2016-03-10 E-Edition

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Political Cartoon

Ask seniors to share their life stories

Other Side of 50

Standing before you is a gray-haired man wearing clothes that could have come from a garage sale. Even with the aid of a walker, his gate is unsteady. He has difficulty hearing and shouts to ask others to repeat themselves. His eyes are dull and cloudy behind his smudged glasses. His voice is coarse and weak from years of use. […]

Country Hall of Famer to perform March 20

Vince Gill, Country Music Hall of Famer who has won 20 Grammy Awards, will bring his band to the Kavli Theatre at 7 p.m. Sun., March 20 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 T.O. Blvd. He achieved his breakthrough in 1990 with “When I Call Your Name,” which won both the Country Music Association’s Single and Song of […]

A new era begins for Westlake softball team

SOFTBALL /// Westlake Warriors

The Warriors are getting used to life after Meehra Nelson. Nelson, a 2015 Westlake High grad, was one of the most dominant softball pitchers in Acorn country last year, but the Warriors refuse to dwell on the past. “We’re not feeling bad for ourselves,” head coach John Ashley said. “We’re getting back to the drawing board and back to work.” […]

Goodbye, Nancy

When Ronald Reagan died, an ABC News report said that “their love story has always been a part of the presidential story.” Mrs. Ronald Reagan, as she wished to be known even when her husband died, was the 40th president’s closest confidante and played a major role in his career and presidency. Mrs. Reagan was a balm to him and […]

An eggs-citing time at

Underwood Farms’ spring fest

Underwood Family Farms will present its annual Easter on the Farm festival from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., March 19 through Sun., April 3 at 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark. The animal show, tractor-drawn wagon ride, and antique tractor and machinery displays are included attractions with admission. Easter activities will take place in the grass field behind the Animal […]

Free workshops on costuming, set design

Conejo Players Theatre will host free workshops open to the public at the theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Set Design Workshop will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Sat., March 12. A well thought-out set design can enhance the storytelling of the show whether it’s a bare stage, a simple three-wall room or a multi-section spectacular. This class […]

It’s time to read

Defending Parks and SOAR

This is in response to Lynn Gray Jensen’s letter in the March 3 Acorn. The characterization of Linda Parks as a “career politician” is totally misleading. Linda Parks has four children, a husband of 33 years and a master’s degree in urban planning. She sat on many community boards before seeking public office. Does this sound like the path of […]