Road. Along with an exploration of the contributions of Scandinavians to a better global society, the public can join in the exchange of ideas. There will also […]

Social tea for new members



The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will host a new member tea at 3:30 p.m. Sun., Jan. 27 at a member’s home. The event is for all incoming provisional members. The club board will present information about being a part of Juniors and details about the year ahead. Those who are interested in membership can send an email to Lesley […]

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