Fun at Disneyland without mom and dad

Kid goes over to the Dark Side

Before my wife and I got married, we dated. When I felt it was time to see if we had what it took to be a more serious couple, we went to Disneyland. We had a great time and that meant we could tie the knot. After the ceremony and after becoming parents, we let our son turn 2 years […]

Four saxophones, great music

The City of Angels Saxophone Quartet will perform a classical music concert at 2 p.m. Sat., Sept. 17 at the Agoura Hills Library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. The ensemble, which won top honors at the Coleman and Carmel Chamber Music competitions, has toured the USSR and throughout the United States. The quartet will perform works by Ravel, Piazzolla, Dubra […]

PCH lane closed this weekend for triathlon

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced the closure of up to one lane on north- and southbound Pacific Coast Highway from Busch Drive to Deer Creek Road for the Nautica Malibu Triathlon this weekend. The lane closures will be from 5 a.m. until noon on Sat., Sept. 17 and Sun., Sept. 18. Motorists should anticipate delays during this time. […]


Agoura Hills A vandal caused $20 in damage spray painting graffiti on the door of a van parked in the 5700 block of Kanan Road Aug. 30 Calabasas A burglar stole $10,000 in cash and heirloom jewelry, including an $8,800 engagement ring, a $1,500 watch and a $1,900 bracelet, from the master bedroom of a home on Park Hermosa Sept. […]

Memorial for Agoura artist Julie Morton brings awareness to brain cancer research

After a nearly four-year battle with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer, artist Julie Morton of Agoura Hills died on Aug. 10. She was 70. Her work will be spotlighted Sat. and Sun., Sept. 17 and 18 at the 13th annual Thousand Oaks Arts Festival. On Sept. 2, which would have been her 71st birthday, Morton’s life was celebrated at […]

Help for dealing with caregiver stress

Senior Concerns will present a community seminar on how to “Relieve Stress and Promote Wellness Through Meditation” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tues., Sept. 27 at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. The seminar, led by Vinay Chhabra, will discuss how to recognize caregiver burn-out, relaxation techniques that work anytime and anywhere, and how to balance caregiving with personal […]

It’s the year of Al Stewart at CAP

Stewart was part of British folk revival

Rock/folk musician Al Stewart will perform in the intimate Scherr Forum at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 24 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Stewart was part of the British folk revival in the 1960 and ‘70s. He is perhaps best known for his hit “Year of the Cat” from the platinum album of the same […]

Board of Supervisors will recognize Oak Park anniversary

The next regular meeting of the Ventura County Board of Supervisors will take place at 6 p.m. Tues., Sept. 20 in the Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road. The meeting will be an opportunity for East County residents to see the workings of their county government first hand. The meeting is scheduled to celebrate the 50th anniversary of […]

Take your Acorn on vacation

Scouts build bridge to tomorrow

GIRLS ON A TREK—Troop 60497 spent the long Labor Day weekend in Monterey and San Francisco where the girls completed a Girl Scout Bridging Ceremony that promotes them from the Cadette to Senior level of scouting. The young women attend ninth-grade in Moorpark, Oaks Christian and Westlake high schools. They earned the money for their trip by hosting tie-dye T-shirt […]

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