2015-08-06 E-Edition

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Immigrant song

The random, heartless murder of a young tourist on San Francisco’s Pier 14 by a fivetime illegal alien deportee, who benefited from the city’s sanctuary policy, has law-abiding Americans, law enforcement officials and political opportunists of all stripes up in arms. Liberal sanctuary programs in these metropolitan areas have protected, harbored and enabled criminal illegal aliens who disappear into the […]

‘Summer Celebration’ art exhibit

The nonprofit Arts Council of the Conejo Valley is presenting its “Summer Celebration” art exhibit through Sept. 14 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. A free artists’ reception will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., Sat., Aug. 22. The exhibit can be viewed free of charge from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

Fresh, refreshing

The Salad Gourmet in Thousand Oaks, an establishment that thrives on offering fresh and healthy choices that are also delicious, perfectly meets the needs of today’s health-conscious consumers. Run by the mother and daughter team of Stella and Daniela Vasile, this is one of those special places where regulars are greeted by name and offered their “usual,” if they want. […]

Lamia Financial Group names new vice president

Juan C. Ros of Simi Valley has been named vice president for financial planning and philanthropy for Lamia Financial Group Inc. Ros, who holds the certified financial planner designation, joined the Thousand Oaksbased firm in 2012. Ros worked as a nonprofit gift planner for 11 years before joining Lamia. He heads up the firm’s philanthropy division, which develops strategies using […]

County stems discord among grape growers

Vineyard moratorium is shortened

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors reached a compromise with local grape growers that will shorten a moratorium on new or expanded vineyards from 10 months to four months. Due to the drought, the supervisors want to curtail vineyard production in the local Santa Monica Mountains. But they will allow some property owners who have pending applications to continue […]

Turf wars

In the letter to the editor titled “Turf is tough” by Dan Murphy, neither Mr. Murphy nor The Acorn mentioned that Mr. Murphy owns a company that sells artificial turf. The Acorn has previously written an article about Mr. Murphy and artificial turf in 2009, which would bring into question the validity of his statements. According to The Acorn article […]

Seaweed system used for fuel

The next meeting of the Clean Technology Council will look at using natural biological processes to produce renewable energy, improve ocean health and reduce global warming. The meeting will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 12 at Total Wine’s tasting room, 394 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. CTC is a nonprofit network of entrepreneurs, subject matter experts and […]

Auditions loud and clear

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