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One opinion in last Friday's Acorn stated that many, if not most, gun owners feel that going after AR-15s, the NRA and gun makers is like going after backpacks, pressure cookers and cars, because terrorists have also used those things to kill people. Most of us use cars on a daily basis for work, health and ...
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The Cal State Channel Islands nursing program has been ranked the 12th best in the state out of 131 universities by RegisteredNursing.Org. The website lists the university's nursing program as “excellent” and says the school offers several nursing tracks for men and women who wish to further their ...
LIFE IN THE SHADOWS—Senior Deps. Cesar Salas and Juan Cordova discuss the encampment of a man named Michael living behind a Thousand Oaks Boulevard parcel during the 2018 homeless count. Simi Valley, like all cities in the county, conducted a count of its own. BECCA WHITNALL/Acorn ...
David Sweet with NWS in Oxnard told the Acorn on Wednesday that Thousand Oaks did not actually experience snow during an afternoon storm system that occurred Feb. 27, despite what residents reported on social media. Instead, the veteran meteorologist characterized the tiny pellets and flakes that fell ...
Angie Simpson, a member of the Measure I bond oversight committee and a candidate for Conejo Valley school board, told the Acorn the district should invest more bond money in securing campuses. She said schools need better fencing and monitoring, and buzzers should be considered for entrances.

Acorn, the British computer company that dominated the market in the late '70s has been revived, once again. This time out, the outfit is pushing its own smartphone, the Acorn Micro Phone C5, which appears to be a rebadged Leagoo S8. Should you want that device, albeit with the Acorn logo and a little ...
Best-of-English-language drama streamer Acorn TV will launch Australian comedy “Sando” as its next original show – one of 10 originals the service is planning for this year as it pushes more deeply into having its own content. Season 2 of Acorn's detective series “Agatha Raisin” was recently announced.
HANGOUT—Jeanine Souza of Newbury Park sent in this photo of a neighborhood squirrel that has made itself very comfortable. Souza writes,“My daughter, Brianne, has named our favorite whimsical neighborhood critter'Sammie the Squirrel.' He often competes with the scrub jays for peanuts placed in his ...
TWO OF A KIND—Cruiser and Little Bit are a bonded pair that need to be adopted together. Cruiser is a tan-and-white altered female terrier mix about 13 years old. Little Bit is a white-and-black altered female Parson Russell terrier mix about 4 years old. They both seem to get along with small children, ...
The Ventura County medical examiner's office told the Acorn on Wednesday that an official cause of death has not been determined as lab and toxicology reports are still pending. Preliminary reports indicate the teen succumbed to heart-related flu complications. Donations to the Gabriella Chabot Memorial ...
The Pipers' son, Jackson, told the Acorn it never occurred to them that Mo wasn't safe in her corral so they never considered building a cougar-proof shelter. “The fences are good enough to keep the coyotes out,” he said. “After 17 years, we never thought we had to worry about mountain lions.” Nonlethal ...
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PERSISTENT—Thousand Oaks resident Gerald Elmer shows off the newest addition to his “man cave,” a former piece of the Lupe's Mexican Restaurant sign, shown in the black and white photograph below. Elmer pleaded for months to get the sign from the property owner, who finally acquiesced late last ...
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16 and decided to check on the Lais, Sgt. Robert Gray of the homicide bureau told the Acorn. Law enforcement arrived shortly after and pronounced the couple dead at the scene, Gray said. “When (deputies) arrived they located a female Asian adult who had sustained a gunshot wound to the upper torso ...
Letters obtained by the Acorn through a public records request show 10 parishioners lobbied the longtime council member last year to make the shelter a priority in future planning decisions. Letters were also sent to Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks, who in the past has spoken in favor of a shelter.

