2015-08-27 E-Edition

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Letters come with a purpose

I just finished reading last week’s Acorn. Lots of great letters and I just want to say thank you to those of you who took the time to write. Sometimes I find the letters more interesting than the rest of the paper. Not enough of us are standing up and making our voices heard. We are not asking enough questions […]

Belmont Village marks fourth anniversary

Belmont Village will celebrate its fourth anniversary with a black and white attire party on Thurs., Aug. 27 at 3680 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The cocktail reception will begin at 6 p.m. followed by entertainment from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cocktails and chef-prepared hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Kiyabu from Magic with Aloha and Robert Baxt, A Funny Guy, […]

Adventure Guides to host family barbecue

The Southeast Ventura County YMCA will host a free Taste of Adventure Guides barbecue from 5 to 7 p.m. Sat., Aug. 29 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. Parents in the greater Conejo Valley area and Moorpark can ask questions and sign up for the program at the barbecue. The evening will include obstacle courses, archery, gaga […]

Emmanuel Church welcomes new staff

Emmanuel Church will introduce two new staff members, Lance Merrill and Deborah Barber, to the congregation during the worship services at 10 a.m. Sun., Sept. 6 at 588 Camino Manzanas, Thousand Oaks Merrill is the new choir director. He has more than 20 years of experience accompanying and directing in church, high school and musical theater. Most recently, Merrill was […]

Haggen fallout

I am one of those former Albertsons customers who was excited to see what Haggen was all about, and no longer go there because it is not competitive in its pricing. It would not be the first time that brilliant private equity managers, who likely have MBAs from the best business schools in the nation and are probably too smart […]

Margaret “Peg” Lane

February 6, 1936 - August 19, 2015

Margaret “Peg” Lane, passed away after a short illness on August 19, 2015 with family members by her side. Peg was born in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on February 6, 1936. We lost her on August 19, 2015, at the age of 79, but for the greater good! Peg received her RN degree from Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, Troy, N.Y. […]

‘Peace Child’ production preaches tolerance

Sometime in the future, there will be peace. The issues we face today will be mere memories that we’ll look back on, examine and discuss. That’s the premise behind “Peace Child,” a musical production being staged Aug. 28 and 29 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. “The message is about tolerance for everyone,” said Bertie Ensor- Clinch, a 15-year-old […]

High Holiday services with Chabad

Chabad of the Conejo will hold its High Holiday Services at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated starting Sunday evening, Sept. 13 and Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening Sept. 22. The Hyatt’s 8,000-squarefoot Grand Ballroom will be used as a sanctuary for the holidays. Boardrooms will be used for Junior Congregation and the […]

Water usage down, bill is up

Like most people, I have been watching my water consumption. So, after cutting back in several ways, I was very upset when I received my May water bill from Las Virgenes Water District and my bill had gone up. I went into the LVMWD office to question it and was basically brushed off. So I decided to take matters into […]

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