2018-05-10

Doctors can take steps to reduce opioid deaths

So ingrained have prescription pills become in the American lifestyle, it’s almost hard to imagine a time before them. A pill to wake up. A pill to go sleep. A pill to stop eating. A pill to start eating. A pill when we’re down and a pill when we’re too up. A pill whenever we feel pain. A pill just […]

A real kick for Galaxy Conejo Valley soccer team

Mother’s Day goes wild



It’s somewhat rare to see a lone mallard. These ducks are a gregarious species. So it was peculiar to come upon a female mallard living alone on a manmade pond during my recent desert travels. At first I thought she was a pet in the pond-owning community, but she belonged to no one. A drake (a male mallard) had briefly […]

Open house for Hebrew school

The Conejo Hebrew High will host an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Wed., May 16. The school is in the Center for Jewish Life at 30347 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the school offers Hebrew as a foreign language for grades eight through 12. Classes meet Monday and Wednesday afternoons […]

Lupin Hill expansion ready to begin



After nearly two years of planning, the remodel and expansion of Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas is scheduled to start. Rachlin Partners, a Culver City-based architectural firm, has designed the $8.2-million job and will oversee the construction. The work will be completed in three phases starting May 14, said Kim Prince, spokesperson for Las Virgenes Unified School District. The […]

Oak Park, Rancho Simi standoff

The Acorn article about Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District and the Oak Park Unified School District concerns me. From what I read, several things are wrong about both sides of this issue. First of all, Rancho Simi apparently was making a substantial profit from operating the AM-PM Program in Oak Park. As I understood the article, much of that […]

Allied Artists to support parks, beaches

Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore will host an event in support of state, local and national parks and beaches from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., May 20 at the Calamigos Beach Club, 26025 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Guests can visit with the artists whose work features original paintings of the local mountains and seashore. Complimentary […]

Baroque is in vogue for Oak Park concert

Oak Baroque, a professional period instrument ensemble that played to a large audience at the Church of the Epiphany last year, will return with a concert titled “Baroque Titans” at 6 p.m. Sun., May 20 at the church, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The concert, the final event of the Epiphany Music Guild’s 2017-2018 music series, is open to the […]

Father and son to graduate together in CLU commencement

Two first-generation college students will address their fellow graduates—and two others will graduate together as father and son—at Cal Lutheran University’s 2018 undergraduate commencement Sat., May 12 on the Thousand Oaks campus. An estimated 825 students are eligible to participate in the ceremony, which begins at 10 a.m. in William Rolland Stadium. Among those graduating, 727 are traditional undergraduate students […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation


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