Jewish music comes alive at synagogue

Temple Etz Chaim will host a community concert titled “My Soul Sings” at 7 p.m. Sun., Nov. 8 in the Paskow sanctuary, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Four cantorial singers will present a musical program of contemporary and classical songs, including folk and liturgical, from Jewish, American, Israeli and international composers. The singers are: Cantor Pablo Duek, Cantor Ruth […]

Fighting back with guns

Despite the old adage, you cannot stop arson with a fire, but you can with a gun. You can stop a robber with a gun. You can stop a mugging or a car-jacking with a gun. You can stop a murder with a gun. And a gun is the only way to stop a mass public shooting. Good guys can […]

Take a hike to help hospice

Rancho Sierra Vista Satwiwa will host the Hike for Hospice Sat., Nov. 7 at Lynn Road and Via Goleta in Newbury Park. Check-in will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m. The four-mile hike in the Santa Monica Mountains will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Lunch, water bottle and raffle will be included. A trail scavenger hunt […]

Firefighters will pay tribute to fallen peers

The 11th annual ceremony honoring firefighters who have fallen in the line of duty will take place in Ventura at 10 a.m. Sat., Nov. 7 at the Fallen Firefighters Monument of Ventura County Memorial on the grounds of the Ventura County Government Center on the Victoria Avenue side. The public is invited to attend the event. The 45-minute ceremony will […]

Open auditions for ‘Oliver’ production

High Street Arts Center will host open auditions for the musical “Oliver” at the theater, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Auditions for all kids’ roles, including Oliver and Artful Dodger, will be 6:30 p.m. Sun., Mon. and Wed., Nov. 15, 16 and 18. Auditions for all adult roles will be 7 p.m. on the above dates. There will be 19 […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Oak Park Eagles (6-3) vs. Agoura Chargers (1-8) Friday, 7 p.m. Agoura High

Oak Park High football players broke the first huddle of practice this week with two words. “Beat Agoura!” Down the street, Agoura players floated on stratocumulus clouds, giddy from defeating Simi Valley 33-14 on Oct. 30 for its first win of the season. On Friday, the local schools will clash in the Kanan Bowl. “Oak Park’s a tough team. They […]

Very good week for Mayor Buckley Weber

Agoura Hills Mayor Illece Buckley Weber hit all the right notes when it came to extolling the virtues of the city in her State of the City address Oct. 28 at the Recreation and Event Center. Buckley Weber said the city remains fiscally healthy with $14 million in revenue and $13.8 million in expenditures planned for the 2015-16 fiscal year. […]

Film features Flying Tigers

A documentary on the Flying Tigers fighter squadrons of WWII will screen from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wed., Nov. 11, at the Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The film’s director is Frank Boring, son of a Flying Tiger. The movie includes footage from a film shoot by the Flying Tigers. The free screening will be […]

Free seminar on Social Security

Senior Concerns will present a community seminar on “Social Security: Think it Doesn’t Matter, Think Again!” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mon., Nov. 9 at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. Paul Norr, a certified financial planner, will explore facts about the finances of the Social Security program, when to apply for benefits, when to delay benefits, Social Security […]

Applications for Reagan scholarships

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and GE have launched the fifth annual 2016 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. The annual program selects up to 20 recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for an additional three years, up to $40,000 total per recipient. Qualified applicants will be evaluated on leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. The program was launched in 2011 to […]

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