The 196-unit complex, called Acorn Apartments, will be built at the site of the 60,000-square-foot warehouse at 324 E. 2nd Ave. that has been the home of Acorn Distributors. Developed by Avenue Partners and Barker Holdings with Snyder Barker and Sullivan Bruck Architects with Elford Development as ...
A vehicle drove into a building in Waterford Township. Photo courtesy of Waterford Regional Fire Department's Facebook page. By Stephen Frye, The Oakland Press. Posted: 02/20/18, 8:40 AM EST | Updated: 7 hrs ago. # Comments. This truck was badly damaged after being driven into the Acorn Kitchen and Bath building.
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March brings the return of Avner Eisenberg to Acorn Productions, this time as the co-director of the monthly Naked Shakespeare show entitled "Vaudevillians," which will be performed at Mechanics Hall on First Friday, with a Thursday night preview, and the following Thursday at Oxbow Blending and ...
Strand was the first of two people to write to the Simi Valley Acorn in the past month about the car wash citation predicament. Lyle Pennington of Moorpark, who also uses the Speedwash, said he, too, recently received a $54 parking ticket, also for blocking traffic on Madera. “The problem is that the average ...
“It's a little sad and scary,” said DeLisa McBrian, 23, who works at the mall, though she asked that the Acorn not name which store “As they close one by one, you wonder if your company is going to be next or if the mall is planning on closing.” Oaks property manager Adam Antoniskis said there's no reason ...
He has helped make basketball 10,467-times more fun in Acorn country. “A lot of my friends, they know the players in the area,” Thibodeaux said. “We try to get in their heads and mess them up, stuff like that. . . . Having played basketball, I know how much a crowd can impact players' free throws or mental ...
Shortly after the service, family members posted pictures on social media of the sanctuary decorated with flowers and pictures of Gabriella, a one-time Girl Scout who appeared in the Acorn in 2014 with fellow members of her troop after they'd crossed the Golden Gate Bridge. Students created a makeshift ...
Contacted by the Acorn, a representative from Topa Insurance released this statement: “We are a small, tight-knit family owned company and this tragedy is felt throughout. “We are deeply saddened by this loss of a dear friend and talented colleague. Devin's sense of humor, excellent attitude and ...
The 2,700-square-foot, eight-room townhouse at 4 Acorn Street in Beacon Hill was on the sales market for much of 2017. It was originally asking $3,695,000, though that price came down by $200,000 by the summer. Shortly before Thanksgiving, the listing was gone. Now it's back—again through Campion ...
Silver Spring, MD; February 8, 2018 – Following the recent U.S. premieres of two more must-see Acorn TV Originals in BAFTA-winning comedy DETECTORISTS, Series 3 and star-studded ITV drama GIRLFRIENDS, Acorn TV's March slate features new episodes of two of its most popular series from 2017 ...
US SVoD service Acorn TV has teamed up with Australian prodco Jungle Entertainment, ABC and Screen Australia to coproduce family comedy Sando. The six-part series stars Sacha Horler (The Kettering Incident, Home & Away) as CEO of a discount furniture store trying to reconnect with her estranged ...
Acorn Foundation general manager Nicky Wilkins has today announced she is leaving the role later this year to pursue other interests. Wilkins said the decision was based on a number of factors. "I am leaving the Acorn Foundation in a very sound position. I am immensely proud of the fact that, in the 12 ...
Australian comedy Sando is slated to debut on Acorn TV in spring or early summer of this year. ... Acorn TV Originals represent Acorn TV's response to growing competition for North American Anglophiles' attention. ... Acorn TV Originals are the streaming service's answer to an increasingly crowded streaming market.
For small business owners, home tinkerers, and dreamers alike, the introduction of crowdfunding platforms has been one of the most important innovations of the technology age. Rather than be forced to take out large loans to bring products and ideas to market, entrepreneurs could now market their ...
Silver Spring, MD; February 6, 2018 – Acorn Media Enterprises (AME) has partnered with Jungle Entertainment, ABC Australia and Screen Australia in association with Create NSW, as the North American co-producer of new family comedy, Sando. The six-part comedy series recently wrapped filming in ...
SYRACUSE, NY -- It's taken almost two years to get The Buried Acorn Brewing Co. up and running -- and it's still not quite there. But that deliberate timetable sort of fits the theme for Syracuse's next brewery. Buried Acorn expects to open a brewery and taproom in late spring or early summer at 881 Van ...
Best-of-English-language drama streamer Acorn TV will launch Australian comedy “Sando” as its next original show – one of 10 originals the service is planning for this year as it pushes more deeply into having its own content. Season 2 of Acorn's detective series “Agatha Raisin” was recently announced.
Discovery's US supernatural series Paranormal Lockdown is being remade in the UK after the factual broadcaster ramped up its originals for free-to-air station Quest Red. The broadcaster has ordered Paranormal Lockdown UK from US producer Groff Entertainment, starring Nick Groff and Katrina Weidman ...
Cisco's Mexican Restaurant, a Westlake Village staple for nearly 45 years, has closed. Lunchgoers arriving Monday discovered the doors locked. No sign was posted. Staff received word after the close of business Super Bowl Sunday. Owner Bob Wilson, one-time Thousand Oaks mayor, told the Acorn the ...
The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program proudly presents its March thesis show, directed by Mauricio Salgado (Brown/Trinity Rep MFA '18). The play, An Acorn, by Caridad Svich, deals with humanity's response to a crisis and how memory, grief, and finding each other can save us all. The play begins ...
GE, one of our country's industrial giants, is reeling from a multi-billion dollar loss due to the sale of a unit that sold long-term care insurance. While you might chalk it up to poor planning on their part, you cannot deny the fact that it signals a bigger problem affecting all of us. There will be no way to pay for ...
The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, better known as ACORN, will shut its doors as a national operation next week. A wellspring of activism for four decades, the left-wing group has gotten more attention lately for a series of scandals, from an embarrassing embezzlement case at ...
GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, OH (WCMH) — For 25 years the Acorn Bookshop in the Grandview Heights area has been a bastion of knowledge and a place of comfort. The co-owner said some of their customers call it a sanctuary. The shop's days are numbered as the store closes its doors for the last time at ...
When the Ventura County Community Foundation reported key administrative errors to the California attorney general's office in 2015, it could have spelled disaster for the charity organization. But under the leadership of Vanessa Bechtel, the foundation made all necessary corrections and the attorney ...
“I thought I'd suggest to you (given) the increasing magnitude of this story, the likelihood that it's going to break through the confines of local media coverage over the next week or two, and the urgency of the Acorn getting on the story right away (even if it's first via Twitter, between issues of the paper and ...
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With apologies to Cyndi Lauper and her hit song “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” I must pose the question, “Do ants just want to have fun?” The targets of my speculation are the big mean ants capable of rendering a fiery bite. They attack like a Lilliputian army equipped with acid-dipped spears. Under siege ...
TOUR STOP—A time-honored tradition that dates back to the opening of First Neighborhood, the Westlake Village Garden Club's annual tour of local gardens is going on hiatus this year because members could notfind enough gardeners willing to open their yards to the public. The tour is a major ...
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There are 12 bedrooms and 33 bathrooms. The 5,000-square-foot master suite is larger than most homes. There are two 4,000-square-foot garages. The grounds were planted with hundreds of trees and a garden modeled after painter Claude Monet's gardens in Giverney, France, Tull told the Acorn during ...
Have you ever wondered, “Why does the Acorn focus on story X as opposed to story Y?” It could simply be because we don't know about story Y—and that's where you come in. The next time you spy someone, at your place of business, place of worship or anywhere who you feel is worthy of a few inches in ...


 

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