SolarWorld cuts 186 production jobs

Solar panel maker to move manufacturing to Paci'c Northwest

SolarWorld will close its Camarillo production facility and lay off 186 employees by Sept. 30, the company announced this month. The North American division of the Germany-based Solar- World AG is one of the largest manufacturers of solar panels in the United States. The company will move its entire manufacturing operation to its U.S. headquarters in Hillsboro, Ore. Of the […]

City pays tribute to 9/11

Park district approves dog park program

Off-leash hours to continue at Springville and Mission Oaks parks

While Camarillo dog owners can now let their pets off the leash for limited hours at Mission Oaks and Springville parks, in a few months they’ll be able to bring their furry friends to a full-time off-leash dog park at Springville. Last week the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District board of directors approved continuing off-leash hours at the two […]

Three years later, pain remains

Metrolink crash

A day after the nation came together to remember the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, local residents united to remember their own personal tragedy. Monday marked the third anniversary of the Chatsworth Metrolink train crash, which claimed the lives of 25 and injured more than 130. Crash victims and the friends and family of those who died […]

Vacation contest online

Online voting is now open for the winners of the 2011 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. From Tucson to Timbuktu, our vacationers have seen it all and have the pictures to prove it. Now it’s up to you pick the top photos of the year. Visit www.theacorn.com to cast your vote in each of the five Acorn newspapers: […]

Patriotic spirit shines at University Charter


A man, 39, was arrested Sept. 6 at the southbound 101 Freeway and Carmen Drive on an outstanding warrant. A man, 24, was arrested Sept. 6 in the 200 block of N. Glenn Drive on an outstanding warrant. A man, 22, was arrested Sept. 6 in the 4000 block of Via Aciando on charges of petty theft. He allegedly stole […]

Deal to help clean up parks

Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District officials hope convenience for dog owners will mean fewer doggie land mines at local parks. At the park district’s Sept. 7 meeting, the board unanimously approved a program that will save the district $15,000 a year and double the number of waste bag dispensers in the city. The Denver-based company Poo Free Parks has […]


Vote for top Acorn photos

Summer vacation is over, school is back and autumn is just around the corner. It’s that time again to declare a winner of the annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. Today, we invite you to vote online to help decide the first-, second- and third-place finishers. Visit www.theacorn.com and click on the Vacation Photo Contest button at the […]