2018-02-01

Nothing says true love like ashes

Roots of Faith

Through a quirk in the 2018 calendar, Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the six weeks of Lent, falls on Valentine’s Day. Those who are giving up sweets or chocolate for Lent may want to celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Tuesday before. The pairing of the two dissimilar holidays is not as unlikely as it seems. According to legend, St. Valentine […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS

Plenty of buzz about Ernest Hummingbird



David Feiss isn’t a household name, but his work is well-known. Feiss is the creator of the popular children’s cartoon “Cow and Chicken,” which aired on Cartoon Network from 1997 to 1999. Last September, the 58-year-old Feiss published “Ernest Hummingbird,” a children’s book that tells the story of a hummingbird who wants to sing instead of just hum. Thanks to […]

Savinar Luggage Packs in All the Best Deals

When was the last time you took tired, old luggage out of the closet? H. Savinar Luggage carries all major lines of luggage, briefcases and travel items. They are specialists in the field, having been in business 100 years. Owner/manager Mark Stern has more than 45 years experience and says that not only is his selection the best, but his […]

SQUIRREL OF THE MONTH

OUT ON A LIMB— Terry Miranda of Thousand Oaks says of the photo, “This is Charlie. He gives our cats watching from the window hours of entertainment running back and forth on the fence.” Send your best squirrel photos to tonewstip@theacorn.com and be a part of our world famous Squirrel of the Month feature.

Young women make a debut

The Conejo Valley Chapter of National Charity League recently honored 14 debutantes for their philanthropic endeavors and community service at the organization’s 36th annual NCL Ball in the Grand Ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. Collectively, the 2017 NCL class has contributed over 4,000 community service hours to local philanthropies. NCL is a national nonprofit organization of […]

Center Offers Solution to Addiction Epidemic

The Lakehouse Recovery Center staff tells people when they come into the facility: “Our objective is that you leave here with the tools you will need to stay clean and sober for the rest of your life, and that you never have to check into a treatment center again as long as you live.” And they mean it. Being in […]

Pet of the Week

BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL—BEAUTIFUL Felix is a black male goat. He is a little shy but a sweet goat. If you would like to adopt Felix ask for ID No. A5109586 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare.lacounty.gov before visiting the shelter.

Celebrity lawyer to discuss free speech issues

GOP women to meet Feb. 16 in T.O.

College lecturer and celebrity lawyer Keith Fink, whose recent firing by UCLA sparked a controversy, will talk about “Smothering Free Speech On Campus” at the Fri., Feb. 16 meeting of the Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated. Registration and social connections will begin at 11 a.m. with the program and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark […]

Yale & Harvard! Oh, brother!

Viewpoint’s Feinberg bound for Bulldogs; brother suits up for Crimson



Harvard vs. Yale is a rivalry that transcends sports. Robbie and Michael Feinberg will add a wrinkle to the Ivy League’s greatest saga. Michael Feinberg, a senior guard for the Viewpoint High boys’ basketball team, committed to Yale. His older brother, Robbie, is a junior shooting guard for Harvard. “We’ve always been on the same teams,” Michael said. “Now we’ll […]


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