2014-02-06

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Share the road



I just read a letter in the Acorn from a person who said that cyclists should not use roads built only for automobiles. I just want to get this straight. Roads were built for everyone and anyone who commutes and wants to get from one place to another. Roads were never just built for automobiles. They were built so people […]

Ventura County Fair’s 2014 poster contest open



The fifth annual poster contest for the 2014 Ventura County Fair is open to artists in grades five through 12 who live in Ventura County. The theme of the 2014 fair, “A Country Fair with Ocean Air,” will serve as the guideline to the imagery. Artwork can be created in any medium but may not include the use of glitter, […]

Off-Broadway show reprises ‘50s pop tunes




Feb. 9, 2014 will mark 50 years since the Beatles made their first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” an event that ushered in the so-called British Invasion that changed popular music forever. It was also an event that triggered the demise of the Plaids, a fictional four-man vocal group whose car, as the story goes, collided with a bus […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks



Shapiro named



Calabasas City Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem David Shapiro received an appointment to the Community Services Policy Committee for the League of California Cities. Shapiro will work with the committee to review issues related to child care, parks and recreation, libraries, cultural arts and community and human services programs. The League of California Cities is an association of California city […]

Company changed an industry




A household name since the 1970s, J.D. Power & Associates is still relied upon worldwide by car buyers in search of the toprated— and the best-priced—motor vehicles. Behind the global marketing firm known for its consumer survey ratings is a man who used data and research to revolutionize an industry. At the Grant Brimhall Library in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, […]

Calendar



THURS., FEB. 6 Camarillo Women’s Club 11 a.m. at Sterling Hills Golf Club, 901 Sterling Hills Drive, Camarillo. 11th annual luncheon and silent auction fundraiser for local scholarships. Entertainment by Coop Cooper aka Deja Vu. $25. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.654.1122. Camarillo Democratic Club 6:15 p.m. at Orchid Building, 816 Camarillo Springs Road, Camarillo. R.L. Miller, environmental advocate, discusses fracking’s impact […]

Epstein all about safety



Greg Epstein, an Oak Park resident and owner of Enhanced Landscape Management, Inc., earned the Insurance Company of the West’s Annual Commitment to Safety Award for demonstrating an exemplary safety record for 2013. Enhanced Landscape has more than 100 employees but did not a single worker injury during the past year. The company is headquartered in Thousand Oaks and has […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A vandal caused $ 300 in damage cutting telephone and Internet wires serving an animal hospital on Thousand Oaks Boulevard Jan. 21. Calabasas A burglar broke a window and stole $4,000 worth of jewelry from a locked safe at a home on Meadow Lark Drive Jan. 25. Damage to the window was estimated at $250. A thief stole […]


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