2013-04-18

Classical guitarist to play in Ventura



Internationally-renowned classical guitarist Petrit Çeku will play for the Ventura Music Festival at 8 p.m. Sat., May 4 at the Community Presbyterian Church, Lincoln and Poli, Ventura. In this solo classical guitar concert, he will perform works by Manuel de Falla, William Walton, Manuel Ponce, Giulio Regondi and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. The Yugoslavian musician has received numerous awards and won many […]

Forum tackles employment issues



The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will present its quarterly Human Resources Forum from 4 to 5 p.m. Thurs., April 25 at the Levett Chamber Conference Center, 600 Hampshire Road, Ste. 202, Westlake Village. Jeanne Flaherty of Employer’s Legal Advisor, Inc. will present “Employment Issues: New Changes–New Forms.” She will provide a review of the latest statutory and regulatory […]

Council correct



The way the Calabasas City Council conducted itself at their April 10 meeting in dealing with the selection of the mayor pro tem matter was and is commendable in many ways. Selecting anyone for any task or position should always be done solely on merit and on the basis of an individual’s ability, integrity and proven talents to fulfill and […]

At the Library



AGOURA HILLS The Agoura Hills Library will present the following events through April at 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. The Agoura Readers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tues., April 23 to discuss “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats” by Jan-Phillip Sendker. The Teen Book Club will discuss “Pivot Point” by Kasie West on Wed., April 24 at […]

Try out classes atfitness fair



Total Body Fitness in Oak Park will host an interactive Health and Fitness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., April 27 at the gym, 618 Lindero Canyon Road, Ste. B, Oak Park. This community event is intended to provide entertainment and education for the whole family. A percentage of all membership and training revenue on this day will […]

Yoga teacher discusses journey to Burma



The Hillcrest Center for the Arts will present “The Journey to Myanmar” with Maggie Mellor from 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. Sat., April 20 followed by a free reception in the community room at 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. A local yoga teacher, Mellor will present a personal account of her journey to Burma. Admission and parking are free. Donations […]

Hotel takes home spa award



The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village has earned two titles from the World Luxury Spa Awards: Best Luxury Hotel Spa in the United States and Best Luxury Destination Spa in the United States. The awards were announced after a yearlong nomination, entry and voting period conducted by the World Luxury Spa Awards. Competing spas in 2013 included […]

Battle over Jesus



In the April 11 issue of The Acorn, there’s a letter by a William Felsman that entertains us with the fantasy that Jesus armed his followers, and that if he were here today he would tell us all to get guns. In the March 14 Acorn, the same Mr. Felsman informed us that the “well regulated” militia clause of the […]

Empowering youth



Kids’ concert got game



The Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras and music therapist Tomiko Hamada Taylor will present “A First Classic Children’s Concert” at 2 p.m. Sun., April 28 at the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic Recital Hall, Paseo Market Place Shopping Center, 3753 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. This annual concert, geared toward young kids and special needs children, will feature video game music. Special […]