Yes, rats exist

I read with great consternation some of the misleading statements in the article appearing in the April 26 edition of The Acorn. Ms. Feilich claims that a “new decorative waterfall” is attracting rats. However, as anyone driving by this intersection can tell you, the entrance to Westridge has always had a waterfall. The new feature was installed to save energy […]

Funds for young artists

The newly formed Legacy Scholarship Fund is offering academic scholarships to young artists in the performing and visual arts for their continued education. The Westlake Village Art Guild and The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley are launching this endeavor. The inaugural Legacy Fund Scholarships will be available in June to assist deserving student artists of the Conejo Valley who […]

Western fun for families

The 62nd annual Conejo Valley Days will take place Thurs. through Sun., May 10 to 13 at Conejo Creek Park South, 1300 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The event celebrates the area’s western roots and community spirit with entertainment for the whole family including carnival rides, a bungee jump, games, live music and kids’ arts and crafts. CVD hours are: […]

Red Cross seeks blood donations

The American Red Cross will offer a number of opportunities for donors to give blood and platelets for use with patients in emergency situations. Oak Park: 1 to 7 p.m. Thurs., May 3 at Brookside Elementary School, 165 N. Satin Wood Ave. Simi Valley: 2 to 8 p.m., Fri., May 4 at Wal-Mart, 2801 Cochran St. 1 to 7 p.m. […]


Wise women have a long history of doing God’s great work

Roots of Faith

Celebrating the strong mothers of the faith In biblical times, women needed cunning to get what they wanted. Meet some shrewd women of the Bible who used their wits to achieve God’s will. Rebekah. Isaac’s wife, Rebekah, bore twin sons, Esau and Jacob. As in many families, the parents had their favorites—Isaac preferred firstborn Esau, and Rebekah loved Jacob. When […]

Hot chilies and cold brews

The 42nd annual Thousand Oaks Chili Cook-Off and Craft Brew Festival will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., May 6 at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. General admission includes free unlimited chili tasting and the opportunity to vote for a favorite chili. New this year is the craft brew festival with a multitude […]

Eye on Local Area Stocks

City’s new shuttle bus hits the road

New home for Conejo Church

Conejo Church will hold services at a new location beginning Sun., May 6. The congregation has met for nine years at the Adventist Academy in Newbury Park. Conejo Church has now partnered with the Thousand Oaks Seventh-day Adventist Church at 480 W. Gainsborough, Thousand Oaks. The 10 a.m. Sunday services for the month of May will welcome new families into […]

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