The OTHER Side of 50

Dad’s greatest fear My mom was on a short errand last week when I called the house. My dad answered the phone. After some small talk, my dad asked me a cryptic question: “Is there anything serious you want to tell me about your mother?” I thought for a minute, but couldn’t come up with any secrets my mother had […]


In a letter published in last weeks Acorn, Toby Keeler wrote about Lee Renger. Mr.Keeler seems to have missed the point that, while LVMWD does make available the regional water conservation programs offered through Southern California, the Las Virgenes Water District does not supplement them, nor do they have any substantial programs of their own. Instead, Mr.Renger has favored building […]

Careers for the future

Tech Fest promotes skills that will keep America competitive for years to come

Students trained in science, technology and engineering will solve tomorrow’s problems, said Oak Park High School senior Shruti Aggarwal as she enthusiastically coordinated happenings for the OPHS robotics club during the second annual Tech Fest event in front of the Oak Park Library on Oct. 11. The Oak Park High Robotics Club began eight years ago with five students. Today, […]

Dinner gala to benefit Boy Scouts

The 38th annual Dinner Gala and Auction, benefitting the Ventura County Council Boy Scouts of America, will take place Fri., Nov. 7 at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks. The Scouting board of directors, local officials, community leaders, business owners and Scouting volunteers will attend this event. Five for Fighting featuring John Ondrasik will provide entertainment. Scouting provides educational programs […]

Weekend schedule

3D mammography available

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center offers 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) for breast cancer screening at its Outpatient Imaging Center in Moorpark. Breast tomosynthesis produces a three-dimensional view of the breast tissue that helps radiologists identify individual breast structures without the confusion of overlapping tissue. Breast tomosynthesis is especially useful for women receiving a baseline screening, those who have dense […]

Steinhardt, Wilk and Wahler

It seems that Mr. Ramuno wants to follow the lead of our district attorney-confirmed, corrupt water board majority. His quotes are not at all representative of what actually happened. Take cellphones at the dais: Mr. Caspary admits himself that he doesn’t understand how to use technology. Mr. Steinhardt, on the other hand, uses his phone to look up items, keep […]

Westlake Village throws a community party

Triunfo Y’s Goblin Gallops take off at 5:30, 6:15 p.m.

Westlake Village will host its 12th annual City Celebration from 3 to 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 18 at the Westlake Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. The Village Trolley will drive a special route to take residents to and from the celebration. The annual event is a collaboration between the city and its businesses and area nonprofit organizations. Here’s the […]


2014 fall festival brings families together

Marmonte League standings

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