2013-05-16 E-Edition

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Kudos to The Acorn

I cannot imagine Thursday morning without the arrival of The Acorn. This morning, it was no surprise to see the headline on page 18 “Acorn Newspapers win multiple awards in 2012 Newspapers Contest.” I have the good fortune to also read the Camarillo Acorn and it too is grand. I would like to compliment all the staff: editorial, advertising, photo, […]

Annual Memorial Day tribute honors American fallen heroes

Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks- Griffin Memorial Park will present the annual Memorial Day event at 10:30 a.m. Mon., May 27 in the Garden of Valor. 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The cities of Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks are joint sponsors of the complimentary event. More than 3,000 visitors are expected to attend. The Air National Guard Band of […]

Carnival benefits kids

Jr. Variety, in partnership with Regency Theatres, will host the annual free Kids 4 Kids Carnival fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., May 19 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. The event will feature go-karts, inflatable rides, chair swing, Tub of Fun ride, food, face painting, games, prizes, a raffle and silent auction. Proceeds from […]

Religious school opens its doors

Temple Etz Chaim will host an open house at its religious school for children entering grades K-7 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sun., May 19 at 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. After the open house, families can stay for a barbecue and games from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. New and prospective families are welcome. For more information, call […]

Prop 30 allocation is ill-designed

Many local educators and community members are concerned with the impact of Proposition 30 on the Las Virgenes School District. Gov. Brown’s current plan redistributes tax dollars, allocating $7,000 per student to LVUSD compared with approximately $10,000 per student to underperforming schools. It is not surprising that the promises made by Gov. Brown to reinstate local school budgets with Prop. […]

Life in the Single Lane

There’s a dating site for everyone Here’s some great news for single Trekkies, cowboys, millionaires and pet lovers: In the online world of meeting and dating, there seems to be a website for every kind of person imaginable: geeks, farmers, nudists, vampirelovers and even the aesthetically average. So if you want to meet other like-minded singles—for activities, friendships, possible relationships […]

First-place team puts on a show

Boutique known for trendy clothes under $100


Blush Boutique The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce recognizes Blush Boutique as its May Business of the Month. Sherry Thomas is a personal stylist and owner of Blush Boutique, which has locations in Encino and Calabasas. When Blush Boutique opened in 2006, Thomas wanted to create a relaxed and stylish atmosphere for her new clientele. Her concept was to gather moderately-priced […]

Civil threat?

Last year, the Obama administration passed an executive order that has placed all American civil liberties at risk. The order clearly states that in the interest of national security, the government is allowed to seize control of all privately held agricultural resources. An executive order such as this has no legitimacy. While executive orders may be used to promote national […]