2016-10-27 E-Edition

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The loss of Luc

I read The Acorn article last week about this beautiful little boy, Luc Bodden, who lost his very young life to sickle cell anemia. What a precious little angel. My heartfelt and sincere condolences to his family for their unimaginable loss. Doreen LynchLake Sherwood

Horse happy

In conjunction with the California Coastal Horse Rescue, the Conejo Valley Art Museum will produce a new exhibit of horse-themed art titled “A Dream of Equus.” Artists can submit original equine-themed paintings, photographs, sculptures and multimedia on or before Dec. 30 for consideration. Artists should send a CD of 10 images of the works they are entering, including the title, […]

Free memory screenings

Senior Helpers and Senior Concerns will present free memory screenings from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wed., Nov. 9 at the Senior Helpers’ office, 31255 Cedar Valley Drive, Ste. 303, WLV. Memory screenings are recommended for those concerned about memory loss or experiencing warning signs of dementia, whose family and friends have noticed changes in them, who believe they are […]


F, pros and cons

Since when can you trust a developer? Calabasas residents are receiving weekly full-color glossy fliers from the Canyon Oaks developer, claiming that the approval of a 73,000-square-foot, three-story hotel, 67 large houses and four condos that will generate over 1,500 additional car trips per day, requires grading of 4-million cubic yards of dirt and bulldozing 23 acres of open space […]

Stand-up comedy star still shines

SHOW review /// Robert Klein

Robert Klein, who performed Oct. 21 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, is one of the few stand-up comedy stars from the 1970s still actively performing. He has outlived celebrated contemporaries like George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Flip Wilson, each of whom helped redefine comedy during the Me Decade. Carlin, Pryor and Wilson were skilled actors as well, but […]

Compassion celebrated

Celebrity guests to attend gala

Mary Health of the Sick will launch its sixth annual Care and Compassion Celebration of Service Gala with a special lineup of celebrity guests from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 5 at the Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave., Camarillo. Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise, who works on behalf of those who serve via his Gary Sinise Foundation, […]

Audubon society plans Novemberfield trips

The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will present these events and field trips in November. For more information or driving directions, call the respective trip leader. Arroyo Simi field trip at 8 a.m. Sun., Nov. 6. Meet at the bike path on the southeast corner of Madera Road and Easy Street in Simi Valley. Leaders are Don and Chrystal Klabunde; call […]

Vote for Orkney

Please join us in voting for Janna Orkney for the seat on the board of Calleguas Municipal Water District that represents the Conejo Valley. Janna has represented us well for 10 years on the Triunfo Sanitation District board that owns Oak Park Water Service. We know that she will also do a good job for us at Calleguas, making sure […]