2016-10-06 E-Edition

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Agoura man arrested on gun charge

An Agoura Hills man was arrested Sept. 29 in the City of Ventura on suspicion of possessing handguns and a large quantity of ammunition. Cory Rebolledo, 24, was arrested by Ventura police officers after an investigator from the Ventura County district attorney’s office called the station about a man he believed was acting suspiciously around Valentine Road in Ventura. The […]

Harvest time at Underwood Farms

Family fun with pumpkins, tractors, parades, cowboys

The 19th annual Fall Harvest Festival for all ages is running through Oct. 31 with the following activities at Underwood Family Farms, 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark. From 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 8 and 9 Ventura County bands will perform on the main stage for Country Weekend. Bands and times will be announced. Country station […]

Whirling wind blasts in, then mysteriously sneaks away

On the Trail

Recently my rural Agoura community experienced a Red Flag weekend, always a jumpy 48 hours for residents living in or close to the Santa Monica Mountains or other areas of brushy open space. We were lucky. The winds did not blow too forcefully after all, and we dodged our keenest threat—fire. By Monday I stood in an utterly becalmed backyard […]

The ‘Sorcerer’ brings chaos to T.O.

An engagement party turns into a night of chaos and a morning of surprises when sorcerer John Wellington Wells, played by Gary Saxer, joins the party. Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Co. opens its 11th season with the G&S operetta “The Sorcerer” at 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 7 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, […]

Warriors are kings of the beach

WEEKEND WARRIORS—Aaron Li, left, and Michael Shahidi won the AAU U-16 boys’ beach volleyball national championship. Li and Shahidi are Westlake High sophomores who also play for the Warriors’ indoor team. The dynamic duo will represent Team USA at the World Championships in Tahiti next year.

Enter fiction writing contest

The Acorn’s Fiction in a Nutshell contest returns for its ninth season this fall, and if you have a knack for good storytelling, you’re invited to take part. Here’s how the newspaper’s popular writing competition works: Think of a 100-word fiction story that you think will capture the reader’s imagination and set minds adrift. It’s not easy to tell a […]

Thomas Alfred Appleford

Free discussion of Nov. 8 ballot initiatives

The League of Women Voters will explain the Nov. 8 ballot issues at 7 p.m. Wed., Oct. 19 in the Temple Etz Chaim social hall, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The presentation will be co-hosted by the Hevra and Emek Ha Ilanot Groups of Hadassah and the Women of TEC. Fran Lapides from the League of Women Voters will […]

Chabad’s Yom Kippur services begin on Oct. 11

Chabad of the Conejo invites all Jews, members and non-affiliated, to attend Yom Kippur services, beginning with the Kol Nidre service at 6:15 p.m. Tues., Oct. 11 at eight locations. Services will continue at 9:30 p.m. Wed., Oct. 12. The Yizkor memorial service will be at noon that day and the Neilah service will be at 5:45 p.m. The Yom […]

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