Raise a glass to Ol’ Blue Eyes

That’s Life: A Toast to Sinatra on His 100th Birthday” featuring classic Sinatra music will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 19 at the Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. The event is presented by Evans Associations and stars Scott Coulter, Lee Lessack and John Boswell, three Broadway-cabaret headliners. The laid-back revue highlights Sinatra […]

The A, B, C’s of breast cancer

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will offer a free workshop, “ABC (After Breast Cancer) Support Group” with speaker Dr. Michael Masterson, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 10 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Masterson will speak on ER-positive tumors, CDK4 inhibitors and HER2-positive tumors. An oncologist-hematologist in Westlake Village, Masterson is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the […]

Ruining our quality of life

I’ve read with dismay the articles about proposed housing developments in the Chesebro Meadow of Agoura and the Canyon Oaks development of Calabasas. I fear we are ruining the very thing that makes the area unique. My wife and I moved to Calabasas nine years ago because it was close to the excitement of L.A. but had the open space […]


Annual creek cleanup in Agoura Volunteers are needed to help clean Medea Creek in Agoura Hills. The annual Medea Creek cleanup is from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Sept. 19. The City of Agoura Hills and the environmental group Heal the Bay will host the event for the 17th year. The annual cleanup effort involves hundreds of volunteers who work […]

Auditions for Moorpark melodrama

Auditions for the melodrama “Costa Titanica–The Lovely Boat: Caribbean Chaos” will be at 7 p.m. Mon. and Tues., Sept. 14 and at the High Street Arts Center, 45 E High St., Moorpark. The director is Rick Pratt. Rehearsals will run Sept. 21 through Oct. 29. Performances will be Oct. 30 through Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and […]

Experts to discuss upward mobility at CLU business breakfast

Economists, educators and community leaders will discuss barriers to upward mobility in the second event in a series on saving the middle class titled “Saving the Middle Class: Barriers to Upward Mobility” from 8 to 11 a.m. Fri., Sept. 18 in Lundring Events Center at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. The university’s Center for Economic Research and Forecasting launched the […]

Vote Weintraub

In the upcoming Calabasas City Council election, I urge you to put your trust in Alicia Weintraub. Alicia’s service to the community through her time on the city’s environmental commission and planning commission as well as her extensive volunteer work with the Las Virgenes Unified School District make her an ideal candidate to serve your city as well as our […]

Fiction in a Nutshell

Once again we asked our readers—those with an active imagination and a knack for writing—to put their creative juices to work in The Acorn’s eighth annual Fiction in a Nutshell contest. The response was gratifying as more than 60 entries were submitted. The stories, limited to 100 words, covered a wide range of topics: science fiction, romance, comedy and adventure. […]

Saints alive! Helpers for the journey of faith

Roots of faith

At times the walk of faith may seem like a solitary road, but God never intended us to carry on alone. That’s why we have the gift of holy people. Throughout the generations God has called—and continues to call—individuals to a specific service but always within the context of serving the greater community. St. Paul addresses some of his letters […]


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