2013-02-21 E-Edition

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Keeping an eye on digital meters

When the new digital meters were installed and everyone was complaining about how much higher their power bills were, I was one of the few who attributed it to the unusually hot, and more importantly, humid weather we had this summer. I recall Southern Cal Edison said the same in their response to The Acorn. Well, now I am in […]

Hot flashes


While there are a great many reasons to live in the Conejo Valley, snow is not one of them. In search of it, the Santa Ana winds blew me straight into the Colorado Rockies with a little help from American Airlines. To show me how clever they were, I arrived in Denver and my bag landed in Peru. For three […]

Nominations open for annual WIB awards

The Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County is seeking nominations for the 2013 annual WIB Awards. The winners are selected for showing exemplary commitment to advancing workforce development in Ventura County. The nomination deadline is May 29. Winners will be announced at the WIB annual meeting on June 20 at the Ventura County Office of Education, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. […]

TUES., FEB. 26

‘The Crucible’ Arthur Miller’s drama performed by students at Agoura High School performing arts education center, 28545 Driver Ave. 7 p.m. today through March 2. Additional 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. $18 adults, $12 students. Phone: 818.889.1262. Web: www.lasvirgenesperformingarts.org.

High school senior stretches her ability to the limit

Red team captures gold

Advisory committee at work

Newly reelected Derek Ross of the Oak Park Recreation and Park Planning Advisory Committee says he has a broader plan. Following his new two-year term on the Oak Park panel, Ross said he intends to run for a seat with the larger Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District to continue to be a voice for the Oak Park community. “I […]

Seminar to help seniors avoid scams

State Sen. Fran Pavley will host a Senior Scam Stopper seminar from 9 to 11 a.m. Fri., March 8 at First United Methodist Church of Canoga Park, 22700 Sherman Way, West Hills. This seminar will help consumers learn how to spot common scams and avoid falling prey to them. The event will be held in cooperation with the Contractors State […]

Four Seasons ranks high

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California ranked highly in the list of Top 75 U.S. Hotel Spas for 2013 rrecently released by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. With an overall score of 95.6, The Spa is the highest rated in the Los Angeles area and ranked third compared to spas in California. The list is based upon results […]