2018-05-17

Congrats on newspaper’s 20th

Birthdays are a time for celebration, and last week the Thousand Oaks Acorn marked its 20th anniversary with a special section devoted to the birth of child number two in the Acorn newspaper family. The Acorn, founded in 1974, offers a hearty congratulations to its younger sibling. Following The Acorn beginnings almost 45 years ago, the T.O. Acorn was founded […]

Great-grandmother turns 105 years old

On April 28, Westlake Village resident Prudence Peredo turned 105 years old. Soon after her birth in 1913 in a small town in Bolivia, she was orphaned, and various extended family members raised her. Memories of her youth include a time the town was overcome with thousands of locusts. She also remembers afternoons playing with the neighborhood monkey, the introduction […]

Pentecost: thefiery birth of the church

Roots of Faith

Pentecost (May 20), also called Whitsunday, doesn’t receive much attention, perhaps because it hasn’t been secularized with elves or bunnies, nor does it have its own candy. The term Pentecost comes from the Greek word for “50,” as the day falls 50 days after Easter. It’s the last major holy day before Christmas, and also the church’s birthday. During the […]

2018-05-17 E-Edition


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