Red-letter day for society e-newsletter

Allan Linderman of Thousand Oaks and Jan Meisels Allen of Agoura Hills have been honored with the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) Outstanding Publication Award for Venturing Into Our Past, the electronic monthly newsletter of the Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County. Linderman is the newsletter editor and Allen the society’s president. They received […]

Summer ends on a heartbreaker

The Conejo Recreation and Park District’s Summer Concerts in the Park Series will have its final presentation at 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 3 in the natural amphitheater at Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Sponsored by the Thousand Oaks Acorn, the free, family-friendly concert will feature The PettyBreakers: A Tribute to Tom Petty with the sights, sounds and […]

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Now hear this The Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club will offer the following FCC licensing classes in the community room of the East County Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. FCC General Amateur Radio License class from 8 a.m. to noon starting Sat., Sept. 15. For individuals wanting to upgrade their operating privileges. Classes will run five consecutive […]

No fun having pesky ants as roommates

Bad juju

Most normal people have roommates. I have rue-mates. They arrived without a stitch of luggage or a dollar in their pockets to pay their share of the rent. They are ants. I’ve been housesitting my friend’s lovely home in Thousand Oaks. All was going well until the mercury soared. The current scorecard is: Human, zero and going loco; ants, 263,794 […]

Last week’s top performers

Zach Charbonnet, RB, Oaks Christian: The Michigan man rumbled for 160 yards and two TDs, and he also snared an interception in a rout of Edison. Michael Holcomb, WR/LB, Oak Park: The junior had nine receptions for 131 yards and one TD, and he led the Eagles with nine tackles on defense in road loss to Righetti. QB Cam Fouts […]

Speeding on Lindero

Lindero Canyon Road between Hedgewall and Rockfield Lindero Canyon has become a freeway, and it’s pedal to the metal. Deputies park down Lindero almost to Thousand Oaks Boulevard, so between Rockfield and Hedgewall cars are going 60 to 80 mph. I have asked the City of Thousand Oaks to install walking paths off the street in a safe zone, but […]

All the news that’s fit to discuss

Cal Lutheran breakfast panel on state of local media

Editors and reporters will discuss the state of local media at the first event in Cal Lutheran University’s 2018-19 Corporate Leaders Breakfast Series. The breakfast will run from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Fri., Sept. 14 at the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The panelists are KCBS/ KCAL9 news anchor and reporter Amy Johnson, Acorn Newspapers managing editor John […]


Dealing with diabetes Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association will hold free classes on diabetes on Wed., Sept. 5 at these times and locations: From 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Camarillo Community Center, room 3, 1605 Burnley St. From 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. The class introduces basic information about type 2 […]

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