2016-10-27

Take your Acorn on vacation



How to submit: Email your vacation photo as a .jpg attachment to vacation@theacorn.com. Include name, address, phone number and a brief description of the scene. The 2017 Take Your Acorn on Vacation winners will be announced in the fall.

Endorsement for Henry Stern



On Nov. 8, I will be voting for Henry Stern for state Senator in the 27th District. His opponent’s TV ads portray Henry as “privileged,” but I can assure you he is a hard-working, down-to-earth kind of guy. His education and law degree gave him lots of opportunities for high-paying careers. Instead, he chose public service and a life dedicated […]

Fall fun



AWESOME AUTUMN—A large crowd came out to enjoy the Oct. 22 Pumpkin Party at Leonis Adobe Museum in Calabasas. At top from left, 6-year-old Greta Feinstein of Valley Village, 5-year-old Giselle Mironenko of Encino and 6-year-old Paulina Obrecht of Woodland Hills have a bundle of fun hoisting a heavy bale during the event. Top left, good witches Pat Gylfe and […]

Young cancer patient needs your help



THINK POSITIVE—Cheyenne Smets, a 14-year- old ninth-grader who attends the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Thousand Oaks, will be the beneficiary of a Nov. 6 fundraiser at Jamie’s Hair Design in Thousand Oaks. Cheyenne recently underwent chemotherapy for Ewing sarcoma, a type of bone cancer. In a social media post shown above, Cheyenne quotes the positive thinking of the […]

Experts favor Trump over Clinton when it comes to helping economy




Pushing past the rhetoric and vitriol swirling around this presidential election, whose policies would actually be better for the economy, Donald Trump’s or Hillary Clinton’s? That’s the question two economic experts who analyzed the candidates’ tax and spending plans sought to answer during a forum last week at California State University Channel Islands. Sponsored by the university’s Institute for Global […]


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