2014-11-13 E-Edition

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Herbie fan club

Ahh, the Love Bug. So good to see the little guy in the Oct. 30 issue of the Acorn. Herbie, the Love Bug came to fame at the Paramount Ranch Raceway in what is now Agoura Hills. He is truly one of ours. For years now, living in this area, I’ve been wanting to raise interest in preserving the crumbling, […]

Hot Flashes

Can I get a hall pass?

Dear Pope Gregory XIII, I’d like to request the removal of December from the calendar. You’re the namesake of that Gregorian thing and I dig your chants, so maybe you’ll respond to my pitiful appeal. Oh bless me, Father, for I am desperate, as we have celebrated everything here in the land of loveliness, the valley between the Valley and […]

St. Jude invites residents to open house

St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Westlake Village will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., Nov. 16 at 32032 W. Lindero Canyon Road. Visitors are invited to take a self-guided tour of the church to learn the history and significance of the building and its furnishings. Guests can tour various stations; each station will offer […]

Finding madness, joy on gridiron

Welcome to the Twilight Zone . . . or as I like to call it, life on Earth. Ten of 15 local high school football teams qualified for the CIF-Southern Section playoffs this year. All four Camino League teams—champion Newbury Park, Royal, Thousand Oaks and Camarillo— earned invitations to the Northern Division dance. Calabasas and Rio Mesa, a combined 1-19 […]

LVMWD winner says thank you

I appreciate this opportunity to thank the voters of Agoura Hills for electing me to represent Division 5 on the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board of directors. I also thank my family and the many friends who helped and encouraged me during the long campaign. It was truly a pleasure meeting so many residents as I knocked on doors […]

Gingerbread crafts, creations

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will present a Family Gingerbread Event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Nov. 16 at The Oaks mall’s JCPenney courtyard, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Attendees can view for free decorated gingerbread creations from chefs at the North Ranch Country Club, Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, Williams Sonoma, Sugar Mamas, Carrara Pastries, and […]

Food bank director to speak at synagogue

As part of the 1,000 Shabbats Celebrations, Temple Etz Chaim and the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles will host Fred Summers, program director for SOVA Community Food and Resource Program, during the regular Friday service at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Nov. 14 in the main sanctuary, 1080 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Summers will speak on “Being Thankful” and the benefits of […]

Girls’ volleyball teams return to court in second-round matches

The quest for playoff glory continues for Westlake, La Reina, Viewpoint and Hillcrest Christian high schools in their respective girls’ volleyball brackets. The local schools compete in secondround matches at 7 tonight. Westlake plays host to M.L. King in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1A tournament. The Warriors defeated Redlands 25-12, 25-27, 25-23, 25-22 on Tuesday at home. Viewpoint battles Chaminade […]

Assembly winner also thankful

I would like to thank my family and friends, my amazing volunteers, my team and all of my supporters who provided encouragement, donated valuable time and resources, and helped me spread our message of bipartisan problem-solving throughout the 44th District. I am overwhelmed by your hard work, generosity and dedication. I would also like to say thank you to the […]