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Women business owners to discuss cyber threats

The Ventura County Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will have a dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thurs., March 28 at Los Robles Greens Clubhouse, 299 Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Kimberly Pease, co-founder and vice president of Citadel Information Group Inc., a California information security/cyber security management firm, will speak on the topic “The Growing Cyber Threat: […]

Abby’s baked goods now being sold at eight Albertsons stores

Abby’s Millstone Baking Co. in Agoura Hills announced it is placing its products into eight locations of the Albertsons supermarket chain. The bakery, which opened in November 2012, is delivering 13 baked items to the supermarkets, including multi-grain sandwich bread, twisted challah and chocolate dipped coconut macaroons, said owner Abby Franke. The bakery began serving two Albertsons stores in Westlake […]

The Movie Nut

This is the behind-the-scenes story of the decision that gave the Japanese the will to rebuild their devastated country after World War II. It’s a true tale of two very different cultures. The tragedy of “Emperor” is that so few people will see it. It’s an independent production, playing on relatively few screens, outpromoted by larger and louder movies that […]

Company offers double dose of comedy

PLAY REVIEW ‘Trial by Jury’ / ‘The Zoo’ The Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertory Company wraps up its seven-year cycle of Gilbert and Sullivan operas with a “variety pack,” which plays through March 24 at the Theatre on the Hill in Thousand Oaks. Included in the program are two one-act gems, G&S’s “Trial by Jury” and Sullivan and Rowe’s […]


THURS., MARCH 21 Garden Club 10 a.m. at Seventh- day Adventist Church, 3975 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Susan McDonald discusses nutrition basics for garden and updates on Asian citrus psyllid. Free. Phone: 805.482.6933. Democratic Club Of Moorpark 6:30 p.m. at Clinicas del Camino Real, 4279 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark ( Vons center). State Sen. Fran Pavley discusses impact of state […]

New lineup for Laugh Pack

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will presents the fourth installment of The Laugh Pack series at 8:30 p.m. Mon., April 1 in the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Doors will open at 7:45 p.m. and the Laugh Pack Orchestra will start playing at 8 p.m. The show lineup stars Fritz Coleman […]

Charlie Sheen, Viewpoint squabble gets weirder by the minute

The quarrel between actor Charlie Sheen and Viewpoint School intensified Monday when Sheen told TMZ that his daughters Sam and Lola found a steak knife stuck through a note and nailed to a tree in the front yard of their mother’s home. The girls discovered the knife and note Sunday while playing in their yard. The actor said Viewpoint School […]

Eye on the Conejo

Baby boomers in denial The Goebel Senior Center in Thousand Oaks has been renamed by the Conejo Recreation and Park District. In the Acorn and in other media, we shall now and forever call it the Goebel Adult Community Center. The new name, no doubt, comes from baby boomers who were whining about the reference to “senior.” Make no mistake […]

Calabasas man competes to see if he’s ‘Tougher Than a Boy Scout’

Calabasas resident Howard Schwartz learned firsthand how tough and resourceful Boy Scouts can be when he pushed himself beyond his ordinary mental and physical limits while competing on the new reality TV show “Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout?” Filmed last summer at Camp Whitsett in the Sequoia National Forest, the National Geographic series pits Boy Scouts against adult […]